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Partner Opportunities Program

Read about career and relocation services for spouses or partners of academic candidates or appointees.

UC San Diego recognizes that your employment decisions may involve dual career considerations. UCSD provides online and in-person career and relocation assistance to spouses and partners of academic appointees.


Eligibility extends to:

  • General campus ladder-rank faculty candidates and appointees
  • Senior management positions with academic appointments

Request services

To request services, complete the request form (PDF), which must be signed by your department chair.

Services provided

The Partner Opportunities Program provides a variety of services to eligible spouses and partners, including:

  • Needs assessment
  • Career search guidance
  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Networking (local business, government, and education)
  • Company, industry research
  • Interviewing and salary negotiation

More information

Visit the Dual Career Resources page for more information.

For more information, contact Jennifer Park, (858) 822-5862.