Employers

Welcome to recruiting at Oregon State University. As you endeavor to fill positions with quality talent and increase visibility on campus for your organization, we want to be your first stop for questions, connections or concerns.
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  • Welcome! We are glad you are here. Every student comes to Oregon State with potential, and our job is to reveal it, grow it and then release it. Take a minute to learn more about our students and academic programs.
  • Handshake is your next step. It is the OSU Career Development Center's online career management system and is your online connection to Oregon State students and alumni. List part-time jobs for students while they are in school, on-campus jobs, summer full or part-time jobs, internships, and full time positions. Login or register for Handshake.
  • Looking for additional Handshake support? Check out the Handshake Help Center or FAQs
  • Ready to hire someone from the Oregon State community? Step one is to post your open positions on Handshake. It is the OSU Career Development Center's online career management system and is your online connection to OSU students and alumni. List part-time jobs for students while they are in school, on-campus jobs, summer full or part-time jobs, internships, and full time positions. Login or register for Handshake.

  • Interested in hiring international students? Learn how with our easy guide to hiring international graduates.

  • Next step is to contact clubs and organizations. Search our organization database and reach out to club leadership to advertise your open positions through Handshake. As we already promote the use of the system your request for connection on this system will be aligned with our messaging and increase your return.

  • If you have additional questions about On-Campus positions, please contact employment@oregonstate.edu. Contact the Financial Aid office for Federal Work Study positions.

  • To post volunteer opportunities within a 45 minute radius, connect with the OSU Center for Civic Engagement and submit a Civic Engagement Opportunity Form

  • If you are looking to hire an Oregon State student in the future, get the process started by connecting with students at our Career Expos, fairs, events and other engagement opportunities on campus. 
  • Ready to hire an intern? Review our guidelines to build or expand your internship program.
  • You can schedule interviews with students Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 pm. at the Career Development Center and various locations on campus. Five-day advance notice is appreciated. Handshake allows you to manage your entire on-campus recruiting efforts online; simply request an interview schedule and link one or multiple job postings. You can manage all applications through the Handshake system or you can direct students to an alternate application site. 
  • Share your expertise and build interest in your company by speaking on an employer panel, engaging in an informational interview or hosting a job shadow. 
  • Building your brand on campus is a long term goal to increase interest in your organization through engagement with your organization. The options listed below are some ways to strengthen your organization's brand and give back to the Oregon State University community. Interested in talking through strategy for building your brand? Contact us directly and we'll help you get started.

    • OSU is home to more than 300 student organizations on campus. Ask your alumni and interns for recommendations or interest in connecting back with organizations they were involved in.  Contact student organization leaders directly via the contact information listed in the student organization database. Offer to speak to their groups, or sponsor treks to visit your company, information sessions or organization meetings. Consider sponsoring their organization, as many have partner programs.

    • Review our comprehensive list of Career Expos, fairs, events and other engagement opportunities. These are great opportunities to connect with students and to build your presence at Oregon State.

    • Share your expertise and grow awareness of your company by speaking on an employer panel, engaging in an informational interview or hosting a job shadow. 

Questions? Contact us at employer.relations@oregonstate.edu.