UC Santa Barbara has a strong commitment to our alumni’s professional success. Gaucho Professionals offers opportunities for lifelong learning through industry and workplace networking groups, regional networking nights, online professional development programming, and mentoring and hiring connections with current students.

Gaucho Network

Gauchonetwork.com is an online career networking platform for alumni, students, faculty and staff to:

  • Get and give career advice
  • Post and search for jobs
  • Connect with Gauchos in your industry
  • Learn about upcoming events
  • Expand your professional network

Watch a quick demo here



Gaucho Perspectives is a living learning library highlighting the career learnings and successes of our alumni.Videos showcase alumni engagement with students interested in their career paths as they talk and answer questions about their professional journeys.

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If you are interested in participating in Gaucho Perspectives please contact samantha.putnam@ucsb.edu

Industry Networks

Gaucho Grown Entrepreneurs

Gaucho Grown connects UCSB alumni, students, faculty, and staff interested and involved in all areas of entrepreneurship. We are developing a network of Gaucho innovators to share resources, collaborate, and highlight Gaucho stories of entrepreneurship. You can:

Gaucho Grown is sponsored by:

Linode  UCSB Master of Technology Management Program

Gaucho Network also has groups for Gauchos in working in education, finance, and technology.

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Resources and Services

UC Santa Barbara Alumni Vimeo – View recordings of professional talks from previous events

University of California Virtual Career Series - Monthly career webinars

UCSB Career Services

UCSB Professional and Continuing Education – Alumni are eligible to receive a 15% discount on selected courses, not including hands-on laboratory classes, in-service, or concurrent enrollment courses. Discounts are also available on extension courses at most UC campuses.

Jobs at UC Santa Barbara

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