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Career Launch Program



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In partnership with Career Launch, the Triton Transfer Hub welcomes our Fall 2023 admitted transfer students to participate in the Career Launch Program!

By participating in this program, Fall 2023 admitted transfer students will be able to:

  • Explore career fields.
  • Learn how to create relationships with professionals and network. 
  • Launch effective job and internship searches.
  • Improve self-confidence and career preparation.

Program Dates

Career Launch will take place from Week 3- Week 7 of the Spring 2024 Quarter.

Who can participate?

All Fall 2023 admitted transfer students are able to apply, but we prioritize students who identify as:

  • First-generation, or
  • From underserved populations;
  • Willing and able to commit to the 4-week long program.

Why should you participate?

  • Land internships and jobs in the hidden job market.
  • Develop internal advocates with employers of interest.
  • Meet fellow transfer students like yourself.
  • All participants will receive a gift for completing the whole program.
  • Completion of the program provides you with a Career Launch Certificate.

Program Schedule

Career Launch is a four-week, hybrid program with weekly virtual group coaching sessions, micro-learning videos and exercises, and an interactive workbook.

Group coaching sessions will be virtual, with an in-person Orientation which you are required to attend.

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Sample Schedule

Each week of the program, we will have one-hour long group coaching virtual sessions, once a week. Dates and times TBA. Here are the topics we will be discussing each week during these sessions:
Week 1 Career Launch introduction and conducting a strategic search.
Week 2 Professional branding and networking.
Week 3 Career Conversations.
Week 4 Interviews, resume, and cover letter best practices.


What is the time commitment for participating (including time of day of programs)?

The program will run for four weeks from Week 3- Week 7 of Spring 2024 quarter.

The weekly time commitment would be about 2-3 hours per week. 

Please refer to the sample schedule above for a general breakdown of each week. Participants must commit to the entire duration of the program. 

I submitted my application already, what are the next steps?

Thank you for applying! You will hear back from us by the end of Week 8 of Winter Quarter. We will reach out to you via email - remember to check your junk mail! 

Where will this program be held? 

This program will be hybrid. Group coaching sessions will be held virtually within the four-week program.  We will also host an in-person orientation which you will be required to attend.

When will I know if I get in?

We intend to inform students that they have been selected to participate by the end of Week 8 of Winter quarter.

What is the advantage of participating in this program?

This program will help you become self-confident in your professional journey. You will learn the tools and knowledge to land the jobs and internships you want. After successfully completing the program, you will become Career Launch Certified.

Can I work while I participate in the program?

Yes, you can. Please refer to the Career Launch Program sample schedule above for a general breakdown of each week. 

What if I don't get into the program?

There are many ways to get a kickstart on your professional journey and ensure you are getting connected to career services, here are some suggestions:

How can I learn more about Career Launch Academy?

The Triton Transfer Hub has partnered with Career Launch, a career guidance service, to provide transfer students at UCSD with the tools to be career ready! If you want to learn more about the history of and services provided by Career Launch, please visit


How to Apply

If interested, please fill out the entire Google Form application:


IMPORTANT: Space is limited. Please make sure that you are able to commit to the time that is required each week in addition to attending the required in-person orientation. 

Application deadline is Sunday, February 18th, 2024 at 11:59 pm PST. 

 Keep an eye on your inbox! You will hear back if you have been selected to participate by the end of Week 8 of Winter quarter.

Please note that enrollment into the Career Launch Program is for Fall 2023 admitted transfer students only.


Contact Information


Please email with the email subject “Career Launch Question.”

The Career Launch Program is in partnership with Career Launch and the Triton Transfer Hub.