Career Exploration Resources

The exact definition of what constitutes a “good” job varies widely and is specific to each individual. Good jobs offer meaningful, fulfilling work in a field important to the individual. Below are some links to resources that can help you look for the right job for you.


Handshake is the digital platform that UCSC uses to connect students and alumni with job search and career coaching resources. Through Handshake, you have access to many resources for searching for jobs, finding events, and getting in touch with our team here at Career Success. Click the link above for more information about Handshake.

Frequently Asked Questions about Careers

How to target job searches, negotiate salaries, research companies, interview prep, W2 forms taxes and more.

Job Search Resources

Find links to job boards and databases, including local jobs, transitional and overseas opportunities, and UCSC-affiliated job searching platforms.


If you have specific questions or concerns, contact a coach via email or phone