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Job and Internship Search

You know the career(s) you want. You know the qualifications you will need to be competitive. You are ready to start looking for a job in your field. You have mentors to check in with... hold it! Before you click on that link to the job listings on the Internet, consider this: about 80% of all jobs are not listed! That's why you need to develop a job search strategy that will "work" for you.

When conducting a job search, it is important to consider several techniques and strategies and then to develop and adopt the ones that work best for you. Check out the links below to begin your journey today!


Use Handshake to search for jobs, internships, career events such as job fairs, information sessions, and workshops for all majors. Handshake is also designed for students to explore companies, connect with representatives from various organizations. 

Community Service Scholarship Program

The Community Service Scholarship Program (CSSP) is a summer internship opportunity available to continuing students enrolled full-time for the fall term. Students earn a $1000 scholarship and gain experience in their career field through 100 hours of service at a local non-profit organization. For more information visit

Student Opportunity Center

Create an account with the Student Opportunity Center using your university email to search opportunities in your interested major or career field. Learn about local and national internships, conferences, funding/scholarships and publications. 


The CSUEA serves as a go-to resource connecting the 23 Cal State campuses to the entertainment arts industry through exceptional learning, career development & networking opportunities. If you are interested in learning more about internships visit 

Center for Student Research

Looking for a rich out-of-class experience? CSUEB students can receive financial support to participate in faculty mentored research or a creative activity through the Center for Student Research Fellowship program. Students enrolled in the program receive $500 per quarter and may apply for additional funds to support travel to attend professional conferences and for the purchase of supplies to support their project.

Center for Community Engagement

The Center for Community Engagement is an on-campus resource for students who wish to seek internships or community service opportunities to gain more experience, as well as students whose major program requires “community-based learning" such as internships, fieldwork, or service learning. To earn units/credits students must follow certain steps in the program.

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