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 COVID-19: The Career Connection Office is currently open for modified in-person advising.  Please review the hours on the website, and follow all campus health procedures.

Career Connection Overview

Career Connection is an initiative from the Department of Economics to assist students in their transition from college to the workforce. Through professionally-oriented activities, Career Connection enables students to capitalize on their academic training beyond the Department’s regular curriculum.

Please schedule an appointment or stop by our drop-in hours if you are interested in:

  • Getting feedback on a resume or cover letter
  • Practicing your interview skills
  • Learning about graduate programs, CPA requirements, and other certifications
  • Connecting with UCSB alumni, firm recruiters, and other industry professionals
  • Speaking with a Peer Advisor on coursework and career development

Visit the Job Opportunities tab for a full list of the programs we offer.

Schedule an Appointment

If you would like to schedule an appointment with the Career Connection Office, please email or call with the following information:

  • UCSB Perm Number
  • Reason for appointment
  • 3 dates and times that you're available in the afternoon

We ask that you bring printed copies of your resume or cover letter if you would like them critiqued.

We are currently holding in-person advising sessions Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-11:30am.  Please visit North Hall 2119 to meet with an advisor. We are currently using QLess to have students enter a queue and be summoned to meet with an advisor. 

All advising on Wednesday and Friday, will be appointment only and via zoom.  An advisor or peer will provide you with the link when the appointment is confirmed.

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Contact Us

Office Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Drop-in advising: 9:30am-11:30am
By appointment: 1:00pm-2:30pm

Office closed, advisors are remote

Please bring a printed copy of anything you would like reviewed