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Career Connections Networking Series

Help students explore future career fields through casual conversations with Cal alumni and professionals—like you!

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The Cal Alumni Association has teamed up with the UC Berkeley Career Center to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.

Career Connections are co-sponsored by the Cal Alumni Association and give students an opportunity to meet alumni and learn their insights about different types of roles, companies, or industries.

The Berkeley Career Network makes professional connections for Cal alumni and students. Join our network.

Get a quick look at the rewarding experience of supporting Cal students' careers.

Spring 2022

Find upcoming events this season.

Healthcare — Thursday, January 27, 2022
Seeking professionals and alumni in the healthcare industry, such as physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other professionals in the healthcare field. No prep work, just simply arrive and share your wisdom and practical advice with aspiring students.
Art, Architecture, and Design — Tuesday, February 10, 2022
Seeking alumni and professionals in a multitude of fields involving arts, architecture, design, and/or technology! The event will require minimal prep work from attendees; simply arrive and share your insider knowledge of the industry.
Tech for Good — Thursday, February 24, 2022
Seeking alumni and professionals who are ready to share their journey working in a variety of technical roles at social impact oriented organizations/companies, in both nonprofit and for-profit capacities or social good focused roles in tech companies. Including but not limited to: Social Enterprise, Educational Technology, Healthcare, CleanTech, NGOs/Non-Profits, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and more!
Sports Industry — Thursday, March 10, 2022
Seeking dynamic alumni and professionals who work in a variety of fields in the sports and fitness fields such as coaching, sports statistics, broadcasting, team management, social media, event management, and many more! Come and share your experience in the industry with students looking to step foot into the industry.
Biotech — Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Seeking alumni and professionals working in various areas of biotechnology including biomed, pharmaceuticals, food discovery, robotics, and related specialties! Target audience for this event are students studying bioengineering, mechanical engineering, biochemistry, biology, or simply interested in exploring the exciting field that sits at the nexus of technology and life sciences.
Esports & Gaming Industries — Thursday, April 7, 2022
Seeking alumni and professionals who work within the Esports and Gaming industries to share their journey with interested students. Because this event is focused on career exploration, we encourage diversity in the career paths represented: from software to graphic design, marketing, sales, testing, writing, professional gaming, and many more!
Entertainment — Thursday, April 13, 2022
We are seeking alumni and professionals working in various fields within the entertainment industry, such as music, film, television, writing, law, fashion, and more! This event is a career exploration event and will require minimal prep work from attendees; simply arrive and share your personal experiences and knowledge of the industry through casual conversations.
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Why Volunteer?

  • Assist Cal students of all class standings with their career development
  • Share your expertise and knowledge about your field and the work world
  • Build new connections with the Cal campus and reflect upon your time here
  • Meet Cal students who might become great interns or employees at your organization