Alumni

Whether you just graduated or received your CSULB degree many years ago, the Career Development Center (CDC) can assist you with your career transition and job search by providing access to career assessments, counseling, online job boards and networking opportunities with employers.

Recent Graduates

Recent CSULB graduates are alumni with a degree award date within the last 12-months. Recent CSULB graduates have free access to CDC services from the Campus SSO during that 12-month period. Alumni, with a degree award date beyond 12-months can sign-up to use the Online Job Board free of charge or Counseling Services with an annual subscription fee (see are Alumni Subscription Fees).

Services

  • CareerLINK Jobs: Over 12,000 full-time, part-time & internship positions posted annually
  • Career Counseling: Individual appointments with a career counselor assist you with your career transition and job search strategy. Career counselors assist in clarifying values, interests, skills, and making a career decision. Includes career assessments if needed.
  • Drop-in Advising: Career advisors are provided on a first-come, first served basis for questions that can be answered in 10 - 15 minutes, during posted hours only.
  • Workshops: Such as resume writing, interviewing techniques, job search and networking, or applying to graduate and professional schools.
  • Employer Information Sessions: Visiting employers present company information and promote current job openings.
  • Job Fairs: Meet with a large number of employers, in one setting, who are specifically seeking CSULB students and alumni for the purpose of employment.
  • On-Campus Interview (OCI) Program: OCI is a program designed, primarily to assist graduating seniors; however, there may be opportunities slated for alumni as well, on a limited basis. Alumni eligibility is determined by the specific employer posting the opportunity.

CareerLINK

  • CareerLINK Jobs - Over 12,000 full-time, part-time & internship positions posted annually
  • GoinGlobal - Discover numerous jobs & internships, both domestic and abroad
  • OptimalResume - Design and share your resume
  • Big Interview - Watch expert video tutorials and get hands-on practice with virtual mock interviews
  • Salary Calculator - Job salary estimator
  • CareerShift - Find jobs & Internships, gain access to company contacts for networking
  • CandidCareers - Search thousands of videos to hear from individuals with first-hand knowledge & experience
  • Beyond B School - Advanced career training videos

Alumni Subscription Fees

Career Event and Online Job Board Access: Free access with annual sign-up

Alumni, with a degree award date beyond 12 months can continue to use the Online Job Board free of charge with a completed annual sign-up form.

Career Event & Online Job Board Access Includes:

  • CareerLINK Jobs - Over 12,000 full-time, part-time & internship positions posted annually
  • GoinGlobal - Discover numerous jobs & internships, both domestic and abroad
  • OptimalResume - Design and share your resume
  • Big Interview - Watch expert video tutorials and get hands-on practice with virtual mock interviews
  • Salary Calculator - Job salary estimator
  • CareerShift - Find jobs & Internships, gain access to company contacts for networking
  • CandidCareers - Search thousands of videos to hear from individuals with first-hand knowledge & experience
  • Beyond B School - Advanced career training videos
  • Workshops/Webinars -
    • Such as (resume writing, interviewing techniques, job search & networking), and (applying to graduate & professional schools).
  • Employer Information Sessions - Employers present company information and promote current job openings
  • Job Fairs - Meet with a large number of employers, in one setting, who are specifically seeking CSULB students and alumni for the purpose of employment.

To request Alumni Career Event & Online Job Board Access, please complete the following online form.

To view these positions, you must be logged into CareerLINK. Login to CareerLINK for Students , Alumni , Faculty & Staff

Career Counseling Services: $150 annual sign-up:

Alumni with a degree award date beyond 12 months can sign-up for Counseling Services with an annual subscription fee of $150.

Career Counseling Services Include:

  • Includes all Online Job Board & Event Access
  • Career Counseling - Schedule up to 5 individual appointments with a career counselor to assist you with:
    • Career transition
    • Job search strategy
    • Assist in clarifying values, interests, skills, and making a career decision (includes career assessments if needed)

Career Services Policy:

  • No refunds will be issued once payment is made.
  • Violation of the CDC Policies will result in services being denied and paid fees forfeited.
  • Career Counseling Appointment Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance through CareerLink, by phone or email to the counselor.
  • No-Shows to counseling appointments will count toward the 5 appointments allotted per a one-year period.

Department of Rehabilitation (DOR):

DOR participants may be eligible to request DOR’s assistance with Alumni Career Counseling Services fee. For more information, please contact your DOR counselor.

DOR check payments sent to CSULB Cashiers office will take 2 – 4 weeks to process.

Please make DOR checks payable to:
CSULB – Career Development Center: Cashiers Office,
C/O Loreta Careaga,
1250 Bellflower Blvd., BH 148,
Long Beach, CA. 90840

To purchase alumni services, please complete the following online form.