Set-up Your Employer Account

Post a Job/Internship

Thank you for your interest in our creative talent. At Columbia College Chicago, our mission is to provide opportunities that are within the scope of our students’ creative skill sets and provide learning opportunities within their respective majors in the arts, communications, and media. Opportunities are posted by creating your account with our online job portal Handshake.

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 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 Pooljob fairsguest 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

Need help writing a job description? Our guide can help.