UCSD Alumni


Career Boost Camp


Saturday, June 8 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Rady School of Management | $25

Turbo charge your career at this inspirational and eye-opening event powered by UCSD Alumni and UC San Diego Extension. With a keynote by Robin Ryan, featured on “Oprah” and “Dr. Phil” and a panel of entrepreneurs, you will learn cutting edge strategies and techniques to leverage your education and experience and build a blueprint to boost your career to the next level.

Registration is now closed.

If you'd still like to attend, please contact Joe Cribari at jcribari@ucsd.edu or 858-822-4055.

"60 Seconds and You're Hired
  • Hear from Robin Ryan, "America's Top Career Coach," moderated by Reo Carr
  • Discover what it takes to transform your career, land a new job, secure a larger salary, and get promoted
  • Build a career identity based on the authentic, talented, and unique person you are
  • Inspire you to make a game plan for your career advancement
  • Provide you with tips on how to self-promote and market yourself successfully to become the very best you can be

Robin Ryan Career Counselor and Author

Robin Ryan is the best-selling author of seven books including “What to Do with the Rest of Your Life,” “Winning Resumes,” “Winning Cover Letters” and “60 Seconds & You're Hired!” She is also the creator of the Dream Maker, Interview Advantage and Salary Negotiation Strategies audio training programs. Ryan has a successful career-counseling practice providing individual career coaching, resume writing services, interview preparation and salary negotiation consulting to clients nationwide. A dynamic national speaker, Ryan frequently teaches audiences how to improve their lives and obtain greater success. She has been featured on “Oprah,” “Dr. Phil,” “NBC News,” CNN, the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

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Reo Carr Editor-in-Chief, San Diego Business Journal

Reo Carr has over 20 years of journalism experience and also has an extensive background in the book, magazine, and newspaper publishing industries. He has been member of advisory board at Crossflo Systems, Inc. since June 2006. Carr serves on the boards of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, and the advisory boards of the Family Literacy Foundation, the Children's Initiative, and the San Diego Aerospace Museum.

Alumni Entrepreneur Panel
UC San Diego alumni will share their career identities and journeys to building successful businesses. From a chief creative officer to a venture capitalist, the panel's range of experiences will provide valuable insights to take your personal startup to the next level, and inspire you to imagine more.

Afif G. Khoury, Warren ’98
Founder/CEO, SOCI, Inc.

Drew Spaventa, Muir ’07, M.B.A. '10
Director, Market Development & Compliance, Founding Team, ecoATM

Gioia Messinger, Marshall ’84
Founder/CEO, LinkedObjects, inc.

Kalman Chodakiewitz, Muir ’10
Co-Founder/CCO, Cuttle.com

Lisa Gordon, Marshall ’88
Small Business Ambassador, City of San Diego


9:30 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. "60 Seconds & You’re Hired!”

Presented by Robin Ryan and Reo Carr
11:10 a.m. Networking Break
11:40 a.m. Start Me Up! - Alumni Entrepreneur Panel
12:50 p.m. Door Prize Giveaways

*All registrants will receive a $25 voucher toward a UC San Diego Extension career workshop

Who Should Attend?
Executives, managers and mid-level career professionals who want to get a new sense of control and a conviction to energize their work style, create unique value, and build a blueprint for the next stage in their career.