CAREER CENTER

  • CSUN Alumni with University Hall in the background

Alumni

The future of our students beyond graduation is important to us. The Career Center welcomes the alumni population to take advantage of our many resources and services, which specifically target graduates. 

If you are interested in online resources, visit our Job Search Training and Search for Jobs pages for in depth information regarding job searching, interviews and salary negotiations.

If you want to attend workshops or need in-person assistance, visit our Eligibility and Fees page for a list of services available such as job searching, career counseling and vocational testing.

ELIGIBILITY

Must be a CSUN Alumni or member of the CSUN Alumni Association. 

  1. Individuals granted a CSUN degree or certificate (verification of degree may be required). 
  2. Former students with an active CSUN portal ID and an @mycsun.edu email address or credentials verified through the campus database (not eligible for OCI or Matty’s Closet).
  3. Non-CSUN graduate CSUN Alumni Association members (not eligible for OCI or Matty’s Closet).

ACCOUNT ACTIVATION IS REQUIRED

With a completed profile in Handshake prior to services being rendered. Login to csun.edu/careerlink/handshake  with your CSUN portal ID and Password – select the Go to Handshake button then select the blue California State University Northridge button. Fill out your career interest profile and get started. 

No CSUN portal ID or @my.csun.edu email address, go to “No Account? Sign Up Here” complete a profile and request to join California State University Northridge. May take up to 48 hours to approve your account. For additional help email  .

CAREER SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE CSUN CAREER CENTER

Access to CareerLink’s Virtual Career Services and Employment Opportunities | csun.edu/careerlink

CareerLink and Handshake Logo

  • Job and internship postings – Apply for jobs online!
  • Self-guided career activities | career-ready skills tutorials
  • Job search resources and techniques | LinkedIn tips
  • How to guides for resumes and interviews | sample resumes
  • Career profiles, salary information, trends                                                        
  • Find employers by academic program – access to Buzzfile                                               
  • Alternatives after graduation + graduate school advice                                                                                                                                                  
  • Self-knowledge and goal setting                               
  • And much more…

Access to Career Events and Resources (campus parking fees not included)

  • Job Fair Attendance 
  • Networking Activities 
  • Company Information Sessions
  • Career Library Resources (materials not available for check-out)
  • Resume reviews at scheduled resume critique days only (ResuMake-Over)
  • Career Education Activities (workshops, webinars, panels, and career events)
  • On-Campus Interviews (OCI) – must be a CSUN graduate.  First priority to currently enrolled CSUN students. Not guaranteed an interview. Eligibility determined by employer.

*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.