Archive | February 2014

The Green Initiative Fund

Have a great project idea to promote environmental and social sustainability here at UCSD? Don’t have the money? Apply for The Green Initiative Fund through the Student Sustainability Collective! The Green Initiative Fund is a program that provides funding for projects created by undergraduates that reduce UCSD’s negative impact on the environment. The goal is to enable and empower students to take an active role in making UC San Diego a leader in sustainability by bringing solutions and ideas to as much of the UCSD community as possible.

Find the application here on the Student Sustainability Collective’s website:

Applications are DUE no later than 11:59pm on Friday, February 28, 2014. Please be thorough in your application and be sure to read all the guidelines on what TGIF will and will not fund.

If you have any questions, please contact the TGIF Directors Allison Khoe and Noor Abbas at

Sustainable Job Fair



The UCSD Annual Sustainable Job Fair is coming on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 11AM to 3PM at Price Center Ballroom East! Come and learn about job, internship, and volunteer opportunities that focus on environmental and social responsibility.

To learn more visit our website at

Or our Facebook page:  Hope to see you there!

Rady School of Management Open House for Undergraduates

Rady School of Management Open House for Undergraduates

Join Rady graduate students, alumni, faculty and staff for a panel discussion and informal conversations regarding the Rady School’s MBA, Master of Finance and Ph.D. programs.  Discover what the Rady School of Management has to offer for your graduate education.

We look forward to meeting you!

Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Rady School of Management at UC San Diego
Wells Fargo Hall, 5th Floor
Sky Pavilion

Refreshments will be served.

Please register at:

Free Test Prep Classes for UCSD Students!


GMAT Graduate Management Admissions Test Areas covered are: math
ability/problem-solving (short review of algebra and geometry), data
sufficiency, reading comprehension, sentence correction, critical
reasoning, and the analytical writing assessment, information about
the NEW integrative reasoning section. Students will receive 16 hours of
instruction, with full GMAT practice tests with analysis of results

UCSD undergraduate students may take advantage of this offer by
obtaining a Student Grant Voucher of $400 during March 2-8, 2014 at
Extension’s Student Services – Building C* on the Extension campus.
For further information, please contact:



You’re invited to attend…

9th Annual Financial Horizons Conference at UC San Diego
When: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Where: Rady School of Management, UC San Diego
@Beyster & Wells Fargo Hall
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 (map)

Registration Required:

Conference Outline:
9:00        Breakfast            
10:00     Opening Keynote – Hedge Funds:  Aryeh Bourkoff, CEO of LionTree
11:00     Breakout Session 1
       Investment Banking 
Noon     Breakout Session 2
        Corporate Finance
        Wealth Management
1:00        Lunch
2:00        Entrepreneur and Business Leadership
3:00        Closing Keynote – Venture Capital: Mark Suster, Investment partner at Upfront Ventures

HDP 98: Career Development

HDP 98: Career Development
Wednesday 12:00-1:50pm–Career Services Horizon Room
(section 810530, 1 or 2 units)

Which career path is right for you and how do you land your first internship or job?  Through this interactive, hands-on course students are guided in exploring their interests and personality and how it relates to the career search. Through class lectures on career development concepts, guest speakers, practice sessions, and assignments, students will conduct research on various careers; receive professional development training; as well as practice and gain confidence in networking and other job search strategies. The course concludes with a career action plan to help the student move forward in their career.

For enrollment, download the HDP 98 add form here:

Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable

Positions available at Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable San Diego

Marketing and Outreach Lead – The San Diego chapter of OBR is currently recruiting a new Marketing and Outreach Lead as well as a Chapter Correspondent. The Marketing and Outreach Lead is responsible for promoting and marketing OBR’s brand and events and will have the opportunity to learn how to sell any idea and develop valuable marketing experience while building and expanding the OBR network and his or her own along the way. The Outreach and Marketing Lead will develop skills in strategic marketing, time management, effective communications, and make numerous new professional connections around the world. Applicants should send a CV and cover letter to zhaleh.amini@oxbridgebiotech.comPlease apply by February 20, 2014, to be considered for this position.

Chapter Correspondent – The OBR Chapter Correspondent plays an integral role in helping the OBR community learn about new OBR initiatives and science and business news from the chapter.  The position entails crafting the monthly Roundup newsletter, contributing articles to the Roundtable Review and establishing meaningful connections within the community.  The Chapter Correspondent will have the opportunity to further develop their written communication skills and have their work published.  Applicants should send a CV and cover letter to zhaleh.amini@oxbridgebiotech.comPlease apply by February 20, 2014, to be considered for this position.

OBR Ambassadors – Are you interested in getting involved with Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable but not sure you have the time? We are always searching for new and enthusiastic individuals to fill Ambassador positions. OBR Ambassadors will help bring OBR activities to local institutions, participate in OBR-related activities and meetings, and communicate science and business. Not only can OBR Ambassadors get their voices heard and ideas implemented, they also get an inside view of how OBR works, opportunities to directly network with industry professionals, and also get priority when OBR is selecting chapter leaders. If you are interested in becoming an OBR Ambassador please send a cover letter CV to


Lyft Campus Ambassador Program

Lyft is looking for a few sociable, savvy students to roll out their campus marketing plan and join our elite Campus Ambassador Program. It’s a great (paid) experience for business/marketing/sales students to get real experience, making a big impact at a startup while working hand in hand with the Lyft Growth Managers.

More details here, where students can also apply –


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