Mission Statement:

The mission of the Career Center is to promote the career development and related life planning skills of UC Santa Cruz students and alumni, and to provide access to internships and employment opportunities so students may explore career choices and nurture career goals.

Our vision is to achieve distinction as a resource for information and education about career development for students, and to provide outstanding service to employers seeking to recruit UC Santa Cruz graduates.


Note from the Director:

Our staff is ready to assist you with practically any career development interests you can imagine. Are you a student looking for a part-time job to help finance your education? Are you a graduate ready to begin a new career? Look no further. You have found the right place. We have hundreds of part-time and full-time internship and employment opportunities for our students and alumni. In addition to your superior academic preparation at UC Santa Cruz, you have access to a full range of services from Career Advising to Special Programs and events to help you achieve your employment and career objectives.

You will be pleased to know that employers place a very high premium on college graduates when it comes to hiring practices, salary offers, and promotions. Thanks to our renowned faculty, highly committed staff, and outstanding student body, this University produces an exceptional and highly respected group of alumni.

I invite you to drop by and visit our center. Our staff welcomes you as an important visitor.

Barbara Silverthorne