Recruit on Campus
UCR Career Center offers graduate and professional school admissions representative cost-effective and time-efficient ways to reach our motivated, ambitious and hardworking students that are interested in attending graduate school. This is an opportunity to showcase the value of your program and discuss the application requirements in a personal setting. Recruiting at UCR will expose your brand to:
- An elite student body of more than 23,000 students representing the top 12% of California High School graduates.
- In 2016, we had 17% of graduating seniors enrolled in a post graduate program at least 6 months after they graduate.
Students have so many options when it comes to graduate and professional schools. Make sure students’ understand your brand, your values and why your university and its program is a good match.
Brand Your University On-Campus
Let students get hands-on with your brand, download it, meet you, learn from you and share it with their friends. When they do, they’ll understand your institution’s value and why your graduate and professional school program(s) is held in such great regard.
Below is an array of services the UC Riverside Career Center offers to help you create or increase your institution’s recruiting presence on-campus. Take advantage of any or all of the opportunities available.
For additional information on any of the services below, email Jeannette Ordonez, Special Programs Lead and Career Counselor at Jeannette.Ordonez@ucr.edu or call (951) 827-3637.
Participate in a Graduate and Professional School Career Fair
We’re proud of the impressive array of graduate and professional schools from all over the country that have a footprint at our Career Fairs. UC Riverside has three career fairs that focus on informing students about graduate and professional schools.
These career fairs include: Graduate and Professional School Information Day, Law school Information Day and Health Professions School Information Day.
At every fair, our students connect with graduate and professional school representatives, learn about the variety of graduate and professional school programs available to them and come to understand the values and application requirements of each program. Be sure and check the Career Fair Calendar for a complete list of upcoming fairs.
To Register: Select the event(s) of interest on the Career Fair page.
Host a Graduate and Professional School Information Session
Hosting a graduate and professional school information session or coffee chat is an effective way to provide students with information about your program and enable students to ask questions in an informal manner.
These sessions are typically held at 12pm or between 4pm and 6pm. Graduate and professional school information sessions must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.
Service Fee: The single session fee is $100 an hour.
Recommended Time slots: 12PM or between 4PM and 6PM
Request Service: To schedule an Information Session, complete the Graduate Rep Engagement Form (Minimum of three-week notice).
Schedule a Graduate and Professional School Information Table
Promote your graduate and professional school program near the Highlander Student Union Building!
This is a high-traffic area where a graduate and professional school representative can meet and talk with students about the different programs at your graduate and professional school. Information tables can be scheduled for up to four hours. Tables must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.
Service Fee: Tabling Fee $75
Recommended Time slots: 10AM-2PM
Request Service: To schedule an Information Table, complete the Graduate Rep Engagement Form.
Send Email Blasts to Students
Reach numerous students and increase your visibility through campus. You can send a targeted email to students registered in our Handshake database to publicize your graduate and professional school event (application deadline, information session, or other graduate and professional school program related messages). There is a limited amount of email blasts that can be sent out to students per quarter. Email Blasts must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance. Please contact Jeannette Ordonez at Jeannette.Ordonez@ucr.edu or 951-827-3637 for current availability.
Service Fee: Email Blasts start at $100
Recommended Time slots: N/A
Request Service:To request an email blast, complete the Graduate Rep Engagement Form.
Participate in a Workshop/ Be a Guest Speaker
A great way to help build your graduate and professional school presence on campus and help provide students with information about your program(s) is to partner with the Career Center in co-presenting workshops and participating in panels.
Service Fee: $0
For More Information: Contact Jeannette Ordonez, Special Programs Lead and Career Counselor at Jeannette.Ordonez@ucr.edu or 951-827-3637.