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3 Steps for Career Fair Success

Internship and Career Fairs are a great way for students of all class levels to explore career options while learning about opportunities and employers they may have not considered.  The Internship and Career Center (ICC) suggests 3 steps students should take to make the most of the upcoming career fair on October 12 between 10am-2pm.

Aggie leads public health pandemic response in Louisiana

In 2020, David Holcombe ’71 became the face of the pandemic response in central Louisiana, where he has been a leader of public health for over 15 years. Read more about how he led the region of over 350,000 people during difficult times.

Part-time Work as Career Exploration

The UC Davis Internship and Career Center (ICC) states that part-time jobs are a great way for students to gain work experience to be more competitive in their career and job search. Here are a few reasons on why they say this is the case: Gain and Develop Transferable Skills, Explore Different Working Environments and Industries, and Meet and Network with Professionals

‘There She Was Leading Nuns on a Bus’

“Sister, your standing up was a big deal — a big, big deal — becoming a lawyer to represent the poor and the left-behind.”

What President Biden did not say, when presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to Sister Simone Campbell, was where she earned her law degree: King Hall, UC Davis. A member of the Class of 1977, she was editor of the UC Davis Law Review and did legal aid work in the community.

Chancellor’s Fellows Strengthen UC Davis Teaching and Research

Your students learn from outstanding faculty at UC Davis. Of special note are our Chancellor’s Fellows, mid-career professors who receive a monetary award to seed pioneering research and involve students in their exciting discoveries. Supported in part by the Parents Fund, the Chancellor’s Fellows program strengthens UC Davis teaching and research—to the benefit of students like yours!

Summer: a great time for career exploration

Take advantage of the summer time to explore self and occupational awareness. The ICC recommends several tools to help your student learn more about their interests, skills, and values, along with helpful tips on job research, informational interviews, and how to gain experience.

Alumni officers strengthen safety and community at UC Davis

Meet three alumni who’ve returned to campus to serve in the CORE Officer Program and help build a safe and supportive community for all Aggies: Jena Du ’15, Tabbasum Malik ’19 and Ricky Lee ’16. 

The CORE Officer outreach and engagement program provides an informal way for UC Davis students and staff to interact with the UC Davis Police Department. These non-uniformed officers help answer questions and concerns, advise on a range of law enforcement issues, and connect people with resources they may need.