CAREER CENTER

Eligibility and Fees

To determine eligibility, proof of graduation is required along with transcripts, a CSU letter of reciprocity, and a copy of diploma. The following alumni are eligible for Career Center services. 

  1. Graduates of California State University, Northridge. Please note that there is a one year grace period from last enrollment.
  2. Graduates of any California State University. Graduates from universities other than CSUN are not eligible for the one year grace period.

Alumni can view and apply for jobs and internships through our SUNlink job board. If you are new to SUNlink, you must complete and submit the registration form.

Before applying for jobs: 

  • Complete or update your SUNlink profile by clicking Profile on the bar across the top of the screen, then select Academic Profile.
  • Make sure your grade point average and other academic information (graduation date, major, etc.) is correct and up to date.
  • Upload your resume and cover letter by clicking Documents at the top of the screen.

Instructions to search for jobs:

1. Select Jobs / Experiential Learning, then select SUNlink Jobs.

2. Make a selection under the Show Me drop down menu (e.g., All Job Listings), then choose Search.

3. To further refine your job search, choose a particular position type such as Work Study or Internship and select Search.

4. Apply for positions as instructed by the employer.

Required Registration Fee

The required registration fee is $25 per year or free with current CSUN Alumni Association membership. Register in person at the Career Center, UN 105 or call (818) 677-2878 for more information.

Please note that registration requires an email address. Available services include:

  • Job fair attendance. Please note that campus parking is not included.  
  • Career library resources. Alumni members cannot checkout material.
  • Career education including workshops and career events.
  • Walk-in consultation. Consultations are 15 minutes. Members are limited to three visits annually. Please note that appointments are not guaranteed.
  • Resume review. Resumes are critiqued by a trained peer educator. Members are limited to one per semester on final draft resumes only.  

Job Search Services

The job search services fee is $25 per year or free with current CSUN Alumni Association membership.

Available services include: 

  • Access to SUNlink, our online career services and job board.
  • Local and regional job listings for CSUN students and alumni. Apply for jobs online.
  • NACElink extended job search with access to a regional and national job board.
  • Other resources including Resume Builder, an opt-in resume book, career portfolio, mock interviews (webcam required) and career exploration tools such as Career Explorer and Career Finder.
  • Matador Network, CSUN’s mentoring program.
  • Events and workshops including employer information sessions and networking programs.
  • On- campus interviews (OCI). First priority is given to current enrolled students. On-campus interviews are limited to CSUN alumni only. Eligibility will be determined by employer. 

E-Career Planning and Guidance

The E-career planning and guidance fee is $25 per year or free with current CSUN Alumni Association membership.

Available services include:

  • Access to Pathways, our online application for career exploration and development.
  • An extended job search with federal, state, and local government job sites, and career specific and other recommended job sites.
  • Self-guided career exercises that provide self-discovery, options and help with decision-making and goal setting.
  • Career resources that contain information about occupations, salaries, job search preparation, sample resumes, how-to guides, tips for interviewing and networking, alternatives after graduation, career guidance and information about graduate and professional school.


Registration enters your email address and profile information in the Career Center’s database. We may send email notices to inform you of services, events and membership renewal. The Career Center does not sell email addresses or personal information.