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Career Paths Speaker Series: Elizabeth Calixtro

Zoom CA

Elizabeth obtained her Master of Public Policy degree from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, and her B.A. in Politics and Ethnic Studies from Willamette University in Oregon. She is a Gates Millennium Scholar and a Public Policy and International Affairs Alumni. Elizabeth has been an immigrant rights advocate for years, and as a […]

Career Paths Speaker Series: Nelson Esparza

Zoom CA

Fresno City Councilmember Nelson Esparza is a 2015 MPP Alumnus of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. He was elected to his most recent post in November of 2018, and prior to that he served his community as an elected representative on the Fresno County Board of Education, where he was elected in 2016. […]

Social Welfare and Urban Planning PhD Professional Development Series Part 3

Online Event Los Angeles, CA

Doctoral students are encouraged to attend this professional development series (presented by the departments of Social Welfare and Urban Planning). These three virtual workshops will provide tools to navigate the academic world, answer questions about doctoral expectations, and introduce pedagogical methods. RSVP links below. Session 1: The Academic Job Market & Navigating the Academy  Session […]

Tips from a Lawyer: Thriving in the Workplace From a Legal Perspective

Zoom CA

Through this workshop, UCLA Student Legal Services Attorney, Christin Liu, will offer advice on: • Navigating employment/internship offer negotiations • Workplace protections & the role of human resources • How to identify and avoid potential scams and schemes   This event is open to all students in the Luskin Undergraduate Program! Students not associated with […]

Career Skills Workshop: Transitioning From Student to Professional

Zoom CA

This workshop will cover: where to look for summer internships and entry level full-time jobs, what types of internships and jobs to look for, information on post B.A. training program options (e.g. fellowships, rotational programs, etc.), and other helpful tips!   This event is open to all undergraduate students at UCLA! Please contact our department […]

Career Paths Speaker Series: John Mirisch

Zoom CA

Councilmember John A. Mirisch was elected to the Beverly Hills City Council in 2009, 2013 and 2017. He also served as mayor in 2013, 2016 and 2019. Councilmember Mirisch, a dual Swedish-American citizen, is the first Swedish national to serve as mayor of Beverly Hills.

Career Paths Speaker Series: Sandeep Prasanna

Zoom CA

Sandeep Prasanna JD/MPP '15 is an investigative counsel in the U.S. House of Representatives who has served in several federal government roles focusing on national security.

Applying to Graduate School: Becoming a Competitive MPP Candidate

Zoom CA

Learn how you can submit a competitive application to UCLA's Master of Public Policy (MPP) program. This session will cover important information that you need to know when applying to graduate school and admissions strategies to strengthen your application.

Career Skills Workshop: Interview Strategies

Zoom CA

Congratulations, you submitted your application and now they are inviting you to an interview! Being successful at your interview is perhaps the most important step in the whole process because no matter your educational background, skills, or experiences, the interview is where you can let your personality shine and speak more about the assets you […]