Recruiting at SHU

We take pride in our close relationships, increasing the probability of “fit” between applicants and organizations – and best serving both.

From on-campus interviews, to career and internship fairs, to our online job posting system, SHU connects employers to students/alumni for full-time, internship and part-time recruitment. The Center for Career and Professional Development can collaborate on effective, specialized recruitment measures for your organization. Our staff can also partner with our Office for Alumni Engagement to extend your search beyond current students and recent alumni.

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On-Campus Recruitment Options

Valuable on-campus recruitment activities, such as interview days and panel presentations, can be conveniently scheduled to meet the employer's time frame. Our office promotes these events to appropriate students, engaging the right audience for your needs.

Sacred Heart University is pleased to offer you access to the Handshake so that you can reach our students and alumni with jobs and internships. 

If you don't yet have a Handshake account, you can create one online. If you are having trouble accessing your account or have questions, email If you are requesting a new account, please note your request will be reviewed after you complete the account registration process above.

Once we've accepted your request, we will notify you by email. You will then have access to Sacred Heart University and can start your recruiting activity online. The system will allow you to post jobs and/or internships, review and accept applicants, view a calendar of your events, communicate with candidates and keep in touch with us.

If you have any problems using the system, contact us at

With the exception of Sacred Heart University on-campus employment, for positions such as child-care, elder-care, tutoring or domestic help, contact Bonnie Sokol, Student Life Office Manager, at 203-371-7846 or send her your flyer via email or fax: or 203-365-4780.

Additionally, you can utilize QuadJobs to post part-time, local jobs that do not have a learning component outcome and do not meet the standards for internship credit. Use our discount code: SacredHeart when posting your positions.