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Stay Connected and Make a Difference

Whether you are a recent UCR grad in need of career assistance, a professional recruiting for your organization or an alumnus interested in mentoring current students – we welcome your continued participation with UCR!

  • New UCR graduates automatically receive a 1 year extension of ALL Career Center services (except on-campus interviews). The number of career counseling appointments will be determined by the counselor.
  • All alumni are welcome to attend our workshops and job fairs (No fees)!
  • UCR Alumni Association members receive a 20% discount on all services!

Take Advantage of Our Alumni Services

UCR Alumni Association members receive a 20% discount on all services!

UCR Handshake ACCESS - $25 

  • Online access to UCR Handshake (job search database, CareerShift, Focus 2, Imagine PhD)
  • Expires one year from date of purchase

 Click HERE to fill out your request to purchase UCR Handshake access.


  • Get an effective 30-minute resume critique session, by phone or in-person
  • You must email your resume at least one business day before your appointment
  • Call (951) 827-3631 to set up an appointment with a counselor after you have purchased your resume critique session.

 Click HERE to fill out your request to purchase a Resume Critique. 


  • Online access to UCR Handshake (job search database, CareerShift, Focus 2, Imagine PhD)
  • Career counseling appointments
  • Counselor-selected career assessment exams ($20 per assessment)
  • On-campus interview services are not included
  • Expires one year from date of purchase

 Click HERE to fill out your request to purchase Highlander Package.

Share Your Wisdom

As an alumnus/a, you offer current students a unique perspective about where a UCR diploma can take them.

  • Share your industry experiences through informational interviews
  • Post jobs and internships in UCR Handshake for current students and fellow UCR alumni
  • Participate in information sessions sponsored by your company
  • Speak to classes or at events such as Job Discovery Series
  • Encourage your employer to recruit UCR students via our On-Campus Interview Programs
  • Register your company for one of our Career Fairs.

Post a Job or Internship

Posting job and internship listings at UCR is free. Job and internship listings are available any time to students online via our password-protected UCR Handshake portal. Opportunities posted are exclusively for UCR students and UC alumni.

To use UCR's job posting service, please register for UCR Handshake if you haven't already done so. The process is quick and easy. You will receive an email providing login information soon after you register.


Contact us at or (951) 827-3631.

Equal Opportunity Employment Affirmation

Non-Discrimination Policy Statement: The University of California, Riverside, Career Center does not make its interviewing facilities and online job listing services available to employers who unlawfully discriminate in the selection of employees on the basis of age, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis prohibited by applicable Federal and State laws. We reserve the right to refuse service to employers due to any violation of University of California rules and regulations.

Join the UCR Alumni Association

Joining the UCR Alumni Association is a great way to keep in touch with your classmates, find fellow UCR alumni in your job field or who live near you, and stay up to date on the campus as a whole.

For $45 per year, you’ll receive:

  • 20% discount on our alumni services
  • Discounts on entertainment, UCR athletic events and at the UCR Campus Store
  • Access to all 10 UC Libraries
  • Subscription to the Alumni Magazine

Learn more and join now!

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