Winter 2023 registration now OPEN

Connections in this category go beyond major, minor and academic disciplines. Learn more about each below and follow the instructions under each Connection to register.

 

Finding Your Career Cure in Medicine/Healthcare

Explore careers in becoming a physician or careers in healthcare that impact communities of color. Through this aggie connection, you will learn how to obtain experience while at UC Davis to prepare for a career in medicine/healthcare, learn about the different types of physician and specialties, and how to conduct a career search. The goal of this session is to expose students to healthcare careers, hear from current medical students/residents, and build new connections. We will be meeting via Zoom for all sessions with an option for in-person site visit to the UC Davis Medical Center for a tour in Spring. Open to all majors!.

  • Day & Time: Thursdays (10:00-11:00am), virtual 
  • Format: all sessions will be hosted via Zoom starting January 19,2023
  • Registration: This Connection is not for credit and open to all new students (first-year freshman, transfer, and international students). Please visit "Finding Your Career Cure" in AggieLife to join the Connection. 


Pre-Veterinary: Path to Success

Are you interested in working with animals or becoming a veterinarian? Join our Pre-Vet FYAC to learn more about the pathway to veterinary school. You will learn about veterinary school requirements, experiences and resources available to you at UCD. There will be a combination of guest speakers and discussions.

  • Day & Time: Tuesdays (5:10-6:00pm); Valley 1047
  • Format: This Connection will be hosted in-person, on-campus
  • Registration: This Connection is for credit and open to all new students (first-year freshman, transfer, and international students). Register in ScheduleBuilder during your passtime or open registration (CRN: 22160).


We Search Research

Are you interested in beginning the process of finding a research position at UC Davis? Don’t know where or how to start? Did you know that you DO NOT need research experience to engage in research at UC Davis? This First-Year Aggie Connection will focus on preparing and walking you through each step of the research search process. Looking for research opportunities can take significant time and effort and we are committed to helping you through this journey. Join us for guidance through each step of the research search process with the goal of securing a research position for you to engage in. ALL MAJORS ARE WELCOME.

Topics to be covered include (1) identifying research areas of interest, (2) identifying faculty members, labs and/or other opportunities that match your areas of interest, (3) developing a resume and cover letter for the specific positions you are interested in, (4) emailing faculty members to set up interviews, (5) mock interviews and so much more!

This interactive First-Year Aggie Connection is hosted in partnership with the Undergraduate Research Center, we hope you will join us!

  • Day & Time: Wednesdays (4:10-5:00pm) 
  • Format: This Connection will be hosted in-person, on-campus in the Student Community Center, Meeting Room E.
  • Registration: This Connection is not for credit and open to all new students (first-year freshman, transfer, and international students). Registration for "We Search Research" in AggieLife.