Frequently Asked Questions for Families

Career Services is part of UCSB's Division of Student Affairs. On their website, they collect information from every aspect of UCSB life, academic and social, to present to you: "As a parent or family member of a UCSB student, you are a part of Gaucho Parents. Our Gaucho Parents Web site, two newsletters, the UCSB Parent Handbook, and staff members are excellent resources for you to use as you learn about UCSB. Becoming knowledgeable about campus services and learning about the UCSB way of life will make you a valuable partner in your student’s education. We are proud to have you as part of the Gaucho family!"

We recommend viewing the winter or fall salary reports available through the National Association of Colleges and Universities (NACE). Click HERE for other resources to salary information.

For basic enrollment facts and information, check the UCSB Budget and Planning's Institutional Research website or the main UCSB campus website.

Your user name and password allows you to browse part-time and full-time jobs by job functional areas. You can also preview upcoming company campus interviews (primarily in the fall and winter quarters), watch for information sessions presented on campus by our employers, store your resumes/cover letters as you apply for jobs, and track your internship progress. You can read more about GauchoLink on the website or come by the Career Services building to talk to our Career Reference Room peers.

Hours: When school is in session, our hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. During the lunch hour, our counseling office are closed, but we do have student and staff employees in the Career Resource Room. We can be reached at (805) 893-4412. Refer to our Contact Page more hours of operation information.

Location: Career Services is located in Building 599, between Storke Tower and the Humanities & Social Studies Building. We are a one story, pink and green trim adobe style building. The Career Resource Room is located just past the Career Services front desk. Search for "Counseling & Career Services" (E3) on Campus Map.

Attend one of our Job Launch workshops at Career Services for help on resume and cover letter writing. Printed workshop schedules are available at the beginning of each quarter and on our website. You can also drop-in on a counselor at the Career Resource Room and have them review your resume/cover letter. Drop-in hours at the CRR are 11am to 4:00pm daily.