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HireUC Alumni Career Fair

August 22, 2024, Riverside Convention Center
Return late June for full program details

About the career fair

The HireUC Alumni Career Fair, in partnership with Hire Talent, is a hiring event organized for University of California (UC) alumni who are looking for early-and mid-level career opportunities. It offers a special chance for alumni to connect with employers from diverse fields and industries. UC alumni job seekers can attend the fair for free, but it’s important to register in advance to secure participation.




Job seeker   Employer

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Volunteers needed

Alumni volunteers are needed to help support our alumni job seekers and alumni associations' staff to make this event successful. Please consider signing up for the following types of volunteer opportunities. 

  • Greeter: Assist at registration/nametag tables 

  • Program/Workshop Support: Assist greeting and seating participants, other tasks as needed by speaker/staff 

  • Campus Alumni Association Table/Campus Break Team: Greet alumni of your campus at Alumni Association table or campus break hour to distribute swag, answer questions about alumni association resources, and offer encouragement 

  • General Floater/Alumni Encourager: Greet participants, offer encouragement, directions to workshops, employers, and facilities 

  • Help with set up, decor, and/or clean up 

  • Networking Pro: Facilitate networking between newer alumni and experienced alumni and job recruiters   

Attire: Business casual and please wear your UC campus gear! You will be provided a nametag, volunteer badge, and swag bag.

Please contact mayra at ucop.edu if you are interested in volunteering!


Resources for Job Seekers: A UC Alumni Career Digital Library

Get ready for the event with these great webinars hosted by fellow UC alumni! Explore a digital library of resources from your Alumni Career Network and our 10 campus alumni associations.

For questions, please contact mayra.marquez@ucop.edu.

UC Career Webinar

Career Design + Crafting a Stand-out Resume

Tips for Career Fair Success + Effective Networking Strategies

UC Berkeley Alumni Association

Informational Interviewing for Career Exploration

UC Davis Alumni Association

Perfecting the Elevator Pitch

UC Irvine Alumni Association

Interview attire

UCLA Alumni Association

Job Search Starter Kit

UC Merced Alumni Association

Resume and Cover Letter Guide

UC Riverside Alumni Association

Career Coach Workshop - Maximize your LinkedIn

UC San Diego Alumni Association

Designing Your Career and Life | UC San Diego Career Podcast

UC San Diego Career Center | YouTube

UCTV Career Channel

UC Santa Barbara Alumni Association 

Interviews and Offers

UC Santa Cruz Alumni Association

How to Network Successfully

UC San Francisco Alumni Association

Strategies for Career Exploration in Uncertain Times