Careers

José González: Creating Community in Nature

August 07, 2018
José González (B.A., history, ’04) has always loved the outdoors. In 2013, he took his love for the outside one step further, founding Latino Outdoors, an organization that seeks to get Latinos into nature and engaged in environmental issues. The group now has a nationwide presence, and González has been commended by former President Barack Obama for his engagement in environmental protection.

6 Aggies Who Are California's Environmental Guardians

Aggies Become Green Advocates as Managers, Policymakers, Professors and Attorneys How to Prepare for a Green Career​​​​​

Many students want to work on climate change issues to reduce our carbon footprint, conserve resources for future generations and make the planet more sustainable. 

Use these resources from the Internship and Career Center to plan your future:

Find Your Future in the College of Letters and Science

Over 110 Majors and Minors in the Liberal Arts Translate Into Real Careers Employers Like Liberal Arts Majors
  • 74 percent of employers prefer to hire liberal arts majors
  • 93 percent of the employers agreed that "demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than [which] undergraduate major."

Kristie Macosko Krieger turned her degree in sociology into a career as a movie producer and got nominated for an Oscar for Bridg

2017 - Sertan Usanmaz

April 04, 2018
Sertan Usanmaz (B.A., political science and international relations, ’17) is an associate government program analyst for the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee in the State Treasurer’s Office in Sacramento.

Community College Programs Drive Higher Incomes

November 14, 2015
Community college programs in career and technical education — especially in health professions — lead to significant financial returns, especially for women, according to a new policy brief by the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research.

Data Studies Program for Undergraduates

June 01, 2015
The Data Studies program offers UC Davis undergraduate students a unique opportunity to take their major and apply it to the world of data, learning how to question, analyze and present data research that will enable them to get jobs.