Career Paths

Your Gaucho Paths to Success

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Exciting things are happening in the world of work. High levels of innovation are transforming many occupational areas and creating a demand for focused, well-prepared candidates from UCSB.

With an emphasis on the connections and resources available to you as a Gaucho, we help educate and inspire you to move toward the path that suits you. Advance in your professional development and career readiness through specialized guidance for the career path of your choice, and launch your rewarding future ahead.

Topics for Career Paths

Follow What Calls You


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Business + Entrepreneur

 bar graph icon for business + entrepreneurship careers  Management, finance, accounting, sales, and more

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Comms + Arts

 megaphone icon for communications + arts careers  Marketing, design, writing, entertainment, film, and creative work

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Education + Human Svcs

 icon of three people for education + human services careers  Teaching, counseling, social work, psychology, and more

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Engineering + Technology

 icon of gears for engineering + technology careers  ME, EE, ChemE, CE, computer science, data science, and IT

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Law + Government

 icon of justice scales for careers in law + government  Public service, legal work, and all levels of government

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Science + Health

 icon of laboratory flask for careers in science + health  Life and physical sciences, healthcare, biotech, and more