Community Partners

Community Partners

Roanoke College and the PLACE want to thank you for reaching out regarding offering employment and/or internship opportunities to our students! We use Handshake as way to maintain and operate Roanoke College’s notification and tracking system to recruit for and fulfill employment/internship opportunities; among other important services our department provides. 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! Additionally, we want to introduce Amy Foster, Assistant Director of Career Services at the PLACE (, and Jonathan Lee, Director of Student Engagement and Enrichment ( They work with Employers to create and develop relationships, events, and exceptional opportunities for our students.  

We strongly encourage you to create your employer account as soon as possible; so, you may begin posting jobs to our Career Services department. Please use the link provided, to sign up and create your Handshake account:

Join Handshake Today and Connect with Roanoke College

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 for release to all our students!  

 If you have any questions regarding this process, please don’t hesitate to contact us! Looking forward to having you join us on Handshake!

Email: or Phone: 540-375-2303; Monday – Friday (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM).

Also readily available to help you create the account, discuss the account management, set-up multiple users; as well as help you post any job and/or internship opportunities is Courtney E. Padgett, Coordinator of Operations, The PLACE Phone: 540-444-4410.