Graduate Student Resources

UCLA Alumni Reunion

UCLA highly values its community of incredible graduate students and the accomplishments they have achieved. As the journey continues, UCLA offers a wide range of resources to assist grad students as they work toward getting established in their bright futures; from re-applying to Med School (RAP) to making networking connections on UCLA ONE. there is help every step of the way. When you join the UCLA Alumni Association, you are a part of something bigger than yourself!

Alumni Mentor Program

By giving a hand back to undergraduate students coming up the ranks behind you as an Alumni Mentor, you are strengthening the overall fabric of the UCLA Bruin community. Bruins helping Bruins!

Career Center

The Career Center is available for use for up to 3 months after graduation. Take advantage of the workshops, info sessions, career fairs, and On-Campus Interviews. Counseling appointments are also available.


The Center for Education Innovation & Learning in the Sciences seeks to transform the culture of STEM teaching by creating a community of instructors that believe in the betterment of student learning experiences at UCLA within the Life and Physical Sciences.


Calling all future STEM faculty! The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning endeavors to prepare future STEM faculty in order to improve STEM learning at the college level and increase the diversity in STEM fields nationally.  CIRTL is under the umbrella of CEILS.

Graduate Programs in BioScience

Graduate Programs in Bioscience is a consortium of 10 home areas and their affiliated Ph.D. programs, organized to provide the best possible research training and professional development for graduate students pursuing Ph.D.s in the life and biomedical sciences.


The Graduate Undergraduate Mentorship Program’s motto is “sticking students together for success” in a 6 week-long workshop series for undergraduates who want to learn more about graduate schools. Students are paired with graduate students in their field of interest.

Handshake for Alumni

Handshake is another way to connect to potential careers through other UCLA alumni through access to online job listings. Typically subscription based, Handshake for Alumni, is FREE for one year after graduation.

One for Alumni

Here are a few benefits of UCLA One: network with professionals in your industry or field, connect with classmates or friends, keep up-to-date on upcoming UCLA events, be a mentor or seek a mentor, engage with the global Bruin community.


The David Geffen School of Medicine Re-Application Program is an 11-month comprehensive application program designed to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds reapply to any U.S. medical school.


Underrepresented Graduate Students in Psychology (UGSP) is a group dedicated to supporting and advocating for psychology students from racial, linguistic, geographic, or socioeconomic backgrounds that are currently underrepresented in graduate education.