Finding a job isn’t easy, but you have everything you need to secure a job.. The UCLA Alumni Association and UCLA Career Center are here to help. Below are resources to help guide you to a successful job search.
Your UCLA Benefits
Handshake for Alumni
Enjoy one year of Handshake after your graduation date which gives you access to job listings and entrance to career fairs and networking events.
This online resume tool helps you create the best resume for different industries. As a graduate, you have one year to access this tool.
Job Seekers Tools and Insights
Job Search Starter Kit
Update your résumé and cover letter with easy tools and templates to get you started right now.
Reach out to UCLA graduates to receive advice, find jobs, and promote your side hustles and services. This is the best tool to secure information interviews, get your résumé reviewed by alumni and ask for a mock interview.
UCLA FDS Dashboards
Check out where graduated Bruins have gone, and which industries alumni with your major started their career.
First Job Tools
Evaluating Job Offers
At least half the time you’re awake will be spent at work. Take time to evaluate how the position fits into your short and long-term lifestyle.
Negotiating a Salary
Knowing how to negotiate will make this conversation less daunting. Make sure you’re prepared in order to maximize your potential for a better compensation package.
Your First Job
Transitioning from student to an intern or full-time employee is one of the most exciting times of your life. Learn how to master all aspects of your first position.