Shape California's Future Workforce

California's future workforce begins here. Every day, our graduates already make an indelible impact on the economic, social, educational, and scientific evolution of our state.

We can continue to attract and support the brightest and most accomplished students and faculty, apply the best evidence-based approaches to teaching, understand the changing needs of employers, and provide immersive experiences and infrastructure improvements that enrich and deepen the impact of a Beach education.

Our students should be empowered to be amazing, their resumés even more revered. There will be No Barriers to learning from the very best.

No Barriers to the depth  of our partnerships.

Together We Will...

Establish competitive start-up resources, state-of-the-art laboratories, more endowed professorships and chairs, and new faculty positions and interdisciplinary structures that attract stand-out teaching talent

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Usher in a new era of business education by developing programs and certifications in emerging areas such as data science and blockchain; introducing an executives-in-residence program; transforming learning spaces for active learning; and expanding tutoring and advising

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Launch Beach Global to, in part, offer international experiences to enrich our students’ learning and grow cultural competency while also welcoming learners and educators to campus from around the world

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Expand online curriculum focused on adult learners in pursuit of increasing work skills, changing professions or finishing university degrees

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Promote resources for curriculum innovation, cultural events, guest lectures and master classes that bring diverse perspectives and unique learning opportunities to our students

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Construct an engineering building with simulation spaces for virtual and augmented reality, clean-room facilities and technology-aided collaborative study and creative workspaces

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Strengthen our position as a trusted pipeline for the aerospace industry in Long Beach — dubbed “Space Beach” — by prioritizing innovative curricula and internship support with industry partners

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Spark a spirit of innovation for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs through immersive learning experiences and new-venture startup support



Research equips students with problem-solving abilities

As they contribute to these and dozens of other publications and projects each semester, students benefit from the mentorship of CSULB’s accomplished faculty and gain proficiency with state-of-the-art equipment and research techniques that they will carry into the workforce of virtually every industry.

CLA internships

Internships prepare students to be workforce-ready

The Internship Program’s focus on equity issues emblazons the CLA’s effort to expand internship equity for all students. The college leverages partnerships with campus departments and over 230 organizations in Los Angeles and Orange counties to guarantee quality and even paid placements, regardless of a students’ connections or experience within their chosen industries.

IIE Entrepreneurs

Innovation fuels tomorrow's entrepreneurship

Each year, CSULB’s Sunstone Innovation Challenge culminates in an exciting Shark Tank-style pitch fest, where student finalists compete for a transformative prize package to help launch their business ideas.

Students mingle at the Jamboree reception at the Japanese Garden

First CSULB intership jamboree celebrates equitable internship experiences

more than 150 students, employers, supporters, and campus leaders joined in celebration of over half a dozen programs that have been making in-roads with community partners to create high-impact, financially compensated internship experiences for students, especially those historically excluded from internship opportunities.