Students: Log into MyNMU and click on 'Handshake' under the 'Student Resources' tab.

Login pages for Alumni, Employers, Faculty, Mentors:     

Alumni  |  Employers  |  Faculty 

Students & Alumni:

  • Search and apply for job opportunities online 24/7
  • Search for internships – contact your academic department to explore the possibility of earning academic credit
  • Manage multiple resumes, cover letters, and other employment-related documents
  • Sign up for on-campus interviews
  • View and RSVP for job fairs, workshops and other career events
  • Get job postings delivered to your email. Signup is easy and automatic!
  • Remember to be smart when looking online for off-campus jobs - see "Spotting a Scam."


  • Post and manage job postings
  • View uploaded resumes by students and alumni
  • Set up recruiting dates

On-Campus Jobs

  • On-campus jobs are posted in Handshake. Log into your account (via MyNMU) to view open positions today!
  • Applications are available in the Resource Library in Handshake and are also available to print here.
  • Once you have been hired, there is important post-hiring paperwork that must be completed with your department within three days of hire. These documents can be viewed here.
  • The Student Employment Handbook was created to provide both students and employers useful information regarding on-campus employment


Career and Job Search Timeline - suggested items and tasks you should be doing each year to prepare for your career


 Stand out to Employers:

Click here for a year-by-year timeline on what you should be doing to prepare for your career and job search


  • For a general resume outline and key rules for resumes, click here
  • Online Resume System - Enable the feature in Handshake (log in through MyNMU and click on 'Handshake' under the 'Student Resources' tab) to allow employers to view your account and see your resume. 
  • Resume Workshop - click here for a current schedule

Career Development Guide

  • Resume building
  • Sample Resumes and Cover letters
  • Part-time student employment
  • Federal Work-Study Information
  • Job search hints for success
  • Preparing for a job fair
  • Deciphering the business dress code
  • Tips for a successful interview            


Prepare for an Interview