Set-up Your Employer Account

Post a Job/Internship

Do you have an internship, part-time, or full-time opportunity that you would like to share with Columbia College Chicago students? Post your opportunity to Handshake, our online job board for Columbia students and alumni. 

Handshake offers employers:

  • A free tool to manage all of your job recruitment needs through the exclusive Handshake campus network.
  • A mobile experience - update your job postings, view applicants, search for candidates and reach out directly
  • A chance to be seen by ideal candidates – job seekers may select to view jobs based on their interests.

Create Your Account

Handshake Support

Before posting an internship, whether paid, unpaid or for academic credit, please first review these internship guidelines.

Approval for employers, contacts, and job postings may take up to 1- 3 business days.

General questions and help with Handshake may be found here. If you have trouble logging in, please email Handshake support: 

If you forget your login credentials:

  1. 1. Go to login screen
  2. 2.Click on the link: “Log in using your Email and Password”
  3. 3. Enter your email address you used to register
  4. 4. Click on the link: “Forgot your password?”
  5. 5. You'll receive an email shortly from Handshake to your registered email address
  6. 6. If you’re having further issues, email: 

Hire Our Talent

Visit to learn about other ways to engage directly with our talent - including Talent Pool, job fairs, guest speaking engagements and recruiting events.

Employers can create an account in Handshake to:

  • * Post Jobs and Internships
  • * Register for Career Center Job Fairs and Events
  • * Review applicants