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Career Connections Series

Explore career fields through casual conversations with Cal alumni and other professionals. 

Virtual for 2021, Career Connections are co-sponsored by the Cal Alumni Association and give students an opportunity to meet with alumni and hear their insights about different types of roles, companies, or industries.

Events are 5-7pm PDT.

More info and student RSVP in Handshake.

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

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Fall 2021 Career Connections

Consulting & Professional Services | Tuesday, August 31, 2021

What exactly does a “consultant” do and how do they make an impact?  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! 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!

Women in Business | Thursday, September 9, 2021

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.


Non-Tech Roles in Tech | Thursday, September 16, 2021

Come explore the variety of career and internship possibilities found within the “hidden side” of the rapidly growing Tech industry with alumni working in tech marketing, people operations, business development and more! Students of all majors are welcome!


AI & Data Analytics | Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Interested in pursuing a career in the exciting areas of AI or Data Analytics, or just want to learn more? Join us for this casual, interactive event where you will meet Cal alumni and other professionals who work in the AI/data science/analytics fields. This is a rare chance to learn about data related professions from alumni who are working inside the industry every day, explore various career paths, and get tips for job searching as well!


Digital Media & Marketing | Thursday October 28, 2021

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.

Environment & Sustainability | Thursday, November 4, 2021

Join us for an evening of casual networking with alumni & professionals working in careers related to environmental protection and sustainability. Find out how to follow your passion for the environment and get paid to help create a sustainable future!