UCSB Career Services Blog

Gaucho Intern Spotlight: Featuring Career’s Internship Scholarship Program 2017 Recipients

  Student Name: Sydney Expected graduation date: June 2019 Major(s): History Organization Name & Internship Title: University of California Office of Federal Government Relations Legislative Intern Location of Internship: Washington, D.C. Briefly describe a typical day at your internship, such as the type of training you received or project you worked on. Any highlights or […]

Be careful out there! Learn how to recognize fraudulent jobs.

Handshake (UCSB’s official site for jobs, internships, and on-campus interviews) and other online job systems have made it easier for you as job seekers to find positions posted by employers seeking candidates. Unfortunately, the same technology makes it easier for scammers to create fraudulent positions to take advantage of you. Career Services wants to re-emphasize […]

That’s a Woman’s Job: How Do Certain Careers Acquire a Gender?

Why do we think of a firefighter as a man and a nurse as a woman and not the other way around? Sarah Thebaud, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California Santa Barbara and Laura Doering, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Organization at McGill University examine the effects of gendered occupational roles on […]

Career visits LinkedIn

The Career Services Staff has been visiting with companies this summer to learn about specific company recruiting needs, to gain an glimpse inside of company headquarters, to meet with fellow Gauchos at these companies, and to gain a better sense of industry trends. All of the information garnered from these visits will help inform the […]