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Let us guide you through the faculty application process with weekly videos, guidance and workshops.
Shine in your Video Interviews
With the arrival of COVID-19, video interviews for jobs, postdocs and residencies is the new norm. We've got a checklist to help you handle your next video interview with confidence!
Are you Connected?
Have you signed up for UCSF Connect yet? Meet UCSF alumni who have expressly stated that they are open to informational interviews, CV reviews and mentoring!
Welcome to the OCPD
Our mission? To teach UCSF biomedical students and postdoctoral scholars the professional skills required for career success.

What We're Talking About

How do I network at a virtual conference?

October 22, 2020

Career Counselor Sara AyaziI'm Sara Ayazi. As a career counselor at the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD), my goal is to help you navigate your career successfully!

Due to the pandemic, many events and programs will now be held virtually. Below are several tips to consider when approaching...

Find and Recruit Alumni Speakers Using UCSF Connect

October 19, 2020

As the official networking platform for the UCSF community, UCSF Connect helps students obtain support from alums as they explore different career paths and build their professional networks! This support can take many different forms, from informational interviews to connecting with potential mentors. The following interview with UCSF student pharmacist Adriana Gardner...

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Life Science Venture Capital Fellowship


Statistical Geneticist/Genomicist


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