For eligible staff interested in exploring their UC San Diego career path options, UExplore offers tools to help them make educated decisions regarding their professional goals.
UExplore will select up to 22 participants to maximize the effectiveness of the program exercises and to support a positive learning environment. Prior to being selected, applicants must make a commitment to and receive approved release time for attending all UExplore scheduled activities. Final consideration will be given to selecting a group that represents a diversity of staff from various position titles, breadth of experience and divisional areas.
A suitable candidate for UExplore is an employee who is still considering his/her career field specialization and UC San Diego career path. With curiosity, conversation and commitment, participants in UExplore will engage in activities to help them identify their best match for a long-lasting UC San Diego career.
A successful graduate of UExplore will:
* A career appointment is an appointment established at a fixed or variable percentage of time at 50 percent or more of full-time, which is expected to continue for one year or longer
Paper applications will not be accepted.
Interested individuals must complete and submit an online application (available August 8-28, 2014). To be on the safe side, please try to save your work about every 15-20 minutes. This will help to avoid being "timed out" of the application module session.
As a courtesy, a PDF version of this year's application can be viewed via this link: 2014-15 UExplore Application.
Please note: Costs are not charged to the department or to the participant for the scheduled program activities.
The online application module will open on August 8, 2014!
Completed applications (both employee's section and supervisor's section) must be received by Thursday, August 28th at 5:00pm. Only completed applications will be reviewed for admission consideration.
A complete application includes two parts:
We strongly recommend that you:
Applicants will be notified of their admission status by Mid- to Late-September, 2014.
Click on the links below to learn more about the relevant training and development policies for each of the employee groups listed below
Please note: The mission of UExplore is to assist participants in identifying realistic and appropriate career and professional development goals. UExplore is not a training program and is not intended to be a guarantee towards a future promotion or interview for a future position.