Career & Internship Advising

Meet individually with an advisor for help exploring career options, seeking internships, and planning an effective job search. To make an appointment please log in to Handshake.

Walk-in Advising:

*Not available quarter breaks, summer, or on days of Triton Fairs

Career Peer Educators are available to see students on a first-come, first-served basis. Students can get a quick answer to their questions and an introduction to our services and resources.

Online Career Development Tools

Access a myriad of powerful online tools through Handshake. You will find references to these tools throughout the Career Center website.

Information Sessions

Attend panel presentations to meet and make contact with professionals in your chosen career field. Learn more about what career options are available. Hear professionals discuss their career paths, education, typical daily tasks, skills and qualifications.

Resources & Libraries

UC San Diego Career Center features a specialized library filled with career, internship, and professional school resources. Knowledgeable staff are available to assist you and computers are available for research, job search and resume preparation.

Resume & Application Essay Writing

Use our resources to help you identify your skills and strengths, and learn how to present them effectively. Career advisors are available to critique your resume or application essay.

Job and Internship Listings

Access Handshake, UC San Diego's centralized online job listing database of off-campus jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities and on-campus jobs (including work-study).

Job Fairs

Each quarter, the Career Center offers a major job fair. The Fall, Winter and Spring Job and Internship Fairs draw a nation-wide base of employers who offer internships and employment opportunities. There are a variety of industry-specific events held throughout the year.

Interview Preparation

Find out how to begin strong in an interview, how to communicate your skills effectively, and how to follow-up after the interview.

Professional School Advising

Want to go to graduate school? You can review web and library resources, attend workshops, learn about letters of recommendation, get your essays critiqued and get one-on-one advice and information on preparing for and applying to professional schools. 

On Campus Interviews

During the course of the academic year, over 90 employers will conduct over 1,700 on-campus interviews with candidates who meet their eligibility requirements. The interview calendar is accessible through Handshake.


Check our online calendar of events and job search workshops designed for you. UC San Diego Career Center offers a series of seminars designed to assist with all stages of the career development process.