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Have you joined Handshake?

March 10, 2021

Handshake workshop

With Handshake, you can apply for internships and jobs, register for the spring and fall career fairs and sign up for career events.

With Handshake, you can apply for internships and jobs, register for the spring and fall career fairs and sign up for career events. It’s also great for networking with peers and employers. 

For students, applying is easy. Simply use your @calstatela.edu email address.

For alumni, you must create an account using your personal email. You will then send a copy of your Cal State LA Alumni Association membership card to careers@calstatela.edu. (If you don't have one, email the Alumni Association). The Cal State LA Career Development Center will activate your account once they have received a copy of your membership card.

For faculty and staff, if you need an account to post Student Assistant job openings, email careers@calstatela.edu to set one up. They will email you an invitation with a link to set up your profile. (Note: Use their Handshake Campus Employer Registration guide to set up your account). If you wish to simply view events and job posts, create an account using your @calstatela.edu email.

Visit handshake today here! If you have questions or are unsure about joining, contact the Career Development Center careers@calstatela.edu to connect with a career advisor.