Jobs & Internships

On-campus Student Jobs:

Steps to finding and applying for on-campus jobs:

  1. Prepare for your job search by creating a resume, cover letter and practice interviewing.
  2. Search and apply for open positions on the Jessup Job Board (more instructions below)
  3. If called for an interview, bring two copies of your resume and dress professionally.
  4. Work with your department supervisor to set up your HR orientation and schedule attendance at a New Student Worker Orientation.

All on-campus jobs are posted on the Jessup Job Board. Create an account using the information below, then search “My School’s Jobs” and click “Student Employment.”


Please read the Student Staff Statement of Expectations to better prepare for on-campus jobs.

Jessup Job Board:

Search for part- or full-time jobs, on-campus jobs and internships on the Jessup Job Board.  Your Access ID is A0 followed by your ENTIRE student ID (A099001xxxx)


Students, please note that internship opportunities are posted by the employers and are not necessarily approved for WJU internship/field work hours. Please contact your internship professor to verify its approval.

University Enterprises, Inc.:

University Enterprises, Inc., as an auxiliary of Sacramento State University, partners with state and local government agencies to fill part time student employment positions around the state, with special emphasis in Sacramento. Gives great opportunity for exposure in various state agencies. Registered WJU students only.

County of Placer Internships

Placer County is looking for students who are currently enrolled in or recently graduated (up to 1 year after graduation) from a college/university who are interested in being considered for student intern assignments.

Career Guides by Major

The Career and Life Planning Office has assembled Career Guides by major. The guides are a quick reference for internship locations and applicable employers organized by major. Tips for exploring each major are also included.

Internship Forms & Info

Click the above link for information regarding the internship process. You can also access all required internship forms.

Placer County Job Alerts:

If you are interested in receiving job listings and recruiting event info from workforce development partners in Placer County, visit Placer County Business Advantage Network site and follow prompts to sign up. You may unsubscribe to this list at any time.

Placer County also has active recruitment for Student Interns on this link.

Non-Profit Jobs:

Visit the Non-Profit Resource Center’s website for information on current postings from non-profit organizations throughout the Sacramento region.

Visit the Idealist website to view a variety of opportunities for non-profit action and collaboration through job-listings, internships, volunteer work, and events.

LinkedIn Internships & Jobs

LinkedIn’s Internship search tool (search by region or city).

LinkedIn Salary Tool

LinkedIn Salary has tapped their network of more than 467+ million members to provide deep insights into the compensation landscape. This includes salary, bonus, and equity data for specific job titles, and the different factors that impact pay such as years of experience, industry, company size, location, and education level – all of which becomes critical knowledge as you navigate your career. See a detailed, visualized distribution of base salaries by job title and location; bonus data is also provided where available.

LinkedIn ProFinder

Are you an independent contractor or freelancer looking to connect with organizations who need your expertise? Sign up to become a pro in areas such as design, writing, editing, accounting, real estate, etc. on LinkedIn ProFinder. In “My Profile” click “Are you a Pro?” and you will walk through the application process. You will be approved or denied within 24-48 hours.


Discover ZipRecruiter for job leads dedicated to college students for internships and entry-level opportunities, with tips on job searching, interviewing and more. To check out medium-sized businesses with internships and entry-level jobs, give it a try!

State of California Jobs

The State of CA has hundreds of job openings on a regular basis. Applying for such positions works a little different from most, as you must 1) create an account, 2) take qualifying exams, then 3) apply for jobs.  Staff Services Analyst positions are the most common entry level classification that students or recent grads might consider.

Click here to view the process regarding:
· Creating a CalCareer Account
· Creating an application
· Applying for jobs online
· Taking an exam
· Conditions of employment


Indeed enables you to search jobs posted on thousands of websites. Employers also post jobs directly on Indeed. Indeed helps you find a job using the world’s leading search engine for jobs. You can subscribe to daily emails with jobs that match any search you create.  Indeed allows you to find jobs on-the-go using their mobile website and apps.

Pathways for Students & Recent Graduates To Federal Careers

Click on the above link for information regarding the Internship Program, Recent Graduate Program and Presidential Management Fellows Program.

The Internship Program is for current students in high school, college, trade school or other qualifying educational institution. This program offers paid opportunities to work in federal agencies and explore federal careers while completing your education.

The Recent Graduate Program is for those who have graduated, within the past two years, from a qualifying educational institution or certificate program. The recent graduate program offers career development with training and mentorship.

Recent Graduate Program and Presidential Management Fellows Program is for recent graduates with an advanced degree—either a professional or graduate degree such as a master’s, Ph.D. or J.D.