Advising

Career Advising

Staff in the Career Connection office are available daily to provide students with information and advice about a variety of career-related activities ranging from resume writing to career choice. A significant portion of staff time is devoted to advising students about options for fulfilling CPA licensing requirements.

Career Connection Peer Advisors

The Economics Department sponsors a peer advising program throughout the academic year. Outstanding upper-division students are employed and trained to offer assistance with career advising, CPA advising, internship and job advice, and other general office duties. Every Career Peer is well trained in providing assistance across a wide-range of internship/career related concerns.


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Kiana Razi (2019-20 Peer)

Kiana is a fourth year Economics major at UCSB and is pursuing a Certificate from the Technology Management Program. Kiana spent this past summer at PwC in their Deals Valuation group, where she will be returning full time once she graduates. On campus, she serves as a Portfolio Manager in the Investment Advisory Committee and served as Vice President of Finance Connection. Outside of school, Kiana enjoys watching the sunset with her friends and traveling. 

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Eric Chen (2019-20 Peer)

"I am a 4th year Economics and Accounting major, and have interned with EY in its audit division. My favorite economics class is Economics 140a: Introduction to Econometrics, and my favorite accounting class is Economics 132A: Auditing. Feel free to stop by and come chat with me to learn more about Meet the Firms, networking tips, course scheduling, or anything else that you may have in mind!"

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Spencer Sween (2019-20 Peer)

“I am a third year Economics and Mathematics major with career aspirations in academia and research. Recently, I interned as a research assistant with a professors from UC Irvine and Claremont McKenna University. My favorite course as an Econ major has been Econ 140A, and I absolutely love Econ 100B for Microeconomics. Please feel free to come in to the Career Connection to talk with me about research opportunities and grad school in Economics!”

Contact Us

Career Connection is located in the Moss Adams LLP Suite - North Hall 2119.

Monday - ​Friday


Drop-in Advising:      
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

By Appointment: 
1:00 PM - 4:00* PM
*Office closes at 3:00 PM on Fridays ​throughout the summer

For general questions, please email econ-careerconnection@ucsb.edu.


Appointments

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at (805) 893-2824 or email Suzanne Dougherty suzanne@econ.ucsb.edu or  Courtney Visueta with the following information:

  • UCSB Perm number
  • Reason for appointment
  • 3 dates and times (in the afternoon) that you are available

In addition, if you would like to have your resume or cover letter critiqued, you must bring in a printed copy of each.



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