How to Post a Job in Handshake

Watch this video or follow these instructions:

1) Create an employer account in Handshake:

2) Click Post a Job.

3) Required items:

  • Job Title
  • Job Type (Job, internship, etc.)
  • Employment Type (full-time or part-time)
  • Description, including keywords (the more the better, especially variations on startup, start-up, start up, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial)
  • Job Functions
  • Job Location
  • Eligibility for international students (non-US citizens or permanent residents)
  • School (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Application start date and expiration

4) Optional items:

  • Require students to also apply through website or applicant tracking system?
  • Display your contact info to students (name only, name & email, don’t show my info)
  • Duration (permanent or temporary / seasonal)
  • Work study job?
  • Approximate salary (number, not a range), per year, month, or hour
  • Allow remote workers?
  • Required documents (resume, cover letter, transcript, other–list what other you want)
  • Graduation date range
  • School years
  • Minimum GPA
  • Majors
  • Choose whether you want to receive a summary of all applicants once the job expires and/or an email every time a new student applies
  • Add anyone else whom you want to receive the applicant packages
  • Whether you will interview on campus

5) Click Create.

6) You will see a summary of the job you’ve posted.

7) The job can easily be edited. Click Edit Job to do so.

8) You can also review applicants from the summary page.