2017-18 Events

These events are for M.S. in applied economics and finance students enrolled in cohort 2017-18 only.


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    Drop-in Advising with Career Coach

    FRIDAYS, OCTOBER 27 & NOVEMBER 17, 2017, 10 a.m.-12 noon ENGINEERING 2 ROOM 403C

    Here comes the fastest, simplest way for you to get timely career assistance! Whether you are exploring career interests, looking for internships/jobs, enhancing your resume/cover letter, or preparing for interviews, Career Coach Karen Lin, from the UCSC Career Center will be here to share tips and discuss strategies with you!

    No appointment needed. Maximum 15 minutes for each. First come, first served.

    Karen graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a master's degree in higher education. Prior to joining UCSC, she gained eight years of work experience in graduate business school admission consulting and she is familiar with accounting, finance, and consulting industries. 


  • Winter Quarter Seminar

    In Econ 294B, students will have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers from various backgrounds share their experience and expertise while providing professional development insights. The course is required for and open to M.S. APEF students only.


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    Drop-in Resume Review with Career Coach

    THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018, 9 - 11:00 a.m. ENGINEERING 2 ROOM 405A

    You've converted your curriculum vitae to a resume, you've attended a resume-building workshop, you've had peers and instructors review and edit it. Have one more person, a Career Center career coach, review it before you present it to prospective employers at the job fairs and elsewhere.

    No appointment needed. Maximum 15 minutes for each. First come, first served. Open to economics undergraduate and graduate students.

    Karen graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a master's degree in higher education. Prior to joining UCSC, she gained eight years of work experience in graduate business school admission consulting and she is familiar with accounting, finance, and consulting industries.  


  • Building Your Online Presence

    THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. ENGINEERING 2 ROOM 499

    You are about to enter the job market, now it's time to develop and spruce up your online presence to help you find employers and make a favorable inpression on prospective employers. Not so sure of its importance? Come to the talk and hear what Social Media Expert Melissa De Witte has to say.

    Open to economics students. Advance registration required by Tues, Jan 23.

    Melissa De Witte is a media expert! She has worked in and with TV, PR, online publishing, marketing and advertising, and currently handles digital and social media for the Social Science Division at UC Santa Cruz. Melissa holds an M.A. in media, culture & communication from New York University and a B.Sc. in sociology from the London School of Economics.


  • Mock Interviews

    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018 - FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2018

    You've worked on your resume, your online presence and have attended an interivew skills workshop. Now it's stime to practice your interview skills one-on-one with a professional and receive some valuable feedback.

    Multiple dates and times available. Pre-registration required via the Google Survey by Jan 22. Open to M.S. APEF students only.


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    Drop-in Resume Review with Career Coach

    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. ENGINEERING 2 ROOM 405A

    You've converted your curriculum vitae to a resume, you've attended a resume-building workshop, you've had peers and instructors review and edit it. Have one more person, a Career Center career coach, review it before you present it to prospective employers at the job fairs and elsewhere.

    No appointment needed. Maximum 15 minutes for each. First come, first served. Open to economics undergraduate and graduate students.

    Karen graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a master's degree in higher education. Prior to joining UCSC, she gained eight years of work experience in graduate business school admission consulting and she is familiar with accounting, finance, and consulting industries. 


  • M.S. APEF Job Fair February 2018

    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018, 9 a.m.-12 noon UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ROOM

    Masters students will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters from various organizationsStudents will receive information about participation in the job fair during spring quarter.


  • 15-minute Individual Resume Review Sessions

    TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    The Graduate Division hosts this event in preparation for the March 9 Graduate Student Job Fair. Event is open to UCSC graduate students by pre-registration.


  • International Student Workshop: Hiring Legalities for International Graduate Students

    WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. CERVANTES AND VELASQUEZ CONFERENCE ROOM

    The Graduate Division and Global Engagement Unit will co-sponsor this event presented by David Ware, Immigration Attorney for UCSC. Event is open to UCSC international graduate students by pre-registration. Lunch will be provided.


  • Graduate Student Internship and Job Fair

    FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. MULTIPURPOSE ROOM AT COLLEGES 9 & 10

    The Division of Graduate Studies and the Career Center are co-hosting this internship and job fair at the Multipurpose Room next to the Colleges 9 & 10 dining hall. Event open to UCSC graduate students by pre-registration. Click here for more information.


  • Spring Quarter Seminar

    Students will have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers from various backgrounds share their experience and expertise while providing professional development insights.



  • M.S. APEF Job Fair April 2018

    FRIDAY APRIL 20, 2018 9 a.m.-12 noon UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ROOM

    Masters students will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters from various organizations. Students will receive information about participation in the job fair during spring quarter.


  • Spring Quarter 294B Seminar

    Students will have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers from various backgrounds share their experience and expertise while providing professional development insights.


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    Drop-In Career Hub

    FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018, 9:30 -11:30 a.m. ENGINEERING 2, ROOM 405G

    Attention economics students! Here comes the fastest, simplest way for you to get timely career assistance! Whether you are exploring career interests, looking for internships/jobs, enhancing your resume/cover letter, seeking interviewing or networking tips or preparing for graduate school, the Career Coach Karen Lin from the Career Center will be here to share tips and discuss strategies with you!

    No appointment needed. Maximum 15 minutes for each economics student. First come, first served. Economics students of all levels are welcome.

    Karen graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a master's degree in higher education. Prior to joining UCSC, she gained eight years of work experience in graduate business school admission consulting and she is familiar with accounting, finance, and consulting industries.


  • M.S. APEF Job Fair April 2018

    FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018 9 a.m.-12 noon UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ROOM

    Masters students will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters from various organizations. Some of the employers attending the fair include: Roku, Silicon Valley Bank, California Public Utilities, California Dept. of Finance, California Dept. of Tax, Enterprise Holdings, and Welton Investment Partners.

     


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    Drop-In Career Hub

    THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018, 1:00 -3:00 p.m. ENGINEERING 2, ROOM 405G

    Attention economics students! Here comes the fastest, simplest way for you to get timely career assistance! Whether you are exploring career interests, looking for internships/jobs, enhancing your resume/cover letter, seeking interviewing or networking tips or preparing for graduate school, the Career Coach Karen Lin from the Career Center will be here to share tips and discuss strategies with you!

    No appointment needed. Maximum 15 minutes for each economics student. First come, first served. Economics students of all levels are welcome.

    Karen graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a master's degree in higher education. Prior to joining UCSC, she gained eight years of work experience in graduate business school admission consulting and she is familiar with accounting, finance, and consulting industries.


  • M.S. APEF SQL Workshop I

    TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 3:30 - 5 p.m., E2-499 

    SQL DatabaseMasters students will have the opportunity to learn SQL in this two-part workshop series. Limited to M.S. APEF students. Reception will follow. RSVP by April 30 here.

  • M.S. APEF SQL Workshop II

    TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., E2-499 

    SQL DatabaseMasters students will have the opportunity to learn SQL in this two-part workshop series. Limited to M.S. APEF students. Reception will follow. RSVP by April 30 here.