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Employer Job Posting Guide

Learn How To Use Handshake

Ready to recruit a Wave? We invite you to post internship and employment opportunities easily and at no charge through Handshake, our online career management platform. By posting your positions on Handshake, you will be reaching thousands of undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni from Seaver College, the School of Education and Psychology, and the School of Public Policy. Find the perfect candidate for your company or organization by signing up today!

  • Go to http://pepperdine.joinhandshake.com
  • Select "Employer" Login
  • Log in using your Handshake credentials OR click "Need an Account?"
  • When setting up your account, select your company from the existing list or set up a new employer profile
  • Post internships and jobs or request to attend events
  • Use the "Help" tool at the top, right of the page if you need assistance, or call 310-568-5666

Can I fax/mail my job listing or call the Career Center to list my job?

Due to the number of job postings submitted each day, the career center does not post any paper listings, nor do we accept job listings by phone. All jobs and internships must be posted on Handshake.

How do I create an employer profile on Handshake?

Handshake has created a handy guide to walk you through the process. Click here for help.

What do I do when my posting is rejected?

Employer registrations and job postings must meet Handshake and Pepperdine criteria and are rejected if criteria are not met or information provided by the employer is unclear. For Handshake policies for employers, visit the Employer Policies page.

How do I deactivate a job posting?

All jobs will expire according to your selected expiration date. If you want to expire your job, you can either select the small menu at the far right side of the job and choose "expire" or you can update the expiration date according to your preference. If your job expires or you want to post a similar description again, you can access your archived jobs, duplicate the position, and update it with any relevant information to post again for a new period of time.

How do I activate an expired posting?

Handshake allows you to re-post your archived (or expired) positions, so you avoid the inconvenience of re-creating the posting from scratch. To do this, log into Handshake with your login information. On the left tool bar, select "Jobs." In the upper right corner, select the "Postings" tab. Under "Status" select "Expired Postings" OR check the box in the left tool bar that says, "Include Expired Postings" - once you select the preferred job, you can pick the "Duplicate Job" button to start updating a new copy of the position.