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Thank you for your interest in recruiting the talented students at Western Washington University!

The Career Services Center is happy to post your full-time, degree preferred job opportunities and paid internship opportunities.* To determine if your organization and employment opportunities are a good fit for our students, please review our Recruiting Policies. And if you are looking to hire students for part-time or seasonal work, please visit our Student Employment Center.

*Unpaid internship from non-profit organizations and government agencies will be posted.

Now, let’s get you set up to promote your organization and opportunities to our students!


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Handshake is WWU’s new recruiting and virtual career fair platform. You can use Handshake to post job and internship opportunities for our students and alumni, host virtual events, build your employer brand, and find qualified candidates by viewing students’ public profiles all for free!

Are you ready to get connected with WWU and start posting jobs and internships?

Are you new to Handshake? Click here to set up your employer account. Here’s a link to the Employer QuickStart Guide video.

Do you already use Handshake? Click here to connect with Western Washington University and start submitting opportunities for approval.

If you previously used Viking CareerLink to post opportunities at WWU, you should have received an email invite to activate your transferred account in Handshake. If you need a new email invite, please email Britta.Eschete@wwu.edu to request one.

If you haven’t already done so, please review our Recruiting Policies.


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Handshake Employer FAQ

Handshake has excellent resources (video and written formats) whether you’re new to Handshake or are ready to take advantage of additional features. Click on the links below to get additional information on the following topics:

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For more information on how you can utilize Handshake features to improve your early talent recruiting outcomes and for access to on-demand recruiting strategy webinars, check out Handshake University for Employers.

For tips and trends for modern recruiting, like Early Talent Trends, Diversity & Inclusion, and Improving your Employer Brand, you’ll want to follow the Handshake Blog for Employers.

Want to talk with someone in the Career Services Center about getting started on Handshake?

Contact Britta Eschete, Administrative Assistant, Career Services Center Britta.Eschete@wwu.edu | 360.650.2944