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 Determine if you are eligible to access OCPD services

Start here if you are a:


This includes the following:

  • School of Dentistry students
  • School of Medicine students
  • School of Nursing students
  • School of Pharmacy students
  • Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science students
  • Global Health master's students
  • All other clinically focused students

Start here if you are a:


This includes the following:

  • Basic and Biomedical Sciences PhD students
  • Social and Population Sciences PhD students
  • Global Health PhD students
  • PhD students in joint programs with UC Berkeley
  • Biomedical Imaging master's students
  • Clinical Research master's students
  • Translational Medicine master's students
  • History of Health Sciences master's students
  • All postdoctoral scholars

General appointment policies for students, postdocs, and postbacs:

1. Each person is limited to five appointments per academic year.

  • We understand that there are times when more than five appointments may be required. If you feel you may need extra appointments contact [email protected] or the career counselor with whom you have met.

2. In order to maintain availability, each person can only book one appointment, with one counselor, at a time.  

3. Please cancel your appointment within 24 hours of the appointment if you cannot make it. Students and postdocs who fail to cancel their appointments 3 times will be ineligible from accessing appointments for the remainder of that quarter, so please cancel and reschedule.

4. You must bring your UCSF ID to verify your identity at the appointment.

Upcoming Events


Applying for Faculty Positions - Step 2

Date: August 4, 2021
Time: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Applying for Faculty Positions - Step 3

Date: August 11, 2021
Time: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Virtual Coffee Chat: Launch a Career at Merck & Co.

Date: August 11, 2021
Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Visa Considerations for Employment in US Private Industry

Date: August 13, 2021
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.