Start Connecting

Step 1 of Your Job and Internship Search: Open Handshake

Looking for an internship, full time position or on campus job? Use Handshake!

Students/Alumni: Log in to Handshake by clicking here. Use your full Widener login including email address and password.

Handshake is a premier recruiting and career management platform for Widener students and alumni. Students can connect easily with employers, apply for jobs and internships, and register for events. Employers can use Handshake to identify qualified candidates and manage on campus recruiting at Widener.

Step 2 of Your Job and Internship Search: Join WidenerCONNECT

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Widener University is launching WidenerCONNECT an exclusive online professional networking and mentorship community for Widener students and alumni.

Ready to start connecting? Join here! It just takes a couple minutes to register.
  • Click the “Join Our Community” button
  • Select your signup method: LinkedIn, School login, Facebook, or Email
  • Join as “student” and begin filling out your profile
When you join WidenerCONNECT as a student, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Expand and customize your Widener network based on your unique personal and professional interests
  • Connect with alumni anywhere they live, from your hometown to destinations abroad
  • Find alumni mentors to guide you along the Inside Track, starting today
  • Develop relationships for life…and become an alumni mentor yourself when you graduate!

Step 3 of Your Job and Internship Search: Check Out our Micro-Internships

Inside Track. Outside Success.Micro-Internships are short-term, paid, professional assignments that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. Unlike traditional internships, Micro-Internships can take place year-round, typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and are due between one week and one month after kick-off.

Students: Create an account to apply to Micro-Internships today by clicking here.

Step 4 of Your Job and Internship Search: Consider QuadJobs

Looking for a flexible part time job opportunity while you’re in school like babysitting, tutoring, office work, yard work or party help?  Use QuadJobs! Quadjobs connects students with opportunities communities surrounding campus – and beyond.  The list of opportunities are endless!

Students:  Create a free account here to get started!

Household/Business Employers: Post a job here to get hire a student!  View this guide on how to post a job!

Step 5 of Your Job and Internship Search: Watch Our Workshop and Review Our Resources

Take a few minutes and review our Job & Internship Search Workshop and use the curated resources below to get started. Below you will find resources curated for various majors and fields.

Step 6 of Your Job and Internship Search: Review Our Resources

Below you will find resources for your job and internship search. The left side is dedicated to various majors and the right side is dedicated to specific categories.

Careers With Numbers
GLEIM Exam Prep

Banking and Finance
Careers With Numbers


NJ, Eastern PA, and DE Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
Teach For America
Delaware Valley Education Consortium
Teacher Loan Forgiveness Information

Careers With Numbers
Data Engineering


American Historical Association​
Society of American Archivists​
National Council of Public History​
​National Trust for Historic Preservation​

Nurses Loan Forgiveness – Nursing Jobs and Continuing Education

Human Resources

Society for Human Resource Management
Human Resources Path Database

Hospitality Management

HCareers – Where Hospitality Works

International Student Resources
International Student Center Cruiser Office

Poynter’s Media Jobs Connection


Public Relations Society of America
Sports and Live Event Jobs
Philly Ad Club

Psychology/Social Sciences

Careers in Psychology
Counseling Careers & Licensure
Jobs You can Get with a Psychology Degree

Public Relations

Public Relations Society of America


Science & Technology

Careers With Numbers
Technical.Ly Philly

Sport Management

TeamWork Online – Jobs in Sports

Writing and Publishing
Publisher’s Lunch Job Board

Publisher’s Weekly Job Zone


Job Search Resources

Tips for Starting a Job or Internship Search
The Ultimate Guide to Remote & Work from Home Jobs
Surviving COVID-19: A #RealCollege Guide for Students
LinkedIn Job Search Tool
LinkedIn ProFinder
ZipRecruiter – Jobs for Veterans
Career Finder
Getting Hired

Internship Search Resources

Absolute Internship
Way Up
Internship Programs
LinkedIn Internship Search Tool
Landing an Internship

Salary Research

Cost of Living Calculator
PayScale Salary Negotiation Guide
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
LinkedIn Salary Search Tool

LGBT – Friendly Job Searching

SimplyHired – Take ‘Pride’ in your work
LGBT Career Link

Alternative & Seasonal

Cool Works

Networking & Mentorship


Social Impact and Non-Profit