Office of Career and Professional Development

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Summary Description

The vision of the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) is for every student and postdoctoral scholar to leave UCSF with the information, skills and confidence required for career success. To that end, our mission is to collaborate with the UCSF community to teach students and postdoctoral scholars the essential knowledge and professional skills to navigate their careers. The OCPD offers tailored workshops, courses, 1:1 counseling and online resources around every stage of career development, including self-reflection and professional identity; effective career exploration and decision making; strategic positioning and the competitive pursuit of internship, employment, postdoc, residency and fellowship opportunities; and key skills to succeed in the next step of their career.

Additional Information

Contact for questions and additional info: 

Please contact us via email at ocpd@ucsf.edu, or via phone at 415.476.4986. Students and postdocs can also schedule an appointment at career.ucsf.edu.