Guide to Social Security Benefits (SSDI) for Young Adults with Disabilities

The Social Security Administration provides an online booklet with an overview of benefits available to adults who became disabled in childhood.

Included is a summary of employment support programs for young people with disabilities.  The Guide to Social Security Benefits can …

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Interview with Data Science Instructor, Rashed Iqbal

UCLA Extension interviewed Rashed Iqbal, instructor and creator of the Data Science Courses at Extension.

In this excerpt, Iqbal provides advise to those new to the field of Data Science:

“On the last day of my class, I normally tell …

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What to Do When Entry-Level Positions Need “Two Years of Experience”

You’ve been scouring job boards for the perfect role at the right company and finally found a serious contender. This opportunity is in your ideal industry, features all of the compelling responsibilities you’re ready to take on, and it includes …

By The Muse
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ProductivITy – A Vendor and Networking Fair – Dec. 7th

UCLA Extension Students and Alumni are welcome to Attend!

ProductivITy – A Vendor and Networking Fair!
Date: Thursday, December 7
Time: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Location: Bruin Reception Room at Ackerman Union
Registration: Online registration to access food, giveaways, and to meet …

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UCLA Bruin Entertainment Network 3rd Annual Casino Night Holiday Party – Wed. 12/6

UCLA Extension Entertainment Industry Alumni and Students age 21 and over are invited to attend:
3rd Annual CASINO NIGHT HOLIDAY PARTY

FEATURING
• Blackjack • Poker • Roulette • Craps Tables • Catered Dinner • Drink Specials • $100 in Poker Chips

Hosted by Surprise Guest Bruin

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3 Times Impatience Is Hurting Your Career (and 3 Times It’s Helping It)

Throughout our lives, we’re told to be a little more patient. From our parents when we complained while waiting in line for a rollercoaster, from our friends when they’re taking forever to get dressed (seriously Sarah, you don’t need to …

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Top 5 Job Search Myths You Need To Know

What “everyone knows” about finding a job may be wrong, outdated, or a waste of precious time. It’s time to re-examine some of these common myths about job searching:

More is better: the more places you apply, the better your …

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The Informational Interview Thank You Note Smart People Know to Send

You’ve just gone on a fantastic informational interview—the person was excited to talk with you, answered all your burning questions, and had a glint in their eye that just maybe they’d consider you for a role at their company.

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Ask a Real Recruiter: Should I Use a Salary Calculator to Negotiate a Job Offer?

Dear Recruiter,

I think I blew my last interview by asking for too much from a nonprofit using a salary figure that I found through Google. My question is, when asked about salary requirements, is it okay to say a …

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National Novel Writing Month – November

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. 

On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30.

Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo …

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