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Social Impact Career Fair

January 21, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm  |  College 8, West Field House


The Social Impact Fair is targeted toward non-profits and social services that are searching for students who would like to impact their community. Employers are looking to meet qualified UC Santa Cruz students with specific job skills and knowledge developed in a rigorous academic major, and the breadth of a well-rounded liberal arts education.

Companies scheduled to attend:

CALPIRG – Citizen Outreach Chapter
We are the Citizen Outreach office for CALPIRG in Santa Cruz! We work to educate individuals about extremely pressing issues and to win campaigns that will benefit the public. We’re looking for students to fill part-time PAID positions to help us win these campaigns and protect public interest! Right now we’re working on a campaign to protect public health and stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. This is an extremely urgent and important campaign and UCSC students are the perfect types of passionate individuals we need to really make a difference!
Industry: Social Services & Non-Profit

FoodCorps is a nationwide team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy. We do that by placing motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of paid public service. Working under the direction of local partner organizations, we implement a three-ingredient recipe for healthy kids. Our Service Members teach kids about what healthy food is and where it comes from, build and tend school gardens, and bring high-quality local food into public school cafeterias.
Industry: Social Services & Non-Profit

Los Gatos-Saratoga Sport & Recreation
The mission of LGS Recreation is to provide fee-based public recreation programs for Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga and the Los Gatos mountain communities, as well as to provide fee-based supplemental education programs and child care services for Los Gatos Union School District, Saratoga Union School District and Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District.
Industry: Social Services & Non-Profit

Seneca Family of Agencies

At Seneca Family of Agencies, our mission is to help children and families through the most difficult times of their lives. Throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century, Seneca has dedicated itself to becoming a “system of care” agency providing a comprehensive continuum of community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families. Seneca’s continuum of care now includes in-home wraparound services; foster family-based treatment; mobile crisis response services; integrated day treatment and special education services; after-school therapeutic recreation services; and public school-based mental health services.
Industry: Social Services & Non-Profit

Teach For America
We recruit a diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community.
Industry: Education & Higher Education

US Department of State
As the lead foreign affairs agency, the US Department of State is dedicated to protecting and strengthening America’s interests worldwide. We work to ensure that our country’s diplomatic leadership enhances our economic, food and energy security and stability.
Industry: Government

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January 21, 2015
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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