UCR Business Career Development Center (CDC)

Graduate Career Development Center

The Career Development Center (CDC) at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management is a comprehensive, career-focused resource center for all graduate business students at UC Riverside. Our goal is to ensure that every AGSM student is equipped with the tools necessary to succeed in their internships, job searches and ultimately as business leaders throughout the world.

The CDC staff works closely with all students, individually and in group settings, to customize internship and job search strategies and personalize recommendations to support each individual’s goals.


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Contact Us

900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-7248

Monday – Friday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Closed during breaks and holidays


More Career Development Center Services


Career Advising

Meet with a Career Advisor to plan your career goals, discuss career and professional development, salary negotiation, job search, interviewing preparation etc. Make an appointment on Handshake


Executive Mentor Program

The Executive Mentor Program matches AGSM students with a professional that aligns with their career interests to learn about their mentor’s occupation, industry and professional experience.


MBA Fellowship

Graduating MBA candidates can apply to the MBA Fellowship Program to obtain experiential learning opportunities with non-profit organizations.


Networking Events

Every year, the Career Development Center hosts networking events so students can meet with business professionals, employers and alumni.


Career Fairs

Attend a career fair with hiring managers, employers, and recruiters to learn about full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities. Students are eligible to attend main campus career fairs and AGSM career fairs.


Business Ready Program

 Business Ready is an 8-week program from July to August that prepares incoming AGSM students for graduate school and career readiness. Program will cover: academic and career planning,  resume review, job search preparation, employment and recruitment strategies, peer networking opportunities, mock interviews, and alumni career panel.


Workshops and Career Panels

Attend quarterly skill building workshops that will cover topics such as resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, interviewing skills, salary negotiation, personal branding, etc and learn from business professionals working in diverse industries through career panels.


AGSM Exclusive Career Development Resources

Graduate students will have access to 24/7 virtual exclusive career development resources that will provide student samples of resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn and networking resources, interview preparation, workshops and career panel recordings, and much more. Resources are located in Handshake.


Employer Engagement

The Career Development Center invites employers to actively engage with students every quarter as we host employer panels and information sessions. Employers also post graduate level positions on our exclusive UCR AGSM Live Job Board. Students are encouraged to participate in AGSM resume books and MBA Profiles to be further considered for employment opportunities with our employer partners.


Peer-to-Peer Support

Graduate students receive peer-to-peer support from the AGSM CDC Student Advisory Council. The CDC Advisory Council supports with quarterly job search party events, peer-to-peer resources, and keeping students updated with current events.

School of Business Events

Upcoming UCR Career Center Events


Recent Employers

UCR School Of Business CDC Employers T-Mobile
UCR School Of Business CDC Employers Northrup Grumman
UCR School Of Business CDC Employers The Walt Disney Company
UCR School Of Business CDC Employers Fox Corporation
UCR School Of Business CDC Employers Amazon


Contact Us

Jeannette Ordonez
Jeannette Ordonez

Director of
Career Development Center (CDC)

Anderson South 102B

Analy Garcia, UCR Business Career Development Center
Analy Garcia

Asst. Director
of Career Services

(951) 827-3654
Anderson South 102B

Jon Paul Hernandez, Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Career Development Center
Jon Paul Hernandez

Asst. Director
of Employer Relations & CDC

(951) 827-3618
Anderson South 102B

Vanessa Lee, UCR School of Business Career Development Center
Vanessa Lee

Career Specialist - Graduate Students
(951) 827-2827
UCR Career Services Center