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Shining a light on the emotions of money

Personal finance advisor Amber Berry ’14 strives to help people not only improve their financial situation, but another equally important—yet not as commonly treated—part of finances: their mindset.

Launching your student's post-graduation career

If your student is graduating, congratulations! This is an exciting time, filled with pride and anticipation. However, it can also be a time of fear and loss. There are so many changes for recent graduates and families. To help, here are five things we recommend for a successful career launch!

Chancellor’s Fellows keep UC Davis strong

UC Davis is known for its outstanding faculty—and none shine brighter than our Chancellor’s Fellows, early-career professors who receive a monetary award to support their pioneering research and engage students at all levels in their discoveries. Supported in part by the Parents Fund, the Chancellor’s Fellows program strengthens UC Davis as both a research and teaching institution—to the benefit of students like yours! We are pleased to offer a link to three recent video presentations by eminent Chancellor’s Fellows.

Internship & Job Search Toolkit for Job Seekers and Career Changers

The curve balls thrown by the pandemic over the past year have added challenges to the internship and job search for many students and new graduates. As you prepare to support your young adult in their search for internships, jobs, volunteering, or other experiential learning opportunities, you can help them develop an internship and job search toolkit by considering some of the following suggestions.

Aggie Parents Forever

Though their son Dan graduated last year, Fred and Carolyn Redeker continue to donate to UC Davis and even offered a challenge gift to support the ASUCD Student Pantry on last month’s record-breaking Give Day. They’re a wonderful example of Aggie parents who keep on giving.

Aggie, Interrupted

When Keiso Eya (1922-2021) arrived at UC Davis as a first-year student in 1941, he could not have anticipated that it would be nearly 70 years before his graduation ceremony.

2021 UC Davis Memorial Day Celebration

by Hailiegh Rose '21

The Memorial Union may not be at full capacity; nevertheless, the fallen soldiers will never be forgotten. Tributes over time have honored those who are no longer with us. 

Who are these wonderful people?

Who are these amazing people with a passion to give back and support our Aggie families? They are UC Davis Parent Ambassadors. With our campus coming back to life and the prospects of a much more normal campus life in the fall, it brought back the warmth and gratefulness for the many people who have touched our UC Davis journey, including the parent volunteers who have been at the core of our experience.

What to know about virtual career fairs

VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS, also known as virtual hiring events and online career fairs, are the new normal based on the need for social distancing and proliferation in remote work. Here are some tips to help you get more from a virtual career fair.

Your student’s best bridge to the job world

Whether your student is looking for career-enhancing activities this summer or is mapping out a years-long strategy for post-collegiate success, I strongly recommend taking advantage of the fabulous resources offered by our Internship and Career Center (ICC).

Handshake 101: Using the UC Davis Career Services Platform

Handshake is the online platform the UC Davis Internship and Career Center (ICC) uses for students and alumni to connect with employers and find job or internship opportunities. Keep reading for five tips that will help your student leverage Handshake to discover career openings, company events and exciting experiential learning opportunities!

Aggies: Spring into Action!

Spring is a time for new beginnings, and spring break is an ideal time for your student to reflect on accomplishments they have achieved and the next steps they need to move forward on their career path.

We’re greater together on Give Day

Give Day, UC Davis’ biggest annual fundraiser, is only weeks away. The April 16-17 event offers us all a chance to support the things we love about UC Davis. This year’s event, online only, also features a virtual parade and other exciting activities.