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Employers

Our mission is to connect employers with graduate business students through internships, rotational programs, and full-time employment. We understand that each employer has unique needs, and our goal is to connect you to students through utilizing the right strategy to meet your needs. 

 

About Our Students

With over 700 students, including both MBA and MS Specialization degrees, our diverse graduate student population reflects our regional and global world, and the strengths of our programs address relevant industry needs.  

#1 top performer on social mobility

#3 Nationally for Social Mobility

#4 in the Nation for campus diversity

#4 in the Nation for Campus Diversity

Ranked in the top 1% of all public universities in the nation

Ranked in the Top 1% of all Public Universities in the Nation

COVID-19 Updates

  • 40-60% of students are on campus
  • Currently over 97% of students are vaccinated
  • All people are required to wear a mask indoors
  • Students, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated or on a weekly testing schedule
  • Students, faculty, staff, and visitors are required to complete a pre-screening before coming to campus

Engaging and Hiring Our Students

There are many ways and opportunities to engage and hire our students. To discuss the best strategy to meet your needs please schedule a call or email Bert Rivera, Employer and Job Development Specialist. Below are some strategies to get started:

 

Building Brand Awareness

We are here to help you develop a customized plan to establish or develop your company’s presence:

  • Participate in career fairs
  • Host a skill-building workshop
  • Host students for a company tour
  • Schedule an information session to promote opportunities
  • Present as a guest lecturer on a topic of expertise as part of a relevant class
  • Take part in an industry panel or networking event to share your expertise
  • Propose a research and development project for your organization with our capstone MBA course to leverage their time and talent

CareerLINK

CareerLINK, our online recruiting portal, connects you to our student and recent alumni talent. Through CareerLINK, you can post your open positions, schedule on-campus interviews and information sessions, and register for upcoming career events. CareerLINK is a free resource provided for all of our employer partners.

Benefits:

  • Gives you access to the on-campus interview process, job fairs, and resume books
  • Provides you with updates on premiere career events and networking opportunities
  • Exposes your full-time and internship opportunities to over 39,000 students and recent alumni
  • Allows you to brand your company to students who may not be familiar with your career opportunities

Guide (PDF) to setting up your account and posting a job

Virtual Recruitment

If your company is unable to make it physically to campus but still wants to engage students, consider virtual options:

  • Review our resume book for targeted recruiting
  • Schedule interviews with students via phone/Zoom 
  • Conduct information sessions or workshops remotely
  • Post opportunities for internships and full-time positions

Schedule Interviews

We make it easy for you to interview on-campus through CareerLINK by coordinating all logistics and scheduling. There is also a virtual interview option through Zoom. This is a free service provided for our employer partners.

Benefits:

  • Convenient location to increase student participation
  • Targeted marketing to students qualified for the position
  • Up to 7 individual interview rooms to use for multiple interviews or unlimited virtual space on Zoom

Guide to setting up your account and scheduling interviews (PDF)

Resume Books

This is available to all employers to reach out and connect with students directly.

Includes current and recently graduated MBA and specitalty MS students looking for:

  • Internships
  • Part-time opportunities
  • Full-time opportunities

For more infomation on how to get designated resume books of potential candidates, please contact Bert Rivera at Bert.Rivera@csulb.edu.

Hiring International Students

International students can bring immense value to the workplace, but are often overlooked by employers!

Benefits:

  • Increased global diversity for your organizations
  • Large pool of qualified candidates open to opportunities
  • Availability for internships and full-time opportunities through CPT and OPT

Recruitment Orientation

Recruitment orientation is specifically targeted toward employers interested in recruiting at CSU Long Beach.

Employers will learn about:

  • Learn about our campus demographics and student population
  • Meet members of the Employer Engagement team virtually
  • Explore the variety of services and ways to connect with students on campus
  • Network with other local recruiters

If you would like to attend our monthly recruitment orientation, please contact Bert Rivera at Bert.Rivera@csulb.edu.