Skip to main content

Post a Job or Internship in Handshake

Handshake is Northwestern’s central career management platform. All current Northwestern students and alumni have access to Handshake and can be used by employers to: 

 For more information on utilizing the Handshake platform, including how to post a job or internship, please visit the Handshake Help Center

Register as an Employer to post opportunities in Handshake 

  1. Click on the Handshake Employer login
  2. Select "Register"
  3. Complete the profile section
  4. NCA staff will review your profile, approve you as an employer, and send you a password to use for posting internships and jobs.

For additional support, view Handshake support on creating an employer user account.

Post a Job or Internship Steps 

Once your employer user account has been created and approved by NCA, you will have access to post opportunities. 

  1. Click Post a Job from your home dashboard, or click on Jobs in the left hand navigation bar and click Create Job in the top right hand corner. 
  2. Complete the required prompts for the role.
  3. Preview the completed job posting, and then click Save in the lower right corner to save the job and send your posting out to schools to be reviewed. 

Please see Handshake’s How to Post a Job guide for additional details.

*To post a work-study job, please visit the Federal Work Study Program.

If you have any questions about posting a job or internship, please email Northwestern Career Advancement.