When starting a new job, you receive more than just a desk and list of responsibilities. Your company's culture and how you fit into it are just as important. Your job will include colleagues who you’ll be working and interacting with every single day. Therefore, team work and collaboration are essential to excelling within any … Continue reading Be a Great Co-worker
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Researching and connecting with people on LinkedIn are usually the first steps professionals take when looking for a job. But, is studying a company's website and staying up to date on industry news and trends enough to land you that dream job? In some cases, it might be. But as it turns out, another option … Continue reading Get Ahead: Informational Interviews
We cannot offer legal tax advice, but the Student Employment Office can answer questions regarding student employment on campus and federal work-study. We are happy to provide you links and resources for tax information. Please see below for answers to common tax related questions: When is the deadline to file taxes? The deadline to file … Continue reading Student Tax Resources
When talking to your boss, professors, or other working professionals, you likely speak in a more professional and formal manner than you would with your friends or peers. This is just as true for email communication as it is for in person interaction. But how do you convey yourself in a professional way through email? … Continue reading Email Etiquette
Whether it's your first job or your tenth, the first day of any new job can be nerve-racking, from meeting a lot of new people to figuring out what to wear. See our tips below on how to make your first day run as smoothly as possible. Most importantly, be early or on time! Leave … Continue reading 5 Tips for Your First Day on the Job
View the job posting below or on Port Triton! Description The Career Center, Student Employment Office is seeking a highly motivated student to help maintain our Triton Worker Community for student employees on-campus. We provide Student Workers with helpful hints and tips on being successful in their on campus job; information on trends in various … Continue reading WE’RE HIRING
Andrew Campos, Jose Catalan, Kelly Morales, Ramiro Gonzalez work off-campus as tutors at the Sherman Heights Community Center through the UC San Diego Off-Campus Work-Study Reading & Math Tutor Program. What do you all do and what makes your jobs unique? Andrew: We tutor elementary school children in a community center in Sherman Heights, which is an under … Continue reading Student Spotlight | Sherman Heights Tutors
After graduation, employers will be looking for students who know how to utilize their talents, strengths, and interests. Within the job search, soft skills can be just as important as technical knowledge. That’s why working on-campus as a student worker isn’t “just a job”. Working on-campus can give you a basic skill set which can … Continue reading The 12 Career Competencies
Many UC San Diego students receive federally funded work-study awards as part of their financial aid package. The Career Center facilitates two work-study programs each year. These programs enable off-campus non-profit, governmental, community-based agencies and schools to hire students at a significant salary savings. The Non-Profit Partnership is federally funded by the government. These community … Continue reading How can I use my work-study award off-campus? + WE’RE HIRING!