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We offer a dynamic lineup of career events year-round featuring in-person and virtual formats. Ranging from premium career fairs and recruitment events, to educational workshops and panels, we provide students with hundreds of career events to attend throughout the year. Events vary in scope to connect UCSB students with a breadth of career information, employers, and outcomes.

All events hosted by Career Services are open to UCSB students, as well as Alumni based on status.



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What's New @ Career Services

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May 14

You Have Transferrable Skills: Social Sciences and Humanities Degrees at Work
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May 15

End of the Year Job + Internship Fair

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Attend to Your Top Goals


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Career Fairs

Meet with dozens of recruiters all in one day, including quarterly fairs as well as specialty fairs for on-campus, graduate school, and end-of-year

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Recruitment Events

Connect with organizations that are recruiting or networking for future opportunities in information sessions, tables, mixers, and other events

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From job search to work success, learn steps for career development; also view videos on demand in our Virtual Workshop Series >>

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Hear insights from special guests across a range of topics and interests, featuring alumni, industry leaders, and Gaucho career advocates


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How to Prepare for Virtual Events


Success Tips for Fairs and Events

Introduce yourself with confidence and lead a meaningful conversation with employers
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Instructions for Virtual Fairs in Handshake

Get familiar with using Handshake to attend virtual career fairs for a successful outcome
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Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom

Look sharp with UCSB background images, so you don't have to clean your room!
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Investigate Your Interests


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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

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Tune in to Your Future Self


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 communities icon of five persons  Recommended events that support student diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Grad Students

 book icon for graduate students  Recommended events that provide specific preparation for graduate students


Learn More

Career Services offers several annually recurring programs that are specialized to a range of student needs.

Check out some of our most popular Career Development Programs to build your career forward!


Mark Your Career Calendar!

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See Events in Handshake    Spring 2024 Calendar (PDF)