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Welcome to the Career Center

UCR Career Center Plaza

UCR's Career Center is dedicated to Connect, Inspire and Empower current students and alumni on their career paths. Stop by our state-of-the-art center to learn more about what it takes to become a successful professional in the workplace. Schedule an appointment with one of our career specialists for career guidance, resume reviews and interview prep. Log in to UCR Handshake or visit a career fair to find internships, part-time and full-time positions.

Fall 2021 Updates

Welcome, new students, and welcome back to returning Highlanders! Beginning September 1, 2021, the Career Center will be offering both in-person and remote services!

Express Career Advising & Appointments

For same day, 15-minute in-person Express Career Advising, stop by the Career Center (located in the Career Center Plaza across from Skye Hall and UNLH). For online Express Career Advising, view our schedule below and sign up by clicking on "Virtual - Sign up Here" to get started.

For full career counseling appointments, login to Handshake , call (951) 827-3631, or stop by to schedule. Virtual appointments will continue to be available and in-person appointments can be scheduled beginning September 13th on select days.

If your Express Career Advising session or appointment is Virtual, a Zoom link will be sent to your UCR student e-mail address before the start of your meeting. In person Express Career Advising and appointments will take place at the Career Center. Please note that they will be held outdoors or in spaces that will allow for physical distancing. In alignment with campus policy, mask wearing will be required indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Unvaccinated individuals must continue to wear a mask at all times.

Workshops

Workshops will be offered fully online at the start of the quarter with some hybrid options available at the end of the quarter.

If you have any questions, please e-mail us, call (951) 827-3631, or stop by the Career Center beginning September 1st! 

 

Express Career Advising Schedule

10/18-10/22

Time

Monday

 

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

10-11am

Peer Advisor

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

Monica Cruz, BCOE Career Specialist 

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

Kimberly Kampen, Career Specialist, Humanities, Arts, Pub. Policy & Education

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

Kristen Roberts, Career Specialist, Social Science

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

Vanessa Lee, Career Specialist, Graduate Students

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

11am-12pm

Peer Advisor

Virtual - Sign up here 

Guadalupe Saldivar, Career Specialist - Business

Virtual - Sign up here 

Monica Cruz, BCOE Career Specialist 

Virtual - Sign up here

Elizabeth Montgomery, Associate Director, Students & College Engagement

Virtual - Sign up here

Peer Advisor

Virtual - Sign up here

12-1pm

 

 

 

 

 

1-2pm

 

 

 

 

 

2-3pm

Peer Advisor

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

Peer Advisor

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

Peer Advisor

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

Peer Advisor

In-Person - Sign up at the Career Center

 

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Employers: Click to Log into Your Handshake Account

Students & Alumni: Click to Log into Handshake via CAS or (netid)@ucr.edu Account

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Create a Resume

Draft a professional looking resume or cover letter in just a few short minutes. Several different resume styles and examples are available online.

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Find the Right Job

Find the Right Job

Learn all about the search process from our Career experts, including building a network, accessing online resources and what to expect from an employment agency.

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Make an Appointment

Make an Appointment

Go online to make an appointment or sign-up for a daily Express Career Advising appointment for career guidance.

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Attend a Career Fair

Attend a Career Fair

Fairs include accounting, engineering, graduate and professional schools, teaching and law. Visit our Fairs page for locations and dates.

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Schedule an Interview

Schedule an Interview

Graduating students are invited to meet virtually with prospective employers for full-time career positions, including finance, sales, engineering and technology. 

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Access Online Services

Access Online Services

A virtual version of some of our services jam-packed with the kinds of helpful resources needed to find a job or investigate your potential careers. 

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