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Handshake is Eastern’s search platform for student employment opportunities. Search for regular or work-study jobs, openings for full- and part-time work and internships and info on upcoming job fairs, workshops and other events.

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Start your job search with our career advice videos.

Whether you need tips on how to get started looking for a job or just want a few pointers on interview preparation, our helpful videos have the advice you need. We also show you how to build a better resume and write a great cover letter.

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Talk to a career coach

Take full advantage of EMU career coaches! They’re ready to assist you in exploring different career options matching your skills, passion and talents. Make an appointment to ask them questions and discover more about who you are and what’s most important to you.

Prepare for a job search

Beyond providing a world-class education, there are many ways EMU can support you in a competitive modern jobs market. Meet with career staff to get helpful tips and valuable insights from experts who can review your resume, schedule a mock interview, develop a job search strategy and help you land your next job opportunity.

"What can I do with my major?"

Browse dozens of majors offered by Eastern and see how your prospective degree can lead to different and exciting jobs, occupations and long-term careers in both the public and private sectors.

2019/2020 Job Fairs and Events

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Student Employment Fair

September 3, noon-3pm, Student Center Ballroom

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Meet the Accounting Firms Fair

September 20, 1-4pm, College of Business

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JCPenney Suit-Up Event

Sunday, September 22nd, 6:30–9:30pm, JCPenney Briarwood Mall

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IT/STEM Job & Internship Fair

October 2, 1-4pm, Student Center Ballroom

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Fall Career Fair

November 6, Student Center Ballroom

Internship Fair

February 12, Student Center Ballroom

Teacher Job Fair

March 16, Student Center Ballroom

Spring Career Fair

March 18, Student Center Ballroom

Create a LinkedIn Profile for LBC credit

View the requirements [PDF] for earning Learning Beyond the Classroom credit by joining our professional network and creating a profile using your student job or other work experience. This is a great way to build a list of contacts and identify skills you’ll need to market yourself to employers.

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