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Access Career Center | Alumni Services 

Whether you are a job seeker or a recruiter interested in connecting with Cal students and recent Cal alumni, the Career Center has a variety of services available to you. 

For more information about access and eligibility, please review our Services for Alumni page. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


Share Your Story | Career Connections Series 

The UC Berkeley Career Center and Cal Alumni Association have teamed up to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.

For each of these casual networking events, we are seeking a diverse group of alumni to showcase a variety of careers. The events require no prep – simply chat with interested students, share your path from Cal to career, and offer advice to those who hope to follow in your footsteps. 

Learn More and Review Upcoming Career Connections Events >>  
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Hire Students | Cal Alumni Hire @ Cal

To post jobs and connect with students, register your organization for a free Handshake account or check out our other Employer Resources

Our Student Organization Partnership Program (SOPP)
From over 1,200 student organizations on campus, the Career Center and LEAD Center have selected 40 organizations as partners and collaborators for the 2020 - 2021 academic year. These organizations are interested in connecting with employers and promoting professional development among their members. Learn more about the Student Organization Partner Program (SOPP)mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
 


Make Professional Connections | Berkeley Career Network

The Berkeley Career Network makes professional connections for Cal alumni and students. The network recommends new connections for you based on shared industries, majors, and professional interests. It’s easy for students and alumni to tap into the Cal community by sending messages and requesting online or in-person meetings based on their professional goals. Join BCN todaymmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


Access Local and Worldwide Events | Cal Alumni Association 

The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) provides all Cal graduates with rewarding connections to the university, to fellow alumni, and to current students. Founded by the original graduates of the University of California in 1872, the Cal Alumni Association today represents nearly half a million alumni living throughout the world.  Learn more about the Cal Alumni Association     mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


Questions?  Please contact us.

Note: The following alumni programs have been suspended for 2020:

Career Connections Treks | Company Site Visits - Currently On Hold

Career Connections Treks | Company Site Visits - Currently On Hold

Are you a local organization seeking a creative and engaging way to build your campus brand? You may be able to host a group of Cal students at your employment office for an event at your company. Activities include: a tour, networking with Cal alumni employees, and an interactive presentation that highlights your industry and career options.  This year we are exclusively partnering with New Student Services to offer company visits in August for transfer students during Golden Bear Orientation. 

We will begin to solicit interest in January 2020 on our volunteer interest form. The Company Visits to host new transfer students at your organization will be in August 2020. 

 

Cal Externship Program | Job Shadowing - Currently On Hold

Cal Externship Program | Job Shadowing -  Currently On Hold

Each year during winter break, over 350 students are paired with Cal alumni worldwide for a high-impact experience to shadow professionals at their workplace. Mentor a student for at least one day over a two week period through this low-commitment volunteer opportunity.

Take a Cal Bear to work in January 2020!  The 2020 Externship Program is now closed.

2020 Cal Externship Program Dates

  • Tue, Aug 06, 2019: Sponsor sign-up opens
  • Wed,Oct 2, 2019: Sponsor sign-up ends EXTENDED to Oct. 21
  • Mon, Jan 06, 2020: Job shadow period begins
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020: Job shadow period ends