Post Jobs and Internships for UC Santa Cruz Students

We have upgraded your recruiting experience by teaming up with Handshake. Employers will have access to connect to UC Santa Cruz on Handshake beginning on April 23, 2018. Students will be granted access to the system on May 21, 2018. Begining on May 21, 2018 all job postings will need to be posted in Handshake.

  • Everything you need for recruiting in one place (information sessions, job posting, on-campus interviews, etc.)
  • Affordable access to post jobs to one of the largest networks of college career centers (posting to individual schools is free of charge)
  • Integrated accounts - one user name and one password for all schools
  • Visibility at America’s top colleges and universities

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If you have questions about Handshake:

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The UC Santa Cruz Career Center Handshake site is for the listing of legitimate full-time, seasonal, and short-term positions by businesses, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, on-campus employers, households, and individuals who adhere to Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and abide by the UC Santa Cruz Principals of Community.

This system is provided by the UCSC Career Center in partnership with Handshake: Handshake uses the latest industry best practices to keep user data secure, including strict access controls, end-to-end encryption, and storing data in an encrypted format (encryption at rest). Handshake encrypts all transmitted data using 128-bit TLS, and perform regular penetration tests on our own application to continue improving the platform. Plus, Handshake audits every service provider we use to ensure they meet or exceed Handshake’s rigorous security standards before incorporating them in our service.

Information collected is used to provide and tailor services to our customers. UC Santa Cruz web sites may collect personal information such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone number(s), and/or educational interests. Such personal information may be requested for research, public service, or for administrative purposes. It is also used to compile aggregate reports that assist us in future program planning.

While we carefully monitor the recruiting process of participating employers, we do not assume responsibility for any errors, omissions or misrepresentations in job descriptions, qualifications, or remuneration.

We reserve the right to refuse service to employers due to any of the following:

  • Requiring at the time of application personal information such as bank and social security numbers.
  • Requiring a fee or payment prior to employment or as a condition of employment.
  • Misrepresentation by dishonest information or absence of information, fraud, harassment of UC Santa Cruz students, alumni or staff.
  • Breach of confidentiality.
  • Failure to adhere to the policies of this Career Center and/or any violation of UC Santa Cruz regulations and local, state or federal laws.

We do not and cannot control the behavior of participants on our web site. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more users, you release the UC Santa Cruz Career Center and UC Santa Cruz University (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands, and damages (actual or consequential, direct and indirect of every kind and nature, known and unknown), arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

We urge you to use good judgment in your interactions either with employers or students. If you believe someone has inaccurately or unprofessionally represented themselves, please contact the UC Santa Cruz Career Center immediately at