Columbia College Chicago students and alumni can log on to Handshake to:
- Apply to Jobs and Internships
- Register for Career Center Job Fairs and Events
- Schedule an Appointment with Career Center Staff

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Are you an employer? Create a free employer account on Handshake. Click on "Set-up An Employer Account" to get started.


  • Activate Your Student Account

    You are on your way to launching your career! Click on the link below to activate your account with Handshake using your Office 365 credentials through the single sign-on portal.
  • Employer's Guide

    Employer's Guide
    Review our Employer’s Guide to Internships and Best Practices, which includes credit information, internship expectations, and the benefits of working with Columbia talent.
  • Writing Your Job Description

    If you do not have a job description and need assistance with one, we suggest outlining the following in your posting, keeping in mind that a well-written job description should help decrease the quantity of unqualified applicants.