Welcome to Handshake, the ultimate recruiting platform!


Handshake is a great way to hire Lumberjacks! Many employers wish to hire NAU students, new graduates, and alumni for part-time work, full-time jobs, and internships. Visit Handshake to create an account and post your opportunities. The Handshake Help Center is a great resource as you learn to use our system.  

NAU reviews all postings prior to approval. Please be aware that Handshake is not an appropriate forum to post personal services opportunities (errand running, house sitting, etc.). 

If you do not receive confirmation of your request for an account or your submission of a job within three business days, please contact NAU Career Development at career@nau.edu.


You already have an account in Handshake!  Visit Handshake to access your account using your LOUIE login, update your profile, and start searching for jobs, internships, and student employment opportunities. The Handshake Help Center has tutorials and how-to's if you get stuck, or you can call 928-523-1087 during business hours to chat with a NAU Career Development staff member.  For a screen-reader friendly list of job postings click here.

Protect yourself during your job search – you are in control! View our Prezi for tips on how to spot job scams and what to do if you encounter one. Also keep in mind that not every opportunity is the right fit for every individual. Keep in mind your individual strengths interests and values and follow your intuition. View our legal disclaimer here

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NAU Career Development maintains this web site as a service to NAU students and alumni for their career development and employment seeking efforts:

  • The presence of employer/job information on this web site does not indicate an endorsement or recommendation from NAU or NAU Career Development (“NAU”).
  • It is the user’s sole responsibility to ensure that any employment opportunity found with an organization listed here or anywhere else meets the user’s personal standards of safety, integrity, and quality as well as the user’s academic and professional goals. For more information on how to evaluate employment opportunities, view this Prezi for tips on how to spot scams.
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