How to Search for Jobs and Internships

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With thousands of employers posting collegiate hire jobs on the platform, Handshake can be an incredibly powerful tool for your internship and job searches. Taking time to understand Handshake’s search functionality will help you identify the best jobs for you. This article will give you strategies and tips to help strengthen your search skills.

2 Minute Training: How to Search for Jobs

Start by clicking on Jobs in the top menu bar. You will be taken to the Job Search page.  

From here, there are various options available to view available jobs and narrow your search.

  • To search for jobs using keywords, job titles, or employers, use the search box at the top of the page. You can also search by city, state or zip code.

    • Please note that the location filter defaults to a 50 mile radius
  • You'll notice the option to filter your search by job duration (full time, part time) as well as by job type (on-campus, internship)

  • Once you've added your search criteria, hit 'enter' to launch your search.

  • You'll notice the option for additional filters on this page also. Clicking on Filters will open up additional advanced filters you can use to narrow your job search even further. 

We have brought back the ability to filter by job location. Type in a location to see a mileage filter appear. 



  • You can also create a filter for "Favorited Jobs". You can always favorite jobs by clicking the star on the job posting. To find these jobs again, you can select "My Favorite Jobs":


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