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STEM Career-Life Balance Resource Center

Career-Life Balance (CLB) is the idea that family and career are compatible pursuits. The CLB Resource Center aims to increase participation in STEM careers by raising awareness of the successful coexistence of STEM career and family, and by providing the tools to plan for both.

Academic Support & STEM Diversity

UCSC has many academic support programs to help you achieve academic excellence and your professional goals. Specific programs, including those in STEM Diversity, work to increase the presence of under-represented groups in the Sciences and Engineering.

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Student Profile

As a child, Kaitlin Hellier (Physics, 2014) planned a career as a fashion designer, mathematician, or lawyer, not as a professional physicist.  Today she is the lab manager at the Thin-film Optoelectronics Lab led by Dr. Sue Carter while she prepares for graduate school in physics. Read more about her transition from a degree in fashion design to a degree in physics and research on solar energy.

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