New to Cal and Looking for Part-time Work?

Getting started

Review the information offered in our Job Search section, where you can learn how to:

  • construct your resume and solicit feedback
  • prepare for interviews
  • understand employer expectations
  • negotiate job offers and work schedules
  • and much more

Finding part-time job openings

Handshake
The first place to look for a part-time job is Handshake, the Career Center's exclusive online database of both on and off-campus job listings.  You will find a variety of part-time positions  located on campus or within an easily commutable distance. The number of part-time openings listed will likely increase as the semester begins.  To access current part-time listings in Handshake, login and click on Jobs.  

Work study
Work Study positions are restricted to students eligible for financial aid who have received a Work Study award.  Refer to the Work Study site for information about eligibility, guidelines, program regulations and current job listings.

Other resources for part-time student employment

On campus

Off campus

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