Handshake is an online college-to-career platform that gives students access to more than 650,000 employers, thousands of positions and hundreds of networking and education events. It is used by more than 1,200 universities across the county.
It provides personalized job recommendations based on students’ majors, interests and more. It also provides a blog with topics from remote hiring to life after graduation, interviewing and offer negotiations, best places to work and top companies to follow. Students can also message peers on the platform.
“Handshake is the number one recruitment platform used by employers in the country,” Barts said. “It is used by all Fortune 500 companies.”
UW-Stout also offers Employer in Residence that gives employer partners greater access, branding visibility and engagement with students as well as a Career Services Partnership Program for employers.
The UW System is offering Virtual Career Treks Wednesdays at noon on Zoom to help students learn about companies and what they might be looking for in candidates.
The 2021-22 Employment Guide features Career Services programs, career readiness and networking tips, job document samples and more.