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Career Connection

Career Connection

Career Connection helps UC San Diego employees who are interested in assistance with career planning, goal-setting, job enhancement, and lateral or upward mobility.

Career Connection is currently on a temporary pause. We are diligently working on some enhancements and will be resuming the program in 2025. We will provide further updates as we approach the new year.

Free services

Career Connection is a free, comprehensive career development program for UC San Diego staff. It provides information and tools to assist you in achieving greater job satisfaction, current job enhancement and lateral or upward career mobility. All UC San Diego staff employees, retirees and individuals on lay-off status are eligible to join Career Connection.

Career Development Workshops-Paused until 2025

Career development workshops (PDF) provide the knowledge and tools required for successful career planning. Check out our workshop calendar.

Visit UC Learning Center (login required) and search for “Career Connection” to enroll in upcoming workshops held via Zoom, or in-person as we are able.

Staff Mentorship Program-Paused until 2025

The Staff Mentorship Program matches employees with mentors who can provide career assistance based on specific interests and experiences.

SkillScan Online: Drive & Express versions

SkillScan Online is an interactive and engaging process for identifying transferable skills and applying the results to:

  • Career planning
  • Career change
  • Professional development
  • Self-marketing for job search

Two versions are available: Drive and Express (designed for mobile devices).

Staff Equal Opportunity Enrichment Program (SEOEP)

The Staff Equal Opportunity Enrichment Program (SEOEP) provides training and career development funds, to staff members as individuals or departments, who are working towards promotion or advancement in their current positions here at UC San Diego. Individuals can apply for awards up to a maximum of $500. Departments can apply for awards up to a maximum of $5,000.

Mock Interview

Mock interviews are an excellent way to prepare for an upcoming interview. Complete a self-serve mock interview using the Pre-and Post-interview module in the My UC Career portal.

My UC Career

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 Connection is sponsored by UC San Diego Human Resources.

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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.