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What is Handshake?

Handshake is James Madison University’s online career services management system that provides JMU alumni and students access to full-time jobs (entry-level and experienced hire), as well as internships. 

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With Handshake, you can:

Recent Graduates (within 2 Years of Graduation)

Alumni (3+ Years After Graduation)

Search 200,000+ internship and full-time job postings and apply online

Apply for virtual interviews and on-campus interviews and for jobs and internships 

Get notifications when new positions are posted that match your search criteria

Learn about jobs and internships available through our Career Fairs and employer events

Learn more about employers that recruit at JMU

Sign up for employer information sessions offered virtually and on campus

Network with employers

Sign up for career-related workshops

Schedule appointments with a career advisor to discuss a range of career-related topics 

Interested in posting positions to Handshake?

If you would like to use Handshake to post jobs and internships, visit our Employer page or contact handshake@jmu.edu.

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