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Employer Relations and Engagement

Rise with Cal State East Bay

Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) provides services for employers to connect with students, new graduates, and alumni of Cal State East Bay so to recruit capable and diverse candidates for full time/part-time employment and internship opportunities. There are numerous recruitment and branding services available to impact your organization's hiring needs and goals all while building a strong lasting partnership with Cal State East Bay.

 

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Recruitment Services

Recruiting from a university is a process and requires planning as Cal State East Bay students are juggling responsibilities with academic studies, extra curriculum activities, employment duties, home and family life obligations, and much more. With advance preparation, your organization could engage with various recruitment services that best meet your hiring needs. Recruiting from Cal State East Bay connects you to a diverse pool of talented individuals. The best place to start is with an approved employer account on Handshake

Handshake

Cal State East Bay uses the Handshake platform for employers to connect with our students through job postings, information sessions, and career events on campus or virtually. Please note that Handshake accounts are generally approved for most companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies that only offer paid (non-academic) internships or jobs within California and selected states and industries. We do not approve employer accounts from individuals, households, home businesses, or international organizations. We limit approvals for third-party agencies. Approval is at the discretion of Academic Advising and Career Education for the best interest of Cal State East Bay students and graduates. 

CalStateS4

Cal State East Bay builds partnerships with employers as internship sites to offer learning experiences for students with the intention of linking academic content to specific career-related work experiences. CalStateS4 is an online platform for employers to manage student internship placements, facilitate learning experiences, acknowledge safety and liability responsibilities, and list internship site information.

Connecting with students requires advance planning and building a strong relationship on campus with academic departments and faculty, student programs, and student organizations. Ways to engage with students on campus could be by arranging information meetings, hosting a webinar and promoting it through Handshake, and collaborating with campus events. To learn more about engaging with students contact Academic Advising and Career Education at aace@csueastbay.edu.

Campus Branding Strategies

Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) strives to connect employers with Cal State East Bay students from all majors and all levels (undergraduate, graduate, and alumni) for employment and internship opportunities. Our highest priority is ensuring that both students and employers enjoy an equitable and successful recruiting environment. AACE is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and supports its Principles for Ethical Professional Practice

Participating in career fairs is an extremely effective way for you to recruit on campus. Hundreds of students attend our general and specialty career and internship fairs every year so you could meet a vast number of students and recent graduates in various majors with interest in internships and employment opportunities. These events are ideal for students to explore different employers, careers, and industries, and connect with your representatives. Visit the Career and Internship Fairs page for more information about dates and registration. 

This service allows employers to interview students from all majors during the fall and spring semesters for full-time salaried and paid internship opportunities on the Cal State East Bay Hayward Campus. The process starts in Handshake. Like any other campus recruiting service, submitting your interview schedule date in Handshake at least three months in advance is recommended. This allows students time to submit their resume, and have the employer review resumes and select who to interview on the scheduled interview date.

Information sessions allow employers to conduct presentations or webinars for students to learn about their company culture, hiring procedures, entry-level programs, the application process, career and internship positions, and other employment information. Information sessions could take place on a Cal State East Bay campus (Hayward, Concord, or Oakland), at the employer’s site, or virtually. Requests for an information session should be submitted through Handshake.

If you would like to table on campus to promote open job opportunities, please email your request to Employer Relations at employerrelations@csueastbay.edu at least four weeks (30 days) in advance. Tabling is allowed during the fall and spring semesters, and starts the first week after the general career fair and ends the week before finals.

Join our partnership program. AACE has many ways to help employers promote job and internship openings, build their brand, and access the talent at Cal State East Bay beyond our standard services. The Employer Partnership Program is an exclusive opportunity to maximize your recruiting effectiveness by increasing your campus visibility through various methods.

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Academic Advising and Career Education
  • Employer Relations
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., SA 2300
  • Hayward, CA 94542
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