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You Belong Here Event Series

Providing resources, best practices and support to future UC Davis employees in Sacramento and Yolo counties.

We're here to help you at the start of your job search, all the way through the interview process because we want you to stand out as a candidate at UC Davis or UC Davis Health.

The You Belong Series supports UC Davis and UC Davis Health recruitment efforts, affirmative action goals, and obligations as an equal opportunity employer by:

  • Demystifying the recruitment process for all applicants.
  • Addressing barriers that hinder applicants from being fairly considered. 
  • Cultivating strategic partnerships with community partners to attract, hire, and retain diverse talent.
  • Facilitating access to realistic opportunities with prospective employees.
  • Providing transparent access to information about our workforce. 

Upcoming In - Person Sessions

Our sessions are held monthly at Aggie Square Launch Space in Sacramento, and the content rotates each month to cover a variety of topics essential for your job search and application process. Please refer to our Recruitment and Outreach Calendar for the specific topic of each month.

Conquering the Job Board

Explore our Job Board with a detailed walkthrough. This session helps you understand how to filter and find jobs that suit your qualifications and career goals. Learn the language of job descriptions and how to interpret key requirements.

  • Location: Aggie Square Launch Space, Sacramento
  • Details: Includes interactive Q&A to discuss common challenges
Write a Winning Resume & Cover Letter

This workshop will guide you through creating impactful resumes and cover letters tailored to the job you want. Learn strategies to showcase your experiences and skills that resonate with UC Davis recruiters. 

  • Location: Aggie Square Launch Space, Sacramento
  • Details: Includes examples of successful resumes and cover letters
Elevate Your Application

Master the art of online applications with insights on how to stand out. This session covers everything from the basic do's and don'ts to advanced techniques for making your application memorable.

  • Location: Aggie Square Launch Space, Sacramento
  • Details: Learn about the common pitfalls and how to avoid them
Prepare for Your Interview

Get ready to impress in your next interview. This session provides tips on effective communication, body language, and how to handle difficult questions. Participate in mock interviews to practice and receive feedback.

  •  Location: Aggie Square Launch Space, Sacramento
  • Details: Session includes a segment on post-interview etiquette and follow-up

In Partnership 🤝

The You Belong Here Series is proudly partnered with the Aggie Square Community Engagement Team, enhancing our mutual commitment to community and workforce development.

  • Community Benefits Partnership Agreement (CBPA): We adhere to the Community Benefits Partnership Agreement, which ensures our activities benefit both UC Davis and the surrounding community by providing accessible educational and employment opportunities. 🌱
  • Aggie Square and Community Engagement Meetings: Join us at our Community Engagement Meetings! These meetings offer a platform for community members to engage, contribute, and stay informed about our collaborative initiatives. 🏢
  • Stay Updated: Don’t miss out on the latest from Aggie Square! Subscribe to the Aggie Square Monthly Update to get all the news on upcoming events and series updates straight to your inbox. 📬

Dreya Yin smiling at camera

Meet Dreya Yin

Dreya is the Diversity & Outreach Analyst for the Specialty Staffing and Diversity Services team. She's driving this outreach effort to create a more equitable and diverse workforce through inclusive recruitment practices.

How Can We Serve You Better?

Your feedback is invaluable in helping us enhance our offerings. If you have suggestions on how we can better meet your needs or improve our services, please submit your feedback here.

All event information and registration details can also be found on our Recruitment and Outreach Calendar.