Partnership & Involvement

The more students know about your company, the more likely they are to respond positively to your college recruiting efforts. Increase your visibility at UC Santa Cruz and enjoy custom recruiting services by becoming a Partner for Progress.

As a Partner for Progress, your company will share in the Career Center's continuing legacy of outstanding products and services. Your partnership promotes your organization as a UCSC Career Center sponsor, advancing programs designed to develop UCSC talent for your enterprise's future and tomorrow's leaders.

As a Partner for Progress your grant will be recognized through a variety of public and campus-specific vehicles itemized below:

Partner Benefits
We invite your business or corporation to participate at one of the following partnership levels:

Platinum Partner: $5,000

As a top-level partner, you will receive all the benefits of a Gold membership plus we work with you to create a strategic business plan with customized services for attracting the best student talent at UC Santa Cruz.

  • Two complimentary career fair registrations of your choice
  • Prime career fair location
  • Ability to display large company banner at events
  • Direct emails to targeted student population upon request (twice per quarter)
  • Logo displayed on the Career Center’s quarterly newsletter
  • Your company recruitment activities and on-campus interview dates highlighted on SlugQuest
  • Thirty-five full-day and thirty-five half-day complimentary parking passes
  • Special VIP guest at the Career Center’s annual “Networking Night” event
  • Your company's logo displayed on large banner at all major Career Center events
  • Your company name and hyperlink on the Career Center website
  • Free visibility table in the Quarry Plaza at your request (four per quarter)

Gold Level Partnership: $3,000

  • One complimentary career fair registrations of your choice
  • Prime career fair location
  • Ability to display large company banner at events
  • Direct emails to targeted student population upon request (twice per quarter)
  • Logo displayed on the Career Center’s quarterly newsletter
  • Your company recruitment activities and on-campus interview dates highlighted on SlugQuest
  • Thirty-five complimentary full-day parking passes
  • Special VIP guest at the Career Center’s annual “Networking Night” event
  • Your company's logo displayed on large banner at all major Career Center events
  • Your company name and hyperlink on the Career Center website
  • Free visibility table in the Quarry Plaza at your request (twice per quarter)

Silver Level Partnership: $2,000

  • One complimentary career fair registration of your choice
  • Twenty complimentary full-day parking passes
  • Direct emails to targeted student population upon request, up to one per quarter
  • Ability to display large company banner at events
  • Complimentary participation in the Career Center’s annual “Network Night” event
  • Your company's name & logo displayed on large banner at all major Career Center events
  • Your company name and hyperlink on Career Center website
  • Preferred participation in Career Center special events
  • Free visibility table in the Quarry Plaza (once per quarter)

Employers are invited to join the Partners for Progress Program on an annual basis during our spring campaign. Memberships are welcome after the recruitment campaign; however, benefits expire on an annual basis on June 30. To ensure quality and service and maximize branding on campus, the number of companies accepted into the Partners Program is limited.

To become a Partner for Progress please contact Mark Yogi (831) 459-4767 or myogi@ucsc.edu.

Partner Success Story:

"Target is excited to partner with UCSC in bringing top talent to our fast growing company. We have brought on board a number of high caliber students that exhibit leadership, resilience, and drive for our Executive Intern and Executive Team Leader positions. The Career Center has been instrumental to the success of our campus recruiting efforts and we look forward to our continued partnership."
-Melissa Chu, Campus Recruiter, Target