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Career Connections

Post a Job or Internship

The Career Advancement Center is now on Handshake, a modern platform for college recruiting! 

Handshake logo

If you have an existing account with Handshake, you can connect with us by clicking on “Schools” on the left hand menu bar. Click the “Find Schools” tab on the upper right hand side. Then type “Lake Forest College” in the search bar to connect with us.

Please make sure to review our Recruiting Policies & Procedures before posting your position. NOTE: Part-time household positions should be posted to QuadJobs.

Registering for a Handshake Account

  1. Register: Visit https://app.joinhandshake.com/register and select the Employer account type from the options presented. Fill out the Registration form and click “Sign Up”. You will be asked to enter your recruiting interests and alma mater, agree to the Employer Guidelines, Terms of Service, and Privacy Policy.
  2. Verify: Handshake will send you a verification email to the email you provided. Verify your account by clicking “Confirm Email” upon receiving it. If you do not receive the email, make sure to check your spam folder.
  3. Connect with your company: After confirming your email, if your company already exists, Handshake should prompt you to connect with your organization. You can also use a search bar to find your company, or click the “Create New Company” button.
  4. Connect with Lake Forest College: Use the search bar to find “Lake Forest College” and click the “+” to connect with us.
  5. Confirmation: Your connection will be reviewed by the Career Advancement Center staff. Once reviewed, you will receive a confirmation email notifying you that you are now connected with Lake Forest College.

Posting a Job on Handshake

Now that you are connected with Lake Forest College on Handshake, you can post your job!

  1. Post a Job: Log in to Handshake and click “Post a Job” on your home dashboard. You will be asked to provide information in regards to the Job Basics, Job Details, and Job Preferences.
  2. School Selection: On the left side of the screen, you will be able to add schools. Click the “+” next to “Lake Forest College” to add us!
  3. Create: Choose “Create” on the bottom navigation to create and review your job.
  4. Confirmation: Your job posting will be reviewed by the Career Advancement Center. Once reviewed, you will receive a confirmation email notifying you that the position will be posted and available to Lake Forest College students and alumni.

For additional information see: https://support.joinhandshake.com/hc/en-us/articles/218693198-How-do-I-post-a-job

Questions? 

Please call the Career Advancement Center at 847-735-5235.