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Career Services

We'll work one-on-one with you to help find your career path, search internships and apply to jobs or graduate schools.

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      Introducing Handshake. An online resource to explore career paths, internships, and jobs.

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    • Introducing Handshake. An online resource to explore career paths, internships, and jobs.

  • What is Handshake?

    Handshake is SFU's career management system where students and alumni can:

    • Apply and sign up for on-campus interviews or resume referrals.
    • View job listings for full-time, part-time, or summer opportunities
    • Search internships and find the one that's right for you.
    • Apply to graduate schools and get assistance with applications.

    Need help using Handshake?  Review the training videos and instructions or contact the Career Services office.

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    SFU grads are employed or in grad school within 9 months of graduation.

  • Students

    Career Exploration

    Explore your options with handouts and resources on various careers, career testing/assessments, online resources, career resource library as well as one-to-one counseling. Get started today by exploring our "What can I do with this major?" online resource.  We also offer tailored career planning by the year so you can start off on the right path beginning in your freshman year.

    Learn more about Career Planning

    Job and Internship Search Assistance and Interview Prep

    We help you land that dream job by assisting with resume referrals to employers, on-campus interviews, on- and off-campus job fairs, job posting site on, career planning/advising sessions, resume/cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV) critiquing and samples, and mock/practice interviews including interview coaching.

    Learn more about our Job Prep Opportunities

    Graduate/Professional School Assistance

    When you are ready to consider graduate school, we are here with a substantial data base of grad schools to help you make the right choice for you. We will also assist with application/career statement critiques and practice interviews.

    Learn more about Graduate School Assistance


    Alumni can use Handshake as well.

    You may already have an active account. If not, sign up here for access to all the latest resources and tools.

    Hire SFU Students

    Encourage your employer to recruit and hire SFU students and graduates for 
    internships and jobs. You can post your positions on Handshake, 
    recruit on campus by participating in career fairs, conducting a presentation, 
    hosting an information table, interviewing on campus or partnering with us in other ways. Contact Career Services for more details. 



    Handshake for Employers

    Saint Francis University welcomes and appreciates your interest in recruiting our students and alumni for job and internship opportunities. Your posting will be accessible to students and alumni 24/7 via Handshake, our on-line job and internship database.

    As appropriate, we’ll use additional methods of promotion as well such as emails, fliers, e-newsletter, notice to faculty, career advising, etc. While we cannot guarantee interest, we can strongly encourage it!

    Don't have a Handshake account? Sign up here: Handshake for Employers