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Local. Diverse. Highly Skilled.

Find and hire talented, motivated students – right here in the Sacramento region.

It can be difficult to find quality candidates for your open internships or jobs. Los Rios Community College District – American River College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College, Sacramento City College – is here to make it easier.

Los Rios students and graduates are uniquely prepared with the skills they need to do the jobs you need to fill. Our students are diverse and highly skilled – and they may be just who you're looking for.

There's so much talent right here in our region. Most Los Rios students are Sacramento-area residents and are looking to invest their talents in the local economy full time after graduation.

Strengthen your roots in the growing Sacramento economy and connect with our students. Hire Los Rios.

Connect Directly With Students

Handshake is our exclusive hiring platform to connect students and employers. Employers can post jobs and internships, making these opportunities visible to our talent pool of 70,000 students. Handshake is also our platform for virtual career presentations and online events. Learn about Handshake.

Start a Handshake Account

Fund Internships Through LAEP

The Learning-Aligned Employment Program (LAEP) helps students find educationally-aligned internships and can reimburse eligible employers for 50% to 100% of student salaries.

Learn About LAEP

Other Ways to Engage With Los Rios

Work Experience and Internships: Employer Resources

Learn more about how to set up an internship and hire an intern from the over 70,000 students in Los Rios, including how to support students earn academic credit through a work experience course.

WEXP and Internships: Employer Resources

Career Education: Industry Convenings

Los Rios has partnered with Valley Vision to develop and manage Regional Advisory meetings for the priority industry sectors of the Sacramento Capital Region.

CE Industry Convenings

Workforce Training: GTA and Training Source

Los Rios offers training and workforce solutions to help your employees reach the potential and boost contributions to the workplace. The Government Training Academy (GTA) is the largest provider of customized training for public agencies while Training Source meets the needs of business and industry.

Workforce Training

Living Wage Calculator

The Insight Center’s living wage calculator measures the floor income necessary for an individual or family to afford basic expenses in California.

Living Wage Calculator