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Job Posting and Handshake

Thank you for your interest in recruiting Coggin College of Business students for positions with your organization. One of the most effective ways to recruit applicants for your open positions is to post them on Handshake, UNF's online management system for job listings and career related events registration. All UNF students and alumni registered within the Handshake system can view online job opportunities and indicate an interest in your job posting.


To learn more about using Handshake, please visit the Handshake Resource Center for useful articles on "getting started", "managed user settings", "understanding privacy settings", "posting a job" and much more.

Handshake Overview

  • Post a part-time or full-time job or internship
  • Post a work-study job
  • Schedule Interviews with students who wish to join your company/organization
  • Register for career fairs and request information sessions
  • Help UNF students to put their scholarship, leadership and citizenship skills to work

Registering on Handshake

Visit Handshake's New Employer Registration page - below are a few thoughts to get you started.

  1. Register: Fill out the registration form and "Sign Up". You will be asked to enter your recruiting interests and alma mater, agree to the Employer Guidelines, Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
  2. Verify: Handshake will send you a certification email to the email you provided. Upon receiving the email, verify your account by clicking "Confirm Email".
  3. Connect with Your Company: After verifying your email, if your company already exists within the system, Handshake should prompt you to connect with your organization. You can also search for your company or click the "Create New Company" button.
  4. Connect with UNF: Use the search bar to find "University of North Florida" and click the "+" to connect with us.
  5. Confirmation: Your connection will be reviewed by UNF's Career Services staff. Once reviewed, you will receive a confirmation email notifying that you are now connected with UNF.

Posting a Job on Handshake

Once you are connected with UNF, you will be able to post your job listing. To learn more about the job listing process, review Handshake's instructions and read below.

  1. Post a Job: Log into Handshake and click "Post a Job", located on your home dashboard. You will be asked to provide information regarding the job basics, details and preferences.
    *Note: According to UNF's recruitment policies, we will not approve job postings that require financial investment on the part of our students/alumni nor will we approve posting that pay 100% commission. 
  2. School Selection: On the left side of the screen, you will be able to add schools. Click the "+" next to "University of North Florida" to add UNF.
  3. Create: Choose "Create" on the bottom navigation to create and review your job posting.
  4. Confirmation: Your job post will be reviewed by UNF Career Services Staff. Once reviewed you will receive a confirmation email notifying that the position will be posted and available to UNF students and alumni.