Managing a job transition successfully Advice from a UC Dean This is the second in a new series about a … More
We’ve seen thousands of layoffs in the San Francisco Bay area alone and if you’ve experienced this kind of sudden change, it can be an emotional roller coaster. Here’s some advice from UCSC Silicon Valley Dean P.K. Agarwal about how to set yourself for a better opportunity.
By Abby Butler UC Santa Cruz and TiE Global are establishing the Destination Silicon Valley program to leverage the Silicon Valley … More
Silicon Valley researcher Tom Rico Pamukcu who teaches Data Privacy and Security for Healthcare and Biosciences at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension helps students sort through the incredible complexity of clinical trial data.
Researcher Tom Rico Pamukcu, a UCSC Silicon Valley clinical trials instructor, has received the Roddenberry Fellowship for his work launching HealthWallet.app, a startup that gives more people the opportunity to participate in the clinical trials they need.
As the pandemic moderates and we welcome students back to campus, UCSC Silicon Valley has been rethinking the classroom. Introducing the flex classroom, a blend of in-person and remote live learning so students can choose on any given day, where they want to attend class.
A great teacher goes beyond pedagogy and looks at the whole student. Learn more about the journey one educational therapy student took to be in the classroom.
Business Administration students at UCSC Silicon Valley Professional Education have an expanded opportunity to grow their career, thanks to a new partnership agreement that invites them to transfer credits toward a Master of Business Administration degree at Notre Dame de Namur University.
From the Dean’s Desk:
Digital Competency is a Survival Issue—The most prominent characteristic of the novice can be the fear of looking and feeling incompetent, but the people who excel are the ones who maintain their basic digital competencies. Those are the ones who help their organizations transform and succeed.
FROM THE DEAN’S DESK By most measures, it is a great time to be in the job market. On the … More
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.
So much of our career success is determined by where we set our gaze, the goals we set for ourselves, the relationships we build and the risks we take. When I was growing up, I was fascinated by computer technologies. I dove passionately into the world of technology and it has been quite a journey.
Much has been said in recent years about diversity and inequity in the workplace. Here in Silicon Valley, corporate leaders have promised to increase diversity for years. Many past efforts, however, have only been marginally effective, at best. The historic legacy has been difficult to shift.
Understanding bias is a journey of our cultural history and ourselves. Here are three quick tips to help you begin your journey to creating a more equitable and inclusive world.
FROM THE DEAN’S DESK There has been a lot of uncertainty this past year. As we’ve waited for clearer skies, … More
What are the top 10 soft skills you need to be job ready and grow your career? Learn about them in the new UCSC Silicon Valley online Soft Skills course. It’s free!
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.
The the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves System has been sharing some of its treasures in brief captivating videos of five regional ecosystems that ring the Monterey Bay.
The very first days of UC Santa Cruz come alive in striking black and white photographs by Ansel Adams in a newly released two-volume collection of oral histories depicting the 50-year history of the experimental campus.
In this video by P.K. Agarwal, dean of UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, you’ll hear some tips for navigating the professional world during the pandemic.
Now that we’re looking at an extended period of living mostly within the confines of our own homes and working remotely, it may be the perfect time to refocus our professional outlook and reflect on how to push forward even while the ground is shifting below us. Is there an opportunity in this crisis that we come out of it more successful, personally and professionally?
We are all focused on preparing our students for the future.
To celebrate the annual UC Santa Cruz First Generation Initiative, we bring to you 12 stories of our UCSC Silicon … More
“P.K. has had a distinguished career in high tech spanning the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.” P.K. Agarwal, a seasoned … More
“Business needs to see inside the black box.”
“Would you be brave enough to do this?”
“The HRBP is a broad role. It’s a whirlwind adventure every working day!”
“If it’s viable, it will grow.”
“LinkedIn is an iterative process. Use it to meet new people, build trust, cultivate relationships and always engage.”
Make it crystal clear why you’re the right match for the position you’re specifically targeting.