Career Services

  • We have updated your job search experience with Handshake.
  • This event features on-campus departments as well as local employers interested in hiring students seeking on-campus or part-time positions.
  • Helpful resources for crafting and refining your resume.
  • To participated in this program, download the application and submit a resume.
  • If you will be seeking an internship or full-time position then make plans to attend this 'all majors' career fair.

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Welcome to Handshake, Career Services' powerful recruiting platform for University of South Alabama students and alumni.  Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help students and employers more easily connect. Handshake features access to jobs, internships, co-ops, event information and on-campus recruiting opportunities.

Get Started with Handshake

▼   Students and Alumni

Students and alumni access the Handshake - Students page for detailed instructions on the following:

  • Logging into your account
  • Creating your profile
  • Writing and uploading your resume
  • Searching for a job, internship, or co-op opportunities

IMPORTANT: We highly encourage you to update your resume prior to uploading to Handshake to ensure you have a quality document that is competitive for employment purposes. For information on perfecting your resume, view our Resume Resources page. To request a resume critique contact our office at (251) 460-6188 or careerservices@southalabama.edu.

If you need additional assistance with Handshake go to Getting Started With Handshake or the Handshake Help Center.

Be aware of fraudulent job activity!  To avoid this from happening to you read the following.

▼   Employers

Employers access the Handshake - Employers page for detailed instructions on the following:

  • Registering your account
  • Posting a job opportunity

If you need additional assistance go to Getting Started With Handshake or the Handshake Help Center.