The UCR Career Center is here to help current undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni through all phases of their career paths. No matter where you are in your journey, we are here to provide support and resources that help you successfully prepare for and transition to a career in your desired field. You can connect with us individually, at events, and by exploring our website!
Schedule an appointment with your Career Specialist for support with choosing a major, creating or editing your resume, finding and applying for jobs and internships, and graduate school questions!
Attend an event
Each quarter, we host skill-building workshops and opportunities to meet with employers at panels, information sessions, and career fairs! Take a look at our upcoming events and register to save your seat!
Meet Our Specialists
The Career Center’s dedicated CHASS Career Specialist and Graduate Student Career Specialist are available for presentations to student organizations and classes. Please submit your request here.
Alumni Note: New UCR graduates automatically receive a 1-year extension of Career Center services, except for on-campus interviews with employers. After 1 year, alumni retain access to Handshake and all alumni are welcome to attend our workshops and job fairs (events updated regularly). Additional services for alumni after 1 year are available for a fee; UCR Alumni Association members receive a 20% discount on all such services.
We look forward to working with you!
Cheryl Love, Ph.D.
Humanities, Arts, Policy & Education
Cheryl Love serves as the CHASS Career Specialist serving students in the Humanities, Arts, Public Policy, and Education. She is new to the UCR Career Center Team having joined the office in June 2022. She supports all undergraduate students in finding their career paths and collaborates with Industry Outreach Specialists in identifying the best opportunities to serve our undergraduate student population. She has over 40 years of experience as a counselor and teacher in all four higher education systems (UC, CSU, Private and Community) as well as the public school and non-profit sectors. Cheryl has a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies and Master’s Degree in Counseling along with a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Pupil Personnel Service Credential from California State University, Fullerton. Her Doctorate is from the University of California, Los Angeles in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Counseling. Cheryl also serves as the Career Center’s Liaison to the African Student Programs.
Casie Vu, M.S.
Casie Vu serves as the CHASS Career Specialist serving Social Sciences students. She is new to the UCR Career Center Team having joined the office in August 2022. She hopes to foster her passion for championing students toward their utmost potential in serving as support for the diverse student population of UCR. Casie earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Communication from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and also earned her Master of Science Degree in College Counseling & Student Development from Azusa Pacific University.
Vanessa Lee, Ph.D.
Graduate Students & International Students
Vanessa Lee serves as the Graduate Student Career Specialist and has been with UCR Career Center since 2014. She supports all graduate students in finding their career paths and collaborates with Industry Outreach Specialists in identifying the best opportunities to serve our graduate student population. With a background in vocational psychology and career development, Vanessa has been working in this field for 10+ years. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota’s (UMN) Psychology Department and received her BA in psychology at UMN. Vanessa also serves as the Career Center’s International Student Career Specialist.
Currently Available Jobs
When exploring career options, reviewing professional associations can help identify trends within the field, connect with professionals, and find internships, fellowships, and jobs. Click on your area of study below to see a sample of professional associations related to major. Many of these organizations have paid memberships for students and professionals, but also provide a variety of resources at no cost.
If you want to search a comprehensive database for other options, please visit CareerOneStop Professional Assocation Finder.
- Association of Digital Humanities
- Professionals in Human Resources Association
- K-12 Education Associations
- American Historical Association
- Association of College & Research Libraries
- Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
- Federation of State Humanities Councils
- Linguistic Society of America
- Social Sciences