Services for Cal Alumni
Services for Every Life Stage
Recent alumni (less than 1 year post-graduation) will keep the same access to Career Services that they had as a student
This includes access to all Career Center services, including access to the career platform Handshake, the career platform exclusively for Berkeley students and eligible Cal alumni, where you can apply for jobs and attend events and workshops, and access to On-Campus Recruiting (OCR)
Join and network with other alumni on the Berkeley Career Network
Learn more at Tang Center’s Career Counseling Library.
Have a look at Career Services Available to the Public
Eligibility and Accessibility Issues
- If you just graduated and/or within five years of your graduation month and cannot access Handshake, you must complete the Alumni Services Request Form to continue your access. For any questions regarding Handshake access/login issues, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include your full name and SID#.
- As you approach the end of your five-year eligibility window, please be sure to download any documents and/or other job search-related information that you would like to retain from your Handshake account.
- If you are an Alum with an existing Letter Service account: The Letter Service has closed but can assist you with the transfer of your letters to another letter service provider. Get more details here.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Check out our Services for Alumni - Frequently Asked Questions