Post a Job or Internship

Create a free employer account with Handshake, UA’s career management platform for students and alumni. Through Handshake you can: 

  • Post jobs & internships
  • Track and manage applicants
  • Schedule on-campus interviews
  • Register for career fairs & events
  • Search for and communicate with qualified students and alumni
  • Use Handshake's app to update as you go

Login to Handshake

  1. Select 'Sign-Up' for an account from your email invitation and click 'Employer' Or use this link
  2. After completing registration, your request will be reviewed 
  3. Complete your employer profile

Stuck? Check out this help article.

  1. On the left side of the navigation toolbar, click 'Schools'
  2. Click 'More Schools on Handshake' to request and search specific schools
  3. Request The University of Alaska System
  4. Once received, your request will be reviewed
  1. Sign in to your employer account on Handshake
  2. From the home page you can click the blue box on the left that says 'Post a Job'
  3. Or on the left side navigation toolbar, click 'Jobs'
  4. On the top right, click the blue box titled 'Create Job'
  5. Complete the job posting with as many details and descriptions as possible
  6. Follow the prompts and add the school or schools you would like to post the job to
  7. Enter application start and expiration dates, then click 'Create'

For further information see this article!

Employer Policies

The University of Alaska Career Services Offices operate under the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Ethical Professional Practices and expects employers to do the same. 

Use of services provided by the Career Services Office as well as the Handshake platform constitutes the employer’s agreement to the following policies. 

The purpose of the UA Handshake is to allow employers to post information about current or anticipated job and/or internship openings. UA Career Services Offices reserve the right to decline requests that are deemed inappropriate or predatory. 

University policy requires that employers: 

Employers shall abide by the following practices when utilizing Handshake:

  • Job postings must be actual, current openings.
  • Job postings must clearly identify the scope and responsibilities of the position, requirements of the position, and compensation information. 
  • Job postings shall not contain false, fraudulent, inaccurate or misleading information.
  • Job postings should provide official company address, accurate location of employment performance, business email, website, and contact first and last name. 
  • Job postings shall not require any type of payment from the applicant including but not limited to: requirement to attend unpaid orientation or training; direct fees in order to be placed into a job or internship; payment for application fees; requirement to purchase, lease, or rent sales kits, samples, presentation supplies, or the like.
  • Job posting may not contain anything that is sexually explicit, obscene, libelous, defamatory, physically threatening, or illegal.
  • Employers are willing to provide written documentation of registration with the Better Business Bureau when and if requested.

Marijuana/Cannabis/Hemp
Refer to the University of Alaska, Policy regarding Marijuana, page 16 for our most updated policy.

Student Privacy 

  • All candidate information provided to an employer is released only to the employer for hiring purposes related to the identified job posting. Re-disclosure is not permissible in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

On Campus Recruiting/Interview Scheduling

  • Cancellations: Employers who cancel an interview schedule once the student sign-up period has opened are responsible for contacting the students to inform them of the cancellation.


University of Alaska and the Career Service’s office reserves the right to make changes or exceptions to the policies as necessary.