Study Abroad Course List

Introduction: This course list is to help plan your study abroad program. The courses on the list have been approved by the Vice Chair of the Economics Department in the past 4 years. Courses not on the list require additional documentation for review.


  1. Check the list for courses that have been pre-approved by the UC San Diego Department of Economics (updated yearly).
  2. List all courses you plan to take on your Academic Planning Form (APF) for review and prescreening.
  3. If a course(s) is not in the list, please submit course description(s), with your APF, for review.
    1. Please note: review process can take between 5-10 business days.
  4. Be sure to save the syllabi and course work for ALL classes, whether or not they have been pre-approved. VC Famulari reviews ALL coursework to determine
    1. whether the class should stay on our pre-approved list.
    2. whether the class should be added to our pre-approved list.

Disclaimer: Failure to prescreen courses not on list may result in no major or minor credit for these courses.

Key: (VC Famulari will use this language to review the courses presented)

  • Yes – course approved as credit.
    • VC Famulari will indicate how course will be accepted. Example: “ECON 1” or “UD Econ Elective”
  • No – course not approved for economics credit
  • Need more info – if you still plan to take the course, VC Famulari recommends providing her with the syllabus as soon as possible.

Tealium Sales Academy Internship Opportunity

The Tealium Sales Academy are looking for responsible, driven, and intellectually curious students who have an interest in a career in Marketing Technology Sales . From this internship you will gain exposure to the fundamentals of sales including market analysis process, account mapping, content development and hands on prospecting. If you are looking for an internship where you will be able to work alongside passionate and collaborative sales and marketing professionals, this is the role for you!

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Tealium SDRs, SDR Leadership and Marketing Leadership to analyze market segments for potential revenue opportunities
  • Use tools like Salesforce.com, LinkedIn and ZoomInfo to play an active part in building out Account Maps, Contact Databases and ensure current account information accuracy 
  • Learn about Tealium’s technology offerings and demonstrate an understanding of  the value that the products present to prospective customers
  • Work with SDR Leadership to analyze sales content in order to find potential optimizations for the teams 
  • Develop the skills needed to prospect and qualify into prospective customer accounts 
  • Work closely with an SDR Mentor to understand the nuances of the role, how to find success and jumpstart your career in sales 

Basic Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in a career in sales
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with an expected graduation between December 2021 – June 2022 or have recently graduated
  • Interest in the software industry 
  • Highly motivated with a willingness to lean in and learn new things 
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Fast learners with a desire to succeed in a fast paced environment 
  • Passionate about making a real difference in a high growth revenue organization 

This is a paid internship with the intent to offer full-time employment to qualified interns at the completion of the program. We understand that school is your top priority and have designed our internship with some scheduling flexibility to accommodate class schedules as best we can.

Hours per week: 15-20 

I have added our link to the application should you wish to share it. Please let me know if I can provide any additional information.

Tealium Sales Academy Internship Application

Career Center Handshake Weekly Events for June 28th – July 2nd

Have a quick question? Want to learn more about Career Center services? Need someone to review your resume or cover letter? Virtual Drop-in advising is for you. 

  1. Log into Handshake
  2. Click Events (Search: “Virtual Drop-in”) 
  3. Register for a virtual drop-in appointment
  4. Join session for drop-in appointment

Mon-Fri, 10:00 am–3:00 pm

(Senior) Program Associate, Financial Inclusion Job Listing

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) seeks a full-time (Senior) Program Associate to coordinate our Financial Inclusion sector research initiatives. The Financial Inclusion sector builds a rigorous, policy-relevant evidence base about how tools for managing money – from mobile payments, to digital credit and insurance – can be made more inclusive and effective to help low-income households save, transact, and grow their businesses.

Please find the full job posting here.

Agriculture Program Manager Job Listing

The Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) seeks a full-time Program Manager to lead the Center’s agriculture research program. The program builds a rigorous, policy-relevant evidence base about how agricultural technologies, information, financial services, and integration into markets can improve the lives of smallholder farmers who make up a majority of the world’s poorest people.

CEGA is a West Coast hub for research on global development, with a network of 120+ academic researchers extending across the University of California, Stanford University, and the University of Washington. Our faculty affiliates design and test solutions for the problems of poverty, generating actionable evidence for policy-makers in low-and middle-income countries. Through careful matchmaking, competitive grant-making, and research dissemination activities, CEGA ensures that the scientific evidence we produce improves the lives of people living in poverty.

CEGA is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion –please read our values statement here.

Please find the full job post listing here.

Campus Closed on Monday, June 28th, 2021.

Last week, President Drake announced Juneteenth as a new University of California holiday, consistent with its designation as a new federal holiday. Juneteenth will be observed on Monday, June 28th, 2021 this year. June 28th is the first day of Summer Session 1 and Special Summer Session (select classes). There will be no class meetings and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, June 28th, 2021.

Policy Analyst for Trade Policy Studies Job Opportunity

The Cato Institute is seeking to hire a full-time trade Policy Analyst in Washington DC to join and complement an effective team of researchers. The Policy Analyst will be responsible for analyzing the economic impact of trade policy in the United States with occasional analyses of trade policy in other countries. Their analyses will be published in multiple formats including policy analyses to working papers, op-eds, blog posts, white papers, and others. The trade policy analyst will report directly to the Director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, creative, hard-working, and able to work well in a team that specializes in a range U.S. trade policy and international law topics. Compensation is competitive and will be based on the experience and skills of the successful candidate.


Innovation Sprints Showcase-SP21

The Innovation Sprints Showcase is the culminating event highlighting the achievements of multidisciplinary student teams participating in the Innovation Sprints program during Winter and Spring 2021.  Hear from student teams and civic challenge partners on their progress throughout the duration of the Innovation Sprints program!  This year’s Innovation Sprints include five unique and curated challenges:

·         San Diego Airport: In-Terminal Hydroponics Garden for Concessions Use
·         San Diego Zoo: Machine Learning & Data Analytics
·         Port of San Diego: Designing for Parking Lots of the Future
·         City of Chula Vista: Support Implementation of Open Data Program & Governance Standard
·         City of Carlsbad: Micro-Targeting for Civic Good
BONUS:  UC San Diego students (both undergraduate and graduate) who register and attend the event will be entered in a raffle to win a pair of FREE tickets to the San Diego Zoo or the Safari Park!
REGISTER:  https://innovationsprintssp21.eventbrite.com