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Career Center
Career Center, Veitch Student Center, NW Wing
(951) 827-3631
careercounseling@ucr.edu
www.careers.ucr.edu
Employment Services?
Yes
Placement Services?
Yes
Other Career Services
  • Career counselors
  • Cover letters and résumé writing help
  • General career counseling
  • Internship database
  • Mock interview sessions
  • Scholarship and internship listings
  • Workshops
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Library assistant
  • Tutoring
  • ASUCR Exchange (Associated Students of the University of California, Riverside)
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
  • Dining Services
  • Janitorial tasks
  • Extension Center
Best Places to Work Off Campus
  • Starbucks
  • UltraStar Cinema in University Village
  • Riverside Plaza
  • Galleria at Tyler
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
  • Allow the career center to send you information about internships in your area of interest.
  • Attend an internship orientation to discover various ways of finding a job or internship.
  • Begin your search early.
  • Create a personal resumé.
  • Keep in mind that it takes time and patience to look through various internships offered. Don't give up.
  • Register with the career center and use their internship database to post resumés, which allow companies that may be interested in hiring you to view your contact information.
  • Take advantage of the availability of the career counselors at the career center who will help you with building a resumé and applying for and obtaining an internship.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Disney
  • Esri
  • Kohl's
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Target
Grads Entering Job Market
Within six months: 52%

Student Polls

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 88 responses

  • 61% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
  • 25% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 12% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 1% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 84 responses

  • 21% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.
  • 54% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 18% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 7% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
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