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Veteran imagines UX design job pipeline

A career in UX design is a long way from working as a Navy photographer and plunging 91 feet to the ocean floor to document explosive ordinance cleanups off the coast of Africa.

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Is online learning working for you?

In the post-pandemic world, an open Silicon Valley campus will mean various channels of online learning for professionals who are upskilling for a brighter future. UCSC SIlicon Valley is heading there now.

Putting Agile to Work

Neville Mistry, a project management consultant at Kairos Power, juggled multi-million-dollar project management responsibilities for several years before returning to school to boost his career.

Staff Highlight: Connecting our LGBTQ+ youth

Sara Osheim, a UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Student Services representative, is making a difference with “Queer Youth Updates,” a creative monthly newsletter for the Santa Cruz community.

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IoT skills and data-driven decisions

The $190 billion IoT market is expanding every day building a demand for people with a variety of tech skills. Learn about the market from four industry experts teaching in the new UCSC Extension IoT specialization.

Expanding your procurement skills

Want to rise to the top for your organization? Build your soft skills and knowledge of other disciplines, says the founder of the UCSC Extension Procurement and Supply Chain Management program.

Members of the UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Business Administration Advisory Board

Welcome to the new Business Administration Advisory Board

Welcome to our new Business Administration Advisory Board members who had a coast-to-coast virtual kick-off meeting last night and began laying the groundwork for retooling our highly interactive training program for business professionals in the age of COVID.

Bioinformaticians and the data of our lives

Central in the battle against today’s global health pandemic is an enormous, growing trove of data and the bioinformaticians who are working to make sense of it all. Join us for a week-long free webinar series introducing our new courses in the UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Bioinformatics certificate program.

UCSC Extension instructor named to state insurance board

Congrats to Jesse Dogillo, owner of Bay Area Financial and Insurance Services and an instructor at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, who has been reappointed to the state Curriculum Board by California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara.

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Toolbox for the career search: personal branding and job interviews

In “Redesigning Your Career: An Accelerated Workshop,” Reynold Lewke teaches job seekers how to craft a personal brand and prepare for job interviews.