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Job Search

Handshake, UNCW's online career portal, is the leading career platform used at over 400 colleges and more than 200,000 employers, including all Fortune 500 companies.

Students can use Handshake to:

  • View job and internship postings
  • Upload a résumé and apply to open positions
  • Register for UNCW career events and fairs
  • Research employer contact information

Introduction to Handshake

Student/Alumni Handshake Help Center

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CareerShift is an aggregate database to help you search for job opportunities and employer contact information throughout the globe.

  • Search, select and store job openings from job boards and postings.
  • Create Search Alerts so you can stay up-to-date on recent postings that meet your search criteria.
  • Get up-to-date contact information, including e-mail addresses, for millions of companies.

Introduction to CareerShift

  • LinkedIn is a great resource for career and internship postings! Don't forget to activate those search alerts!
  • GlassDoor lists jobs and internships, including company reviews, interview questions, salary information and access to a free online profile!
  • Indeed, is a well known job and internship resource, now expanded to include company reviews and resume postings.
  • Idealist is a site devoted to non-profit internships and careers.
  • UNCW Career Center publishes information on several career topics and hosts university-wide career events each semester.