Santa Cruz Launchpad 2022: Annual UCSC CIED pitch competition + Santa Cruz Works job fair

UC Santa Cruz Hay Barn
UCSC, Santa Cruz Works, and Cabrillo College

Description: The annual Santa Cruz Launchpad Pitch Competition and Job Fair will be back in person this year as a collaboration between UCSC's CIED, Innovation & Business Engagement Hub, and Career Success (Career Center) with Santa Cruz Works and Cabrillo College.


  • 1-4pm: Round 1 of business plan pitches (open to the public)
  • 5-6pm: Job Fair + Networking
  • 6pm: Chancellor's Welcome, Pitch Competition finalist presentations
  • 6:30-8pm: Job Fair + Networking

Free parking after 5pm. Vaccinations required. Food and beverage will be provided. For those with mobility issues, please reach out in advance for accommodations.

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