Finding a job and building a career can be daunting. Or maybe you’re ready for a career change. Whether you’re looking for an internship, full-time job or don’t know where to begin, Handshake is here to help.

You can use Handshake to discover employers and opportunities, submit applications, and attend career fairs and other events.

Register for an account on – and complete your profile to make the best impression. (Note that this site currently says you must use a Shawnee State .edu email address. However, any email address will work.) Find out how to search for jobs and set up job alerts on Handshake (PDF).

A team member from Career Services will approve your alumni request. From there you can then explore thousands of opportunities that are tailored to your interests!

Contact Career Services

Our alumni are always welcome to call or visit SSU Career Services for assistance with preparing resumes, CVs, and cover letters as well as practicing for job interviews. Call us at (740) 351-3027 or email us at