Handshake & Roanoke College
Roanoke College and PLACE have partnered with Handshake to provide premiere job opportunities and experiences. Using Handshake is a way for PLACE staff to connect directly with students and alumni to provide valuable life and career skills throughout their time at Roanoke College and beyond.
Use the information and links below to access resources, register for and attend events, apply for jobs and internships (off and on-campus), schedule interviews, and create appointments with PLACE.
Log into Handshake using your Roanoke College Username and Password to activate your account. Students are strongly encouraged to create and finalize their profile, upload resumes and other professional documents, then begin exploring the many events and career/internship opportunities.
Need help? Students can use Handshake to schedule an appointment to meet with one-on-one with staff for any of the following and much more:
- Self Awareness & Career Exploration (coaching)
- Job & Career Search: On-Campus & Off-Campus
- Resumes & Professional Documents
- Interest & Values Surveys
- Gaining Experience (Internships)
- Mock Interviews (skills practice)
- Networking (connections with Alumni)
- Professional Branding (creating professional profiles and portfolios)
Use the big blue box titled "Roanoke College Login."
Alumni seeking to find career opportunities can log in to Handshake using the instructions available below, then complete their profile and upload professional documents to maximize their career search efforts. Alumni should use their Roanoke College email to sign up.
Are you interested in partnering with PLACE in assisting undergraduate students in preparation for "life after Roanoke"? Join our Maroon Mentor Program where you can provide job shadowing/career mentoring experiences, internships, or job opportunities to students as they define their career path. We invite you to register for our Maroon Mentors program, and to contact our office with questions. If you are also an employer, you may also find helpful information referenced in the Community Partners page of our website.
Already signed up for Handshake?
Use this link to access your Handshake account and campus division to list a new student job. Be sure to use the blue link titled "Log in using Handshake Credentials."
Do you want PLACE to post a job for you?
PLACE staff will create the job posting and contact you to complete your Handshake account access to ensure you are connected with the RC Student Employment and experiences!
Community Partners (Employers)
PLACE uses Handshake as way to maintain and operate Roanoke College’s notification and tracking system to recruit for and fulfill employment/internship opportunities. We are very excited to be working with Handshake to better promote job opportunities and recruit candidates and would like to invite you to join Handshake with us! Employers may also find helpful information referenced in the Community Partners page of our website.
Once you’ve created an account, your organization’s account will be reviewed for approval. Approved employers with Roanoke College may start creating and posting jobs for our department to consider!
If you have any questions regarding this process, please don’t hesitate to contact us by email at email@example.com or phone at 540-375-2303. Our office is open from Monday – Friday (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM).