Handshake is the job board system that connects UNCG students with a wide variety of job and internship opportunities. Various job opportunities will be posted on Handshake throughout the school year. We encourage you to actively search and apply for positions via Handshake.

Student Guidelines

  • All student employees MUST apply via Handshake
  • To receive an update on the status of your application, you can contact the department listed on the job posting or view your job status on your Handshake profile.
  • You must have your documents (resume;cover letter) approved BEFORE you apply
  • Applying DOES NOT guarantee you a position

Faculty/Staff Guidelines

  • All FWS job positions posted by hiring supervisors
  • You cannot have a student account and employer account in Handshake
  • All student employees MUST apply via Handshake
  • Expire date cannot exceed 6 weeks from date job was posted
  • All postings must have detailed job descriptions
  • Identify Federal Work Study positions by inserting ‘FWS-’ before the job title
  • After you have completed hiring, expire your job posting
  • Step by Step Handshake guides are available in “Resources”