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STUDENT APPLICANTS: Please click on the student applicants link below to access the Handshake system to review and apply for UC Merced on campus and FWS jobs.

STAFF APPLICANTS: If you previously used our system and are logging in after May 25, 2020 you will be required to create a new profile. If you applied for a position currently posted prior to May 25, there is no need to reapply, your application will be reviewed in the previous system. For questions, please contact Human Resources, Talent Acquisition at

  • External Applicants: If you are an external applicant, including former UC Merced employees or other UC location employees, click on External Applicants - Staff Jobs to apply.
  • Internal Applicants: If you are already a UC Merced employee seeking new staff opportunities, click on Internal Applicants - Staff Jobs to apply.


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