Create your Handshake account now
We make hiring easy. If you have a position to fill, you can create an account and post your opportunity in about 10 minutes through our online recruiting database. Handshake allows you to post the following types of opportunities:
- Federal work-study
HireVCURams also allows you to manage every aspect of your candidate search. You can register for career fairs and events, manage applicants and schedule on-campus interviews and information sessions.
For administrative purposes, we ask you to select a primary career center during registration. Please choose your primary career center based on the main academic focus of students or alumni you’re interested in connecting with. You will also be asked to select a primary career center for each posting submitted. Don’t worry, every VCU student and alum will be able to see your posting regardless of your career center affiliation. Review our policies, then sign up.
Handshake User FAQ
If you would like to post a job or internship opportunity for students, visit our employer portal, Handshake to create your account. We recommend you use IE, Firefox, or Safari. Problems have been reported with Google Chrome.
Contact VCU Career Services at 804-828-1645 or email HireVCURams@vcu.edu if you need additional assistance.
Submitting a job
- Read these articles from the Handshake Help Center for step-by-step instructions on posting opportunities for students!
What "Pending Status" means
All registration requests and all jobs that you submit are reviewed by a member of the employer development staff. During this period your request is placed in “Pending” status.
Registering for events
- Read these articles from the Handshake Help Center for information on how to search, register, and pay for events.