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Spring into your Career with Handshake!

SDCCD is excited to announce the launch of our NEW & IMPROVED, district-wide student & alumni online job board, Handshake, as a free one-stop-shop for kickstarting careers.

Steps to Get Hired!

Students & Alumni: SDCCD students received an email from Handshake in early March inviting them to activate their FREE account. Login with your email linked to your MySDCCD Portal (account that received the Handshake invitation). Need to Activate your Account? For support and assistance with activating your Handshake student account, job searching and preparing application materials, please contact the Mesa Career Center at 619-800-3556.

Employers & Community Partners: Connect with SDCCD through Handshake today! By activating your Handshake account, you’ll have access to qualified talent of over 75,000 students from each of our SDCCD campuses - City College, Mesa College, Miramar College, and College of Continuing Education. Create an account and post any jobs/internship positions as they will be widely viewed across our district. Don’t miss this opportunity to recruit your future diverse workforce!

New to Handshake? Employers logging in or creating accounts using the URL below will automatically request employer approval through our SDCCD Handshake Job Board. We look forward to helping you meet your current employment needs!

Questions? Please email Shawn Fawcett at

Additional Handshake Articles / Resources: 



For scheduling instructions, click here.

To learn more about internships, you can visit the following website from our partners at Work-Based Learning, click here.


View the "Internship Resource Handbook" to learn more about internships such as the benefits of obtaining an internship, the different types of internships available, and other resources.