Monica Illes

Monica Illes is the Career Development and Alumni Relations Coordinator for the Bren School. In this role, Monica oversees and runs the internship and job search document review process, the social networking program (Bren Online Network and all career-related social media), the employer and alumni contact database system, and the alumni newsletter process.

Monica graduated Phi Beta Kappa with High Honors from UC Santa Barbara, receiving her BA in English with a minor in professional writing (multimedia communication emphasis). Her prior experience includes working as a writing tutor at UCSB’s Campus Learning Assistance Services, a writing intern in UCSB’s Office of Public Affairs and Communications, and a camp counselor and Art Lead Teacher at a summer day camp.

In addition to her writing and editing knowledge, Monica brings experience working with various forms of multimedia communication, including web and newsletter layout. A cross-country and track runner in high school, she was a member of the UCSB Running Club and enjoys competing in road and trail races in Santa Barbara County.


Office: Bren Hall 2524
Phone: 805-893-2928

Mailing Address:

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Bren Hall 2524
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5131