Registration and Posting Approval
Policies & Requirements
In order to receive employer account approval in Handshake, the profile must be filled out completely and include:
- A complete physical business address.
- A functioning company website with a “careers” page or other website element showing the organization is looking to recruit.
- An employer email that reflects, or is listed the company website, or domain (Per Handshake, personal email addresses are usually associated with fraudulent opportunities and are not recommended).
- A company phone number.
In order to receive employer account approval in Handshake, the employer profile must be filled out completely and include:
- In lieu of a physical business location, startups may provide the address of a shared or common space, such as WeWork, Union Worx, CenterSpace, or Regus.
- A copy of the membership agreement must be on file with the Career Development Center prior to approval.
- Lacking a physical location or shared space, employers can utilize their business mailing address following e-mailed verification that all employees are working remotely.
- The URL for a functioning and up-to-date LinkedIn and/or Facebook Business Account.
- A professional email address.
- A business phone number.
- Your organization’s EIN Number.
Job listings or position descriptions posted in Handshake must include the following:
- Organization information.
- A detailed job description, including the student's responsibilities and work tasks.
- Define the candidate qualifications for the role.
- Duration of the position (temporary or permanent).
- Application start and end dates.
- Work-study positions – must have a contract on file. More information here.
- Third-Party Statement of Understanding on file with the center for third-party employers.
- A detailed job description, including the intern's responsibilities and work tasks.
- A defined start and end date for the experience.
- Details regarding the intern's supervision. Explain how interns will be given routine feedback and be supervised by a professional with expertise and the educational background for the field.
- A position that requires financial investment or a fee for placement or travel expenses.
- An employment opportunity, which involves on-campus solicitation or on-campus sales (i.e.: Campus/Brand Ambassadors, Campus Representatives).
- Advertisements for events, competitions or contests.
- Requests for personal information prior to hire such as social security #, date of birth, home address, or photograph.
- Work which takes place within the employer’s place of residence.
- Volunteer opportunities.
- Doesn’t comply with Equal Employment Opportunity Statement.