Career Management Center Partners

Professional Associations

Partnerships between the private sector and Rady graduate students are essential. The ties between industry and academia allow for a valuable interchange of ideas, which is key to any distinguished institution of learning. The Rady School of Management is committed to fostering a mutually beneficial relationship with the business community as it prepares the next generation of leaders for long-term success.

The Rady Graduate Career Management Center team belongs to, and regularly attends, meetings with these organizations, which sponsor student events and activities and gives students an opportunity to network with industry leaders.

ACG – Association for Corporate Growth

Private equity professionals, investment bankers & intermediaries, attorneys, auditors & accountants, lenders, corporate development officers, company leaders and others focused on the middle market make ACG your resource for opportunities, capital and services. ACG brings together every segment of the growth community.


Biocom is a member driven organization providing unmatched opportunities and resources to help life science companies and their employees fulfill their business goals and improve life through advancements in health, energy and agriculture. Biocom offers member companies meaningful access to the influential drivers propelling the industry forward across all major life science sectors, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medical device, connected health, agriculture and bio-renewable energy.

CFA Institute

CFA Institute seeks to set professional standards for investment management practitioners and broadly engage other finance professionals through their interest and interactions with the investment management industry. Improving outcomes for investors advances our social mission and benefits members through greater demand for educated and ethical investment management professionals.

Global Association of Risk Professionals

Global Association of Risk Professionals help the world make better informed risk decisions. We educate and inform risk professionals at all levels, from those beginning their careers in risk to those leading risk programs at the largest financial institutions across the globe, to regulators that govern them.

HBA – Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is the premier catalyst for the leadership development of women in healthcare worldwide. It furthers the advancement and impact of women in healthcare worldwide.


Founded in 1994, the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA) is a professional association for individuals in the field of MBA career services, and those that recruit MBAs directly from MBA programs.


MPACE was formed in the 2005 merger of the Western Assn. of Colleges & Employers and the Rocky Mountain Assn. of Colleges & Employers. Those two organizations have each been serving the career services and college relations community for over 50 years with members at universities and colleges throughout the western states as well as the employers who recruit on those campuses for college graduates.

NACE – The National Association of Colleges and Employers

The National Association of Colleges and Employers connects campus recruiting and career services professionals, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences.

National Black MBA Association, Inc.

The National Black MBA® Association was conceived in 1970 to help Blacks coming into the corporate sector, largely for the first time, share experiences and insights to help make the journey easier. By nurturing these new professionals, the organization helped early members navigate and, ultimately, succeed in unfamiliar and frequently challenging environments. It is those professionals who have risen up and reached back to bring up the next generation of Black professionals through providing coaching, guidance and mentoring.  The National Black MBA Association® leads in the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for Black professionals.

Net Impact

Net Impact is a global community of students and professionals who want to become the most effective change agents they can be. Over 100,000 strong, Net Impact emerging leaders take on social challenges, protect the environment, invent new products and orient business toward the greater good. Net Impact mobilizes new generations to use their skills and careers to drive transformational social and environmental change.

Prospanica (formerly known as National Society of Hispanic MBAs)

Prospanica has advocated for Hispanic business professionals for 30 years. Since our founding as the National Society of Hispanic MBAs in 1988, we’ve hosted annual career and professional development conferences, connecting thousands of Hispanics to graduate programs, subject matter experts, corporations, and each other.  Prospanica has given over $8 million in scholarships for graduate education, and many of those recipients have led our professional chapters and university chapters across the US and Puerto Rico, advancing diversity causes in their own communities. In 2016, as Hispanics continued to occupy a growing portion of the nation’s demographics, we rebranded as Prospanica to broaden our mission to serve all Hispanic professionals.


Reaching Out MBA's mission is to increase the influence of the LGBT+ community in business by educating, inspiring, and connecting MBA students and alumni.

San Diego Military Advisory Council

The San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, whose mission is to support, promote, and represent the common business and other interests of the military, their quality of life issues, and the defense industry community in the San Diego area.

SDVG – San Diego Venture Group

The San Diego Venture Group is a nonprofit business organization whose mission is to provide an informal atmosphere that fosters ideas on how to form, fund and build new ventures.

SHRM – Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India.