Masters Students


As a masters student at UCLA, time is of the essence. Graduate Career Services (GCS) is here to help you navigate balancing academic, personal, and professional growth. The resources created and curated by GCS are designed with graduate students in mind to help you evaluate options and develop strategies as you pursue your goals.

To ease navigation, we’ve sorted our resources into three stages: Getting Started, Finding Opportunities, and Applying. Learn more about each stage below.

Getting Started
Learning about what you can do after your time at UCLA can help you make the most of your time here. However, discovering options and evaluating which might be a good fit for your skills, interests, and values can be difficult. Check out these resources to get started on finding career paths.
Key Content Areas: Self-Assessment, Career Exploration

Finding Opportunities
Once you have a sense of what path(s) you’re interested in, you can more effectively search for opportunities to develop or demonstrate relevant skills, build your network, and more. Check out these resources for tools to discover exciting opportunities to pursue.
Key Content Areas: LinkedIn, Networking, Job & Internship Search

Applying to relevant opportunities can be overwhelming, exciting, intimidating, and exhilarating, and it can be difficult to know how to begin. Check out these resources for information, strategies, and tools on how to compellingly write and talk about yourself as you pursue your goals.
Key Content Areas: Resume, Cover Letter, Interviewing, Negotiation

The job search and career development processes are often challenging and incredibly rewarding. We hope that these resources can help you to navigate identifying, locating, and pursuing exciting career paths. If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to send inquiries to or book an appointment on Handshake.


Eddie Cleofe, MA
Assistant Director, Masters Students
Graduate Career Services

Erin Brown, PhD
Associate Director
Graduate Career Services


Contact & Location

(310) 206-1915

Strathmore Building
2nd & 3rd Floors
501 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1573

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm