UCLA Alumni Association: Career Support During COVID-19
For both graduating students and their families, career concerns abound amidst the uncertainty of a global pandemic. During our current job climate and beyond, the Alumni Association has resources to support you and your Bruin as you navigate your next steps. The Bruin network can be accessed at any time in the career life span of a Bruin – whether you’re a current student, alumnus or parent/family member. Check out the offerings below to help you and your Bruin thrive:
UCLA ONE: UCLA’s online professional community is a great place for students to connect with alumni in a variety of industries. This platform is perfect to request a mentor, ask for an informational interview, and connect with Bruins in specific industries. Parents and families are welcome to join this community, too! Register for a profile at www.uclaone.com.
Alumni Mentor Program: Students have the opportunity to request an alumni mentor every year of their time at UCLA. Powered by the UCLA ONE platform, students can select alumni matching their personal experience, industry preference, and company interests. This program typically starts in the fall, but students can request a mentor throughout the year.
Career Programs for Students: The Alumni Association brings alumni to campus physically and virtually with academic and co-curricular programs. Check out these opportunities at www.partnership.ucla.edu.
Career Resources for Alumni and Parents: Alumni and parents of ages can access curated career tools and resources here. From job search strategies to small business resources, gain insight on how to address concerns throughout your career.
Bruin Success Podcast: Learn from Bruin alumni and hear about their pathways to success. This podcast provides insights into different industries and strategies for success. The podcast is a valuable resource for the whole family!