Handshake Hacks: Discovering Opportunities Just Got Easier

By: Gracie Covarrubias, DePaul University organizational and multicultural communication major ’18 and Career Center communications assistant Sometimes it can take hours to sort through a never-ending list of job postings, titles and descriptions. Luckily, Handshake is stepping up their game by making job searching both easier and more convenient for students using their platform. Check … Continue reading Handshake Hacks: Discovering Opportunities Just Got Easier

Handshake Hacks: Scheduling Appointments with Career Advisors

Whether you’re interested in learning about job opportunities or seeking career guidance around a specific topic, you have access to resources on Handshake and the Career Center’s website, 24/7. Now, let’s say it hits you at 2 a.m. that you still need to schedule a mock interview with a career advisor to prep for an … Continue reading Handshake Hacks: Scheduling Appointments with Career Advisors

Handshake Hacks: Notification Preferences

DePaul’s Handshake platform has been helping students identify job and internship opportunities for almost two years now, and it’s continually being updated and improved to enhance the user experience. There are now multiple ways to identify not only jobs you might be interested in, but also specific companies and events that might be of interest … Continue reading Handshake Hacks: Notification Preferences

Handshake Hacks: Personalizing Your Home Page

Have you ever noticed that Handshake suggests internship and job listings to you when you log into your account? These little boxes included on your home page’s center panel provide you with a few key details and offer you the option to either learn more (click “View Details”) or begin your application (click “Apply”). Sounds … Continue reading Handshake Hacks: Personalizing Your Home Page

Handshake Hacks: Strengthening Your Search

For students seeking job and internship opportunities, Handshake is a terrific starting point. The Career Center team works with a number of employers who want to hire from DePaul, and they also reach out to employers that students express interest in. Our employers will use Handshake as a means of getting the word out about … Continue reading Handshake Hacks: Strengthening Your Search

Handshake Hacks: Connecting with Mentors

By: Leslie Chamberlain, associate director of DePaul’s Alumni Career Services & Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Connecting with a mentor allows you to explore college and professional transitions, life challenges, and university and career questions. As you connect on Handshake with DePaul mentors or alumni in the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) network, follow this guide on how to maximize … Continue reading Handshake Hacks: Connecting with Mentors