Upcoming Events


    Winter Quarter 2022


  • January 24, 2022

  • M.S. Applied Economics & Finance Info Session

    Monday, January 24, 2022, from 12 - 1 p.m. PDT, by way of Zoom.

    Join us for a Zoom info session presented by the Economics Department pertaining to the UC Santa Cruz M.S. Applied Economics & Finance program. The M.S. Applied Economics & Finance program is a one-year program that provides analytical graduate training designed to prepare students for careers in business, international and domestic banking, consulting firms, government, and nonprofit organizations. The program focuses on advanced econometrics techniques, statistical software packages and large-scale financial and microeconomic datasets.

    This Zoom event is open to all prospective students and academic advisers.

    Click here to RSVP for fall quarter's info session by Sunday, January 23, 2022. Zoom meeting login details will be sent within one business day of favorable RSVP. 

    Favorable RSVP and attendance of one series event qualifies each attendee a chance to win a Starbucks e-gift card! Please note: in order to qualify, you must be a prospective student and RSVP before the day of the event you signed up to attend. RSVPs received the day of each respective info session are gladly accepted but will be ineligible for drawings. 

    Questions? Email Jasmine Graze at jgraze@ucsc.edu


  • Fall Quarter 2021


  • November 1, 2021

  • Graduate School Planning and Applications Panel

    Monday, November 1, 2021, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., by way of Zoom.

    An economics faculty panel, along with our graduate programs’ coordinator, will present information and answer your questions regarding their experiences in applying to graduate school, what they look for in graduate admissions applications, and recommendations on how to prepare in advance.

    Please record your favorable RSVP by noon, Friday, October 29 here. Favorable RSVP and attendance of event qualifies each attendee a chance to win a Starbucks e-gift card at the conclusion of the event! (You must be present to win.)

    RSVP is required by NOON, Friday, October 29 to qualify for the gift card drawing and to receive the Zoom meeting link in a timely manner. RSVPs after that date are gladly accepted but will be ineligible for the drawing.


  • November 8, 2021

  • M.S. Applied Economics & Finance Info Session

    Monday, November 8, 2021, from 4 -5 p.m. PDT, by way of Zoom.

    Join us for a Zoom info session presented by the Economics Department pertaining to the UC Santa Cruz M.S. Applied Economics & Finance program. The M.S. Applied Economics & Finance program is a one-year program that provides analytical graduate training designed to prepare students for careers in business, international and domestic banking, consulting firms, government, and nonprofit organizations. The program focuses on advanced econometrics techniques, statistical software packages and large-scale financial and microeconomic datasets.

    This Zoom event is open to all prospective students and academic advisers.

    Click here to RSVP for fall quarter's info session by Friday, November 5, 2021. Zoom meeting login details will be sent within one business day of favorable RSVP. 

    Favorable RSVP and attendance of one series event qualifies each attendee a chance to win a Starbucks e-gift card! Please note: in order to qualify, you must be a prospective student and RSVP before the day of the event you signed up to attend. RSVPs received the day of each respective info session are gladly accepted but will be ineligible for drawings. 

    Questions? Email Jasmine Graze at jgraze@ucsc.edu


  • November 9, 2021

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Virtual Drop-Ins

    Tuesday, November 9, 2021, from 12-3 p.m. PDT, by way of Zoom.

     Are you interested in tax or accounting? Thinking about getting hands-on experience? Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) through United Way of Santa Cruz county provides free tax help to low-income individuals, elders and people with disabilities as they prepare their own tax returns every winter. VITA is currently recruiting for student volunteers to assist in various tax-related positions locally. 

    Two representatives from United Way for VITA will be tabling (by way of Zoom) Tuesday, November 9th, to answer any questions you may have. Kassandra Flores and Eduardo Santana will be holding drop-in office hours from 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m., by way of Zoom. Stop by, ask questions and learn more! 

    Zoom info below

    Click here to access Zoom drop-in hours

    Meeting ID: 934 2295 1226
    Passcode: 198887

    No RSVP required. Clicking on the Zoom link will take you to a virtual waiting room. All drop-ins will be attended to on a first-come, first-served basis. 

    Please note that there will be an opportunity to earn academic credit for some of these positions. Winter 2022 field study applications accepted through November 12th, 2021. Contact Jasmine Graze with any questions at jgraze@ucsc.edu


  • November 10, 2021

  • All About Talent Acquisition with Camille Schulz (MasterClass)

    Wednesday, November 10, 2021, from 12-1 p.m. PDT, by way of Zoom.

    Camille Schulz will be joining us from MasterClass to help us peel back the curtain to the world of talent acquisition. Folks who are about to be on the job market and those who are interested in the industry, join us! Learn about what Camille does in a day (examples included!) plus tips on how a student/recent graduate might engage during the recruitment process. Don't miss out on online resources recommended by Camille herself. 

    Camille Schulz (she/her/hers) is a Recruiter at MasterClass currently building out the rapidly-growing team. Prior to MasterClass, she joined Google Cloud Platform through the Looker acquisition, where she focused on talent acquisition, as well as leading events and programs to further DEI goals. Camille maintains a proven track record of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion while recruiting top talent. Her background is in talent acquisition and marketing at venture-funded B2B start ups in the blockchain, adtech, and business intelligence spaces. In her free time, Camille volunteers with the United Way and is a member of the Emerging Leaders Circle steering committee.

    This event is open to ALL economics declared and proposed economics majors. Favorable RSVP and attendance of event qualifies each student attendee a chance to win a Starbucks e-gift card at the conclusion of the event!

    Click here to RSVP

    RSVP is required by Tuesday, November 9th at 9:00 am PDT to qualify for the gift card drawing and to receive the Zoom meeting link in a timely manner. RSVPs received AFTER that date are gladly accepted but will be ineligible for the drawing. 



    Questions? Email Jasmine Graze at jgraze@ucsc.edu.


  • November 12, 2021

  • Marketing Careers & LinkedIn Profiles with Page Williams (LinkedIn)

    Friday, November 12, 2021, from 12-1 p.m. PDT, by way of Zoom.

    Interested in exploring what a marketing job looks like? How about learning from someone AT LinkedIn about creating an eye-catching LinkedIn profile? Professional LinkedIn marketer Page Williams is offering a two-for-one educational special at this upcoming event. Don't miss out!


    Page Williams is Group Manager of Social Marketing on LinkedIn’s Brand team. She oversees the Strategy, Listening, & Campaigns team and currently leads some of the company’s largest brand social campaigns and strategies. She’s a digital marketer who likes to think big. From Nike, Levi’s, Volkswagen and The White House, to Netflix, Adobe, Activision and more, she loves working with brands and teams that make world-class work a priority. But most importantly, she's a mom, an avid runner, and a lover of the outdoors. 


    Join us on Zoom on Friday, November 12th from 12-1pm PDT. There will be a presentation followed by audience Q&A.

    This event is open to all economics declared and proposed economics majors. Favorable RSVP and attendance of event qualifies each attendee a chance to win a Starbucks e-gift card at the conclusion of the event! 

    Click here to RSVP

    RSVP is required by Wednesday, November 10th at 9:00 am PDT to qualify for the gift card drawing and to receive the Zoom meeting link in a timely manner. RSVPs received AFTER that date are gladly accepted but will be ineligible for the drawing.

    Questions? Email Jasmine Graze at jgraze@ucsc.edu.