Career Services

Our students told Bloomberg BusinessWeek that the Parker Career Management Center deserved an A+. We’re here to guide you through the many stages of your career search, helping to refine your job hunt, shape your résumé and transform your interviewing skills — making you the most in-demand candidate you can be.

100% Commitment

 

There's a reason students love us: we're here for you as you solidify your goals to accelerate your career or make a switch. Below, join us on "A Day in the Life" working with you:

 

A Reflection of Success

They say you can judge a person by the company they keep. These are just a few of the organizations that seek out UCLA Anderson when they need the perfect fit.

UCLA Anderson Corporate Employers

Student Stories

 

From Anderson To Everywhere

 

Whether seeking a summer internship or permanent employment, our students fan out across industries. From apparel to venture capital to computer hardware, our students and graduates are transforming the world around them with the principles of UCLA Anderson's culture.

 

Employment Report

Check out a more in-depth breakdown with our annual employment data for the full-time Class of 2015 and summer internship Class of 2016.

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Resources

During your first quarter, you will prepare for recruiting season with the Career Series course, taught by the Associate Director of Career Education and Parker CMC advisors, with the help of the second-year student teaching assistants.

The course covers:

  • Self-assessment
  • Résumé writing
  • Cover letter writing
  • Research
  • Networking
  • Interviewing
  • Decision-making
  • Negotiating

This course taps into the wisdom of your 70 section classmates, with expertise in every industry and function. The programming is a mix of lecture, practicum, small-group breakouts and individual advising.

First-year students, grouped by industry and functional interest, meet weekly in Anderson Career Teams (ACT) to review resumés, discuss industry trends, polish their networking and interviewing skills, meet with guest speakers, share contacts, and motivate each other throughout the summer internship search process. Groups are led by second-year ACT Coaches, who have successfully navigated the career search process. These 70+ volunteer coaches are selected and trained by the Parker CMC and hone their management skills through this leadership role.

These workshops occur throughout the year and feature Parker CMC advisors, second-year students, alumni and executives. Topics include:

  • Case and technical interviewing
  • Beyond campus recruiting
  • Career conference preparation
  • Career path options

Professional clubs, in collaboration with Parker CMC advisors, organize Day-on-the-Job events, which are onsite visits to companies worldwide. During the school year, our students visit more than 50 companies in the following cities/regions:

  • Los Angeles
  • Orange County/San Diego
  • San Francisco/Silicon Valley
  • Portland
  • Seattle
  • Boston
  • Miami
  • Shanghai/Hong Kong/Beijing

Each advisor is aligned with a function or industry, but all are generalists. As a UCLA Anderson student, you can meet with any for personalized support on:

  • Industry and job function overview
  • Career assessment and development
  • Targeting outreach and informational interviews
  • Using the Alumni Network and other UCLA Anderson resources
  • Résumé and cover letters
  • Mock interviews
  • Job offer evaluation and negotiation