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Use the strategies we offer below to help you successfully recruit at UC Berkeley. If you would like to consult with Employer Relations Staff about your recruiting strategies, contact us onlineor at 510-642-0464.

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#HireCal Recruiting Session + Office Hours

We invite you to attend one of our upcoming #HireCal zoom sessions, which includes a presentation to help you understand how you can maximize your recruiting efforts at Cal and to learn and share best practices with others. Advanced registration is required. Click on the date below to be taken to the registration page. Sessions will continue to be added so please check back periodically, if you’re unable to attend any of the sessions below:

For Immediate Hiring Needs

For Projected Hiring Needs

Gain a Competitive Edge

It could take up to 3 years of consistent and expanded engagement activities on campus to build brand recognition and a strong positive reputation with students. An inconsistent presence can bring you back to square one or even damage your brand.

Join the Berkeley Circle Partner Program

The Berkeley Circle Partner Program helps organizations maximize recruitment efforts, increase student connections, and promote a positive brand.

Participate regularly in Berkeley Career Engagement activities

  • Volunteer for panels, programs and workshops to create a buzz about your organization and positive word of mouth advertising
  • Encourage your organization’s Cal alumni to engage with students via the Berkeley Career Network (BCN)

Collaborate with Student Organizations

  • Search and connect with one of our many fabulous student organizations. These organizations are interested in connecting with employers for career and professional development opportunities
  • Offer to speak to their group, co-sponsor an information session, or buy food for a group meeting

Reach Out to Faculty

  • It can be difficult to present in classrooms on our campus; relationships with faculty are often built on an academic or research focus
  • Leverage the relationships your Cal alumni and/or senior executives have with faculty to get an introduction
  • Be prepared to offer support for research or department initiatives
  • Find faculty by department, expertise, or research description

Tips for Hiring International and DACA Students

Best Practices in College Recruiting