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2020 UC Alumni Career Network Series

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Boost your career in 2020 with help from the UC Alumni Career Network, a high-impact online series that gathers UC alumni systemwide to provide real-world professional advice on an array of career-driven topics. Whether you’re just starting your professional career or are a long-term employee who’s ready to take advantage of the many career paths available at UC, the Alumni Career Network is an excellent resource. Check out this year’s great lineup!

Leadership insights: Moving up in your career

January 30, 2020 | Register now

Looking to advance in your career? Gain insights from UC alumni on what it takes to make the move from independent contributor to leading a team or to advance from mid-level management to senior leadership roles. Our diverse panel will address career management strategies to help you prepare for the next step and insights into the distinct challenges that senior leaders face. 

Is graduate school right for me?

February 19, 2020 | Register now

Deciding whether or not to continue your education is a difficult decision.  From determining what to study and the programs that will help you reach your goals to preparing for standardized exams and financing your education, the process is filled with complex questions and important decisions.  Join us for an in-depth discussion on continuing education opportunities, questions you need to answer to determine if graduate/professional school is right for you and advice on preparing for your next steps.  Our panel will include advanced degree holders and UC alumni working as graduate and professional school admissions leaders who will share their advice and insights with you.  Attend live to ask the panel your questions directly, or sign up to receive a link to the webinar recording.    

Career Advancement: Tips for managing others

March 17, 2020 | Register now

For many, career growth is accompanied by the added responsibility of managing others.  Learn techniques to expand and enhance your management skills through this one-hour, interactive webinar.  Whether you’re an early-career professional who aspires to lead a team, a new manager looking for tips to develop your supervisory skills or an experienced supervisor in search of new insights to motivate your team, this webinar will discuss the ins and outs of managing and inspiring others.

Prescription for success:  Diverse careers in health care and medicine

April 23, 2020 | Register now

In addition to being among the most popular fields for UC alumni, professions in health care and medicine often top the list of occupations with the highest burnout rates.  Join us in April 2020 for an in-depth conversation with fellow UC alumni working in health care and medicine to discuss positioning yourself for long-term professional success.  From finding your professional fit and navigating career change to advancing into leadership positions or shifting away from patient-centered work, this panel will offer insights and advice to help you prepare for your next career steps.  While this webinar is open to all UC community members, the content of this program is targeted to mid- and later-career professionals in the fields of health care and medicine.  

Coming soon

Navigating the gig economy
May 2020

Career design: Crafting a career that works for you
June 2020

Tapping into ERG’s (employee resource groups) for workplace career advancement
July 2020

Acing the interview
August 2020

Salary negotiation
September 2020

Career pivots: Actionable advice to help you change industries and re-align your brand 
October 2020

First-generation professional development
November 2020

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