For Employers

Connect with more than 125,000 post-secondary students by using the talent recruitment platform Handshake.

Handshake for Employers

There are many benefits of connecting with schools on Handshake:

  • The largest job posting platform of its kind with access to 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 17 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.

Still have questions? Contact any member institution here.

And, check out these recruitment best practices on a college campus developed by HERA.