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Who are these wonderful people?

April 16, 2021
Who are these amazing people with a passion to give back and support our Aggie families? They are UC Davis Parent Ambassadors. With our campus coming back to life and the prospects of a much more normal campus life in the fall, it brought back the warmth and gratefulness for the many people who have touched our UC Davis journey, including the parent volunteers who have been at the core of our experience.

What to know about virtual career fairs

April 16, 2021
VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS, also known as virtual hiring events and online career fairs, are the new normal based on the need for social distancing and proliferation in remote work. Here are some tips to help you get more from a virtual career fair.

Your student’s best bridge to the job world

April 16, 2021
Whether your student is looking for career-enhancing activities this summer or is mapping out a years-long strategy for post-collegiate success, I strongly recommend taking advantage of the fabulous resources offered by our Internship and Career Center (ICC).

Handshake 101: Using the UC Davis Career Services Platform

April 16, 2021
Handshake is the online platform the UC Davis Internship and Career Center (ICC) uses for students and alumni to connect with employers and find job or internship opportunities. Keep reading for five tips that will help your student leverage Handshake to discover career openings, company events and exciting experiential learning opportunities!

Aggies: Spring into Action!

March 12, 2021
Spring is a time for new beginnings, and spring break is an ideal time for your student to reflect on accomplishments they have achieved and the next steps they need to move forward on their career path.

We’re greater together on Give Day

March 12, 2021
Give Day, UC Davis’ biggest annual fundraiser, is only weeks away. The April 16-17 event offers us all a chance to support the things we love about UC Davis. This year’s event, online only, also features a virtual parade and other exciting activities.

Translating education, building community

March 01, 2021
When Mariel Becerra Arellano ’19 was 12 years old, her family moved from Mexico to Colusa, California. When she transferred to UC Davis, she balanced her double major in English and Spanish alongside a full-time job for La Cooperativa Campesina de California, a nonprofit that supports farm workers throughout the state.

Alumni Awards: honoring 4 UC Davis stars

February 23, 2021
The recipients of the 48th annual Alumni Awards are: Prem Jain, a tech entrepreneur; Scot Marciel, a career Foreign Service officer; Kimberly A. Dodd, a federal veterinary official; and Caroline Flores Cabias, whose public service includes a career in state government and advocacy for disadvantaged students.

Love your work

February 17, 2021

By Marcie Kirk Holland, Executive Director, UC Davis Internship and Career Center

Welcoming Parents to Give Day “Challenges”

February 17, 2021

by Cari DuBois-Wright

Spring is almost here, and Give Day, April 16-17, is fast approaching. For parents new to campus, our 29-hour Give Day is UC Davis’ biggest fundraiser. Last year, in the early days of the pandemic, Give Day brought in a record $2.5 million, up from just over $2 million in 2019. It was a heartening and tremendously helpful show of support in a time of extraordinary need.

Black History Month 2021 is More Important Than Ever

February 02, 2021
Black History Month 2021 is More Important Than Ever Deborah Thompson Austin ‘87

Remembering our history and how it has impacted Black communities is one way we honor Black History Month. When I think about our past, I am immediately drawn to what a year 2020 was with the three major crises that invoked intense difficulties and trouble. We began 2020 with the Coronavirus pandemic, then the national awareness of social injustice, and ended the year with a Presidential election that stressed dissonances across the country.