About Student Hires

Student Hires collaborates with local businesses and universities throughout the Inland Empire to provide valuable job opportunities for students. Founded in 2015 by Manuel Zavala, Student Hires was created due to an increased need for practical project-based jobs for students.

We Create Jobs

We connect businesses, universities and students to create valuable job opportunities for students in our community.

Student Hires UCR

Student Hires Facts


Founded at the University of California, Riverside


Projects Created


Students Served

Our Purpose

Student Hires connects students with valuable job opportunities that propel their careers forward. By leveraging our existing network of employers, universities and students, we create project-based collaborations that allow students to engage in real-world projects. In turn, we support the growth and prosperity of our local communities.

  • We create valuable job opportunities for the students we serve.
  • We support the growth and prosperity of the communities we grew up in.
  • We collaborate with our network of employers, universities and students to produce valuable projects.

Our Vision

Student Hires aims to connect college and high school students with job opportunities within their community. By leveraging our network of employers, universities, and students, we have the power to train and educate our students to enter the technology-driven workforce. Student Hires seeks to service the universities and school districts throughout the Inland Empire and expand to nearby counties within California.

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