Career Exploration Workshop: Getting Started with Career Exploration

September 29, 2022
12 - 1 p.m.
Online via Zoom


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Exploring careers this fall? the MIND class is on hiatus, but we've still got you covered! Attend this info session to learn about all the career exploration resources available to you as a UCSF student or postdoc. These resources include our upcoming fall workshops; the winter 2023 peer teams; and a wealth of tools, videos, and information on our website.

Learning outcomes

This session is intended for students and postdocs at all stages.

  1. Define the career exploration resources available to you at UCSF
  2. Identify tools you can use to assess your skills, interests and values
  3. Articulate next steps for your career exploration


This workshop is part of our fall 2022 Career Exploration and Job Search series. These workshops can be taken together, or independently – there are no prerequisites for any workshop other than the pre-work mentioned on the registration page. Workshops in this series include:

September 29, 2022 (12-1pm): Getting Started with Career Exploration

October 17, 2022 (11 am-12:30 pm): Crafting your Career Story

October 24, 2022 (11 am-12:30 pm): Researching Career Paths through Networking

October 31, 2022 (11 am-12:30 pm): Getting Experience – Internships and more

November 7, 2022 (11 am-1 pm): Applying for Jobs

November 14, 2022 (11 am-1 pm): Interviewing for Jobs

December 5, 2022 (11 am-1 pm): Negotiating for Jobs


Linda Louie, PhD - Career Exploration Program Director, Office of Career and Professional Development


This workshop will take place on Zoom. There will be one interactive breakout room in groups of 2-3. If you prefer not to participate in breakout rooms, you can remain in the main room and do a reflection activity instead. 

September 29, 2022

A note about our virtual events: We would like to welcome you, as and where you are, to our virtual events. If there are times you just don’t want to be on camera, feel free to attend this event with your camera and mic off. If you prefer to switch on your camera and participate that’s great too. And if this event just won’t work for you please remember you can always make an appointment with us at any time. 

UCSF is committed to making its facilities, activities and events accessible. To request accommodations for this event, please contact Trish McGrath ([email protected]) at the Office of Career and Professional Development at least one week before the event.