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Tax Preparation Experience with UAS! Volunteer Income Tax Association (VITA)

aTTN: Accounting minors and others interested!

The Undergraduate Accounting Society would like to cordially invite all of you to join us for our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) information session this Thursday, Nov. 29th from 8 pm to 9:30 pm at Otterson Hall 1S113. Join us as we detail a wonderful opportunity to gain relevant tax preparation experience as well as giving back to the community by helping people with low income with their tax forms.

Listed below are links to sign up for each position as well as a flyer with more details and information.

I can’t wait to see you all there!

Available Positions:

          VITA ‘Lead’ Tax Preparation Volunteer: For past volunteers interested in taking on a leadership role within the program.

          VITA Tax Preparation Volunteer: For all those interested in working as certified tax preparers for approximately 8-10 hours per week.

          VITA Tax Program Liaison: For volunteers who want to support the program but are not able to commit to getting certified as preparers. 


Best Regards,



Event Reminder to 2018 International Career Fair


The International Career Fair will be on Thursday, October 18th from 11 am to 3 pm in Price Center West Ballroom. Chinese Business Society kindly invites all international students who are seeking internships and full-time positions to this career fair with 40 recruiters. Please follow our Handshake event page, the company list is on the description page.

Feel free to reach out to us at

Best regards,

Chinese Business Society

2018-19 Big Ideas Contest

Deadline to Apply: November 14, 2018 at 12pm PT

Funding: Up to $10,000/team

Information Session: Oct.18 from 2-4PM at the Basement (Mandeville B202)



  • Undergraduate or Graduate student
  • Enrolled for Fall 2018
  • All majors encouraged to apply


Details & Application:

Facebook page:

Please email Amy Liu at if you have any questions.

California Institute for Innovation and Development – Apply Now!

Applications are now being accepted for the following programs. You may apply to more than one program.

Program: Triton Innovation Challenge

Applications due: 9AM on October 17, 2018

Description:  The seventh annual Triton Innovation Challenge is coming this Fall with $20,000 in prizes! This business plan competition focuses on fostering creativity and bringing to the spotlight commercially promising, environmentally (comes from, inspired by, or directly impacts nature) focused technologies generated by the finest minds at UC San Diego. Those with prototypes, ideas, of related social venture

More information:


Questions: email Karen Jensen at


Program: Social Venture Accelerator

Applications due: October 19, 2018

Description:  Designed for students who are interested in creating a social impact through entrepreneurism, this four-month program includes a series of 7 workshops with speakers specifically focused on social innovation and mentor sessions.

More information:


Questions: email Diana Kanchanasuwan at


Program: mystartupXX

Applications due: October 30, 2018

Description:  Developed to encourage diversity in entrepreneurship, mystartupXX is open to all UC San Diego students with a business idea and a diverse leadership team; all stages are encouraged to apply and a prototype is not required. The six-month program includes 10 workshops, mentor mixers and networking opportunities.

More information:


Questions: email Karen Jensen at

Summer 2019 Global Seminars for Rady minors

UC San Diego Global Seminars are five-week long summer study abroad experiences led by a UCSD professor. Students enroll in a package of two courses for a total of eight UCSD quarter units. Class sizes are between 15–28 students, so there are excellent opportunities for one-on-one interaction with some of the best faculty at UCSD. All courses are taught in English. The following Seminars will be taking place Summer 2019:

  • Israel: Start-Up Nation (Jerusalem, Israel) – last year HISC132 was approved for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Ireland’s Silicon Valley (Dublin, Ireland) – taught by Rady’s own Mary McKay!
  • Consumer Behavior in Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

Students can find the full descriptions of these programs on the Global Seminars website at For more information, attend a “Meet the Professor” session to get behind the scene information for each seminar!

Consumer Behavior in Tokyo Info Sessions
*Monday, Oct 15 @ 5-6:30 pm (*week 3*)
Wednesday, Nov 28 @ 3-4:30 pm (week 9)
Study Abroad Office Dance Hall (University Center 409)

Ireland’s Silicon Valley Info Sessions
*Tuesday, Oct 16 @ 3:30-5 pm (*week 3*)
Monday, Nov 5 @ 5-6:30 pm (week 6)
Study Abroad Office Dance Hall (University Center 409)

Israel: Start-Up Nation Info Sessions
Thursday, Oct 18 @ 3:30-5 pm (*week 3*)
Wednesday, Nov 7 @ 3-4:30 pm (week 6)
Study Abroad Office Dance Hall (University Center 409)



Lisa N. Armstrong
Study Abroad Coordinator | Study Abroad UC San Diego |
P: 858-822-6721 |
Pronouns: She, her, hers

Tritons Dress for Success | Don’t Miss Out on a Macy’s Gift Card! | Tues., Oct 2

The Career Center is partnering with Macy’s and SPACES to help you look your best. Whether you’re preparing for an interview, or your first day, stop by for tips on how to dress the part.

There will be a fashion show plus we’ll be giving $10 Macy’s gift cards to the first 100 people to arrive! Make sure to stay for the free pizza as well!

See flyer below for details!

dress flyer

Speed Mentoring Workshop – Just in time for meet the firms!

Join fellow professionals to learn how to communicate effectively for your upcoming Meet the Firms events, interviews and networking events. Learn the do’s and don’ts of networking and other helpful conversation tips— then put everything you learn into practice in our speed mentoring segment with seasoned professionals! This workshop will not only teach you important skills, but it will also put you face-to-face with the folks who can land you that internship/job/connection you’ve been eyeing. In addition to these priceless skills and connections, your registration fee includes a complimentary drink and heavy appetizers. Come thirsty and hungry, leave full and with some amazing connections and skills!

Learn how to communicate effectively for your upcoming Meet the Firms events, interviews, and networking events. Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of networking, and other helpful conversation tips. Put everything you learn into practice with the Speed Mentoring segment of the evening – we’ll have seasoned professionals available for your questions, and to practice effective communication with!

Registration Link: