Handshake: Employer FAQ's
Handshake is the fast and powerful new recruiting platform for sourcing University of Iowa students and alumni. It uses cutting edge technology to better connect you with qualified candidates.
Use Handshake to post job and internship listings, register for career fairs, manage on-campus recruiting, advertise your events, and message students and alumni who meet your qualifications. You will also be able to promote your brand more effectively by customizing your employer profile, job postings, and events to be more visually appealing to students.
Yes - as of June 1, the system we use to power HireaHawk has changed from Symplicity to Handshake.
Under normal circumstances it typically takes 2-3 days to process pending employer approval requests. If your request is not complete in this timeframe, please log into Handshake and check your notifications for any comments on your registration.
If you have an urgent need to post a job or internship listing for our students, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-335-1023
We are listed in the Handshake system as University of Iowa. Try typing "Iowa" to narrow down your search.
Your job will not actually post to a school and show up under Job Postings until your account is approved at a particular school. You should be able to find all jobs under Job Templates.
In Handshake, click Fairs on the left menu and then select "Show Registered Only." To find upcoming University of Iowa fairs, search for “Iowa”. We recommend you click “Follow Career Fair” on fairs you’ve registered for to receive updates and easily find them in the future.