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Cal Poly has transitioned to a new and improved software platform for MustangJOBS! We are happy to announce our partnership with Handshake, which is transforming the college recruiting experience for students, recruiters, and Career Services. 

Reach over 17,900 Cal Poly students and alumni by posting your positions on MustangJOBS, our free online job listing service.

For questions, please give us a call at 805-756-5976.

Personal Household Jobs 

Employer Login

To help you with the process of posting Household
Jobs (child care, yard work, tutoring, etc.),
please use this convenient form above!

On-Campus Employers:
For more information please see our 
On-Campus Partner Handbook (.pdf) 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How to post a job in MustangJOBS?

  • Go to calpoly.joinhandshake.com
  • Sign in if you already have an account. (Please see "How do I register for a new MustangJOBS account?" if you have never posted with us before.)
  • Click the blue button labeled "+Post a Job."

2. What if I forgot my MustangJOBS password?

3. How do I re-list my job?

  • Select "Job Posting" from the left hand black bar of options.
  • Click on the job you would like to re-list.
  • Click the "Edit Job" blue button on the top middle of the screen.
  • Select the "Schools" tab from the bottom row of tabs.
  • Change the "Apply start date" and "Expiration date" to reflect the new posting dates.
  • Then Click the "Save Changes" green button on the bottom left side of the screen.

4. How do I retrieve resumes if I asked students to submit them on my job posting?

  • Retrieval of resumes depends on what option you chose under the "Applicant Packages" section in the Preference tab of the job form. The default setting is " Email a summary of all applicants once my job expires." If you would like to receive resumes as students are applying, please check the " Email every time a new student applies" box.

5. How do I close a job when I've filled the position?

  • Select "Job Posting" form the left hand black bar of options.
  • Click on the job you would like to close.
  • Click the "Edit Job" blue button on the top middle of the screen.
  • Select the "Schools" tab on the bottom bar of options.
  • Manually change the "Expiration date" to reflect current time or 30 minutes prior.

6. What is the difference between internships and co-op?

Internships

  • Usually 10-12 weeks during Summer Quarter, but winter internships and year-round internships are also sought by students
  • Students do not receive academic credit unless they request it from their academic department
  • Positions are paid, though compensation may range between competitive wages (75-80% of entry level) to stipends or room and board
  • Unpaid internships are only advertised for government or not-for-profit organizations

Cooperative Education (Co-op)

  • Typically one to two quarters in duration
  • Students register and pay tuition fees
  • Students receive academic credit
  • Positions are paid, typically 80-85% of entry level salary
  • Please call Melinda McCann at 805-756-2107 for all questions regarding co-ops.

7. How do I get additional help in posting my position?

  • Please call the MustangJOBs information line at 805-756-5976

8. How can I get assistance with my Employer Account?

  • Contact Customer Support at support@joinhandshake.com

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