Handshake for Howard University Alumni

Hello Howard University Alumni! Finding a job and building a career can be daunting. Whether you’re looking for an internship, full-time job or don’t know where to begin, Handshake is here to help. You can use Handshake to discover employers and opportunities, submit applications, and attend career fairs and other events.

Connect with the Center for Career and Professional Success in 3 easy steps!

1. Don't have access to your alumni email account?

No worries, we got you covered! You can register your Handshake account by emailing Justice Brown-Duso at justice.brownduso@howard.edu.

2. Create a Handshake Account

Once you get your alumni email activated, you will need to create a Handshake account. Creating an account is FREE and takes 5-10 mins. You can create an account here. Click on "students' and use your new alumni email address.

3. Apply for Jobs

Did you know that employers are actively looking to engage alumni on Handshake? You can check out current jobs available for alumni on Handshake with View Jobs tool here.

Upcoming Alumni Recruitment Events

Google DC Hiring Information Session for Howard U Alumni! Please join the Google Video Call Link @ 1:00pm ET on 6/15/21

Google software engineering is growing every year in DC! Please join Google for a technical mock interview workshop for Howard University alumni! During this event, one of our Senior Software Engineers will be conducting a live walkthrough of technical interview questions and will provide key tips on how to solve these problems. This event will focus on: types of roles Google will be hiring for, how to prepare for the software engineering interviews, what to expect during interviews and Q&A portion with an Engineer & staffing team.

Upon RSVPing you will be added to the event.

Howard University Alumni Association

HUAA provides a direct pathway for you to be a part of the progress and future of Howard University. Your membership affords you numerous benefits including direct access to a growing powerful network of alumni, opportunities to mentor and serve current and future Howard students, Howard University Bookstore discounts, access to the historic Founders Library, discounted tickets to HUAA sponsored events and much more.

Professional Groups and Associatons

Engage with other alumni in your industry and grow your professional network. You can benefit from the resources, knowledge base and networking opportunities of an alumni professional association. These associations are the umbrella networking groups for professionals working in the same or similar fields. Keep abreast of standards within a profession, hear about ongoing professional development opportunities and contribute to representing the interests of your group to Howard University.

“Excellence in Truth and Service”

We want to hear from you! Tell us how we are doing here.

careerservices@howard.edu | howard.joinhandshake.com | careerservices.howard.edu

The Center for Career and Professional Success promotes the integration of career services within the institution’s overall student success strategy. We consist of three components:

  • The Howard Career Community powered by Handshake
  • Employer Engagement & Recruitment
  • Experiential Learning, Federal Work Study, and Campus Employment

We strive to embody the core principles of "Excellence in Truth and Service" through our service delivery, knowledge, and efficiency. We are committed to being at the forefront of developing a sustainable service model for the virtual delivery of career services.

We look forward to serving the Howard University community!

Covid-19 Impact on Recruitment

Recruiting is continuing through special events, such as Howard University's Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fair with over 200 registered employers on February 25th, from 1-5 pm. For more information about virtual opportunities, visit howard.joinhandshake.com.

Bison SAFE: The University's Pandemic Response

Howard University’s pandemic response is built with the goals of Bison SAFE at heart: Supporting our community; Advocating for high-risk populations; Facilitating ethical, culturally sensitive, and inclusive research; and Educating the public on best practices for safety.

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Howard University Center for Career and Professional Success