Roanoke College has invested in a partnership with Handshake to provide premiere job opportunities and experiences. Using Handshake as a way to connect directly with students to provide valuable life and career skills throughout their time at Roanoke College and their future! 

Using the information and links below; Students, Alumni, Staff, Faculty, and the Community can find instructions specifically for them and the primary types of services, events, and experiences the Career Center has available! 

Current Students

Under Rooney students will click the big blue button, use their Roanoke College single sign on username and password to access their account.  Career Services encourages students to fully complete their Handshake profile.

Handshake for Students


All our graduates have access to Handshake as well; continue reading below to find out which Alumnus category best describes you and how to create your Handshake account. Once your account is active you will have a direct connection with Career Services Staff and industry-leading career opportunities!  

  • Don’t have a College issued email account?  
  • Recent alumni can use their college issued email account and passwords to activate your account.

Handshake for Alumni

On Campus Employers

Campus Employers wishing to post available opportunities may complete this form to have Career Services post the opportunity.

Campus Employers should review information located on the Roanoke College Student Employment page accessible on the Career Services menu, located on the left-side of this page or by clicking the link. 

Off Campus Employers

If you do not have a Handshake Employer account, click here to create one.  Be certain that Roanoke College is listed under "Your Schools", to ensure it is advertised with our students. 

Anyone needing assistance, email careers@roanoke.edu