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West Virginia University students and alumni exemplify what organizations seek in employees— intelligence, motivation, and drive to succeed.

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programs and services

The WVU Career Services Center provides employers with innovative recruitment strategies and campus branding opportunities to fill your talent pipeline.

Post Job Opportunities on Handshake

We are directing all WVU students to update their profiles on Handshake and to utilize it as the primary resource for their job search. Post internships, co-ops, and full-time employment opportunities for all majors to Handshake.

Information Sessions and Interviews

Webinars and information sessions are cost-effective ways to engage with potential candidates. Requests for in-person or virtual information sessions and interviews can be submitted through Handshake.

Register for Career Fairs

WVU Career Services is excited to welcome our employer partners back to campus. To accommodate all organizations and their unique hiring strategies, we are offering a full lineup of in-person events as well as a virtual career fair option.

Recruiting Strategy Meeting

Your employer relations partner is available to discuss your short-term and long-term recruiting strategies within your company. If you would like to schedule a call or meeting, email


Find the right talent.

Develop a Branding Strategy


Maximize your strategy and recruitment activities at WVU. These free customized sessions can be conducted online or via phone.

Your consultation will include:

  • A summary of WVU student and college demographics
  • An overview of employer services
  • Tips for optimizing Handshake 
  • Strategy session specific to your campus branding needs
  • Key resources and faculty contacts 
Request a Consultation  

why recruit at wvu?

Connect with talented students and alumni from WVU’s 193 different degree programs.


There are more than 190,000 
WVU alumni worldwide.


More than 100 faculty members 
are researching energy issues.


Students at the Morgantown campus come from all 50 U.S. states (plus D.C.).


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