Student Employment Information
Finding On-Campus Jobs
Handshake is a 24/7 online job board containing on-campus, part-time, full-time, internship, co-op and volunteer opportunities posted by employers seeking to hire Cal Poly Pomona students and alumni. In addition, Handshake provides access to Career Center events, such as career fairs, workshops and information sessions, and On-Campus Interviews
To sign into Handshake for the first time, Enter your complete Cal Poly Pomona email address in the "Username" field. (Example: firstname.lastname@example.org) and your Bronco ID Number in the "Password" box. From the top navigation bar, click on the "Profile" tab to review and complete your "Personal Information", "Academic Information" and "Privacy" pages. (All fields marked with a red asterisk must be completed.) Upon completion of each screen, click on "Save Changes". From the top navigation bar, click on the "Jobs" tab to access job and internship postings. The following guidelines and responsibilities are provided to students employees hired with the University: Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Student Employee (PDF)
On-campus job postings require a Job Application PDF and may or may not require a resume. To add your resume, click on the "Documents" tab, then click on "Add New". Enter a title for the resume in the "Label" field, then click on "Browse". Select the document you wish to use, then click "Submit" Begin your job search on-line. Additional on campus jobs may be posted through Associated Student Inc. (ASI) or Foundation.
The CSU Chancellors Office has implemented background checks for all state workers (including student staff) whose positions are considered “sensitive”.
Sensitive positions are those that: Require access to “Level 1” data
- Require access to a facility master key
- Perform work involving regular or direct contact with minor children (including recreational camps.)
- Positions with access to stored criminal offender record information
- Positions with access to patient medical records, drugs, or medication
- Positions with access to controlled or hazardous substances
- Positions that require cash handling or the collection of credit card information will also require a credit check.
Non-Work Study Positions
Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6.0 units, Graduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 4.0 units, International undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12.0 units, International graduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 8.0 units
All non-work study student assistants are required to maintain a minimum overall GPA and Cal Poly Pomona GPA of 2.0. This information is verified each quarter by your supervisor.
The maximum number of work hours is 20 during the quarter. This amount still applies if working more than one position on campus.
Work Study Positions
The Federal Work Study program provides part-time employment to students attending institutions of higher education. The program helps student gain work experience. Students must complete a "Free Application for Federal Student Aid" (FAFSA) by the March 2 deadline, indicate on the FAFSA that they want Federal Work Study and have calculated financial need. Federal Work Study funds are very limited and not all students who qualify will be awarded.
Disability Related Reasonable Accommodations: Cal Poly Pomona provides assistance and reasonable accommodations in the application and employment process.
Individuals with disabilities, who are student applicants for campus positions, requesting reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities should contact Cherrie Peters the Administrative Coordinator at 909-869-2347 or the Diversity & Compliance Department's ADA Coordinator at 909-869-5152.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Cal Poly Pomona is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Background Checks: Successful candidates may be required to complete a background check prior to being hired.
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University Police page.
CANRA Mandated Reporter: If appointed, you may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and will be required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. (http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html)
University Policy on Smoking: In keeping with the University’s longstanding commitment to provide a healthy and safe environment for students, employees and visitors, smoking is prohibited inside all university facilities and university owned or maintained vehicles.
Condition of Employment
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.