Santa Cruz Launchpad 2023

Santa Cruz Works’ annual job fair and student business plan pitch competition event, Santa Cruz Launchpad, previously known as “Get Hired” is back once again for its 6th year in a row! This event is split into two parts: a student business plan pitch competition, and a job fair open to the public. Santa Cruz Launchpad 2023 will take place in person on Thursday, May 25, at the Cocoanut Grove. This year’s event is produced and funded by the City of Santa Cruz Economic Development, Santa Cruz Works, UC Santa Cruz Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development (CIED), UC Santa Cruz Innovation and Business Engagement Hub, Cabrillo College, and Blackstone LaunchPad.