Each advisor is aligned with a function or industry, but all are generalists. During your first quarter, you will prepare for recruiting season with the Parker Career Series course, taught by the associate director of career education and Parker CMC advisors, with the help of second-year teaching assistants.
This course taps the wisdom of your 70 section classmates, with expertise in every industry and function.
The programming is a mix of lecture, practicum, small-group breakouts and individual advising. First-year students, grouped by industry and functional interest, meet weekly in their ACT groups to discuss industry trends, polish their networking and interviewing skills, meet with guest speakers, share contacts and motivate each other throughout the summer internship search process.
Groups are led by second-year ACT Coaches, who have successfully navigated the career search process. In , our ACT groups included these industries and areas:. This program is similar to ACT, but tailored to first-year international students. Meetings address both a domestic and international job search and cover topics such as: These occur throughout the year and feature Parker CMC advisors, second-year students, alumni and executives.
Interested students should follow the instructions given on the Intern Application, which can be found at http: All application materials, as detailed on the website, should be emailed to internapp feinstein.
No phone calls, please. The Office of Economic Policy, U. Our program runs year round with three sessions: Our program is about substance. Interns are generally assigned a long-term research project as well as smaller projects.
They are also expected to attend Congressional Hearings and think tank lectures and presentations and summarize these events for the Assistant Secretary and other senior level economists. Candidates should have strong writing skills, be able to work independently, be well organized and highly motivated. Interns are expected to work between 32 and 40 hours a week. There is some flexibility in the work hours if you are taking classes while in D. Our intern positions are unpaid. We do provide a subway subsidy to help defray commuting expenses.
If you are interested in applying, submit your resume with your GPA included , a copy of your transcript unofficial will suffice , two writing samples and contact information of three references to Christine. Applications are due July 3, Join us for our final workshop of the quarter! This will also be the last chance to network with the BTN Executive Board, as board applications for next year will be coming out on Monday. Snacks will be provided. If you do not have people you feel comfortable approaching for letters of recommendation, think about who you might ask and start working with them more directly to demonstrate your work ethic, the qualities that you bring to the table, and began fostering stronger relationships in general.
Whether it be your professors, TAs yes, TAs can write letters of recommendation! Network and use contacts to identify job opportunities and get referrals As a transfer student with limited time at UCLA, it is important to plan ahead and set reasonable goals for yourself. Soon you will be facing the transition from college to a career position or graduate school.
BruinView , career fairs, internships, and interviews will help you identify prospective employers and career positions. Continually update your resume and apply to new job openings Have your resume reviewed by different people, including the Career Center, create different versions of your cover letter for different types of positions, and practice answering sample interview questions. Put together your graduate school application packet If you are on a graduate school path: Gather letters of recommendation.
Work on and finish personal statements for graduate school. Most applications for graduate school are due in the fall, winter, or early spring, it is important to stay on top of due dates. Consult with a Career Counselor If you have not already, set up a consultation with a Career Counselor to help you form a career timetable and establish goals to be accomplished before graduation. Visit your Academic Advisor Visit your academic advisor to confirm your degree requirements for graduation, you want to make sure you are on track and that there are no surprises when it comes time to graduate.
Prepare your resume, cover letter, and interview skills Have your resume reviewed, take a workshop on cover letter writing, and brush up on interview skills. Include your community college experience, and any work, leadership, internship, and volunteer experience on your resume.
Check BruinView for jobs, internships, and interviews. Prepare your resume and cover letter and practice your interview skills Have your resume reviewed, take a workshop on cover letter writing, and brush up on interview skills. Prepare for commencement Review the Commencement Planning Checklist. Attend an iGrad workshop, reserve tickets for graduation, and stay on top of important graduation dates and deadlines. There are details such as declaring your degree candidacy , Latin honors requirements, a petition to have your name in the Commencement Program and more, so be sure to check out the commencement site, it is usually published by the beginning of winter quarter.
Network and use contacts to identify job opportunities and get referrals Connect with peers, mentors, faculty members, staff, and community members, to help you identify job opportunities. Attend alumni networking events, social gatherings, and end-of-year celebrations.
Consider creating and updating a LinkedIn profile to help you. Continually update your resume and apply to new job openings Create different versions of your resume for different types of positions.
Have your resume reviewed by different people, including the Career Center. Create different versions of your cover letter for different types of positions.
The UCLA Career Center offers services and resources to help UCLA students, UC graduates and employers reach their goals. As a UCLA student, from the first day you arrive, we can introduce you to an array of career possibilities and internships and help you explore the link between your major and career choices. As a UC alumnus or alumna, we can assist you in transitioning from your current.
The UCLA Career Center offers services and resources to help UCLA students, UC graduates and employers. As a UCLA student, the Career Center provides counseling, resume critiques and other resources and services to move you through your professional development.
The UCLA Career Center can help you to: Gain a better understanding of your skills, interests, and personality- and learn how they relate to your career options Increase your knowledge of the job and internship search process - including writing effective resumes, cover letters, and thank you notes. InsideTrack Career Coaching. Copy Link; A career coach can help you get from where you are to where you want to go. UCLA Extension offers individualized and customized online career coaching in a joint partnership with the UCLA Alumni Association and the UCLA Career Center.
But how often do you think about how it can help your career? Probably not often. Take Instagram—I certainly never considered using it for anything other than sharing my favorite vacation photos. InsideTrack Career Coaching; Resume Action Verbs; Networking. UCLA ONE – Bruin Alumni Networking Platform; LinkedIn Prep. UCLA Extension. Resume and Letter Writing Producing a good resume and a well written cover letter is a basic requirement for a successful job search. The Career Center is here to assist you with this important task by providing the following resources.