Tuesday, April 2

UC San Diego Career and Networking Fair

10:00 am - 2:00 pm (In Person)

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Virtual)

Open to the UC San Diego Students, Faculty, Staff, Employers, and Alumni


10:00 am - 2:00 pm: In-Person Career and Networking Spring Fair (In Person)

Location: Sun God Lawn


Join this in-person career fair full of opportunities for employers to meet with thousands of UC Diego students and recent alums to hire for full/part-time positions and internships.

Open to the UC San Diego Students and Recent Alumni (< 6 months post-graduation)


3:00 pm - 3:50 pm: Presentation: The UC San Diego Co-Curricular Record (CCR) (Virtual)

Speaker: Rochelle Smarr, Director, Experiential Learning, UC San Diego, Teaching and Learning Commons

Location: Zoom


Discover the transformative power of the UC San Diego Co-Curricular Record (CCR) in our workshop, where students learn how this invaluable tool enhances their career development journey. Rooted in the university's expanded competency framework, the CCR showcases students' mastery of essential skills such as innovation, self-reflection, and civic engagement, aligning with UC San Diego's vision and values. By documenting diverse experiences ranging from internships to volunteer work, the CCR bridges the gap between academic learning and real-world application, equipping students with a comprehensive portfolio of achievements to impress potential employers. Join us to unlock the full potential of your co-curricular involvement and propel your career forward with confidence.


This session will be streamed virtually.

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm: Presentation: The Importance of Soft Skills in an AI World (Virtual)

SpeakerMegan Martinez-Montano, Sr. Associate Director, Career and Professional Development, UC San Diego, Career Center

Location: Zoom 


In an AI-driven world, soft skills remain vital. They foster effective communication, empathy, and collaboration—qualities essential for human-AI interaction, team dynamics, and customer relations. Soft skills enable adaptability and creativity, complementing AI's technical capabilities to drive innovation and enhance overall organizational success.


This session will be streamed virtually.

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm: Presentation: AI’s Impact on Jobs: Uncertainty and Opportunities (Virtual)

SpeakersArturo Gonzalez, Director, Communications, Media and Internet Practice, NERA Economic Consulting; Soumyarka Mondal, Co-Founder and CTO at Sybill.ai

Location: Zoom


Dive into the complex landscape of AI's Impact on jobs and the economy, where experts explore the uncertainty and opportunities inherent in this rapidly evolving field. With AI's potential to both displace traditional roles and create demand for specialized skills, understanding its impact is crucial for students navigating their career paths. Through insightful discussions and practical guidance, our panel will equip attendees with the knowledge and strategies needed to thrive in an AI-driven job market. Join us to seize the opportunities and prepare for the challenges presented by AI, ensuring a resilient and adaptive approach to career development.


This session will be streamed virtually.

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