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Quick Career Consultations & Resume Assistance

Learn how quick career consultations and resume assistance can help you clarify and achieve your career goals.

Quick career consultations are offered to staff through Career Connection. The Career Connection Coordinator can talk with you about where you are and what you are thinking of doing, and suggest next steps, via email, phone or Zoom. You are always welcome to come back for another quick consultation when you hit an obstacle, have a question, or need help figuring out your next-next step.

Call or email Career Connection at (858) 822-2633 or career@ucsd.edu to set one up.

Here are a few resources that may also help you with your figuring out your next step. Visit the Career Connection home page to view the full list of programs and services offered, free, to help UC San Diego staff with their career planning and development.

  • A personalized SkillScan Drive transferable skills assessment, available at no cost to UC San Diego staff at SkillScan Online.

    SkillScan is an online interactive tool that will help you to identify your greatest strengths and transferable skills in your career development. It is also an effective tool for identifying skills for your resume.

  • My UC Career is a systemwide online self-directed portal that helps UC San Diego employees connect to resources for career management across all UC locations.

  • Career and Professional Development Drop-In Chats: this is the place to ask your questions about professional and career development, or just hang out and listen. Come and go during the hour, it’s like office hours.

Resume assistance is available in the Resume module of the My UC Career online portal. Use it to build a new resume or revise an existing resume using the step-by-step online resume workshop to automatically build an accomplishment-based resume tailored to the identified career path; and to access and view resume building guides and thousands of resume samples by position or type.

For more information, contact Career Connection: career@ucsd.edu or (858) 822-2633.

Note: this page has a friendly link that is easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/careerconsultation

Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.