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Job Search Resources

These resources can lead you to the job you’re looking for.


Handshake is Illinois’ campus-wide recruiting platform, where employers post tens of thousands of jobs and internships each year. Handshake is also your tool for all on-campus recruiting activities. Sign in at:

New to Handshake?

Newly admitted on-campus student users must complete the LER Handshake orientation before you post your resume, search for opportunities and participate in on-campus recruiting.

  • Go to Handshake and register for a Student/Alumni account.
  • Review all Handshake screenshot and video tutorials listed here.
  • Take the orientation quiz through Compass2g.

If you have questions about Handshake, contact LER Career Services.

Social Media

Connect with alumni and look for job leads:

Going Global

Going Global offers career and employment resources including worldwide job openings, internship listings, industry profiles and country-specific career information, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice and corporate profiles.