Upcoming Events


    Fall Quarter, 2018


  • September 24, 2018

  • M.S. APEF Department Orientation

    Monday, September 24, 10 a.m.-12 noon, JBaskin 152.


  • September 25, 2018

  • Undergraduate Economics Department Welcome/Orientation

    This orientation is extremely beneficial for all newly admitted frosh, transfers and international students.  All and any students who are interested in our economics majors should attend.

  • September 25, 2018

  • International Graduate Student Orientation -- Hosted by ISSS

    New graduate students are required to attend an orientation with ISSS and Title XI Training on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, 2018. 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Media Theater.


  • September 28, 2018

  • Economics Welcome Back Social

    Friday, September 28 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. in Engineering 2, 4th floor lobby.
    This meet and greet event is open to Economics Department graduate students, faculty and staff.


  • October 3, 2018

  • Meet the Firms -- Hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Career Center

    Wednesday, October 3 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in College 9 & 10 Multipurpose room. Are you a Business Management Economics or Economics student looking to work for an accounting firm as an audit or tax associate? This is your chance to meet with representatives from accounting firms and government entities to find out about career opportunities. Bring multiple copies of your resume, MUST be dressed professionally (suit is preferred attire), and be prepared to interview. Student ID is required for entrance.

  • October 7, 2018

  • Softball, bat and glove

    Economics Department Annual Picnic & Softball Game

    The Economics Annual Picnic and Softball Game will be held at Grant Street Park in Santa Cruz.
    Limited to the Economics Department faculty, staff, and graduate students.

    RSVPs are required.

  • October 15, 2018

  • Graduate & Professional School Fair -- Hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Career Center

    Monday, October 15, 2018 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at the West Field House. Representatives from Graduate and Professional School programs throughout the United States and abroad will be present to answer questions and provide information regarding graduate admissions, individual programs and their school. Come learn more about options and planning ahead for grad school.

    On the day of the event remember to:

    1. Dress professionally
    2. Bring your student ID
    3. Bring multiple copies of your resume
    4. Be ready to discuss full-time jobs and internships

  • October, 26, 2018

  • Lunch & Undergraduate Economics Career Exploration Event

    Friday, October 26, 2018 from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. in Engineering 2, room 499. Are you interested in a free lunch and to hear real life advice and tips from a fellow alum? Join us as Hector Gonzalez, UCSC alum, answers your questions and gives us the inside information of working in economics fields. 

    This event is open to economics declared and proposed majors and M.S. APEF students, and will feature a presentation by Alum Hector Gonzalez followed by a question & answer period driven by you.

    Hector Gonzalez grew up in Mexico.  During his studies at the community college, he actively engaged in student government.  He transferred to UC Santa Cruz as a junior and earned his B.A. in business management economics.  While at UC Santa Cruz, Hector interned both as part of the field study program and independently.  He worked at Wells Fargo prior to joining the Office of David J. Teece in the East Bay, where he provides financial analysis and manages the bookkeeping.  Hector continues to remain an active member in his local community.

    RSVP is required by Monday, October 8 to reserve your seat and lunch. https://goo.gl/forms/SbYBGCbf1ha4lgYa2


  • November 2, 2018

  • Lunch & Graduate School Planning and Applications Panel

    Friday, November 2, 2018 from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. in Engineering 2, room 499.  An economics faculty panel, along with our graduate programs’ coordinator, will be present to provide information and answer 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.

    RSVP is required. Please check back in October for the RSVP link.