Spring Trip Announcement Inbound!


Last Friday was an exciting day on campus because of ELEVATE your career. During this year’s development fair, students and alumni networked with almost 30 organizations and associations that attended to the event for two full hours. While some attendees were busy getting their professional photos taken…



…others were taking the advantage of our guest LinkedIn Coaches to review their profiles and gather some productive feedback to develop their profiles.

Before we move onto our News & Updates, we would like to acknowledge the high level of effort our Office of Career Planning put into organizing ELEVATE your career. Thank you, OCP Team, for hosting such a wonderful event!

News & Updates

Alcatraz Trip_NB

For those who have been waiting excitedly to see what this mysterious trip of ours is all about, today is your day, because we are ready to make it official!

We are proud and excited to announce that we are organizing a trip to Alcatraz in collaboration with our friends at SGA! This trip will be exclusive to Golden Gate University students and alumni.

We will reveal the full details on our next #SocialWednesday, and start posting our flyers around next week, so if you are reading this, you get to sign up for the waitlist early!

*Please note that signing up for the waitlist will not reserve your spot in this trip. You will guarantee your spot once you purchase your ticket. There will be a limited number of tickets, and the tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.


We’ve got one last week until Featured Student Blogs submissions close! We invite all of our readers and GGU students to submit their blog creations to have them featured on GGU Social!

To submit your post, you will need to go to our Google Form here, and e-mail your submission to us at ggusocial@ggu.edu!


Our friends at SGA opened up their annual survey to gather feedback from the students regarding the services they provide. The team will give away an Apple watch and two Fitbits this year; if you contribute in the survey today, you will get a chance to win one of the three prizes! You click the hyperlink below to complete the survey.

SGA Survey 2017

Events to keep an eye on


Clear & Effective Communication In Professional Settings DS

The Student Life department have put together a workshop to practice how to communicate clearly and effectively in professional settings. Clear & Effective Communication In Professional Settings will take place in Room 5210 tomorrow.

Online Career Meetup DS (3.17.17)

Our friends at the Office of Career Planning will host their monthly Online Career Meetup where you can expand your professional network and chat one-on-one with representatives from Synopsys, your fellow students, and alumni. You can register by clicking here.

Interview Strategies presented by Dropbox DS

Next week on March 21st, the office will be hosting their Interview Strategies workshop presented by Dropbox, and co-hosted by WITS club. If you can’t make it to the event, you can watch the live stream here once the event starts. Refer to the image above for more details.


If you would like to learn tips and tricks on stress and mind management, you can stop by Room 5206 on Mondays and Thursdays to benefit from Mind Management Labs. These workshops do not require any RSVPs or commitment.


The department is also offering free guided meditation to all students every Thursday in Room 4208, from 5:30 to 6:30PM throughout the entire Spring Term. Stop by, reduce your stress and increase your peace.

*The event is a drop-in, and you can attend all or just part of the meditation. 

Wrapping up

Thank you for reading this week’s #SocialWednesday! If you missed last week’s post, make sure to click here to read it.

If you haven’t been on GGU Social for a while, make sure to check out our Categories Page where you can pick a random post to read, and make sure to check back next week for campus news, more updates and events!

Until next week,
Tarik A.

GGU Social Did You Know 8-17

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