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Virtual Recruitment

Resume Request

If you are unable to visit campus but would like to receive resumes of our students and/or recent graduates, we can provide them or provide you access to our resumes in Handshake.

Event & Recruitment Database

Handshake is a platform that connects talented Alabama A&M students and alumni with co-ops, internships and career opportunities. Employers can use Handshake to post jobs and browse student resumes 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

How to List a Career Opportunity in Handshake

The first step to posting your position is to create an account in Handshake.

  • Go to the Handshake web site to create a user profile. Once you have signed up, you will receive an email to verify your information.
  • Click on the link in the email to finish the registration process. After you have finished creating a company profile or joining an existing company, your account will be approved within 2-3 business days. Complete all account information requested to minimize a suspicion of fraudulent activities.
  • Once your account/profile has been approved, you will be able to log in to Handshake and post a job.

If you need assistance, go to the Handshake Help Center.

CDS Career Announcement Posting Policy

We do not accept postings from the following:

  • Employers offering positions listed with a rate of pay lower than minimum wage (internships may be unpaid or compensated with a stipend as long as opportunities meet federal guidelines; detailed learning objectives are required in job descriptions)
  • Employers using personal email address (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, etc.); employer must always use their business email addresses
  • Full-time job or internship opportunities whose applications are collected through personal email address (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, etc.)
  • Employers that charge program fees to students

Note: All job and internship postings are subject to approval. CDS reserves the final right to determine which postings are appropriate for inclusion in its database.