Connect • Inspire • Empower

Welcome to the Career Center

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.

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Career Center Services Updates

Due to unforeseen circumstances, UCR Career Center's physical space is closed for the week of November 27th, 2023, and will reopen on December 4th.  If you need to reach us, you can use this Zoom link to connect with our front desk staff. Drop-in hours are now virtual only (see the schedule below to find sign-up information).

Career Center services - including Drop-In Advising, one-on-one appointments, and workshops will all be offered virtually and in person.  

For incoming 1st year and transfer students, you will be able to use Handshake as a profile has been created for you 2 weeks after you've submitted your Letter for Intent to Register.  You will need to use your NetID & password to log into your Handshake account.  Please DO NOT create your own Handshake account. 


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Drop-In Career Advising & Appointments

For a same day, 15-minute in-person Drop-In advising appointment, stop by the Career Center (located in the Career Center Plaza across from Skye Hall and UNLH). For online Drop-In, view our schedule. For online Drop-In, view our schedule (Please only use Web Browser, NOT Handshake App for virtual sign-up).

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 on select days.

If your Drop-In 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 Drop-In and appointments will take place at the Career Center.

The Career Center will be open virtually from Tuesday, 11/28, through Friday, 12/1. Please access our virtual front desk at or (see attached QR code).


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