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About

Loading… Welcome to the UCI Division of Career Pathways Our Mission The Division of Career Pathways educates and engages UCI students and alumni to realize their career potential. We do this by: Coordinating with the campus community in the profess …

About the Division of Career Pathways (Video) 

Learn more about the Division of Career Pathways and how we can help you on your career journey.

Academic Alumni Chapters 

Academic chapters/clubs exist to support and promote the goals of both the academic unit and the UCI Alumni Association. These chapters are developed around the graduates of a school, department, or academic program.

Academic Application Materials

Academic Application Materials CVs & Cover letters CV Checklist What Your CV Should Include CV vs. Resume Academic Cover Letter (UCLA) Teaching, Research, and Diversity Statements Teaching Statement – UCLA Research Statement – UCLA Diversity Statemen …

Academic Calendar

FALL QUARTER 2018 ACADEMIC CALENDAR Quarter Begins September 24 Instruction Begins September 27 STEM Career Fair October 18 Fall Career Fair October 25 On-Campus Interviews October 15 – December 7 Information Sessions & Visibility Tables October …

Academic Careers

Interested in pursuing an academic career? These resources are for you. Academic Job Search Handbook This page includes an overview of the Academic Job Search process, sample CV’s and cover letters for… Learn More Academic Application Materials …

Academic Job Search Handbook

This page includes an overview of the Academic Job Search process, sample CV’s and cover letters for positions at all institutions types from Community Colleges through Research Universities and other information about what to expect when you go on t …

Ace the Interview

Videos and How-To Guides to help you ace your next interview. Big Interview Prepare for your interview with instruction videos, extensive question library, tips for crafting answers and practice with a virtual mock interview. Register Today with Big …

Additional Job Resources

Find a variety of career resources, including resources at UCI, job websites, professional organizations, and scholarships using the buttons below. These links are to external websites (see Disclaimer to the right). For job listings that are specific …

Additional Job Resources

Listed below are a variety of job listing websites for you to explore and to find open positions. These links are to external websites (see Disclaimer). Apprenticeships and Training Opportunities CareerOneStop: Apprenticeships – Connection to apprent …

Administration Staff

.Suzanne HelbigAssociate Vice Provost, Division of Career PathwaysSuzanne HelbigAssociate Vice Provost, Division of Career Pathwaysshelbig@uci.eduSuzanne Helbig is the Associate Vice Provost at UC Irvine’s Division of Career Pathways, the first caree …

Administrative Intern Program 

In the year-long program, interns work with UCI mentors 10 hours per week in campus departments where they enhance their leadership skills. Students s also enroll in a three-quarter course where they receive 12 units of Pass/No Pass credit.

Advanced Field Study (AFS) Program (Socecol #195A, #195B, #195CW) 

Over 3 quarters students work together with a community, government, or business organization to prepare a professional research client report to enhance the organization’s operations or services.

Advanced Internship in Undergraduate Education (Course #170) 

Advanced interns have a year’s internship experience and return to contribute to Undergraduate Education programs in a leadership position. Students work 3-5 hours per week in a DUE office to lead less-experienced interns and/or events.

Advertising Opportunities

Please contact our Employer Relations team for information on advertising opportunities at Division of Career Pathways events.

Advice and Stories

Advice and Stories from Our Alumni .Maria T. KhanBA International Studies, 2016 Describe your career trajectory since graduation “After graduating with a degree in International Studies from UC Irvine, I was selected to participate in an intensive, g …

After the Interview

Learn about next steps to take after your interview. CareerSpots Videos   How-To Guides Interview Techniques Learn the top ten rules of interviewing, what to bring, and what to remember before, during, and after your interview. Download PDF Acce …

Alliance Group Membership

The Career Pathways Alliance Group is comprised of selected organizations that take an active role in furthering the vision and development of the UCI Division of Career Pathways, and who would like to maximize their visibility and impact on the UC I …

Alternative Break Programs – Volunteer Programs 

The Alternative Break Program places teams of college students in communities to engage in service and experiential learning during their winter or spring break. Participants perform short-term projects for community agencies and learn about critical …

Alumni

Resources for Alumni Alumni Career Guides These concise handouts and videos explain career-related subjects like how to write a resume, interv… Learn More UC Virtual Career Series This high-impact, online series presents monthly webinars to pro …

Alumni Career Guides

These concise handouts and videos explain career-related subjects like how to write a resume, interview tips, and applying to graduate school. The library below includes digital versions (in PDF format) of the most current guides as well as links to …

Anteater Network 

Find an alumni mentor via the UCI Alumni Association’s online tool “The Anteater Network.”

AntLeader Search Engine (ASE) – Center for Student Leadership 

The AntLeader Search Engine helps students find leadership opportunities tailored specifically to their needs and goals. It contains paid and volunteer leadership positions around campus as well as leadership training events.

ANTrepreneur Center 

The ANTrepreneur Center is a hub where UCI Students can get help to develop the skills necessary to start, operate or grow their business. We provide resources, events, programs and services for those who are interested in innovation and entrepreneur …

Apply to Graduate School

Thinking about graduate school? Start your preparation with these resources. Selecting Schools / Programs Before you begin to seriously explore graduate and professional programs, make sure you can clearly… Learn More Applying & Preparing …

Applying & Preparing

Resources Consider the following services, resources, and information to help you in your graduate school process: Make a virtual or phone appointment with a career counselor to have a one-on-one discussion about graduate school preparation. Attend o …

Art Internship (Course #197) 

Internships are a great way to gain experience and skills, develop self-confidence, and make career connections. Students can earn between 1-4 units while working with professionals.

ASUCI – Antleader Mentorship Program (AMP) 

This program for first-year and transfer students eases their transition to UCI and builds leadership skills. AMP is a student-led program that provides workshops, socials, and one-to-one mentorship motivate and encourage student engagement.  

ASUCI Internships 

Explore the many opportunities to get involved with Associated Students within the seven branches: Office of the President, External Vice President, Internal Vice President, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Legislative Council, and Judicial Board. …

Attend an Event

Events Calendar for UCI Students All EventsWebinarsWorkshopsInfo SessionsCareer Fairs We offer webinars, workshops, info sessions, career fairs and other types of events. Webinars and workshops are 50 minutes in length unless otherwise noted. Zoom de …

Attorney Mentoring Program 

Opportunities for mentorship from UCI Law alumni and friends of UCI Law are informally available to all UCI Law students year round. In addition, the school coordinates a speed-mentoring event in the spring open to all 1L students.

Avoiding Scams

It is important for all students to be familiar with identifying scam job postings on any job search platform (e.g., Indeed, Glassdoor, Idealist, LinkedIn). The Division of Career Pathways reviews and approves job postings on Handshake for legitimacy …

Beyond Ring Road

As you enter the halfway point in your senior year, it can be stressful figuring out what to do after UCI. We invite you to join the Counseling Center, Alumni Association, and Division of Career Pathways for a workshop series designed to help seniors …

Big Interview 

Practice answering general and industry-specific questions together with insider insights into building a well-crafted response. Plus you can perfect your delivery with the interactive mock interview tool which allows you to record (& share) your …

Big Interview

Big Interview is an online system that combines training and practice to help you improve your interview technique and build your confidence through: Challenging, virtual mock interviews for all experience levels and dozens of industries A database o …

Big Interview for Alumni

Big Interview is an online system that combines training and practice to help you improve your interview technique and build your confidence through: Challenging, virtual mock interviews for all experience levels and dozens of industries A database o …

Bio Sci Mentorship Program 

This program connects BioSci alumni and community professionals with undergraduate students. These mentors share their knowledge and experiences with insight of the working world to help students find successful careers upon degree completion.

Buzzfile

Buzzfile gives Anteaters access to detailed information on virtually every company in California and beyond. Access company profiles immediately and register to conduct advanced searches.* Results can be saved, mapped, and shared in just a few clicks …

California Community College Internship Program (CCCIP) 

The CCCIP provides graduate students preparation for a career teaching at a community college by providing both first-hand experience and mentorship.

CalTeach – Math & Science Program 

This is a unique academic program that recruits talented undergraduate math & science majors to prepare for a teaching career. It is jointly sponsored by the School of Biological Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, and School of Education.

Campus Advisory Committee

The Campus Advisory Committee consists of campus stakeholders, including faculty and staff from academic and Student Affairs units. The charge to the Committee is: To advise the Vice Provost and Associate Vice Provost on the services and programs off …

Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) internship 

CLL is a hybrid seminar & internship experience offering an interdisciplinary opportunity for green careers. Students participate in a year-long seminar that can be applied to our most pressing environmental, social, and economic challenges.

Campus as a Living Lab Internship Program 

The Campus as a Living Lab (CLL) internship program allows students to become sustainability leaders on campus while preparing for green sector careers in the future. In this year-long position, CLL pairs students with UCI staff to improve the sustai …

Campus Environmental/Sustainability Internships 

(Listed under “Other On-Campus Student Internships”)

Campus Interview Program

The Campus Interview Program (formerly On-Campus Interview Program (OCI)) at UC Irvine allows employers to interview qualified candidates for internships and full-time career opportunities in an efficient and streamlined way while promoting your bran …

Campus Interview Program

The On-Campus Interview Program is now the Campus Interview Program. Just as before, this program provides undergraduate and graduate UCI students with the opportunity to interview for full-time jobs or internships. These are not practice interviews …

Campus Jobs

Student jobs are available right here on campus, even during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn how you can find a campus job and the answers to frequently asked questions. Where can I find campus jobs?Start by visiting Handshake. You ca …

Campus Representatives – Office of Undergraduate Admissions 

Campus Representatives are student staff  who lead campus tours, attend local college fairs, and share presentations about UCI.

Capital Internships: Sacramento (Course #170) 

This internship enables students to pursue internships in a variety of fields, take courses, and conduct research in the state capital. This UC systemwide program is open to students in all majors.

Career & Internship Advice Videos (CareerSpots) 

Access 90+ quick, informative videos to prepare you for nearly every aspect of career planning including starting your job search, resumes & cover letters, networking, interview preparation, maximizing internship opportunities, and more.

Career Assessments

Career assessments are a great tool to help you understand how your unique interests, skills, and personality can lead to various career and educational options that could be a great fit for you. Your first step in deciding which assessment might be …

Career Conversations Resources & Links – Faculty

Resources & Links for Faculty Self Assessment My Next Move: www.mynextmove.org Assessments through career counseling appointments – Handshake: https://uci.joinhandshake.com/login Career Exploration Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh O …

Career Conversations Resources & Links – Staff

Resources & Links for Staff Self Assessment My Next Move: www.mynextmove.org Assessments through career counseling appointments – Handshake: https://uci.joinhandshake.com/login Career Exploration Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh O*N …

Career Conversations Resources & Links – Student Leaders

Resources & Links for Student Leaders Self Assessment My Next Move: www.mynextmove.org Assessments through career counseling appointments – Handshake: https://uci.joinhandshake.com/login Career Exploration Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.g …

Career Development Office (CDO) 

The Career Development Office (CDO) supports our law students in three critical areas: Job Search, Career Education & Professional Develop, and Recruiting & Networking Opportunities.

Career Discovery Series

The Career Discovery Series is a program consisting of various career panels, which aim to educate students on the different career possibilities that they might consider. Panels are held during winter quarter and are comprised of UCI alumni and comm …

Career Exploration

Before you can launch a successful job search you need to know what you’re searching for. That requires careful thought to who you are and your career goals. This section provides tools you can use to get the focus you need to find your ideal career …

Career Exploration

Our Graduate Student Independent Exercises packet will help you develop your personal skills, clarify your values and interests, and help you discover what you’re looking for in a career. These exercises are a great starting point before scheduling a …

Career Exploration Resources

Explore career options with these helpful resources. ONet Explore Health Careers Occupational Outlook Handbook Focus 2 Career

Career Fair Plus 

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Career Fairs

The Division of Career Pathways hosts four career fairs throughout the year for students to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Learn more about each fair below.   …

Career Fairs

The Division of Career Pathways (DCP) hosts several career fairs each year. Career fairs are a great way for recruiters to meet talented and career-ready UCI students. Our quarterly career fairs provide you with the opportunity to recruit students fo …

Career Fairs

Events Calendar for UCI Students All EventsWebinarsWorkshopsInfo SessionsCareer Fairs Registration is provided through Handshake. For more information, please see our Eligibility Policy. Career Fairs  RegisterLaw School Virtual Fair 2021 W503Z M …

Career Guides

These concise handouts and videos explain career-related subjects like how to write a resume, interview tips, and applying to graduate school. The library below includes digital versions (in PDF format) of the most current guides as well as links to …

Career Launch

Upgrade your skills. Increase your employability. Boost Your Resume. Apply Your UCI Courses Toward a UCI Continuing Education Certificate. Are you a current UCI student or alumni? If so, you may already be on your way toward earning a certificate fro …

Career Launch Day

Career Launch Day is an all-day event for seniors (and very recent graduates) which will provide the resources needed to jump start your job search. Topics will include advanced resume and cover letter development, advanced job search techniques, pro …

Career Launch with UCI Continuing Education 

UCI undergraduate and graduate courses may qualify for transfer credit toward some high-demand certificate programs such as Project Management, Digital Marketing, Human Resources, and more. UCI Alumni Association members also receive a 10% discount.

Career Pathways Employer Guidelines

For additional information, reference the UC Irvine Division of Career Pathways Employer Guidelines Fairs UC Irvine Career Fairs are available for attendance by all currently enrolled UCI students and UC alumni registered for UCI Division of Career P …

Career Pathways Peer Program 

Career Pathways Peers gain professional skills while providing service to fellow students. In this academic year internship, peer mentors earn 4 units each quarter for a 10 hour/week commitment. They advise students individually and present programs …

Career Planning Modules 

These three, free online modules take you from starting the job search to how to communicate your value and network. Each module is self-paced and includes interactive resources.

Career Readiness Education

As career readiness is critical to students’ long-term success, we offer learning sessions to campus partners to assist students with their overall career development and their career-related questions. Career Readiness Briefings (faculty) and Career …

Career Resources for Students 

We educate and engage students & alumni to realize their career potential. We do this by providing tools and support for attaining career goals. We also coordinate with the campus community in the professional development of students.

Career Success Specialization

Are you ready? Take it online and you will be. Through a partnership with Coursera, the Career Success Specialization is a series of open, online courses specifically designed to help you sharpen the skills that you need to improve your employability …

Career Success Specialization with Coursera 

Through a partnership with Coursera, the Career Success Specialization is a series of open, online courses specifically designed to sharpen skills needed to improve and get ahead in many fields.

Career Toolkit

Download the UCI Division of Career Pathways’ Career Toolkit below. You’ll find resume examples, tips to help make your job search and interviews more effective, and much more! Download the Career Toolkit

Career Webinars

At UCI’s Division of Continuing Education (DCE), we understand that your life sometimes can’t accommodate taking on other projects or attending classes. That’s ok because we’ve designed a series of career-focused modules that you can access any time …

CareerSpots: Career & Internship Advice Videos

Access CareerSpots to view quick, informative videos on a variety of topics: Be Career Ready: 16 Videos Career Management Communications Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Digital Technology Global/Intercultural Fluency Leadership Professionalism/Work …

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Certificate in Afterschool and Summer Education (CASE) 

Join the over 100 undergraduates who have completed coursework and made a difference completing over 70 hours of fieldwork in after-school and summer education programs

Certificate in Arts Management 

This interactive, online program focuses on business principles for practical applications in the arts and creative industries. It addresses responsibilities facing leaders in creative organizations including marketing, fundraising, and more.

Certificate in College Population Health Promotion and Wellness 

This program educates undergraduate students in college health promotion principles and practices. Participants complete 5 courses in college health-related studies, two mandatory trainings, attend 3 workshops and 4 hours of job shadowing.

Certificate Programs

Make a Smart Investment in your Career UCI’s Division of Continuing Education offers over 60 certificate and specialized studies programs that are designed to help working professionals advance their careers. Certificate programs are a smart investme …

Chemistry Field Studies Program (Course #197) 

This summer industrial internship program for undergraduate Chemistry majors who have completed their sophomore and junior years that is part of Chemistry 197. 

Class Credit Options

While internships are strongly encouraged they are not required for most students to complete their program of study.  As a result, options for students to receive credit are limited. Regardless of whether or not a student receives credit, all employ …

Clear Administrative Services Credential (for K-12 educators) 

This is designed for full-time school administrators who hold the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and is an individualized, job-embedded two-year coaching-based program with professional learning opportunities and ongoing assessment.

Climate Action Training Program for Graduate Students 

This yearly program supports an interdisciplinary cohort of 5-10 graduate students who plan to pursue careers that address climate issues. The cohort will reflect a diversity of perspectives, and students from outside the traditional climate science …

Clinics & Real Life Learning 

The UCI Law experiential learning program includes a required 6-unit core clinical course in which students may choose one of eight different clinics in which they act as the primary legal representative for their clients.

Club Affiliates

Club Affiliates are student organizations that partner with the Division of Career Pathways to promote professional development among their membership. If you are a student or employer looking to get more involved on campus these groups are a great p …

Community Fellows Mentoring Program 

Community Fellows offer perspective on class preparation, outlining, exam preparation, job search, co-curricular activities, social life in Orange County and life/work balance. 

Computer Science – Individual Study (Course #199) 

Undergraduate students can earn between 2 – 5 units while exploring industry-relevant topics.

Connect

Develop Networks & Build Skills Handshake Apply for on/off-campus jobs and internships via Handshake to develop experience and skills Take Action Career Guides Handshake Networking skills Improve networking skills and discover ways to find employers …

Connecting Students and Employers

The Division of Career Pathways has employer relations and career counseling staff to assist you in connecting with employers. We have a full array of programming and resources available to the campus community. We also have the infrastructure to cre …

Contact Us

Contact SIP The UCI Sacramento Internship Program is sponsored by the Division of Career Pathways, located at 100 Student Services 1, Irvine CA 92697. Advisor Michelle Mallen, Assistant Director of Career Education mallenm@uci.edu

Contact Us

DCP is open and offering online and on-campus services For fall 2021, DCP is excited to offer a mix of online and in-person programs and services. For the most-up-to-date information and to register, login to your UCI Handshake account. UCI Division …

Contact Us

Contact Us The UCI UCDC Summer Internship Program office is located in the Division of Career Pathways, located at 100 Student Services I, Irvine CA 92697.  Office hours are available by appointment only – please contact UCDC by emailing dccoords@uci …

Corporate Partners Program 

System in place aimed at allowing corporations to partner with UCI, giving them access to Engineering students and vice-versa.

Cost and Affordability

Cost The total cost for a 10 week UCDC summer internship is approximately $7,000, if you do not elect to take classes. This cost includes round-trip transportation (arranged by the individual), housing (Summer 2019 rate at the UC Washington Center wa …

Counseling Staff

Our Career Education team is here to help you reach your career goals. Schedule an appointment today! .Karol JohansenAssociate Director – Career EducationKarol JohansenAssociate Director – Career Educationkarolj@uci.eduKarol Johansen is a proud UCI a …

Counselor Resources

Resources for Counselors Additional Job Resources Find a variety of career resources, including resources at UCI, job websites, professional organizat… Learn More Big Interview Big Interview is an online system that combines training and practi …

Countdown to Summer

Countdown to Summer is a week of events and workshops to help students with the job and internship search and prepare for summer. The series takes place from Monday, May 3rd through Friday, May 7th. Please find more information below on each event an …

Course Readers/Assistants 

Course Readers are students employed as a course assistant whose typical duties include grading student papers and exams. The time commitment and duties associated with a Reader vary upon the needs of the course assigned, enrollment numbers, and vari …

Cover Letter Examples

Use these sample cover letters to tailor yours to your specific needs. More examples coming soon! Cover Letter Examples Cover Letter Structure Cover Letter Samples Would you like someone to review your cover letter? Drop-in for feedback: Academic Yea …

Cover Letters and Samples

A cover letter is a one-page document, typically in business letter format, that you send to a potential employer when you are applying for a job or internship. It should grab the employer’s attention and point out why they should contact you for an …

Creative Connections 

This free initiative provides curriculum-based arts projects to K-12 students for an entire school year to Orange County area schools and school districts that may offer little or no arts education programs.

Creativity & Entrepreneurship Scholarship 

The UCI Creativity & Entrepreneurship Scholarship is directed by UCI’s Beall Applied Innovation and is a campus-wide scholarship focused on rewarding innovative ideas. Students must develop or have developed a distinctive solution to a problem fa …

Cross-Cultural Center – ACTIVE Program Peer Facilitators 

The ACTIVE Program provides peer facilitation on diversity and social justice topics to the campus community. ACTIVE peer facilitators complete a rigorous training and enroll in a year-long course. Applications are available in the fall.

Cross-Cultural Center – Intern Program 

The CCC Intern Program allows students to participate in a year-long internship to gain valuable leadership skills while also developing cultural competence around a variety of issues. Applications are available at the beginning of the spring quarter …

Cross-Cultural Center – Student Assistants 

Student manage the front desk in the main lobby of the Cross-Cultural Center during our hours of operation. Front Desk Assistants provide customer service to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners.

DCE Career Services

The Division of Continuing Education offers a variety of resources to help you during the job search process. Find career guides, videos, webinars, events and more by clicking the button below. Access DCE Career Resources

DCP Career Toolkit 

Find resume examples, tips to help make your job search and interviews more effective, and much more in the DCP Career Toolkit. Download the Career Toolkit

DCP COVID-19 Updates

Dear UCI Community, Greetings from UCI’s Division of Career Pathways (DCP). We hope you are staying healthy and well during this time. While our building is closed until further notice, our services are accessible via various online platforms. Below …

DCP Employer Advisory Board

The Employer Advisory Board consists of a diverse group of Human Resources professionals representing a broad array of employment sectors. Information gathered from Board meeting discussions and initiatives will advance UC Irvine’s provision career s …

DCP Staff Resources

Welcome to the UCI Division of Career Pathways’ staff resources page. Explore the content below to find answers to common questions. If your question is not answered below, check with your direct supervisor. General Office and Safety How do I let the …

Dean’s Ambassador Council 

Representing the UCI School of Social Sciences, council members promote meaningful interactions between students and faculty while building a progressive environment. The council works with schools administrators and faculty to implement events and p …

DECADE – Diverse Educational Community and Doctoral Experience 

This program provides UCI graduate students with a supportive community consisting of faculty, staff, and students; resources tailored to fit specific needs. DECADE seeks to improve inclusive excellence by increasing the participation and retention o …

DECADE PLUS 

The DECADE PLUS program 1.) increases retention of incoming Chancellor’s Excellence Scholars through mentoring with a focus on academics from graduate leadership coaches and undergraduate peer mentors, and 2.) provides a robust professional developme …

DECADE Student Council 

The DECADE Student Council consists of current graduate students who are advisory to DECADE leadership, Equity Advisors, and the Graduate Dean’s Diversity Council.  They also help plan and organize programming and events for DECADE, including worksho …

Deconstructing Diversity Initiative (DDI) 

DDI supports students in realizing their power to reduce racial/ethnic prejudice both within and beyond college campuses by promoting a deeper understanding of race issues central to society.

Department of Art History Internships 

This program offers paid internships on campus with faculty and staff,  grants for students who have successfully completed unpaid internships, awards for travel /research, and paid internships with world-renowned museums. 

Dinners With Anteaters 

Dinners with Anteaters is a program that brings students, alumni and faculty together for an evening of food, fun and engagement throughout Orange County.

Directions

DCP is open and offering online and on-campus services For fall 2021, DCP is excited to offer a mix of online and in-person programs and services. We are eager to help! Please contact us via email at career@uci.edu. Directions If you are driving to t …

Discipline-Specific Professional Societies

Listed below are discipline-specific professional societies in which many list open positions. These websites were reviewed by UCI Division of Career Pathways staff and link to external websites. Arts & Humanities Professional Societies Art & …

Discover

Develop a Focus Handshake Create a Handshake account and complete your profile. Take Action Career Guides Handshake Roadtrip Nation Access Roadtrip Nation to explore career options and majors Take Action Panels & Info Sessions Explore industries …

Discover • Connect • Succeed

Career Pathways Overview Career Pathways Video No matter where you are in your career journey, these three pathways present recommended action items and tools to accomplish them. The more steps you take on each pathway, the closer you will get to you …

Diversity Career Resources

Find career-related resources from the UCI community and beyond. Disclaimer: These external sites are neither created nor maintained by the University of California, Irvine. Please feel free to contact us with questions or comments. We also provide i …

Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Healing Program (DIRHA) 

In response to the race-based violence of the 2017 Charlottesville protest, the Samueli Foundation and UCI sought to build a program for high school students that would unearth and jettison the deeply held, and often unconscious, beliefs created by r …

Division of Career Pathways FAQs

The UCI Career Center became the UCI Division of Career Pathways in 2017. Below are questions we’ve received regarding this transition. Frequently Asked Questions When did the UCI Career Center become the UCI Division of Career Pathways? On October 2 …

Division of Continuing Education Students

Resources for Division of Continuing Education Students The Division of Continuing Education offers a variety of career resources designed for DCE students. Click the button below to learn more. Browse DCE Student Resources

Doctoral Student Timeline

This timeline provides a framework of important professional development activities you should be doing at different points during your graduate career. Doctoral Student Timeline

Drop-In Advising

Drop-In Advising sessions are available daily. These brief sessions are great for resume or cover letter reviews. No appointment is necessary. Academic Year Hours: Monday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Summer Ho …

Earth Reps and Sustainability Training 

Earth Representatives or EarthReps is a student training and community building internship for undergraduate on-campus residents offering education, skills, and hands-on experiences broadly related to sustainability.

Earth System Science Internship Program (Course #197) 

This internship program give ESS undergraduate students the opportunity to earn academic credit for integrating real-worls experience with academic work.

Eligibility Policy

Eligibility Policy The UCI Division of Career Pathways is funded by student services fees, therefore; currently registered admitted students are eligible for services at the UCI Division of Career Pathways. Students New Admit or Re-Admit Students who …

Employer Engagement Form

Your Hub for Career Development. The Division of Career Pathways (DCP) serves as the hub for career development and preparation for UCI students, staff, faculty, alumni, and professionals. We offer many opportunities to connect with the UCI community …

Employer Guidelines

Recruitment Information and Policies Career Pathways Employer Guidelines For additional information, reference the UC Irvine Division of Career Pathways Employer Guidelines… Learn More Job Offers UCI students need time to make informed decision …

Employer Relations Staff

Our dedicated Employer Relations team can help your company with all of your recruiting needs. Contact us today for more information! .Hema PaliwalAssociate Director – Employer RelationsHema PaliwalAssociate Director – Employer Relationshpaliwal@uci. …

Engineering Internship (Course #195) 

Internships are a great way to gain experience and skills, develop self-confidence, and make career connections. Students can earn between 1 unit while working with professionals.

English – Writing Internship (Course #197) 

Fine-tune writing skills and develop professional experience through this hands-on internship.

Exceptions & Consequences

Exceptions to Policies and Guidelines The Division of Career Pathways reserves the right to make exceptions to these guidelines as warranted by special circumstances (i.e., in certain situations deemed to be acceptable and beneficial to our students, …

Executive MBA Career Services 

Choose from a menu of career services ranging from personalized coaching, to classroom workshops or online resources  to help you assess your situation, define your goals, and develop milestones for your development plan.

Experiencing Entrepreneurship 

Throughout E2: UCI Student ANTrepreneurs develop the skills necessary to start, operate, grow or scale their business.

Explore Careers

Use these resources to help you learn more about a variety of careers. Career Toolkit Download the UCI Division of Career Pathways’ Career Toolkit below. You’ll find resume examples, tip… Learn More Explore Majors Choosing a major c …

Explore Internship Options

Recognize the types of student positions and select the appropriate type for your organization based on the elements of each role. FLSA StandardsIf you are considering an unpaid internship the position must be compliant with the Department of Labor’s …

Explore Majors

Choosing a major can be a complex process requiring students to have an understanding of their interests, skills, abilities and their personal values, as well as an awareness of careers and industries. Some students select their major based on its re …

Faculty & Staff

Greetings from the UCI Division of Career Pathways! Our division serves as the hub for career development and preparation for our students, staff, faculty, alumni, and professionals, as well as a recruitment center for local, regional, and national o …

Faculty Track

We encourage all faculty to attend a Career Readiness Briefing and utilize these relevant resources and links to assist both graduate and undergraduate students in their career development: Career Readiness Briefings The 60-minute Career Readiness Br …

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions 1. Why should I apply to the Sacramento Internship Program this summer versus the other internship programs available? The Sacramento Internship Program allows you to experience and explore a wide variety of career opportun …

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is the difference between the UCDC Academic Internship Program and the UCDC Summer Internship Program? The UCDC Academic Internship Program is offered during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Students who inter …

Field Experience 

Both the Major in Education Sciences and Minor in Education require 40 hours of practicum that may be satisfied through a research experience in a faculty member’s lab or field experience in an educational setting.

Field Studies in Public Health (Course #197) 

Public Health majors have direct opportunities to observe and participate in public health activities and/or research.

Field Study Program (Socecol #195) 

Students examine social problems, evaluate the merit of ideas presented in the classroom, and conduct naturalistic observations and investigations. This is a required program for students in the School of Social Ecology.

Film and Media Studies – Professional Internship (Course #197) 

Internships are a great way to gain experience and skills, develop self-confidence, and make career connections. 

Find an Internship

Need experience? Learn how to find the internship that best suits your needs. Research your career interests. Narrow your career interests before you begin your internship search in order to target internships based on your major or career goals. The …

Find Open Positions

Finding Open Academic Positions Most Widely Used Sites Chronicle Job Page Inside Higher Education Higher Ed Jobs Academic Keys Academic 360 California Sites University of California Job Search Site Cal State Job Search Site California Community Colle …

Find Open Positions

Use the following sites to find open positions outside academia. These websites were reviewed by UCI Division of Career Pathways staff and link to external websites. Careers Outside of Academia Most Widely Used Sites LinkedIn (general job board) Inde …

First Generation Career Readiness Summit

Come learn about successfully navigating being a first generation student to a thriving professional! RSVP on Handshake now! Featuring: First generation alumni sharing how they transitioned from college to career Campus leadership giving tips and emp …

First Generation First Quarter Leader 

Through the First Generation First Quarter Challenge (FGFQ) Program, student leaders provide mentorship and support for incoming Social Sciences incoming students in order to facilitate their successful transition to the university. FGFQ leaders rece …

Focus 2 – Building Career Paths

Focus 2 Career is a self-paced career and educational planning assessment tool. It will enable you to self-assess your career-relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment resul …

Free Webinars, Workshops & Events 

Experts in a range of industries share the latest trends and best practices through webinars, workshops and other free events. Whether you want to sharpen your skills or explore a career change, our free events cover the career landscape.

FRESH Volunteer Program 

Volunteers work on projects aimed to reduce basic needs insecurity with dedicated individuals.

Full-Time MBA Career Services 

Our personalized career coaching services ensure a return on your investment in the form of a prosperous career. Our multi-step approach helps you clarify your strengths and goals, and develop a realistic path to where you want to be.

Fully Employed MBA Career Services 

Connect with companies through on-campus presentations, on-campus interviews, our online resume database, resume referrals, our MBA Career Night and MBA & Masters Career Fair and company site visits.

German Internship (Course #197) 

Internships are a great way to gain experience and skills, develop self-confidence, and make career connections

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) specialized studies program 

This online program will present the issues of this diverse group of students for experienced and novice teachers seeking the latest strategies for curricular differentiation as well as individuals exploring entry or careers into GATE instruction.

Global Health Certificate Program 

This program educations undergraduate students about global health issues and provides opportunities to engage in global health fieldwork either abroad or in the local community.

Global Service Scholars Program 

This one-year program offers students a unique experience as they combine classroom work and a summer field study abroad tackle poverty issues and bring their ingenuity to those in need.

Global Sustainability/Housing – Student Positions 

Several positions support the mission and vision of UCI Student Housing’s Sustainability Program & partnership with the Global Sustainability Resource Center (GSRC). Applications are due in the spring for the following year.

GoinGlobal 

Explore career and employment resources for more than 120 worldwide locations

GPS-BioMed 

GPS-BIOMED is an NIH-funded program to create, identify and support innovative approaches to broaden graduate and postdoctoral training through exploration of diverse careers outside of academic research and provide hands-on experience.

GPS-STEM Industry Insights for STEM Scientists 

In collaboration with UCI Graduate Professional Success STEM (GPS-STEM) Program and UCI Beall Applied Innovation, the Industry Insights for STEM Scientists Certificate Program is an introductory 8-week mini course for PhD students and postdocs in STE …

GPS-STEM Professional Development Activities 

Professional development and career planning activities for grad students and postdocs in STEM fields .

GPSRC Certificate Programs 

The GPSRC offers a wide range of certificate programs to help you enhance your knowledge and skills beyond your degree. Certificate programs are free and open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

Grad Workshops & Events

The Division of Career Pathways has a variety of workshops to assist graduate students with their career development. Graduate workshops are held virtually and typically last between 30 minutes and an hour. Please check the calendar of events for the …

Graduate

Resources for Current Admitted Graduate Students Grad Workshops & Events The Division of Career Pathways has a variety of workshops to assist graduate students with their ca… Learn More Support: Appointments & Career Resources Appoint …

Graduate & Professional School Week

Graduate & Professional School Week takes place from Monday, November 2nd to Thursday, November 5th. Graduate & Professional School Week features a series of programs and events, including the Law, Graduate and Professional School Fair, webin …

Graduate Innovation Fellowship Program 

UCI Beall Applied Innovation’s Graduate Student Innovation Fellows program aims to create a culture which encourages, cultivates, supports and rewards the creativity, innovation, translation and commercialization of research at UCI for Graduate Stude …

Graduate InterConnect Peer Mentor Program 

The Graduate InterConnect Program supports the successful transition of international graduate students and scholars. This program offers opportunities to network with others, practice English, and learn about American life and culture to ease the tr …

Graduate School Fairs

The Division of Career Pathways hosts graduate school fairs throughout the year to provide students with the ability to connect admissions representatives. Attend and learn about what graduate schools are looking for. Click on the name of each fair b …

Graduate School Fairs

The Division of Career Pathways hosts several Graduate and Professional School Fairs every year to bring networking and educational opportunities to the UCI campus. UCI is ranked 9th among the nation’s best public universities and 42nd among all nati …

Graduate School Recruiting

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Graduating Senior Career Launch Week

Are you a graduating senior? Join us for this week-long series that will prepare you to launch your job search! Students are welcome to attend any, and all, sessions throughout the week. Register on Handshake. Workshops and Panels MAY 28: Enhancing Y …

Graduating Senior Series

Are you a graduating senior? Join us for a virtual series that’s focused on launching a successful job search! Register on Handshake. Graduating Senior Series MAY 4: Job Search Strategies Podcast DATE/TIME: Monday, May 4: 11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. Tune i …

Handshake

Handshake is the Division of Career Pathways’ comprehensive online career services platform. Use Handshake to… Discover internship options through searching by major Search for internships on and off-campus targeted to UCI students Connect with emp …

Handshake – Comprehensive online career services platform 

Use Handshake to connect with employers and discover internships/jobs. You can also enroll in workshops, career labs, and schedule individual counseling appointments. Current students have an account – Log in with your UCINetID & password.  

HCI & User Interface (Informatics 132) 

This one-quarter course provides students with real-world  projects ranging from web applications and portals to online services, cloud computing, ipad, iphone and mobile applications.

Health Care Executive MBA Career Services 

Career services range from personalized coaching, to classroom workshops, or online resources to enhance your career, qualify for a new position or launch an entrepreneurial venture. Resources help define goals and develop milestones.

Health Professions Club Challenge

Promote your club’s “Mission of Health” for a chance to win $250! You are invited to participate in the Health Professions Club Challenge taking place during the Health Professions Graduate School Fair on Tuesday, April 16 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm in th …

Health Professions Weeks

Interested in a career in healthcare? Check out Health Professions Weeks, happening Monday, April 5th through Thursday, April 15th. Check out our events below to kick start your career in the healthcare industry! Click on the session titles below to …

Help My Students

Employers look for graduates who know how to apply their strengths, interests, and abilities. Students can develop career readiness competencies to help them prepare for internships, jobs, and even advanced education.  Students may use these free res …

Helping Students Become Career Ready

Students can gain professional skills during college through a variety of experiences. Strengthening and communicating these skills is crucial for postgraduate success. Employers are seeking students who can transition from student life to the workpl …

History Internships 

During fall, students earn 4 units while learning to “do history” working with public historians in public settings and public audiences.  Students develop research skills and effectively communicate them in oral, visual, and written forms.

Housing

Sacramento Internship Program Housing The Sacramento Internship Program will assist you in identifying housing options while staying in Sacramento for the summer; however, we are not responsible for making housing arrangements for you. Last Summer, i …

How to Apply

How to Apply for the Sacramento Internship Program ***Due to COVID-19, the Sacramento Internship Program will not occur for the Summer of 2021.  The program should resume for Summer 2022.  Eligibility: Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate UCI s …

How to Apply

How to Apply for the Summer UCDC Internship Program Prospective interns must complete an application process outlining their interests, skills, and career objectives. The selection process is designed to evaluate the applicant’s writing ability, oral …

How to Host an Intern

Whether you are thinking about creating an internship opportunity or strengthening an existing internship program, the following resources and guides can help you reach your goals.

Humanities Out There (H.O.T.) 

This program cultivates relationships with local arts & cultural institutions while also fostering the intellectual, professional, & civic growth of its undergraduate and graduate student participants.

Humanities Out There Public Fellows Program 

This program provides Humanities PhD students with the opportunity to contribute to program development, research, and communications at local arts and cultural institutions while exploring new career pathways outside of academia.

Humanities Peer Mentor Program 

This program helps new Humanities students navigate the myriad of opportunities UCI offers. Small mentor groups (4-7 students) meet weekly for an hour in Fall and Winter quarters to explore the campus and the School of Humanities.

Humanities Research Associates Program (HRAP) 

During this one year appointment, recent Ph.D. graduates can become a Research Associate WOS (without salary) position. These alumni maintain their affiliation with the university in order to continue their research and other related projects.

I-Corps 

I-Corps is a market discovery program, through UCI Applied Innovation, that leads campus innovators through an immersive learning process to discover their product’s place in the market.

IBIS World 

IBIS World contains industry research reports for 700+ US industries. Reports consist of key statistics & analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more.

Identify Internships in Your Organization

Assess internal readiness to teach and manage student interns. Develop learning objectives, student qualifications, and job description. Assessing Internal InterestThere are a number of factors to consider when creating an internship program for your …

ImaginePhD

ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Humanities and social sciences PhD students and their mentors have long recognized the need for more re …

Industry

Selected Industry… Sciences All Industries Selected Industry… Non-Profit All Industries Selected Industry… Healthcare All Industries Selected Industry… Government | Legal All Industries Selected Industry… Environmental All Industries Select …

Industry Career Resources

Find career-related resources from the UCI community and beyond. Disclaimer: These external sites are neither created nor maintained by the University of California, Irvine. Please feel free to contact us with questions or comments. You can also find …

Industry-based Alumni Chapters 

Join fellow Anteaters who share a common bond or interest outside of an academic program or a regional affiliation. You can also start a chapter and volunteer!

Info Sessions

Events Calendar for UCI Students All EventsWebinarsWorkshopsInfo SessionsCareer Fairs Registration is provided through Handshake. For more information, please see our Eligibility Policy. Info Sessions  RegisterUCDC Information Session Tuesday, N …

Informatics – Individual Study (Course #199) 

Undergraduate students can earn between 2 – 5 units while exploring industry-relevant topics.

Informatics and Computer Science – Industrial or Public Sector Field Study (Course #192) 

Undergraduates can gain practical experience and apply classroom knowledge in a hands-on setting.

Information Sessions

Information sessions are a great way to promote your organization, program, or school, and meet interested students. Beginning Fall 2021, our partners will have the opportunity to host  in-person or virtual information Sessions. Restrictions may appl …

Information Sessions

Employers and campus departments hold a variety of information sessions throughout the year for students to learn about job, internship, and program opportunities available to them. Frequently Asked Questions What is an Information Session?An Informa …

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Internship 

This introduces the process of entrepreneurship, startup anatomy and business terminology as students apply the concept of entrepreneurship to their own startup idea and gain ‘real-world’ experiences through hands-on opportunities.

Innovation Advisor Program 

Innovation Advisors contribute to UCI Beall Applied Innovation in a number of capacities ranging from working with startups in the Wayfinder incubator program to advising on patentability analyses and assessment of commercial potential, reviewing com …

Interfolio 

Avoid losing letters or asking professors to write letters to numerous schools by storing your letters online.

Internal Vice President’s Office of the Associated Students of the University of California, Irvine (IVP, ASUCI) 

LEARN educates students through events and workshops that promote awareness of the legal world and students’ rights. LEARN also provides resources to connect students to Orange County referral services and clinics, which can provide legal services to …

International Center – Volunteers 

Volunteers are active members of the International Center and assist interns and professional staff with programs and events throughout the year. Volunteers develop professionally and personally while working as an essential part of the marketing tea …

International Center (IC) – I-STEPS Leaders 

I-STEPS Leaders assist with I-STEPS classes and plan social events for students enrolled in the courses. I-STEPS Leaders receive 1.3 pass/no pass units. Application deadline is in spring quarter.

International Center (IC) – Internships 

Interns enhance their leadership and communication skills by planning programs, events, and activities for the UCI international community. Internships are one academic year commitment and are paid internships.

International Center (IC) – Student Assistants 

These Student Assistants provide customer service and administrative support to IC staff on meeting immigration-related needs of international students including file maintenance, data entry, and review of incoming immigration requests.

International Student Excellence Program (ISEP) – Student Leadership Positions 

The International Student Excellent Programs (ISEP) offers three programs for international and domestic students: Global Scholars, International Peer Group (IPG), and Intercultural Citizenship. Students can apply to become Peer Mentors, Mentor Coord …

International Students: We Welcome You to UCI!

No matter what your career goals are, the Division of Career Pathways is excited to support you. As a part of the UCI community, you will get access to our comprehensive portfolio of career panels and workshops, one-on-one career and internship advis …

International Studies Internship (Course #197) 

Students can fulfill the international experience requirement by completing a 100 hour internship (over 1 or 2 quarters) with local approved programs.

Internship & Career Fair Guide

Internship & Career Fair 2020 Thursday, January 23 10:00 a.m. – 3:00* p.m. The Internship and Career Fair features employers seeking to identify talented UCI students for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. With summer only a few …

Internship Cancellations

Due to the amount of training and mentoring involved, internships typically require student interns to report to a corporate office or other physical location. Given the onset of COVID-19, many companies and employing organizations are converting in- …

Internship in Civic and Community Engagement (Course #181) 

Provides an opportunity to extend learning into a community-based setting addressing important social, environmental, & public issues. The internship has a creative and scholarly component where students initiate their own action or inquiry exper …

Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities Washington, D.C. has MANY internship opportunities across all kinds of industries, making it an excellent internship hotspot for students from ALL majors and educational backgrounds.  Students are responsible for securing the …

Internship Pathways

Start your internship journey with these tools and action items. Click on the boxes below to learn all about internships, including finding them and making the most of them. Before You Apply Internship Basics Get acquainted with internships and tools …

Internship Policies

Internships are a component of experiential learning that offer students the opportunity to explore career options and gain real world experience. The following information addresses common questions we receive regarding internships. If you are ready …

Internship Week

Internship Week is a collection of webinars and events geared toward helping students find and make the most of their internship opportunities. Click the tabs below to learn more about everything Internship Week 2021 has to offer! Events JAN 19 | 5:0 …

Interview Attire

Wearing the appropriate attire is part of a successful interview. Hiring managers believe that people who dress appropriately for a job interview are more likely to be successful in their organization. Your appearance not only shows that you are taki …

Interviewing

This page includes resources that explain the basics of the interview process and tips on how to prepare for a successful interview. Interview Strategies for Grad Students Practice Interviews Prepare for your interview with instruction videos, extens …

Interviewing

Learn the tips and tricks to having a successful interview.

Interviewing & Negotiating

You got the interview, now what? Do you know what to expect, how to prepare, what to prepare? And what happens when you get the offer? Do you know what to ask for and how to get what you want/need? These articles contain useful information on how to …

Job Hunting for International Students Career Guide 

Learn about the variety of resources available to international students looking for job and internship opportunities.. Download the Career Guide

Job Offers

UCI students need time to make informed decisions when comparing and responding to offers. The following guidelines are intended to provide students and employers a fair and transparent framework for managing the offer phase in this increasingly comp …

Job Search Strategies

The job search is a process. First, you have to discover what career options you might be interested in and gain experience to meet the requirements of that industry. You might talk to a few people who are currently in that field and get tips and ide …

Job Shadow Program (Currently on Hold)

Note: The Job Shadow Program is currently on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Loading… The Job Shadow Program pairs students with professionals in Orange County, Los Angeles, and beyond for an opportunity to spend one day in the workplace during …

Job Shadow Program Host Information (Currently on Hold)

Note: The Job Shadow Program is currently on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We’d like to invite you and your colleagues to participate in our 7th Annual Job Shadow Program – March 23 – 27, 2020 (Spring Break), hosted by the UCI Division of Career …

Jobs and Internships

Looking for a job? These resources are a great starting point. Handshake Handshake is the Division of Career Pathways’ comprehensive online career services platform. Use Han… Learn More Internship Pathways Start your internship journey wi …

LARC Tutorial Leaders 

LARC Tutorial Leaders actively involve their students in evidence-based activities to develop critical thinking skills and facilitate independent learning.

Launch Your Learning

Employers look for graduates who know how to apply their strengths, interests, and abilities. Students can develop eight Career Readiness competencies (see right) to prepare for the transition to the workplace – either for an internship, part-time jo …

Lawyering Skills Program 

In addition to the year-long Lawyering Skills course, we offer professional skills programs in which upper-level students can learn valuable skills that lawyers need. These skills include legal research, writing and editing, and oral advocacy.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC) – Internships 

Internship opportunities are available to support programming, event management, marketing, and outreach on behalf of the LGBTRC. All internships are the for academic year and request 8-10 hours of work per week.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC) – Volunqueers 

The LGBTRC Volnqueer Program is an academic year opportunity for students to gain valuable leadership skills and cultural competency while contributing to the mission and vision of the center. Volunqueers participate 3-5 hours/week during all 3 quart …

LGBTQ Mentor (Counseling Center) 

Mentors receive extensive training and receive ongoing supervision to assist peers with issues ranging from confusion about sexual orientation or gender identity, coming out to family & friends, integration of multiple identities (ex. LGBTQ and e …

Life Coach (Counseling Center) 

The COACH Program offers students the opportunity to become a life coach in order to provide one-to-one direct service. Participants leader about strengths, areas of growth and are supervised by a licensed psychologist.

Literary Journalism Program Internships 

This program offers the opportunity to propose independent study projects, for course credit, that involve working as unpaid interns at local publications. The internships are for one quarter with students working 10 hours a week.

Making the Most of Graduate School

This page has resources to help you plan your graduate career. Resources include articles about being a successful graduate student and two versions of an Individual Development Plan. Individual Development Plan Individual Development Plan for STEM f …

Manage the Internship

Design a learning experience that engages students and your staff in a productive environment. Extending an Offer An offer letter provides an outline of the logistics of the internship. The letter should be written on company letterhead and include t …

Master of Finance Career Services 

This center provides career management and job search workshops. ProSeminar, a three-quarter long course that provides practical skills in finance by teaching career planning, and job search tactics.

Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) Career Services 

The MPAc Career Services team prepares students for the recruitment and job interview process. They help students identify the best career opportunities to pursue. We are ready to partner with you to help you achieve your personal career goals.

Master of Science in Business Analytics Career Resources 

Career services begin during Orientation with Career Visioning and Professional Plan Development activities. Students also participate in ProSeminar, our unique, three-quarter long course that is coordinated with the Merage School Career Center.

Master’s Student Timeline

This timeline provides a framework of important professional development activities you should do during your program to get the most out of the experience and make a smooth transition to your career. Master’s Student Timeline

Meet Employers

The Division of Career Pathways offers you several opportunities to meet local employers, as well as recruiters. Our career fairs are a great way for you to network with organizations that are searching to fill full-time, part-time, and internship po …

Meet With Us

Talk with DCP career education staff on-campus or online. Discuss your career plan, the internship and job search process, graduate school planning, and review your resume and cover letter. 10 Minute On-Campus Drop-in Sessions Drop by the DCP patio f …

Merage Applied Consulting 

The Applied Consulting course offers top university-level graduate student teams to assist in the completion of strategic business projects. Students contribute approximately 500 hours of work over 10-week period.

Micro-Internships: Build Work Experience

UCI is partnering with Parker Dewey to offer students a new way to build valuable work experience What is a “Micro-Internship”? Micro-Internships are short-term, paid, project-based assignments that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. …

Micro-Internships: Connect with Great Talent

What is a “Micro-Internship”? A micro-internship is a short-term project that is easy to explain and requires no on-boarding, and can be executed by college students or recent grads. These projects are typically low-risk, but important tasks that are …

Mini Grants

Purpose The mission of the UCI Division of Career Pathways is to educate and engage students and alumni to realize their career potential. We do this by providing tools and support to attain their career goals. We also coordinate with the campus comm …

MS in Biotechnology Management Career Services 

The Biotechnology Management Career Center promotes a multi-step approach is designed to help you clarify your strengths and goals, and develop a realistic path to where you want to be.

MS in Engineering Management (MSEM) Career Services 

Career visioning, ProSeminar training, advising and other resources are available to help you clarify your strengths and goals, and develop a realistic path to where you want to be.

Multidisciplinary Design Program (MDP) 

Undergraduate & graduate students from all disciplines engage in five-member design teams, co-mentored by faculty mentors from different schools as they choose from creative design projects related to energy, the environment, healthcare, & cu …

My Next Move

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. This site has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by bro …

My UC Careers 

The online career  tool includes assessments, a video mock interview tool, a resume builder, and job board with all UC job postings for UC staff and students.

Myths About Career Planning

Myths About Career Planning I’m at the beginning of my Ph.D. studies and don’t need the Division of Career Pathways yet. Career planning is about more than getting a job, whether it be academic or non-academic. If you want to be the most prepared and …

Navigating Grad School

Learn more about the resources available to graduate students including timelines, online courses and more. Making the Most of Graduate School This page has resources to help you plan your graduate career. Resources include articles about bein… …

Networking

Networking is often cited as the #1 way to land a job or internship. Establishing mutually beneficial relationships can result in immediate or long-term results. Networking can happen anywhere – in class, at work, in your residence hall, through a cl …

Non-Academic Careers

Are you interested in pursuing a career outside of academia? These resources are for you. Non-Academic Job Search Handbook The Non-Academic Job Search Handbook includes an overview of the Job Search process, sample resumes… Learn More Interview …

Non-Academic Job Search Handbook

The Non-Academic Job Search Handbook includes an overview of the Job Search process, sample resumes and cover letters for all types of positions at a wide variety of companies and other information about what to expect when you’re job searching. Non- …

Off-Campus Work-Study

UCI offers Off Campus Federal Work Study funds to non-profit organizations hiring specifically for America Reads or American Counts programs only. If you are participating in one or both of these programs and would like to be considered for funding p …

Office of Academic Integrity – Student Conduct Peer Advisor 

Peer Advisors assist students who have been notified for an alleged policy violation. They also promote awareness and provide education about the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Processes to students and campus partners.

On-Demand Webinars 

Whether you want to upgrade your skills, explore a new career, or learn about the latest trends and best practices – the Division of Continuing Education (DCE) offers a wide variety of on-demand webinars.

Opportunities for Involvement

We welcome you to engage with students outside of the traditional recruiting services. As alumni and community members, we recognize you might be interested in giving back and helping UCI students achieve career readiness and success through differen …

Options for Success – Career exploration program for PhDs 

This six-module career exploration & professional development program is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to identify viable career paths and understand the link between their degrees and the professional world.

Options for Success Course

This six-module career exploration & professional development program is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to identify viable career paths and understand the link between their degrees and the professional world. Access Cou …

Part-Time Job Search Webinar 

Learn effective strategies to search for part-time jobs. View Part-Time Job Search Webinar

Part-Time Job Search Webinar 

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Pedagogical Fellow Program (PFP) 

Highly effective and experienced teaching assistants are selected to receive advanced pedagogical training that they use in the development and presentation of the TA Professional Development Program (TAPDP). These Pedagogical Fellows also receive tr …

Peer Academic Advising (PAA) 

Peer Academic Advisors (PAAs) expand their knowledge of UCI’s academic programs and resources while developing public speaking and communication skills. Applications are due in January for the following academic year.

Peer Educator (Counseling Center) 

Peers are trained to provide direct service to students through workshops and receive 3 units/quarter of 198 Group Study on a pass/no pass basis. They are supervised by a licensed therapist and develop skills including communication, bystander traini …

Peer Program

The UCI Division of Career Pathways’ Peer Program helps students gain professional skills while helping their peers! Peer Program Overview Great internship experience during the academic year Advise students about career planning, resumes, job search …

Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PSUM) 

This program connects current undergraduates with science & business professionals who will expose them to the many career paths and industries available in the Physical Sciences.

Pitch Clarity 

Pitch Clarity is a 4 week program where participants can learn how to pitch their business, process, ideas, in fact you will learn to pitch anything.

Population

Student Population… Womxn All Populations Student Population… Veteran All Populations Student Population… Undocumented Students All Populations Student Population… Students with Disabilities All Populations Student Population… American Indi …

Post Jobs and Internships

Handshake is UC Irvine’s online job and internship career hub for our students. Employers can use Handshake to post jobs and internships, as well as register for recruiting events, and sign up for On-Campus Interviewing. Log In or Create a FREE Hands …

Postdoc Resources

Resources for Postdocs Non-Academic Job Search Handbook The Non-Academic Job Search Handbook includes an overview of the Job Search process, sample resumes… Learn More Professional Development for Faculty & Staff Take part in an interactiv …

Practice Interviews

Practice Interviews are a great way to prepare for an upcoming interview. Big Interview Prepare for your interview with instruction videos, extensive question library, tips for crafting answers and practice with a virtual mock interview. Register Tod …

Pre-Health Week

Pre-Health Week takes place spring quarter and features a variety of events, including the Health Professions Fair, Health Professions Club Challenge, guest speakers, info sessions, workshops and panels. Click the tabs below for an overview of Pre-He …

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential (for K-12 educators) 

This credential focuses on administrative services for grades K-12 including the development and assessment of instruction programs, development of student services, management of school site, district, or county fiscal services, and more.

Prepare for the Fall Fairs

The fall career fairs take place beginning Welcome Week of fall quarter. To help you prepare, get to know our Career Education team and check out their recommended resources. Save the Dates SEP 25: Fall Career Fair DATE/TIME: Wednesday, September 25: …

Prepare for the Interview

You’ve got an interview! How do you stand out from the rest of the applicants? Follow these tips: Sharpen your interview skills by reviewing video lessons and practice answering questions with Big Interview Attend an Interview Techniques Webinar. Rev …

Presentation Slides and Resources

View slides and resources that accompany DCP presentations. DCP Presentation Slides and Resources Career Pathways Services and Resources Click on the link below to view presentation slides and resources. Career Pathways Orientation and Overview Job a …

Professional Correspondence and Samples

Learn how to correspond with potential employers and other professionals. Frequently Asked Questions When should I send a thank you? Send a thank you: – After meeting with an employer such as at an information session, career fair, panel event, etc. …

Professional Correspondence and Samples

Learn how to correspond with potential employers and other professionals. Frequently Asked Questions When should I send a thank you? Send a thank you: – After meeting with an employer such as at an information session, career fair, panel event, etc. …

Professional Development for Faculty & Staff

Take part in an interactive training session designed for faculty and staff to help their students with career related questions. Click here for Career Readiness Education Thousands of free, online courses, specializations, and certificates for staff …

Professional Internships (Course #299) – Graduate students only 

This Independent Study course is designed for graduate students to develop professional experience in Computer Science, Informatics, or Statistics.

Professionals

Resources for Professionals provided by UCI Division of Continuing Education

Public Health Association Mentorship Program (PHAamily) 

Need a group of friends to help you along your academic journey? Ever wanted to find students who shared the same career goals as you? Look no further than our PHAmily Mentorship Program! Through the program, all active members of PHA have the chance …

Public Health Practicum and Culminating Experience (Course 195W) 

Public Health majors have direct opportunities to observe and participate in public health activities and/or research. Students also cultivate skills for verbal and written communication of public health topics for a integrative experience.

Reading Certificate Program (for K-12 and community college educators) 

This program is designed to help credentialed teachers meet local, state, and federal requirements that ensure that all pupils have fair access to high-quality education with a foundation in reading.

Recruit Our Students

Explore the many ways to recruit undergraduate and graduate students for part-time, full-time, internships and project opportunities. Access Handshake to post positions, schedule campus interviews, request Information Sessions, and registering for fa …

Recruit UCI Students

The Division of Career Pathways offers a wide variety of options to help you connect with the talent that is right for you. Review our Recruiter pages to learn about all of our engagement options and choose the best course of action based on your tim …

Recruiter Resources

Greetings from UCI’s Division of Career Pathways (DCP). We hope you are staying healthy and well during this time. While our building is closed until further notice, our services are accessible via various online platforms. Find out how you can conne …

Recruiters

DCP is open for on-campus activity! While many recruiting activities will take place virtually, please contact us about on-campus options. We look forward to connecting you with UCI’s talented and career-ready students. Please contact us and peruse o …

Recruitment Calendar

2021-2022 Recruitment Calendar Fall 2021 Instruction Begins: Thursday, September 23, 2021 Division of Career Pathways Information Sessions and Campus Interviews begin: Monday, September 27, 2021 Veterans Day Holiday: November 11, 2021 (UCI Division o …

Request a Handshake Account

Request a Handshake Account Please use the following form to request a Handshake account. With this account, you will be able to: Search for internships and jobs to forward or share Search for upcoming workshops and events View employers attending ca …

Request a Virtual Workshop

Request a Virtual Workshop for Your Class, Organization or Event Our professional and student staff can deliver career-related virtual presentations to meet the needs of your students. Complete the form below and note the following: Our virtual works …

Request a Workshop

Student Workshop Requests The UCI Division of Career Pathways is available to present career related professional development workshops in the Winter and Spring Quarters.  Workshops and Tours are available Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (last start t …

Research Translation Group Fellowship 

The Research Translation Group (RTG) offer graduate students, post docs, or professional students at UCI a hands-on introduction to university technology transfer and intellectual property management.

Resources

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Resources to Hire Students

Handshake is UC Irvine’s online job and internship career hub for our students. Use Handshake to post jobs and internships, register for recruiting events, and sign up for On-Campus Interviewing. Log In or Create a FREE Handshake Account Maximize stu …

Resume Books

As of Fall 2020, resume books are now available for purchase at UC Irvine. Each book contains resumes from UC Irvine students and recent alumni who have expressed interest in obtaining an internship or full-time opportunity. If you are interested in …

Resumes and Cover Letters

Impress employers with a professional resume and cover letter.

Resumes and Samples

What is a resume? It’s a one page document summarizing your skills, experiences, and accomplishments. An effective resume succinctly describes your education and experience that specifically relate to the job you are applying for. Information on the …

S&P Capital IQ 

This company intelligence database, offers financial & capital structure information on millions of companies, including data  for historic stock prices, searchable SEC filings, mergers & acquisitions activities, and venture capital/private e …

Sacramento Internship Program

The Sacramento Internship Program at the University of California, Irvine is a program that gives outstanding UCI students an opportunity to intern in the California state capital. Based upon the success of the UCDC Summer Internship Program, the Sac …

SAGE Scholars Program – Student Achievement Guided by Experience 

This program provides undergraduates who have significant financial need with the tools to invest in their future through leadership training, career and graduate school planning, and access to internship and scholarship opportunities.

Science Careers – Individual Development Plan 

This tool includes assessments and resources to assist graduate students and postdocs with exploring more than 20 different scientific career paths.

Selecting Schools / Programs

Before you begin to seriously explore graduate and professional programs, make sure you can clearly identify what is motivating you to pursue an advanced degree. Some students wish to do advanced work in a specific subject area, while others need spe …

Self-Access Career Planning Modules

Free Online Self-Access Career Planning Modules Starting a job search? Take the first steps in creating your job search plan by assessing your own skills, identifying job specific skills needed, creating a timeline, and developing your own “brand.” R …

Senior Design Project: Usability Engineering & Software Development 

This three-quarter course provides graduating seniors with in-depth projects using good software engineering processes interlaced with human centered methods to build and install for corporate, university, or non-profit organizations.

Services for Alumni

UCI Division of Career Pathways has services and resources for UC alumni following graduation. Options range from job portal access through Handshake, career fair admission, counseling appointments, and online resources. Graduating students can acces …

Skills Development course (Phy Sci 80) 

This course is ideal for any student who wants to learn what it takes to get a job in today’s competitive market. Led by UCI alumni Sasha Talebi, weekly seminars feature guest speakers from industry, successful business owners, and other influential …

Social Ecology Undergraduate Advising 

The Office of Undergraduate Advising in the School of Social Ecology is dedicated to helping undergraduate students achieve academic and personal success. We are student-centered, responsive to student needs, and solution-focused.

Social Science Professional Internship (Course #197) 

Through this online Pass/NoPass course, students receive academic credit for internship experiences. Internship courses are offered every quarter, including Summer Session I & II on a first-come, first-served basis.

Social Science Public Service Internship (Course #194A) 

This course and internship introduces the role of etiquette and leadership in the professional environment. Students intern at a nonprofit agency and explore their roles as community leaders while improving their professional skills.

Software System Design (Informatics 117) 

This one-quarter course provides students with real-world  projects to build and install something useful for corporate, university, non-profit, or community-based sponsors .

Special Study in Biological Sciences (Course #197) 

Internships are a great way to gain experience and skills, develop self-confidence, and make career connections. Students can earn between 1-5 units while working with professionals.

SSARC Internships (Social Sciences Academic Resource Center) 

In this year-long position, interns gain practical experience within areas including: Campus Involvement, Research, Graduate School, Professional Development, or Marketing. They present skill-based workshops and information sessions as well as assist …

Staff Track

We encourage all staff to attend a 2.5-hour Career Conversations Training which provides information about the career development process, key competencies all employers seek when hiring college students, and practical career-related services and pro …

Startup Company Alternative Digital Credential (ADC) 

Beall Applied Innovation (BAI), in collaboration with the Division of Continuing Education, now offers the Startup Company alternative digital credentials. The Startup Company credentials is open to the public and recognizes individuals with practica …

Statistics – Independent Study (Course #199) 

Undergraduate students can earn between 2 – 5 units while exploring industry-relevant topics.

STEM Career Fair Guide

STEM Career Fair 2019 Thursday, October 17 10:00 a.m. – 3:00* p.m. Are you looking for a job or internship in a STEM related field or organization? If so, we invite you to attend our highly anticipated annual STEM Career Fair! Employers from STEM fie …

Student Assistant positions 

The Libraries hire student assistance each quarter in various departments within the Langson Library and Science Library. Most hiring occurs prior to the fall quarter.

Student Clubs

Are you involved with a club on campus? Learn how you can connect with the Division of Career Pathways. Career Pathways Video

Student Housing Advisor 

Student Housing/Resident Advisors serve as leaders, role-models, and resources in Student Housing. Their primary role is to shape an environment that is safe, inclusive, and conducive to personal and academic success.  They serve in an after-hours du …

Student Leaders Track

We encourage all student leaders to attend a 1-hour Career Conversations Training which provides information about the career development process, key competencies all employers seek when hiring college students, and practical career-related services …

Student Opportunities Database 

Find current student opportunities and filter by type of internship or type of student. You can also view past opportunities.

Student Placements

Sacramento Internship Program Student Placements The UCI Sacramento Internship Program offers UCI students a unique experiential internship opportunity in our state capital. We continuously contact various offices of elected officials, non-profit org …

Student Resources

Greetings from UCI’s Division of Career Pathways (DCP). We hope you are staying healthy and well during this time. While our building is closed until further notice, our services are accessible via various online platforms. Find out how you can conne …

Student Startup Fund 

UCI Beall Applied Innovation’s Student Startup Fund program provides micro-grants to students engaged in UCI’s entrepreneurial programs, competitions and centers.

Student Success Initiative (SSI) Peer Educators 

Peer Educators present workshops to support students at every stage of their academic journey – from transition into UCI through preparing their post-graduation plans. Peer Educators can serve in the Transfer Student Hub (TSH) or in one of the other …

Student Success Initiatives (SSI) Peer Mentors 

Peer mentors are integral leaders in a number of SSI programs include Summer Bridge and FYRE (Foster Youth Reslience in Education). These upper-division students advise and coach students to help them become academically and socially successful.

Student-Run Clubs and Honor Society 

Student clubs like Teachers of Tomorrow and Honor Society connect students with the opportunity to get involved in research or community outreach.

Submit UCI Career Resources

The Division of Career Pathways (DCP) serves as the hub for career development and preparation for UCI students, staff, faculty, alumni, and professionals. Take a moment to inform us about the UCI Career Resources available in your unit. Submit your …

Succeed

Be Career Ready & Find Meaningful Opportunities Handshake The bulk of employer recruiting takes place in fall quarter. Register for activities via Handshake Take Action Career Guides Handshake Career Readiness Access Career Readiness tools to lea …

Summer Academic Enrichment Program (SAEP) 

In this five-week on-campus residential summer program, first-generation university students receive 8 units of academic credit as they strengthen analytical and research skills. All costs are covered by financial aid and program funding.

Summer Institute on the Teaching of Composition and Literature (EDUC X332.7) 

During this four-week seminar, veteran teachers (elementary – university) develop techniques for teaching listening, speaking, reading, writing, & critical thinking, enhance their abilities as writers, and develop effective in-service workshops. 

Summer Internships at the UCI Ethics Center 

Each summer the UCI Ethics Center selects promising undergraduate students to work closely in a mentorship program with faculty member or graduate student. Each participant selects a topic that will increase student sensitivity to ethical issues in o …

Summer Multicultural Leadership Institute (SMLI) Staff 

This annual summer program in August provides 50 incoming first-year students with an introduction to student life, campus climate, and social justice education. Staff applications are available in June/July.

Summer Session – Freshmen Edge Mentors 

Freshmen Edge Mentors create a meaningful and supportive program environment to facilitate a successful transition for incoming students. Mentors gain leadership development training and increased awareness of campus resources through the formal Lead …

Summer Session – International Student Mentors 

International Student Mentors assist students with social, academic, and educational support during their summer experience at UCI. This team fosters cultural exchange and eases cultural acclimation for international students. As current UCI students …

Summer Session – Transfer Edge Mentors 

Transfer Edge Mentors create a meaningful and supportive program environment to facilitate a successful transition for community college students entering UCI. Mentors gain leadership development training and increased awareness of campus resources t …

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in the Internet of Things (SURF-IoT) 

This unique 10-week summer research opportunity supports undergraduates interested in research and applications related to the Internet of Things (IoT). Participants can choose from a variety of challenging research projects with UCI faculty.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) 

This program provides funding for undergraduates from all disciplines who conduct summer research projects or creative activities with UCI faculty members.Students are immersed in a research topic for a full-time ten-week period (400 hours).

Support: Appointments & Career Resources

Appointments & Career Resources Quick Tips & How-To Guides Networking for PhD Students Job Hunting for International Students What is LinkedIn? Write a Cover Letter CV to Resume All About Handshake All About Big Interview Dress for the Interv …

Sustainability Co-Curricular Working Group 

The purpose of the Sustainability Co-Curricular Working Group (SCWG) is to strengthen and streamline integration between the sustainability themed student organizations and departments that serve students represented at UCI.

Sustainability Opportunities for Students 

This online resource for the UCI Sustainability Office provides a searchable index for students and alumni to find internship opportunities related to sustainability including: Paid, volunteer, academic credit, fellowships, and ocean-related.

Tabling Requests

Request a Career Pathways table for your Event Please complete the form below and note the following: A 2-week advanced notice is required Requests are handled on a first-come, first-served basis 1) Contact Information First Name* Last Name* Phone* E …

Technology at a Glance

Employers look for graduates who know how to apply their strengths, interests, and abilities. Students can develop career readiness skills to prepare for the transition to the workplace – either for a part-time job, internship, or future career. Try …

The Anteater Network

Loading… The Anteater Network helps you succeed with mentorship! Mentorship makes work fulfilling and increases long term success It’s easy to find a mentor! Get to know Anteater experts in your field who want to help you Meet with alumni on your t …

The Division of Career Pathways Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

The Division of Career Pathways (DCP) is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all individuals feel welcome, included, and safe to engage with our staff and utilize our resources and services. DCP stands with UCI for equity and just …

The Law Forum Alumni Association 

This program connects exceptional undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in law with practicing attorney mentors.

Top Ten Tips for Pre-Law Students

10 Tips for Pre-Law Students 1. Assess yourself and your fit for law school What are your motivations for attending law school? How much time—and research—did you invest before deciding to pursue a law degree? What are your career plans after you gra …

TRIO Peer Mentor (Student Success Initiative) 

TRIO Peer Mentors act as resources and groups for TRIO Scholars. Mentors build community by providing one-on-one support as well as host group meetings. They coordinate quarterly socials and community service opportunities.

UC Veterans Summer Writing Workshop 

Student veterans from all UC campuses gather for 5 days to practice the art of storytelling. Participants will learn how to compose personal narratives about their military experiences. All expenses paid with some limitations.

UC Virtual Career Series

This high-impact, online series presents monthly webinars to provide UC alumni with the insider tips and advice to launch, grow and expand your career opportunities and make the most of your UC network. Visit UC Virtual Career Series Site

UCDC – UC Washington DC Academic Internship Program (Course #170) 

This internship program is located in Washington DC and enables UCI students from ALL majors to pursue internships  in fall, winter, or spring quarters. Students looking for a non-academic internship in DC over the summer should refer to the UCDC Int …

UCDC Summer Internship Program

The UCDC Summer Internship Program (UCDC) sends 40 to 50 outstanding undergraduate students to live and intern in Washington, D.C. for 10 weeks each summer.  Students have the opportunity to live and take classes (optional) at the UC Washington Cente …

UCI Alternative Break 

A service-learning program for students to explore social issues through meaningful service, education, and reflection during their academic breaks, and weekend programs.

UCI Basic Needs Field Study 

Support the operations and planning for the FRESH Basic Needs Hub by engaging in research to understand the complexities of college students’ basic needs insecurity including: food, housing, and financial insecurity.

UCI Career Resources

UCI Career Resources  Submit UCI Career Resources Find career-related resources from the UCI community. Click here for a demonstration. 6 Alumni Association UCI Alumni Association 8 Arts UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts 14 Beall Applied Innovatio …

UCI Costa Rica Program – Global Sustainability 

The program team travels to Costa Rica over Spring Break  to engage in community-centered service work as well as collect data for research. Program participants enroll is a 2 unit winter quarter class to learn about sustainability, cultural diversit …

UCI Graduates Destinations

UC Employment Outcomes and Graduate Degree Attainment What do UC and UCI graduates do after graduation? These reports and searchable dashboards let you see where a UCI education can take you and that all academic majors lead to a variety of career pa …

UCI Internship Programs

On-campus internships can be a great way starting point for students interested in getting involved. There are various departments that offer diverse internship opportunities to help you gain valuable experience and develop transferable skills. Click …

Undergraduate

Resources for Current Admitted Undergraduate Students Attend an Event Events Calendar for UCI Students All EventsWebinarsWorkshopsInfo SessionsCareer Fairs We offer webin… Learn More Career Guides These concise handouts and videos explain caree …

Undergraduate Mentorship Program 

This program, comprised of alumni, community members and industry professionals, forms meaningful relationships with Engineering and ICS students where they explore career interests, academic guidance and personal development.

Undergraduate/Undeclared Mentorship Program 

The U/U Mentorship Program fosters greater personal connections between new and continuing students. The program provides mentees access to a diverse network of mentors from different backgrounds, that provide them with the foundation and knowledge t …

University Studies Discussion Leader Program – Undergraduate/Undeclared 

U/U Discussion Leaders are upper-division students who serve as both teaching assistants and personal mentors to students participating in the Uni Studies 1 course. They lead group sections that are personal, interactive, and engaging in which first- …

Upgrade Your Resume with VMock

VMock: Your New Virtual Resume Assistant Get instant feedback from VMock within seconds of uploading your resume. Analyze your resume anywhere, 24/7. Instantly get rich feedback on your resume Improve your resume with bullet-by-bullet feedback Access …

UTeach 

This program enables upper-division undergraduates to develop & deliver their own lower-division seminar classes. Under the DUE, this program  provides a unique opportunity to integrate research, teaching, & learning.

Vault 

Learn what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession. “Vault Guides” are free, downloadable ebooks that provide information about industry outlook, trends, advancement prospects, & skill requirements.

Vault – Navigation Guide 

Learn what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession. “Vault Guides” are free, downloadable ebooks that provide information about industry outlook, trends, advancement prospects, & skill requirements.

Vault – Overview Guide 

Learn what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession. “Vault Guides” are free, downloadable ebooks that provide information about industry outlook, trends, advancement prospects, & skill requirements.

Vendor Inquiries

Vendor Inquiries and Website Additions In response to the high volume of requests we receive to add links from our website and vendors offering products and services, we now rely on an annual, centralized review process to consider new resources. Ple …

Vendor Inquiry Form

Product/Service Category* Please choose one or more categories to describe your product or service. Job Search/Recruiting Platform/Employment ToolsCareer Research/InformationTechnology Tools for CounselingInternshipsNetworking/Connecting PlatformSelf …

Versatile PhD

Versatile PhD offers first-hand advice about nonacademic careers for STEM PhDs, including resume and cover letter samples, career autobiographies, and career panel discussions with PhDs successfully employed outside the academy. Access vPhD Also from …

Veteran Mentorship Program 

Be matched with a veteran faculty, staff or graduate student mentor to establish a personal connection & ask questions about UCI, your classes or even for general advice on how to transition back into civilian life or transition to your career.

Visibility Tables

A visibility table is a great way to get noticed on our campus to meet students. We will set you up with a table on Ring Road (a high traffic area of campus) for you to speak with students as they walk between classes. This is a great option if you a …

W.SparkSBIR 

W.SparkSBIR’s mission is to increase women participation and success in SBIR/STTR grants, which are funding dollars for research and development with the end goal of commercialization. W.SparkSBIR puts on women-focused workshops and events geared tow …

Wayfinder Incubator 

Wayfinder is a highly structured incubator, through UCI Beall Applied Innovation, that connects UC-affiliated startups with essential resources needed to launch, grow and succeed.

Webinar Video Library

View recordings of past webinars below. DCP Webinars DCP Services & Resources Click on the links below to view recorded webinars. DCP Orientation Career Prep Leading up to Graduation Big Interview Overview Handshake Overview VMock (Online Resume …

Webinars

Events Calendar for UCI Students All EventsWebinarsWorkshopsInfo SessionsCareer Fairs Webinars are virtual workshops and events held via Zoom. Registration is provided through Handshake. Zoom webinar details including the link will be available upon …

Website Addition Form

Contact Information Name* Company* Email* Phone Website* Product/Service Information What products or services do you provide?* Is there a fee for use of this product or service? Please explain.* Do you require students/users to complete an online re …

Welcome Week

Welcome Week at the Division of Career Pathways is full of fun and helpful events – from webinars on how to find a part-time job to the first career fair of the year! Here’s everything happening online and in-person from Wednesday, September 15th thr …

What Matters to Me and Why: Alumni Series 

This series explores the dynamics of learning relationships and how the encouragement and support of mentors has profoundly impacted the student experiences, career paths and life journeys of some of UCI’s many distinguished alumni.

Workshops

Events Calendar for UCI Students All EventsWebinarsWorkshopsInfo SessionsCareer Fairs In-person workshops are 50 minutes in length and are held in the Career Pathways Training Room unless otherwise noted. Registration is provided through Handshake. F …

Workshops & Events

The Division of Career Pathways has a variety of workshops to assist undergraduate and graduate students with their career development. To register for a workshop, simply log onto Handshake and click on Search Events (in the menu on the left-hand sid …

Zippia.com Trans Job Seeker Guide 

This helps Trans job seekers address a variety of complex situations such as finding Trans friendly workplaces, pronouns on your resume, and legal rights in order to find a positive work environment and decrease job hunting anxiety.