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ICC is Ready to Help

By Marcie Kirk Holland, Executive Director, UC Davis Internship & Career Center

It’s hard to believe, but The Holidays are here! The winter break is a great time for much needed down time, especially in a year as stressful as 2020 has been. It’s also a great time to focus on career preparation. The UC Davis Internship and Career Center (ICC) is ready to help! We have been busy preparing resources that are available 24/7.  

For Parents by Parents: Aggies at Home with the Arts 

By Mary Jane Dellafiora  

In the midst of a pandemic, with large group and public gatherings canceled, you would expect this to be a brief column. However, students, their families and friends still can access the vibrant arts at UC Davis. What better way for them to stay in touch with the community and provide themselves with entertainment and intellectual stimulation while adhering to safety guidelines to protect each other?  

What to Know About Internships

Written by Robin Reshwan, Seen on USNews.com

As “Plastics” were the future to young Benjamin Braddock in the movie “The Graduate,” internships are the future for the students and new grads of today. Hiring managers consider internships important for career success, but they are also one of the best ways to explore potential careers. This brief guide to internships will help you understand what an internship is, how to find one and how they can expand your future career prospects.

5 Tips for Success as an Online Learner

Originally posted by Continuing and Professional Education on April 13, 2020

Like many of us, you may be endeavoring to use this shelter-in-place time in productive ways. Maybe you organized your home Marie Kondo style (or maybe just a closet). If you’re looking for other ways to stay productive while staying at home, then now may be the perfect time to upskill, reskill—or pivot—in your career.

Tips for Future-Proofing Your Career

Originally shared by UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education on June 22, 2020

Did you catch our “Future-Proof Your Career” Webinar Series? Hosted by career counseling expert Andrea Weiss, the series covered steps for building career resilience, networking, leveraging LinkedIn effectively, virtual interviewing and developing accomplishment statements for sharing your achievements.   

Learning from Home

Originally shared by UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education on April 03, 2020

How to Improve Your Career Development

Regularly evolving your skills can lead to a long and successful career. 
By Robin Reshwan. As seen on USNews.com

 

One of the perks of targeting tech in your career development plan is that there are multiple free and low-cost ways to access training. Most software manufacturers offer free tutorials and resources because they want you to use their tools more effectively. If you would like deeper or specific knowledge, you can ask questions on community boards often managed or monitored by csoftware manufacturers.