Preparing for Finals and Winter Break

Time flies when you’re having fun! Finals week and winter break is approaching faster than you can imagine. Have you thought about how to balance your studies and job responsibilities with the added pressure? See our helpful guidelines below on how you can succeed in the final stretch. 1. Communicate your availability to your supervisor … Continue reading Preparing for Finals and Winter Break

Maya Vanini | Student Researcher | Student Spotlight

Maya Vanini 1st Year | Marshall College | Clinical Psychology Major/ Ethnic Studies Minor   Could you tell us more about yourself? From Fresno, California, I am the first person in my family to attend UCSD! I enjoy writing creative nonfiction and keeping up to date on current affairs and foreign politics in my free … Continue reading Maya Vanini | Student Researcher | Student Spotlight

Nichola Retzius | Career Advisor Spotlight

Nichola Retzius Career Advisor | nretzius@ucsd.edu Initially I wanted to go to law school and become a criminal lawyer. I really enjoyed campus involvement as a student which led me to change my focus to working in Higher Education. I started out in On Campus Housing as a Residence Life Director. I loved engaging in … Continue reading Nichola Retzius | Career Advisor Spotlight

Jenny Nguyen | Resident Assistant | Student Spotlight

Jenny Nguyen Resident Assistant @ Thurgood Marshall Residential Life Third Year | Thurgood Marshall College | Chemical Engineering major w/ a minor in Design What do you do and what makes your job unique? As a Resident Assistant or RA at Thurgood Marshall College, I build community with 44 residents in the uppers apartments through … Continue reading Jenny Nguyen | Resident Assistant | Student Spotlight

Alex Fanelli | Empyr | Recruiter Advice

Alex Fanelli ‘13 Talent Acquisition Manager at Empyr | alexandra@empyr.com It’s crazy how much talent acquisition has really come into its own over the years. Talent acquisition is so much more than sifting resumes and filling positions; it’s learning skill sets, industries, hiring manager preferences and tendencies, and recognizing what’s important in today’s applicant… it’s … Continue reading Alex Fanelli | Empyr | Recruiter Advice

Undocumented Student Services Center | Department Spotlight

Daniel Alfaro Coordinator of the Undocumented Student Services Center | undoc@ucsd.edu What do you do and how did you get started? I manage the development, implementation, and oversight of the programs and services offered to undocumented students on campus. I am passionate about the field of immigrant rights and advocacy. I first became involved in this … Continue reading Undocumented Student Services Center | Department Spotlight