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Mills College has partnered with Handshake, a modern career development platform. Handshake will replace our current Cyclone Career/Simplicity system and be your one-stop-shop for launching your career!

With Handshake, your job search will be powered by an advanced online tools available on your mobile device, such as:

  • Relevant feed of job and internship opportunities
  • News feed containing the latest information from the Career Center and your favorite employers you follow
  • Resources specifically matching your interests

We will preload your banner profile and you will be able to access your Handshake account beginning on August 1, 2016!

Stay tuned for an email invitation in August to access your new Handshake account.

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Summer 2016 Positions

Summer student employment is not connected to student financial aid or work study eligibility. To hire a summer student employee, the agreement is to be completed and signed by both the student and the supervisor. In addition, student employee's I-9 and W-4 forms are to be completed and all forms submitted to Career Services in Sage Hall, Rm118 before the student begins work.


Academic Year 2016–17 Positions

Students who have been offered work study as part of their financial aid package are eligible to work on campus at Mills.

In order to obtain an on-campus job, complete the following:

1. Have an updated resume to hand out to employers.

The following are available on-campus positions for students:

2. Pick up the Student Employment Contract package (includes the helpful Frequently Asked Questions sheet) from the M Center. Complete the paperwork with your supervisor and submit it to Career Services along with acceptable identification.

You should also download a copy of our Student Employee Success Checklist to discuss with your supervisor.

If you are seeking a work study position for the upcoming semester and have additional questions, please email

For more information on financial aid or work study contracts, please call the M Center at 510.430.2000.

For Payroll assistance, please email

All postings are subject to change.




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Last Updated: 7/20/16