About Us

The UCLA Career Center offers services and resources to help UCLA students, UC graduates and employers reach their goals. As a UCLA student, from the first day you arrive, we can introduce you to an array of career possibilities and internships and help you explore the link between your major and career choices. As a UC alumnus or alumna, we can assist you in transitioning from your current occupation to your next dream job anywhere in the United States. If you're an employer, we can help you find energetic and intelligent UCLA students through Information Sessions, on campus interviewing, and job or internship listings online.

The UCLA Career Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive career centers in the nation. We are located in a state-of-the-art comprehensive facility in the heart of the UCLA campus on Westwood Plaza.

Our Mission

The UCLA Career Center empowers undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to make informed career planning decisions through innovative programs, discipline-specific coaching, and employer connections.

Our discipline-specific approach meets the unique needs of students by integrating their academic training, campus experiences, and experiential learning as the building blocks for Career Readiness Competencies.

We build an ecosystem of industry partners and campus collaborators which strengthens our shared expertise and connects students with opportunities.

We are committed to creating intentional career communities where peer-to-peer learning and support is foundational for future growth.

We cultivate awareness of labor market trends through the dissemination of employment and graduate school outcomes of our students and alumni.

We lead the UCLA community in preparing for emerging industries and future career opportunities.

Our Outcomes

  • Help students clarify professional interests through career exploration and self-assessment opportunities
  • Provide students with the knowledge, skills, resources, and experience necessary to pursue professional goals with confidence and self-assurance
  • Facilitate connections between students and employers, alumni, and graduate/professional school representatives
  • Create and cultivate relationships with campus and community partners to expand our presence and exchange knowledge that enhances and informs the career services provided to students across campus.

Our Vision

To cultivate a campus culture at UCLA where career education and development of Career Readiness Competencies transform the student experience and are embraced and prioritized at all levels throughout the University.


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