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Finding Student Employment

Handshake is Webster University’s online career management and recruiting system utilized by students, alumni, faculty, and employers. Access Handshake at: https://webster.joinhandshake.com.  Please contact the Career Planning & Development Center with questions regarding setting up an account.

The below links will provide you with information on applying to positions in Handshake:

https://support.joinhandshake.com/hc/en-us/articles/234759088-How-to-Search-for-On-Campus-Positions

https://support.joinhandshake.com/hc/en-us/articles/219426877-Video-How-to-Search-for-and-Apply-to-Jobs

International students will need to submit additional paperwork for the hiring process. Please reference the How to Hire an International Student flow chart for the mandatory requirements.

Are you having a difficult time finding a student employment position? Try this!

  • Apply to several positions.
  • Follow the application requirements closely.
  • Submit a high quality resume.*
  • Contact the hiring manager listed on the position posting directly.
  • Network directly with supervisors, professors, campus departments, and current students to find out about open positions.

If you have exhausted all of these bullet points and you still have not found a position, consider making an appointment with the Student Employment Coordinator to discuss your options.

*For resume assistance, make an appointment with Career Planning & Development.