Handshake is the place for all things career! With Handshake, you will find part-time and full-time jobs, internships, career development resources, campus events, virtual career fairs, and valuable career resources. Your first step is to create a profile that gets you noticed by employers who are looking for interns and employees.

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All Virginia Wesleyan alumni may use the Handshake online professional  tool. To gain access, contact the CDP by emailing careerdevelopment@vwu.edu with your full name, graduation year, personal email address, and phone number. You will receive an email confirmation, and then may access Handshake via the login below.

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Faculty & Staff

As a VWU faculty or staff member, you may use the Handshake tools and resources, which will be helpful when advising students. To have an account created, email careerdevelopment@vwu.edu.


Handshake is the best place to post part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. Set up your FREE account by following these steps:

  • Create an account.
  • This link will automatically connect you with Virginia Wesleyan University.
  • After creating an account, you will be able to complete your profile and post jobs and internships. In addition, you will be able to view VWU students’ profiles, if they have made their profile publicly available.