Career Services

Career Services is a process throughout your educational journey of self-assessment, major and career exploration, making life changing decisions and implementation.  Whether you are just starting to ask questions about majors or careers, or whether you have a clear goal and simply need assistance reaching it, the Career Services staff can help pave your way to success!

Find jobs and internships. Sign up for Handshake.

Shawnee State University is partnering with Handshake, our new career management platform, to help students discover new career paths and find amazing jobs and internships.

Handshake for Students:

We understand you are busy, so we've pre-populated some basic information on your profile for you. Go ahead, claim your account, and let's get this career thing figured out! Your login will be the same as your Shawnee credentials except that you will use instead of For instance, if your user name is jsmith, use for the email, and then enter your current Shawnee network password.

Activate your Student Account

Handshake for Employers:

We invite you to recruit our Shawnee State students on Handshake. Once you create your account, you will be able to post jobs, register for events, and host on-campus interviews.

Create an Employer Account

Career Services Checklist

Today is a great day to start planning your career! Check out the 4-Year Career Services Checklist to start planning for your career now!

4-year Career Checklist (DOCX)

2-year Career Checklist (DOCX)

Did you know?

  • 92% of the students who visited the Career Services Office would recommend it to a friend/classmate.
  • As a result of their [students] experience with the Career Services Office, 95% feel more confident about taking control of their own career path.
  • 96% of the students who visited the Career Services Office or attended a presentation said that the staff member was knowledgeable about the topic presented/discussed
  • 97% of the students who visited the Career Services Office were satisfied with the assistance they received.
  • 67% of the students who received career services assistance in the last 12 months came back a second time.
  • 96% of the students who visited the Career Services Office said that the information they received helped them accomplish their goals.

Career Services

Contact Information

Phone: (740) 351-3027 

Office hours

Monday: 8am-5pm

Tuesday: 8am-8pm

Wednesday 8am-8pm

Thursday: 8am-5pm

Friday: 8am-5pm

Massie Hall, Room 124

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