Career Counseling and Services
Get to Know the Career Center
The Career Center has counselors specifically dedicated to helping graduate students. Each year, over 2,500 Berkeley graduate students receive career planning guidance and employment-related assistance from the Career Center.
Graduate student services include:
- Individual, confidential counseling
- Workshops and presentations
- Career fairs and employer info sessions
- Email alerts
- Job listings
- On-campus recruiting
You can learn more from the Career Center website, visit in person 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday at 2440 Bancroft Way, or call 510-642-1716.
The Career Center is dedicated to helping graduate students find their profession and discover the tools they’ll need for success in academia and beyond.
Visiting Scholars and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA)
- Online career resources for graduate students & postdocs
You can learn more from the VSPA website, or visit 44 Barrows Hall, Berkeley campus, or call 510-643-9681.
The Berkeley Network
The Berkeley Network is a new, dynamic program that provides professional and social networking opportunities among Cal alumni. The Berkeley Network offers corporate programming, online education, and lifestyle and networking activities that will enrich the personal and professional lives of our alumni community. Learn more from the Cal Alumni Association website.
Many departments like BerkeleyLaw, Haas School of Business, and Berkeley Social Welfare have their own Career Centers. Others like QB3 have professional development information on their websites. Check with your department to see what resources are available to you.