New and Noteworthy

Sara's Career Tip: How do I move forward in my career during these uncertain times?

March 24, 2020
Hi there! I'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! Each month, I will be sending UCSF health professional students a career tip. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, this month’s tip...

Sara's Career Tip: How do I calm my "interview nerves"?

February 19, 2020
Hi there! I'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!

Sara's Career Tip: How do I ask someone to be my mentor?

By Sara Ayazi on January 16, 2020
Hi there! I'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!  Each month, I will be sending UCSF health professional students a career tip. In honor of National Mentoring Month, January’s ...

New Workshop Alert: Teaching trainees how to have a career conversation with their research mentor

January 06, 2020
Everyone says it - students and postdocs should be having career conversations with their research mentor/PI. The challenge for students and postdocs is figuring out how best to bring up the topic and facilitate this important convesation.

What the Numbers Say: 27% of UCSF Postdocs Utilize the OCPD

December 30, 2019
We think that every UCSF postdoc should take one-two hours a month to invest in themselves and their own career and professional development.

Sara's Career Tip of the Month: Cover Letters!

By Sara Ayazi on December 12, 2019
Hi there! I'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!  Each month, I will be sending UCSF health professional students a career tip. 

OCPD's Innovative Approach to Preparing Trainees for Academic Careers Wins AAMC Recognition

November 27, 2019
Laurence Clement, PhD, director of research in career education and program director of academic career development in the UC San Francisco Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD), has received a 2019 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Innovatio

Sara's Career Tip of the Month: How do I gracefully exit a conversation at a networking event?

By Sara Ayazi on October 02, 2019
Hi there! I'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!  Each month, I will be sending UCSF health professional students a career tip.

Upcoming Events

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Entry Points to Careers in Science Communication

Date: April 3, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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Skill-building: Medical Writing Job Simulation

Date: April 10, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
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Passing the Scalpel Dissection Event (Parnassus)

Date: April 13, 2020
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
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STEP-UP Introduction to Pedagogy Course

Date: May 12, 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.