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Handshake is Eastern’s search platform for student employment opportunities. Search for regular or work-study jobs, openings for full- and part-time work and internships and info on upcoming job fairs, workshops and other events.

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Prepare for your job search

There are several services available to assist you in your job search:

  • Practice your interview skills. Call 734.487.044 to schedule a mock interview with a career advisor.
  • Join our professional LinkedIn group and begin building your online professional network.
  • Meet with a career advisor for resume reviews, mock interviews and job search strategies.  

Access job postings

Handshake will allow you to search for full- and part-time work, plus internships and student employment opportunities. Use the Handshake link and enter your my.emich user name and password, or log into my.emich with your username and password, select the student tab and look for the Handshake box on the right side of the page. 

On-campus employment

Student employment is an important educational experience and helps students prepare for meaningful careers. Important information about on-campus employment can be found in our Student Employment Handbook. This document includes policies, student responsibilities, and a student employee review form. 

College Work Study (CWS)

Work-study awards are based on financial need and are listed on your financial aid letter (if you've qualified for this award). Many positions on campus are available only to students with a CWS award. 

Looking for a graduate assistant position? 

Graduate assistant positions are posted on the human resources job search website

Forms and resources

Students who are working on campus for the first time will need to complete an I-9 employment eligibility form. Find this and other useful items on our forms and resources page.

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