Find a Job or Internship

Northwood University gives you exclusive access to Handshake – a premier Career Advancement tool for current students and alumni uniting 500 schools, 9 million+ students and young alumni, and 250,000+ employers on one career network.

As Northwood University continues to strive for excellence in all that we do, offering a world-class, free-enterprise business education, it’s our goal in Career Advancement to provide the resources, services and support you need to reach your maximum potential.

Handshake Benefits:

24/7 ACCESS:
Secure, real-time access to account data, anytime.

FIND EMPLOYERS SEARCHING JUST FOR NU STUDENTS & GRADS:
Access to exciting and relevant job opportunities targeted specifically to Northwood University students.

ACCESS TO PRIVATELY POSTED JOBS:
Search thousands of additional postings from 250,000+ employers across the country, offered by our Handshake network.

EASY SET-UP FOR AUTO SEARCH ALERTS:
Create and save customized job searches and receive automatic updates for new career opportunities that meet your preferences.

SAFE & EASY DOCUMENT STORAGE:
Store your application documents electronically to easily apply for available positions, including résumés, cover letters, academic transcripts, EXCEL transcript and writing

Why Should I Join Handshake?

Find a Job

 

Handshake takes the guesswork out of finding a job.

  • Job Search: Access to exciting and relevant job opportunities targeted specifically to Northwood University students
  • Extended Job Search: Search thousands of additional postings offered by our Handshake network, from 250,000+ employers across the country
  • Search Job Agents: Create and save customized job searches and receive automatic updates for new career opportunities that meet your preferences

Video: How to Search for Jobs or Internships

Be Prepared

Don't be caught off-guard in an interview.

  • Document storage: Store your application documents electronically to easily apply for available positions, including resumes, cover letters, academic transcripts, EXCEL transcript, and writing samples

Video: How to Upload a New Document

Explore Local Career Events

Know what events are out there to help you make the right choice to Own Your Future!

  •  Career Events Calendar: Search, view, and register online for upcoming events such as information sessions, workshops, networking mixers, and career expos on the Homepage

Instructions on How to Search for a Career Fair

How Do I Start?

Join Handshake

  • Current students and any alumni enrolled since the 2016-2017 school year will login to Northwood University’s Handshake using their NU e-mail address
  • Alumni graduating prior to the 2016-2017 school year will simply create a new account
  • All Northwood University Students and Alumni should join Handshake

Instructions on How to Sign Up for Your Handshake Account

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