Cynthia Grande, BA
Career Advisor & Outreach Manager, Office of Advanced Professional Education and Development
Cynthia Grande, BA, has 5 years of client services experience working in the non-profit sector, customer service, and in higher education. Cynthia serves as the Career Advisor and Outreach Manager for three Master’s programs including the MS in Drug Development and Product Management (DDPM), MAS in The Leadership of Healthcare Organizations (LHCO), and MAS in Clinical Research (CLRE). Cynthia manages all aspects of program promotion, student recruitment, and career development meanwhile creating mutually beneficial relationships between the students and companies. She also oversees the arrangement, organization, and implementation of social and educational events for current students and alumni. Prior to joining UCSD, Cynthia gained experience as Career Advisor within the health field for another nonprofit university in San Diego. Cynthia also has participated in bilingual international study and work experience in Mexico at Tecnológico de Monterrey. As a San Diego native, Cynthia earned her B.A. degree in International Business from San Diego State University, CA.