For Employers – Recruit Now

Connect with more than 150,000 post-secondary students by using one of two talent recruitment platforms; Handshake and Purple Briefcase.

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Handshake for Employers

There are many benefits of connecting with schools on Handshake:

  • The largest job posting platform of its kind with access to 75,000 students in southeastern Wisconsin and over 4 million students nationwide
  • The convenience of one central place to reach higher education institutions and holistically manage all college recruiting
  • Ability to post open jobs, internships and events to 14 colleges and universities in southeastern Wisconsin with one login that is cost free
  • Consistent, easy access to student and alumni résumés
  • Organization postings can be sent to targeted job seekers matching established competency and skill criteria

Register in just 3 steps at

  1. Click on “Create Free Account”
  2. Follow the steps to create your account
  3. Choose to recruit at each of the HERA institutions

Each member institution will review your company and approve your profile; then, you will be allowed to post your position(s). Once you have posted a position, can view student/alumni profiles and post detailed information about open jobs.

Employer Quick Start Guide: A quick start guide for employers about how to create accounts and how to post positions on Handshake.

Handshake 101 for Employers: A quick explanation for employers explaining the utility of Handshake.

Purple Briefcase

Wisconsin Tech Connect Employer Instructions and Video
The benefits of using Wisconsin TechConnect:

  • Opportunity to post jobs, internships and events state-wide to all 16 technical colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) using a single-entry point
  • Over 50,000 jobs are posted each year
  • Over 11,000 employers currently registered on Wisconsin TechConnect™
  • Approved job posts can be directly emailed to job seekers who match program and/or skill criteria
  • Participation in the Wisconsin TechConnect platform allows access to student and alumni profiles and résumés
  • Enables you to establish a partnership by reaching students and alumni for employment opportunities at your organization

Get Started connecting with local students, alumni, and faculty:

  • Register at:
  • Click on the “New Employer Registration” button and complete the form
  • After you register for an account, pending approval, you may start posting jobs
  • Within 72 hours of submitting a job post for review and approval, it can be viewed by all technical college students!

Still have questions? Contact any member institution here.