We teach UCSF students and postdoctoral scholars the professional skills they need to navigate their careers successfully.


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Work With Us! We are hiring work study students for the fall! If you're interested in working in an student/postdoc service office with flexible hours, on interesting career and professional development projects, We'd love to hear from you! Two of our positions are currently posted on the Student Financial Aid Job Board. » View work study postings here 


What's Your Idea? The OCPD team partners with the school newspaper, Synapse/Student Life to write about career and professional development topics. Have a burning career question you'd like to know the answer to? Want advice about a sensitive professional situation? From elevator pitches to negotiating job offers, we cover it all. Ping us an email, and let us know your idea about what  topics we should cover. We'll even keep your name anonymous, if you prefer!  » Email us your idea! 


Limited Appointments In Fall: Counseling appointments regarding academic career issues will be suspended from November 1, 2015 and resume February 1, 2016. Planning to go on the academic market? Schedule your appointment to speak with Laurence Clement now.
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