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North Foundation Hall, Room 154
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3250
careers@oakland.edu

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 8a - 5p

Drop-in to the Career Studio
Summer I 2018 Hours
Mon - Thrs: 10a - 1p & 3 - 5p
Fri: 11a - 2p

North Foundation Hall, Room 154
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3250
careers@oakland.edu

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 8a - 5p

Drop-in to the Career Studio
Summer I 2018 Hours
Mon - Thrs: 10a - 1p & 3 - 5p
Fri: 11a - 2p

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Handshake

Oakland University Career Services welcomes you to Handshake, the ultimate job-search and networking platform for employers, OU students and OU alumni. Post and apply for jobs, register for career fairs and other career-related events, network, find career resources and stay connected to our office.

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Students

With Handshake Oakland University students can:

  • Schedule an appointment with our office
  • Browse your news feed and apply for career-related jobs and internships
  • Browse and apply for on-campus student employment opportunities
  • Create a profile for employers to view and connect
  • Explore the resources section where you’ll find resume examples, interviewing tips and more career-related documents
  • Network and connect with employers
  • Learn more about Career Services events and receive updates
  • Apply for and attend on-campus interviews with top recruiting companies

Handshake for Students

Activate your account today by entering your oakland.edu email address.

Incoming OU students: please note that your Handshake account will be created for you using your oakland.edu email address. Please wait until one week after you have registered for classes before attempting to log into the system.

Need help? Check out Handshake’s awesome knowledge base or contact our office.

Alumni

Whether you have been a graduate of Oakland University for 2 days or 10 years, Handshake is still a resource for you!

With Handshake Oakland University alums can:

  • Browse and apply for job opportunities that match your experience level and skill set
  • Schedule an appointment with our office to chat about your career path or resume
  • Explore the resources section where you’ll find career exploration tools, interviewing tips and more career-related documents
  • Learn more about Career Services recruiting events

Handshake for Alumni

Need help? Check out Handshake’s awesome knowledge base or contact our office.

Employers

Handshake is the first stop to finding qualified top-talent Oakland University students and alumni. With Handshake, you can:

  • Create and manage job postings
  • Register for and track Career Services events, including Career Fairs
  • Create an employer page for students and alumni to view and connect
  • Market recruitment and networking events
  • Schedule and manage on-campus interviews
  • Stay connected with Oakland University students and alumni

Employers Recruit: Handshake

Need help? Check out Handshake’s awesome knowledge base or contact our office.

Opt-Out of Handshake and Remove Data

If you would like to completely opt-out of Handshake and have all of your data removed from the system, you can follow the steps below. Please note that in doing so, you will no longer have access to job postings, event and fair registrations, employer networking, peer networking, appointment sign-up, career resources, or any other service available through Handshake.

If you have not agreed to the Handshake Terms of Services 
1) Complete a Request for Non-Disclosure of Directory Information and submit to the Office of the Registrar. Note: this will opt you out of disclosure of Directory Information without your consent except in special circumstances.

2) Once you have received confirmation from the Office of the Registrar that you have successfully opted out, notify Career Services via email that you would like your Handshake data removed.

If you have already agreed to the Handshake Terms of Services
1) Follow the instructions here or reach out to Career Services for help.