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Current Opportunities

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IDEA Engineering Student Center's Engineering Community Hour

This volunteer opportunity for UC San Diego Alumni engineering professionals will encourage undergraduate engineering students to explore a spectrum of career options that will inform their aspirations and future professional development activities through informal in-person discussions in a low pressure environment.

Upcoming Engineering Community Hour Sessions will be hosted at the IDEA Engineering Student Center on:

  • Friday, October 7 from 9-10 a.m. PDT
  • Friday, November 4 from 9-10 a.m. PDT
  • Friday, December 2 from 9-10 a.m. PST

Please email Gennie Miranda at gbmiranda@eng.ucsd.edu to inquire about volunteering.


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Take a Triton to Work: Hosts

Share your professional world with a student through a full- or partial-day workplace externship. It’s a powerful way to positively impact the life of a fellow Triton as they prepare for their own career journey.

Become a Host

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Alumni 101 Panelists

Alumni 101 is a moderated professional development conversation led by UC San Diego alumni for current students. Topics focus on life after graduation and leverage the experiences of alumni along with the expertise of career advisors. Students gain valuable networking practice, learn the interpersonal skills needed to enter and succeed in their career and also understand how their studies, projects and experiences can be applied after graduation. If you'd like to get involved, contact Paula Thomas '87 at phthomas@ucsd.edu.

Get Involved

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Tritons Connect Mentors

Ongoing

You've walked in their shoes. Now, help them find their path. Join Tritons Connect and sign up to mentor students and alumni.

Join Tritons Connect

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Triton Table Talk Speaker

Triton Table Talks are casual and comfortable professional development conversations on a variety of career-building and lifelong learning topics. Each virtual experience is an opportunity for UC San Diego alumni and students to meet and interact with fellow Tritons, build connections and gather professional guidance in an informal group setting. If you'd like to get involved, contact Paula Thomas '87 at phthomas@ucsd.edu.


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Admissions Calling Campaign

Throughout April

Congratulate and welcome newly admitted students to UC San Diego! Help participate in the excitement by sharing your UC San Diego experience to give newly admitted students an idea of campus culture. This is a flexible volunteer opportunity that allows you to participate remotely and during times that are most convenient for you.

Coming Soon!


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Admissions Alumni Ambassadors

Assist the UC San Diego Office of Admissions in serving as one of their first Alumni Ambassadors. This volunteer program allows you to share your Triton pride at UC San Diego's admission and yield events, sharing your story with prospective and admitted students. Students are eager to hear from you! Connect with students, families, friends and alumni worldwide, especially in your hometown. Sign up today!


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English-in-Action (EIA) Volunteers

Remotely, in person on campus or in person off campus

Partner with the International Students & Programs Office's (ISPO) to have the rewarding experience of sharing cultures as you assist international students and associates in improving their English language skills.

Signature Programs

Community

Homecoming Reunions

Reunions offer a unique opportunity to celebrate the past, while looking to the future and the promise of potential. Participate as a reunion committee lead or member. Help guide your class or affinity group in commemorating a milestone, while ensuring a memorable celebration of this important event. Get Involved

Regional and Affinity Clubs

UC San Diego Alumni Regional Clubs (more than 25 around the world) help alumni connect to each other and the university with opportunities for service, social and professional networking. Regional alumni clubs host career networking nights, lectures, community service activities, sporting events, family picnics, mixers and much more. There are also alumni affinity groups based on profession, area of study, culture and other interests. Applications open year-round. Get Involved

Triton 5K

Serve as a volunteer to support our biggest alumni event of the year, the Triton 5K. The annual 3.1 mile run is a 20+ year old campus tradition that supports student scholarships. Volunteer responsibilities include handing out registration packets, cheering on runners, offering water and more. Volunteer opportunities are a lot of fun and cover three days. Take your pick, choose your slot and help out! Get Involved

UC San Diego Global Days of Service

Participate in our biggest volunteer event of the year! For six years, UC San Diego has been making a difference in local schools and the community through the Alumni Day of Service. Projects have included clean up, beautification and tutoring programs at Bayside Elementary (Imperial Beach), Ross Elementary (Clairemont), Oneonta Elementary (Imperial Beach), Avondale Elementary (Spring Valley), Zamorano Fine Arts Academy (Paradise Hills) and North Chollas Community Park. The annual event is fun for the entire family, and a meaningful way to collectively make a big impact. Participate in San Diego or create a project for alumni outside of the San Diego region. Get Involved

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