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Academic Advising & Career Education

Welcome to Academic Advising & Career Education

Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) provides academic advising and career services to qualified Cal State East Bay students. The Freshmen & Sophomore Success Team (FASST) advisors, and academic and career counselors guide students throughout the academic and career readiness process offering assistance in understanding program completion requirements, exploring majors and careers, and preparing for jobs and internships. In other words, the AACE staff are helping students in understanding and completing all graduation requirements in addition to helping them clarify and attain their career goals. AACE is also home to PACE (Program for Accelerated College Education) advising. Start exploring our web pages for academic and career resources. For an appointment with an AACE counselor, please call (510) 885-3621 or email

~ Advising By Class Level & Other Information ~

  • CONTINUING FRESHMEN & SOPHOMORES: From your Horizon address, email your assigned FASST advisor to schedule an appointment, ask about enrollment, and for any other questions you may have. Unsure who your advisor is? Send an email to to get connected!
  • CONTINUING JUNIORS & SENIORS: Want to schedule an academic OR career appointment? Using your Horizon address, send an email request to with your name and NetID in the subject line, include academic OR career in your request, and a counselor will be in touch with you as soon as possible!
  • INCOMING SPRING '22 TRANSFERS: Please see AACE's detailed information about advising for Transfer Students.
  • HOW TO VIDEOS: "How to" videos, created by our Peer Academic Leaders (PALs), can be found on AACE's Academics page. Use Schedule Planner, search for GE classes, find your Degree Audit Report (DAR), and more!


A Job and Internship Platform for Students

More than a job board, Handshake is an easy-to-use platform where students and new graduates can find internships, part-time jobs, and career positions so to build or start their career. It's also a place to register for career workshops and events, and to connect with recruiters and other students. Check out these Handshake articles.

All enrolled Cal State East Bay students have access to Handshake using their NetID and password. Log in today to access thousands of jobs and paid internships. Complete your profile to maximize your search efforts, opt-in to be searched by employers, and download the Handshake app. 

Download Handshake in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store by searching for "Handshake."


Alumni should contact the Alumni Association regarding access to Handshake. 

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LinkedIn Learning

While sheltering in place and adjusting to your online classes, start to explore LinkedIn Learning which has 13,000+ digital courses taught by industry experts available at your fingertip. Some topics include career planning, interviewing, and starting a new job. 

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