Professional Career Advising

Thinking about a new career? Changing fields? Wondering how you can advance in your career?  We may be able to help at no cost to you.  Get career advice and benefit from the insights of the experts.  These services are free for PaCE students.  Even if you are not our student yet, we may be able to help you. Check our PaCE Career Center for additional tools and resources.
 

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Are you a UCSB Student? Go to UCSB Career Services.

Current PaCE students 

You signed up for professional training with PaCE and chose to upskill yourself.  Congratulations! That’s the first very important step in the direction of your career advancement.

If you have already finished taking at least two courses with us, then consider taking advantage of a no cost career advice hour We have reached out to industry experts and professionals who deeply care about helping the community in professional growth.  They will be giving you an hour of their valuable time (either via Zoom or in-person, that’s to be decided mutually between the two of you)  You can ask them about your field of interest, career opportunities, and their professional insights.  Please do not ask them to give you jobs and/or to hire you.  

 

Please click on the link below and give us some information about your career goals so we pair you with the best match among career advisers.
 

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PaCE Alumni

You have completed your professional certificate program with PaCE.  Congratulations and best of luck as you proceed along your professional journey! 

If you completed your professional certificate program course requirements within the past two years, then consider taking advantage of one NO-COST career advice hour. We have reached out to industry experts and professionals who deeply care about helping the community in professional growth.  They will be giving you an hour of their valuable time (either via Zoom or in-person, that’s to be decided mutually between the two of you).  You can ask them about your field of interest, career opportunities, and their professional insights.  Please do not ask them to give you jobs and/or to hire you.  
To take advantage of this great opportunity, at no cost to you, please click on the link below to provide us with some information about your career goals so we can find the best match for you among our career advisers.

Prospective Students

We hope you choose us for your professional development and become our student soon.  In the meantime, you can still take advantage of some of our career services. Let us know if you would like someone to reach out to you to help you with the process. 
 

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North Santa Barbara County Residents

Under the GROW program, we are offering our customized career resources to Santa Barbara North County residents at no cost. As a North County resident, you have a unique opportunity to get customized help with resumes and interview preparation, in addition to two free career counseling hours with our industry experts.  You can also access hundreds of local and statewide jobs through our customized portals. 

You will be able to benefit most from this opportunity if you are already enrolled with us in one of our certificate programs listed under GROW.  They are heavily discounted for SB North County residents.  If not, then we encourage you to enroll in at least one of our essential business skills courses listed below to enhance your transferable professional skill set.

We will be happy to help you plan your time with us and/or time with a career counselor. Schedule an appointment and let us know what you are looking for.

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