When companies are asked to rank the most valuable traits of employees communication, critical thinking and collaboration always top the list, regardless of industry. These attributes are common outcomes of a degree in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Learn how to market and position your undergraduate or graduate degree by gaining insights and advice from UC alumni who’ve found career success as a result of their liberal arts education. This session will provide tangible insights and advice relevant for recent graduates, graduate degree holders and experienced professionals.
Featured speakers include:
Erin Gruwell (English, UC Irvine ‘91) | MODERATOR
Founder and Executive Director, Freedom Writers Foundation
Carly Chittim (American Studies & English, UC Santa Barbara ‘11)
University Recruiter for Business and Marketing Internships, Facebook
Carol Kim (English, UC Los Angeles ‘98)
Director of Community Engagement, San Diego County Building Trades Council (SDBCTC) Family Housing Corporation
Arya Zarrinkelk (Communication Studies & English, UC Davis ‘05)
Employment & Training Specialist III (Arts, Media + Entertainment), City College of San Francisco
UC students and alumni from ALL disciplines and degrees are invited to participate in this session. Participation is free for University of California alumni and students, but you must register to attend.