Support the GW community of alumni and students and enhance your organization by recruiting and hiring GW students and alumni for internships and both full-time, and part-time positions. The university has partnered with Handshake, a modern career development and recruitment platform that will help build and strengthen relationships between organizations and GW students and alumni.
Handshake offers many exciting new features for our students, alumni, and alumni employers.
Search for a Job
Access Resources and Events Relevant to your Career Needs
On Handshake, you can easily search for employment, sign up for events and appointments, access the on-campus recruiting program, review career resources that are relevant to you, and receive the latest information from your career services office and the employers you follow.
Please note to gain access to Handshake, alumni must have a UserID and an @gwu.edu email account. If you need assistance with obtaining a UserID and/or an @gwu.edu email address, please click here.
If you have an existing Handshake account…
Log into Handshake with your @gwu.edu email address and the associated password. Please DO NOT USE your @gwmail.gwu.edu email address. If you have any questions, please contact the Handshake Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not have an existing Handshake account and need to create one...
If you do not have an account currently, alumni can also request an account using this form. You will receive a response within a week of your submission confirming your account creation. If you have any questions, please contact the Handshake Help Desk at email@example.com.
Recruit GW Students and Alumni
Handshake offers a streamlined and centralized college recruiting process for employers that allows you to easily connect with great GW student and alumni candidates, post jobs and internships at no cost, and register for career events and on-campus recruiting.
Employers - you may access Handshake by going to gwu.joinhandshake.com to set up your profile.
If you have any questions, please contact Employer Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GW Alumni LinkedIn Group
Our GW Alumni LinkedIn group has more than 37,000 members of the GW community and is a great resource for posting and searching for jobs.
For more information about alumni career programs and resources, please contact Kate Schuster at email@example.com.