Feeling a little sluggish since coming back from Thanksgiving break? Read these 23 tips on getting motivated to study for your final assignments and exams of the quarter.
Naibe Reynoso '95 is a multiple Emmy and AP award-winning journalist who is currently the executive producer of “The TRENDTalk.” Her career in media spans over 20 years, during which, she has worked or contributed to local, national and international networks including CNN en Español, Univision Network, KTLA and KCBS and has even filled in as a co-host on “The View.” Naibe graduated from UCLA with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology in 1995. You can read more about her career and the advice she has for UCLA students and alumni in her "Excellence in Action" interview.
Winter break is a great time to destress from a busy quarter and celebrate the start of a new year. It's also the perfect time to get a head start on your career exploration by fine-tuning your resume or cover letter and reaching out to UCLA alumni for information interviews. Here are some ideas for things to do during your break:
Set up a UCLA ONE account to start connecting with UCLA alumni in interesting career fields.
Set up informational interviews with alumni, mentors or family members (use UCLA ONE or LinkedIn to identify people).
Shadow a family member, friend or alumnus at their job for a day.