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Seven Reasons to Apply

Reason 6

We make it our business to collaborate with industry.

We make it our business to collaborate with industry.UC San Diego is located at the hub of the internationally renowned biotechnology, wireless and clean-tech clusters. With our Navy ports and military bases, San Diego is a mecca for the defense and aerospace industry. The Jacobs School proactively seeks corporate partners to collaborate with us in education and innovation. More than 50 companies are involved in our Corporate Affiliates Program, internship programs and student design projects, research centers and sponsored research projects. Not surprisingly, hundreds of San Diego's high tech companies were founded by our alumni and faculty, and are populated with UC San Diego graduates. For our students, that means great connections and plenty of opportunities for both internships and full-time jobs.

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