Gaucho Professionals

UC Santa Barbara has a strong commitment to our alumni’s professional success. Gaucho Professionals offers opportunities for lifelong learning through industry and workplace networking groups, regional networking nights, online professional development programming, and mentoring and hiring connections with current students.


Gaucho Network

You told us you wanted a platform for professional networking, mentoring, and job listings—a gathering place where regional and affinity groups could connect. In response, we’re launching, an online career networking platform available free to all 210,000-plus Gauchos worldwide. From mentoring and networking to renewing friendships and discovering professional opportunities, all the benefits of being part of this vibrant community begin when you register

The difference between and other professional websites? Their opportunities are shared with the world; ours are from Gauchos with an interest in hiring other Gauchos. They just post jobs—we also provide a place for you to share opportunities in your workplace, to find or become a mentor, even to reconnect with long lost friends who can assist with your professional needs or access you to help with theirs. To take advantage of all of the benefits this free service has to offer, register today at

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Resources and Services

Visit UCSB Career Services to learn about job search resources for alumni, including lifetime access to online job databases, admission to quarterly Career and Internship fairs, and one-on-one career consultation.

Alumni are eligible to receive a 15% discount on selected UCSB Professional and Continuing Education courses. Does not include hands-on laboratory classes, in-service, or concurrent enrollment courses. Discounts are also available on extension courses at most UC campuses

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Gauchos Hire Gauchos

Register and post job listings for current and recently graduated Gauchos on Handshake, UCSB’s online job and internship database. For additional opportunities to hire Gauchos, connect with UCSB Career Services