Post Your Job or Internship

Handshake is Fordham University’s exclusive job and internship database. It’s free and easy-to-use!  Once you register for a free employer account, you can post your job and internship opportunities, register for a career fair, set up on-campus interviews, post an upcoming event or info session, and more!

For questions about Handshake or creating an account, please contact [email protected].

Handshake: Our Job, Internship, and Experience Database

  • Handshake is our online portal through which employers can:

    • Post a job or internship opportunity
    • Register for a Career Fair
    • Request a Career Discovery or tabling event
    • Request an On-Campus Recruiting schedule
    • Learn about upcoming events
    • Access to student profiles

    Register for a Handshake account and get started recruiting at Fordham!

    1. Visit
    2. Select the Employer account type from the options presented
    3. Fill out the information requested then click Sign Up
    4. Enter your recruiting interests and Alma Mater to help us better understand how you'll use Handshake. Then click Next: Employer Guidelines and read the Employer Guidelines, Terms of Service, and Privacy Policy
    5. *If you are not a third party recruiter, select No. Then, click Next: Confirm Email. The email should arrive within 10 minutes and will contain a link enabling you to confirm your account. You must click this link before you can proceed with the registration process.
    6. If your company already exists in our system, you can click Request to connect with your company if this is not the right company, or if no company pre-populates, you can use the search bar to find your company. If your company does not exist, you can create a new company
    7. Then select Next: Connect to Schools.
    8. Next, you will choose to connect to Fordham by clicking the + button to the right of the school. Then click Next: Finish.

    Fordham University’s Office of the Career Center does not permit “Third Party Recruiters” refers to; Employment Agencies/Search Firms/Staffing Services/Temp Agencies/Online Job Board Services/Contract/Recruiters, etc. access to recruit or post opportunities on Handshake.

  • All jobs posted on Handshake are manually approved by Career Center staff. Postings will take 24 -48 hours to be approved, and must adhere to the following criteria in order to meet approval:

    1. All registrations must be linked to a contact with a company-sponsored email address. No generic email addresses (Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc.) will be accepted.
    2. All registrations must be linked to a working website. No registrations will be approved if the website is under construction, or if the website is a “Page” of a LinkedIn or Facebook group.
    3. Companies interested in recruiting Fordham students must follow the spirit of Fordham’s Jesuit mission. Companies attempting to recruit students for positions in contradiction with the Catholic tradition will be banned.
    4. No organizations that have any association with a residential address or PO Box will be approved. No postings for positions within a person’s home will be allowed. In-house babysitting, tutoring, housekeeping, or other work will not be approved.
    5. No postings which require students to pay any sort of fee will be approved.
    6. Internship compensation must meet the U.S. Department of Labor standards, including state and local. Wage Requirements for Interns. Internships for academic credit are determined on a case-by-case basis between the student and their academic dean. The Career Center does not coordinate this process.