UCSD Alumni Life

One of the many benefits of joining the UCSD Tritons Alumni community is staying connected to your colleagues. These connections can last a lifetime and prove to be beneficial as you start your career. The alumni community frequently host events for its members to unite-- some include the Triton 5k run, and “Day at the … Continue reading UCSD Alumni Life


Co Curricular Record

UCSD’s Co-Curricular Record option can you help enhance your transcripts! A Co-Curricular Record is an official description that illustrates a student’s involvement and achievements outside the classroom. Involvements that are approved to be on a Co-Curricular Record relate to Research and Academic Life, Student and Campus Engagement, Community-based and Global Learning, and Professional and Career … Continue reading Co Curricular Record

Alternative Break | An Interview with Emily Loui

Alternative Break Program Director |eloui@ucsd.edu The Alternative Break program strives to create globally civic-minded citizens through their involvement in service. Diverging from traditional breaks, Alternative Breaks give students the opportunity to make a lasting impact in communities around the world by participating in a service-learning trip.  This program is at the intersection of learning about … Continue reading Alternative Break | An Interview with Emily Loui

Preparing for Finals and Winter Break

Time flies when you’re having fun! Finals week and winter break is approaching faster than you can imagine. Have you thought about how to balance your studies and job responsibilities with the added pressure? See our helpful guidelines below on how you can succeed in the final stretch. 1. Communicate your availability to your supervisor … Continue reading Preparing for Finals and Winter Break

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

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