MCS CAREER SERVICES
Individual Career Advising
1-on-1 coaching appointments with MCS Career Counselor are available for career planning, job search strategies, networking tips, resume and/or LinkedIn review, etc.
Appointments with MCS Career Counselor are available for mock interviews. They can be done in person, via phone or digital platform.
Offered on a consistent basis to provide information on a wide range of career-related topics, including resume writing, interviewing techniques, job search strategies, internship planning, salary negotiation, preparing for career fairs, working in the U.S., time management, etc.
Career & Employer Events
MCS will feature alumni, industry professionals and/or organizations to present on career-related topics, including: professional panels, company info sessions, networking events, author presentations, tech talks, etc.
All MCS students will have access to Gallup’s CliftonStrengths development tool to assess and identify personal strengths. Students receive individualized reports and action plans to maximize strengths during the academic year to prepare for entering the workforce.
Online Career Resources
MCS students have full access to tools and resources related to resume / cover letter, LinkedIn, interview preparation, company information, salary insight, etc.
Handshake (Job & Internship Listings)
Handshake, the online job posting site for UCI students across campus, lists part-time and full-time jobs, internships, and summer/seasonal positions. Students can also register for Career Fairs (including STEM Career Fair) hosted by UCI Division of Career Pathways through Handshake.
UCI MCS LinkedIn Group
MCS students can join the invite-only UCI MCS LinkedIn Group, where students can expand their professional network through connecting with MCS Alumni, current students, industry professionals and company recruiters. This group also serves as an internal job board for jobs specifically applicable to MCS students.