Office of Career & Professional Development

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


ATTENTION: As of Oct 16th, OCPD will have a new online appointment system for students and postdocs. 

Appointments made before Oct 16th will not be affected, however, students and postdocs using the old link ( will find that there are no longer any open appointments in that old system.  Appointments made after Oct 16th should be made using the new system.  You can book an appointment for career counseling starting today at 



They're back! Career Counseling Appointments for PhDs are available again!
Career counseling appointments for PhD students and postdocs exploring career options beyond the academy are back!  Schedule your appointment at


 Want a model to use your time wisely? Read some great advice!
  "The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks and Make Real Progress in Your Life, by Brett & Kate McKay, over at the



Introducing StandOut our new Video Mock Interview tool for students and postdocs!  Be sure to look out for your StandOut invitation email, sent Friday, Sept 28th to all UCSF students and postdocs.  You'll need this email to log into the system so you can begin practicing for residency or employment interviews when you need it most - on-demand.