JOB AND INTERNSHIP RESOURCES
If you have any students who have been displaced from their current campus-based position below is a list of resources and services students can utilize to search and secure employment and service opportunities.
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: CAMPUS-BASED POSITIONS
To view available on-campus and Federal Work Study positions.
Student Employment Services: https://studentjobs.ucmerced.edu/
To keep yourselves informed, please review the Student Employment website for most recent information regarding student employment. For your questions or concerns related to this email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Students seeking Remedial Tutor or Reader positions may search the AP Recruit website. For questions regarding these positions, please contact Academic Personnel at email@example.com
OFF-CAMPUS JOBS/INTERNSHIPS/COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Center for Career & Professional Advancement: https://hire.ucmerced.edu
Career specialists are available to help with career coaching, resume reviews, practice interview, networking strategies, etc. We encourage students to schedule a virtual or phone appointment with a career specialist - https://hire.ucmerced.edu/staff
• Handshake: https://ucmerced.joinhandshake.com/login
Join Handshake to apply to jobs and internships, learn about upcoming employer visits and career fairs, talk to employers directly, set-up appointments with career center staff, and much more.
• Micro-Internships: https://info.parkerdewey.com/ucmerced
Micro-Internships are virtual, short-term, paid, professional assignments that are like those given to new hires or interns. Unlike traditional internships, Micro-Internships can take place year-round, typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and are due between one week and one month after kick-off.
• Student Success Internship Program:
The Student Success Internship program funds 30 unique undergraduate internship positions tied to campus projects. The interns participate in a virtual or on-ground, 8 month-long internships and receive a stipend up to $3,500. These positions will be posted in mid-August and the internship begins in early Sept. For more information please visit: https://ssi.ucmerced.edu/. All internships will be posted on Handshake: https://studentjobs.ucmerced.edu
Community Engagement Center: https://cec.ucmerced.edu
The Community Engagement Center (CEC) will continue providing virtual service opportunities to all UC Merced students. For more information please check the CEC website and Instagram page (@ucmercedcec) for the most updated opportunities.
• UC Merced Community Engagement Student Fellowship (CESF): UC Merced students will be selected to serve as fellows that will focus on voter engagement and voter enhancement across campus. The fellow will work alongside the CEC and Government & Community Relations to engage the campus in online forums with local candidates. Selected student will receive a $500 stipend through Compact Campus after completing 50 hours of service. All students are welcomed to apply, including DACA & Non-DACA recipients and Formerly Incarcerated (FI) students.
• Projects with Purpose: UC Merced students will complete virtual community-based projects specifically designed to help small businesses, non-profits and community agencies overcome social and economic challenges created by the current COVID-19 health crisis. Just launched this month. Funding will be awarded through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships as a student stipend and will be added to your financial aid awards. Students can view open projects by logging in to Handshake.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Center (UROC): https://uroc.ucmerced.edu
For more information about undergraduate research opportunities contact UROC