Employers & Recruiters

We in the Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD) at the University of Redlands want to share some updates on our university and how our office is moving forward with employer engagement opportunities during this environment of social distancing in our communities.  

All events scheduled at the University of Redlands has been canceled or postponed in response to state and federal recommendations. Given these parameters, we wanted to share our virtual student engagement opportunities.

Please see the following options below and let us know if you would like to discuss further.

About the University of Redlands and Its Talent

The University of Redlands was founded in 1907 and has a college and multiple schools which include the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the School of Business (SB), and the School of Education (SE). See why the Fiske Guide to Colleges says Redlands is “one of higher education’s better-kept secrets” in our Viewbook.

The College of Arts and Sciences consists of more than 40 departmental programs with majors and minors rooted in traditional liberal arts. Additionally, students can create their own self-directed major through the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies where they develop multidisciplinary course and program contracts that outline their curriculum. Master’s degrees are also offered in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Geographic Information Systems, and Music. The CAS Fact Sheet offers key information about the College of Arts & Sciences in one convenient document.

The University of Redlands School of Business offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout California. Available programs include a Bachelor of Science in Business, a Bachelor of Science in Management, a Master of Arts in Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Master of Science in Information Technology. Eight campuses are located throughout California, in Burbank, Marin, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Riverside, South Coast Metro (Orange County), San Diego, Temecula. The School of Business Fact Sheet offers key information about the school in one convenient document. Want to learn more, click here.

The School of Education is a graduate and professional educational division of the University of Redlands that houses the following departments: Teaching and Learning, Counseling and Human Services, and Leadership and Higher Education. School of Education programs are offered at 6 campuses in California: Marin, South Coast Metro (Orange County), Temecula, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside and Redlands. The School of Education Fact Sheet offers key information about the school in one convenient document. Want to learn more, click here.

Post Jobs, Internships, and Fellowships

Thank you for your interest in our Bulldog students and alumni!

The Office of Career & Professional Development would like to invite you to post any internship, fellowship, or employment opportunities through Handshake, our online career center management system and job board. Handshake allows 24/7 access for employers to brand, post positions, and view student profiles that have been made public. You can post to the Handshake system at no cost. Please read the information below to create an account and log-in.

Before posting information about an unpaid internship in Handshake, please ensure that you are meeting the guidelines set forth by the Department of Labor.

Create a Handshake Employer Account

1.     Go to https://app.joinhandshake.com, enter your email address, and “I’m an Employer” to get started. If your company has not been created in the system, you will need to do so before moving forward.

2.     Complete your employer profile. Be sure to offer as much information as possible in order to allow students and alumni to learn as much about your organization as possible. Employers need to be approved by the Office of Career & Professional Development before they can post a job.

3.     Do note that Handshake indicates a “trust score” for all companies in the Handshake system. Having a high trust score can be a requirement for a career center to approve you to engage with their students through Handshake. Click here to learn about the trust score and how it is calculated.

Post a Job, Fellowship, or Internship in Handshake

  1. Log-in to your Handshake account at https://app.joinhandshake.com/.
  2. Select “Post a Job” on your Home page. This will take you to the “New Job” form. Complete and submit the form to post your position.
  3. Jobs need to be approved by the Office of Career & Professional Development before it can be seen by students.
  4. Additional support can be found at the Handshake Help Center.

Virtual Engagement Opportunities

Virtual Career Studio Takeover:

Employers can host a virtual Career Studio Takeover. Takeovers can happen on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday afternoons for a two to three hour period.

Virtual Presentations on Special Topics:

Employers have the option to host a virtual session/webinar on a special topic. Examples of sessions that have been offered before including Adulting, Translating the Military to Civilian Experience, Navigating the Job Search for LGBTQIA, Employers Tell-All Panel, and more. If you have a topic in mind, let us know!

Virtual Mock Interview Night:

We are hosting a virtual “Mock Interview Night” to help our students prepare for upcoming interviews. We are now collecting a list of volunteer employers/recruiters who would like to participate. If interested, please email Courtney Carter at courtney_carter@redlands.edu.

Host a Career Trek

The OCPD encourages interactions between our students and employers off campus at the employer’s worksite through Career Treks. These events help students learn about an employer’s work environment and culture, an understanding that is important to today’s employee.

If you would like to learn more or would like to begin planning and reserve a date for a Career Trek, please email our office at ocpd@redlands.edu.

Events

Career & Internship Expo (Fall Semester Event)

Wednesday, October 7th 2020

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Orton Center

Each fall, the University of Redlands Office of Career & Professional Development invites employers from all industries to attend the Career & Internship Expo to promote full-time positions as well as full-time and part-time internship opportunities. Career & Internship Expos draw ambitious undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni from various degree programs who are looking to connect with employers and take the next steps in their career.

Please join us for this opportunity to meet our talented students and alumni and to promote your organization and employment opportunities.

There is a fee to attend this event. Early registration for this event will open in May/June in Handshake.

 

 

Education Career Expo (Spring Semester Event)

                               Postponed until further Notice

 

Tuesday, March 17th 2020

3:30pm – 6:30pm

Orton Center

The University of Redlands Office of Career & Professional Development invites K-12 institutions, higher education institutions, and community organizations that are seeking candidates in the fields of education, teaching, school and college counseling, and administration to attend our Education Career Expo. The Education Career Expo is designed to promote full and part-time positions and internship opportunities. This event draws ambitious students and alumni from our School of Education credential and Master’s degree programs and our undergraduate degree programs and provides the opportunity for organizations to connect with them.

Please join us for this opportunity to meet our talented students and alumni and to promote your institution and employment opportunities.

There is a fee to attend this event. Early registration for this event will open in November/December in Handshake.

 

 

 

Career Conference (Spring Semester Event)

Saturday, February 27th 2021

8:00am – 3:30pm

Orton Center

The Career Conference is an event designed to prepare University of Redlands students and alumni to identify and achieve their professional goals while also having the chance to network with employers. Attendees will have the opportunity to enhance their professional portfolio, expand their network through interactive breakout sessions led by professionals and alumni, and grow connections with peers, alumni, employers, and professionals.

The Career Conference  provides multiple opportunities for employers to connect with University of Redlands students and alumni. These opportunities include:

  • Attending the lunch session where you will be able to engage with students and alumni through the lunch hour. This portion of the event is typically scheduled from 12:15pm – 1:40pm.
  • Hosting a table during the "Networking Hour" where students can speak with you about your organization, career opportunities, and ways to prepare for a career in your industry. This portion of the event is typically scheduled from 1:45pm – 3:00/3:30pm.

Please join us for this opportunity to meet our talented students and alumni and to promote your organization and industry.

There is a fee to attend this event. Early registration for this event will open in October/November in Handshake.

 

Sponsor a Signature Event

Additional event opportunities are available for employers to engage our students. These event options could include hosting a student luncheon, participating in a career conference, or facilitating other special events in partnership with the OCPD.

If you have an idea you would like to share or would like to brainstorm ideas, please email our office at ocpd@redlands.edu.

Employer Check-in and Parking

Employer Check-In with OCPD

Employers can check-in with the Office of Career & Professional Development in our new space on the 1st floor of the Armacost Library, room #116 (building #221 on the campus map). Our office is located along the north hallway, across from ResNet. Once check-in is complete, we will direct you to the location of your event.

Parking

Visitors can park in any of the unmarked parking spaces around the Armacost Library (north and west side of building #221) or anywhere else on campus. Please note while going through the check-in process with our office, you will be asked to sign a “Waiver of Liability” form and you will be given a parking permit for your vehicle. Because the amount of available parking spaces varies throughout the day and evening, we encourage recruiters to carpool when able.

View our Redlands campus map for further assistance. Below is the address to the University of Redlands main campus.

University of Redlands
1200 E. Colton Ave.
Redlands, CA 92373

Social Media and Email Engagement

Direct Emails to Students

Employers can draft and share an email message and appropriate attachments with our office that can be shared with the majors and minors from up to 5 academic departments. Email messages, attachments, and a list of target academic departments can be sent to Courtney Carter at courtney_carter@redlands.edu.

Social Media Advertising

The OCPD has active social media accounts and employers can advertise through these mediums, specifically through our “hire a bulldog” campaign. Employers interested in highlighting their company or a position they are hiring for can use the following link to submit their request and share appropriate information: Social Media Form.

Show & Tell Careers

Submit a series of videos, no more than 5, that showcases why students would want to work for you! We will feature these on our social media platforms and tag your business.