Employer Wednesday Recap

“6 Steps to Applying to UC San Diego”

You do not need to be a rocket scientist to learn how to apply for a job at UC San Diego. UC San Diego Talent Outreach Advisor, Millicent Scott, came to the Career Centers to share how interested candidates can easily apply to UC San Diego. She showed us how to sign up for an account and shared some inside knowledge on what to look for when looking  at the job descriptions. 

Surprisingly, this information is available to the public! If you go to their Jobs website and click on “How to Apply” you will find the same exact steps that will be described in this blog.  

UC San Diego’s The UCSD Job Bulletin is updated daily. Check out the New Jobs category contains openings posted in the last 7 days.

Application Procedures in 6 easy steps:

Step 1.
Returning Users:
– Sign In using your username and password

First Time Users:
– Select “Create A New Account”
– Create a Username and Password
– Complete the contact and background information, education, work history sections

Well this part is easy. Wait, what’s my password again?
Step 2.  Search for a job. Enter search terms in the box on the upper right corner or browse through positions by clicking on categories listed under the “Job Bulletin” menu.
I know that job was posted here a few days ago.
Step 3.  Select “Apply Here” to begin. The application is divided into sections or “Tabs.”
picking a job
“I choose you!”
Step 4.  Review your profile to ensure it is accurate. Change information in a section using the “update” button before applying. Select “Continue Application” at the bottom of the page.

crying man
I can’t believe I spelled my name wrong!
Step 5.  Select, Upload or Create a customized resume and optional cover letter. After attaching your resume/cover letter select “Continue Application.”
submitting your resume online
I’m on FIRE!
Step 6.  Check the box to indicate you have read the employment agreement then select “Apply Now.” You also have the option to “Finish Later” if you are not yet ready to submit. If you chose this option you can go to “Applications in Progress” under the My Jobs tab to complete your application before the filing deadline.
completed application
Yes! I completed my application!

Once you submit your application with your attached documents for the position you were applying for…

check everything before you submit
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO EDIT/UPDATE your documents for that position nor will you be able to WITHDRAW to REAPPLY for the same position.
Remember your user name and Password to log in later. For advice, assistance, or accommodations to help with the application:
  • Visit the Campus Employment Office in Torrey Pines Center South, Suite 266 (map).
  • Call the Campus Employment Office, (858) 534-6333.

After you submit your online profile/ application and resume, you can apply for jobs any time using the same information or by uploading new resumes for each specific job.

Source: http://jobs.ucsd.edu/HowToApply.aspx