Families & Supporters

Families and supporters have a special role in helping their bruin get acclimated to UCLA and discovering their career interests and paths they wish to pursue in the future.


How exciting! We advise exploring the UCLA Admission site learn about the application process, degrees offered, student life, and more!

Congratulations to your future Bruin! We encourage them to sign up for a New Student Orientation Session, where they will have the opportunity to meet with Career Center staff and learn all about the services we provide. They should also set up their free Handshake account once they have their UCLA ID.

Our services are for UCLA undergraduate and graduate students only. However, anyone can access the digital resources here on our website. We also recommend that they learn more about the career services offered at their current school.

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When to Apply for Fall Internships: A Timeline

Fall internships — while not as popular as their summer counterparts — are a great way to get practical work experience, build job skills, network, and learn what career you’re interested in. Their lesser popularity can actually benefit you if you’re looking …

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General Resources

The Parent & Family Association is committed to helping parents and families participate in their student’s experience at UCLA.

NACE is the leading authority in career readiness, learning about recruiting trends, the job market, competencies and more.

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