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Search for internships, full-time and part-time jobs on and off campus.  Have your resume critiqued before you post it in Handshake. Review Handshake FAQs  for tips and troubleshooting.

  • If you are an enrolled WMU student, your Handshakeaccount should have been created automatically. To activate and create your profile follow these easy steps:
  1. Visit wmich.joinhandshake.com and click on the blue button that says “WMU Student Login.”
  2. Use your Bronco NetID and current password to sign in. Follow the prompts to create and activate your profile. Once your account has been set up, you can:
  • Use the Jobs” tab to search for on-and off-campus employment.
  • Use the “Internships” tab to filter your search for an internship by location, employer, major, and other fields.
  • Click on the “Events” tab to view career-related events such as workshops or employer visits.
  • Click on the “Fairs” tab to view recruiting events and participating employers.

Important Note: If you are looking for an internship or professional position and your current semester GPA is above 3.00, it is recommended that you make this information public to employers. To learn how to change your profile and GPA visibility settings visit: http://tinyurl.com/profile-gpa-visibility

If you have trouble, make sure your Bronco NetID and password are working for your GoWMU login and/ or Wexchange + login. If neither of those are working, call the Office of Information Technology at (269) 387-4357 and select Option #1.

Recommended Job Search Websites

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Indeed

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LinkedIn

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MCSC

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Talent Connect

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Glassdoor

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GOregistry

Database of international students interested in obtaining internships or jobs through CPT, OPT, or employer sponsored visas.

NCAA After the Game 

Features a career center designed to connect former NCAA student-athletes at all stages of their professional careers with prospective employers.

ZipRecruiter

Metasearch engine for job listings in the US and Canada.

SimplyHired

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CollegeGrad

Metasearch engine for entry-level jobs for college graduates.

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