Career Advising

The Career Center strives to help UC San Diego students determine and fulfill your career goals.  Throughout your academic career, we are here to help you learn about yourself, develop skills and identify resources to pursue your professional and academic objectives.

Individual Advising

Get career advice and information on topics such as:

  • Choosing or changing your major
  • Planning your job search
  • Finding a job or internship
  • Interviewing & negotiation
  • Utilizing self-assessment tools 
  • Deciding on a career
  • Networking effectively
  • Changing career direction
  • Making the most of a job fair
  • Applying to professional & graduate school

Learn more about your Career Advisors and their specializations at the staff directory page


30-minute advising appointments can be scheduled online through HandshakeIf you have difficulty finding an appointment time, email the advisor you would like to meet with.

Cancellation policy

If you need to cancel an advising appointment, please cancel online through Handshake, 24-hours before your scheduled appointment

Walk-in Advising

Fall Quarter Hours Monday-Friday 10 AM-3 PM.

*No Walk-in Advising during Summer and on Triton Fair days. Please make an advising appointment on Handshake or participate in a virtual career conversation.  If you have difficulty finding an appointment time, email the advisor you would like to meet with.  For list of advisors and their specialties, see the staff directory page.

Meet with a Career Peer Educator for advising related to:

  • Your Triton Career Action Plan
  • Interview preparation
  • Job & internship search
  • Resume & cover letter evaluation

Looking for industry advice from a UC San Diego graduate currently employed in your field? As a student, you can join the UC San Diego Alumni Advisor Network to have conversations about potential career paths, resume critiques, or mock interviews. Get started today!