UC Santa Barbara is committed to our alumni community’s professional success. Alumni Affairs offers professional connection 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 Academy

Gaucho Academy is a thought-provoking quarterly webinar series tailored exclusively for Gauchos. Webinars will showcase keynote speakers and expert panelists who will explore subjects relevant to our Gaucho community, be it personal finance, career guidance, academic research, or current events. Gaucho Academy is dedicated to fostering a culture of lifelong learning.

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Gaucho Network Mentorship Program

The Gaucho Network Mentorship Program is designed to establish meaningful mentorships between alumni and current UC Santa Barbara third and fourth-year students. The connections made in this program will help students build their network, prepare them for a successful future, and demonstrate what it means to be a Gaucho. The program runs Fall 2022 - Spring 2023.

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Gaucho Network

The Gaucho Network is UC Santa Barbara’s hyper-personalized online professional network built for Gauchos. With a network of nearly 9,000 Gauchos, our online community supports alumni and students as they seek job opportunities, gain career advice, build networking connections, and connect with college friends.

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

UC Alumni Career Network

The UC Alumni Career Network is a high-impact, online series designed to provide UC Alumni and community members with the insights, information, and connections to launch, grow, and expand your career opportunities.

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Resources and Services

UC Santa Barbara Alumni YouTube – Professional talks and event recordings.

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.

UCSB Career Services

Jobs at UC Santa Barbara

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