Common Searches

Connecting with UMSL students and alumni is an effective way to enhance your recruitment efforts. We look forward to working together to help you find interns, part-time employees, summer hires and full-time professional staff members.  UMSL Career Services utilizes Handshake. Handshake allows employers to post positions and view potential UMSL candidates. While we are not a placement agency, our mission is to connect students and alumni to internship and job opportunities. 

Employers now post positions directly to Handshake!

Post a Job | Getting Started 

Handshake is a FREE employment website that connects talented student and alumni job seekers to employers looking to recruit interns, part-time, and full-time hires. This site can be accessed by all current UMSL students and UMSL alumni of any major and level of experience. 

Approved Employers can currently: 

  • Post and manage jobs (full-time, part-time, internship, co-op and seasonal) 
  • Search profiles of qualified candidates 
  • Create Career Events

Registering on Handshake 

Activating Your Profile 

Pending employer and contact registrations have limited access to the site until approved. If your organization is not registered in Handshake, Career Services will approve your account.  If your organization is already registered in Handshake, a company delegate must approve your account. Please contact Handshake if you need assistance getting approval from your organization. 

Employer Policies and Guidelines

Connecting with UMSL Candidates

Building relationships with students, faculty and staff can help you gain greater visibility and generate positive hiring outcomes. Potential options include participating in career fairs, information tables, information sessions, and career development workshops. 

We want to build a relationship with your organization to find strategic and creative ways for you to connect with UMSL students.