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Career Connections Series

Explore career fields through casual conversations with Cal alumni and professionals!

More info and student RSVP available in Handshake.

Are you an alum or a recruiter who would like to participate? You can sign up here. 

Fall 2020

Consulting & Business Development | Thur Aug 27 | 5-7pm

What exactly does a “consultant” do and how do they make an impact? How does business development drive consulting and other industries? Take advantage of this interactive session to demystify what consulting is, and hear INSIDER TIPS from industry professionals who will share their insights and experiences in this dynamic and global industry! Discover how to leverage your skills and experience that will resonate with management, operations, technical, financial advisory, human resource and other types of consulting organizations!

Non-Tech Roles in Tech | Thu Sept 24 | 5-7pm

Come explore the variety of career and internship possibilities found within the “hidden side” of the rapidly growing Tech industry. Students of all majors welcome!

AI & Data Analytics | Wed Oct 7 | 5-7pm

Whether you want to be involved in communicating a creative vision or “just the facts,” join us for an opportunity to learn what it’s like to work in fields such as public relations, market research, advertising, media planning, social media, film, TV, radio, journalism and publishing. Get a taste of myriad career options through casual networking with Cal alumni & professionals.

Fin-Tech | Tue Oct 13 | 5-7pm

Interested in an exciting career in the fast-growing area of financial technology? Discover how to build the technical and soft skills you need to grow a career as a financial analyst, cybersecurity specialist, or dozens of other roles. Listen to alumni discuss how financial markets are leveraging today's technology in this casual session.

Government, Public Service, & Law | Thu Oct 22 | 5-7pm

Public Service, government, and law professionals impact the lives of us all, in the U.S. and across the globe. Whether your dream is to work in the foreign service, serve in the White House, become an influential lobbyist, or be top legal council for a civil society organization, you can find alumni here who have done just that and are excited to share their experience. Join us for this casual networking event to meet Cal alumni & professionals who have dedicated their career to addressing pressing issues that face our country, states, and cities.

Environment & Sustainability | Wed Nov 4th | 5-7pm

Join us for an opportunity to interact with alumni & professionals who share your career interests in environmental and sustainability. Find out how they develop solutions and guide society to respond to the various environmental problems we have.


Women in Business | Tue Nov 10th | 5-7PM

What does it mean to be female in today's business environment? Whether you want to start your own business or work for a Fortune 500, break into tech or just connect with inspiring women, you can meet alumni from all areas of business at this event.