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Log into your Handshake account to schedule an appointment with a career development specialist. For information about Handshake or questions regarding fall career fairs and events, email careerservices@mail.wvu.edu. For Employers – please visit careerservices.wvu.edu/employers.

Build Your Campus Brand

strategy first

Network with top talent at WVU through student outreach strategies designed to meet your talent acquisition needs.

Internship and Job Postings

Find your next great hire through internship and job postings on  Handshake and social media marketing. Posting on college and alumni-based groups, like  WVU Connect and LinkedIn, can also expand your reach into our broader talent network.

Career Fairs

Whether you are attending an in-person or virtual event, career fairs are the best way to gain brand recognition with students. Connect with talented students and alumni from WVU’s 193 different degree programs at one of our upcoming events.

Professional Development Events

We offer a number of professional development events, such as resume review workshops and mock interview weeks, designed to enhance student job search preparedness, as well as connect them with employers in non-career fair settings.

Presentations 

Is your company on the cutting edge of research? Are you setting industry standards that our students should know before they enter the workforce? Volunteer to give a classroom lecture, in-person or virtually, and share your knowledge with the next generation of employees and leaders.

Information Sessions

Highlight your organization's career opportunities and network with targeted audiences through on campus or virtual information sessions. Reach students from a broad spectrum of majors by reserving information tables located across campus.

Faculty Interaction

Connecting with faculty is one of the most effective ways to identify and recruit the right talent for your organization. We can schedule a faculty meet and greet in person or virtually, as well as organize Lunch-and-Learns to discuss curriculum and research collaboration.

Marketing Plan

Disseminate a marketing communications plan that attracts the right talent to your organization by highlighting your culture, growth opportunities, and other benefits of employment with help from Career Services. Request a custom consultation below.

Student Organizations

Promote opportunities within your company by speaking at meetings or volunteering at club events. Presentation topics might include "Building Your Personal Brand & Professional Network," "Personal Finance 101," or Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills." Student organizations are a great source of emerging leaders. Learn how to become more involved by visiting:  studentorgs.wvu.edu.

SPONSORSHIP AND SUPPORT

Increase your visibility while supporting valuable career and professional development programs at WVU.

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CUSTOMIZED CONSULTATION 

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

Your consultation will include:

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

Questions?

Contact Rachael Conrad at rachael.conrad@mail.wvu.edu.