Through a free Handshake account, students and alumni can search and apply for part and full time jobs, upload resumes, research employers, rsvp for workshops, learn about other career events, and schedule an on campus interview.
All current UCF students already have a Handshake account.
* By making your resume visible to employers, you are also making it available to third-party employers who use our system. Please click here for a definition of third-party recruiters.
Employers come to campus to interview UCF students and graduates for full-time, professional positions. To learn more about the registration and application process and to find out what companies are interviewing on campus, please check out Handshake!
Things to know before your interview:
If you need to change or cancel an interview appointment, you must contact us no later than 48 hours (2 working days) prior to the date of the interview. Interviewing is a privilege; failure to appear for interviews reflects poorly on you and the university. If you are a “No-Show” for an interview and want to keep your Handshake privileges, you will need to write a letter of apology to the employer. You must send this letter to email@example.com for review. A Sample Apology Letter is available for you to review. A Sample Apology Letter is available for you to review.
Gain relevant experience while in school through internships, co-ops, and service learning with the help of the Experiential Learning (EL). You can search for these opportunities on Handshake.
Parker Dewey provides students with access to listings for “micro internships” or project-based work. These paid projects are with companies across the U.S. and are within a variety of industries and disciplines.
With DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), you are able to get a two-year employment authorization document (EAD) and legally work without sponsorship.
The UCF/Lockheed Martin Work Experience program offers students an opportunity to gain relevant experience while being gainfully employed in a top-rated company.
Search & save high quality, filtered job listings
Get up-to-date contact information for millions of companies
Access in-depth information about companies
Create personal marketing campaigns including resumes & cover letters
Some industries use specific job search sites to post positions. This list compiled by Career Services includes sites for Health, Education, Engineering, Computer Science, Hospitality, and more.
CareerSource Central Florida
Idealist – Nonprofit & Volunteer positions in all industries
USAjobs – Federal jobs