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

Enterprise Holdings | Recruiter Advice

Christine Conde Talent Acquisition Manager at Enterprise Holdings | christine.a.conde@ehi.com What do you think students can do to best prepare themselves for future employment?  Students should always research the companies that they are potentially interested in, and prepare a game plan for speaking with those companies at the fair. It’s great to have a good … Continue reading Enterprise Holdings | Recruiter Advice

Farshid Bazmandegan ‘16 | Alumni Spotlight

Farshid Bazmandegan '16 Promotion Specialist and Artist at The Division of Arts & Humanities | Majored in Visual Arts | fbazmand@ucsd.edu Where do you work and what do you do? I am a Promotion Specialist and Artist at the Dean’s office of the Division of Arts and Humanities which supports the Dean Office’s initiatives as … Continue reading Farshid Bazmandegan ‘16 | Alumni Spotlight