Early Career Videos

Early Career Videos
Know Your Benefits

Overview

Watch these quick videos to learn about your benefits.

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Welcome to CalSTRS

Welcome to CalSTRS

CalSTRS administers a hybrid system as part of a comprehensive financial security package for members. This video provides a brief high-level tour of your CalSTRS benefits.

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The Gap

The Gap

Consider how much of your working salary you will need to replace to maintain your current standard of living.

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Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits

Your spouse, children or other loved ones may be eligible for survivor benefits after your death.

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Refund: Consider the Consequences

Refund: Consider the Consequences

Members sometimes ask if they can take a refund of the contributions they’ve made to their CalSTRS defined benefit account. While this is allowed, you should carefully consider the consequences before applying for a refund.