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Before Recruiting at UMBC

Please read our Employer Guidelines before using our recruitment services.

Posting Opportunities (Jobs, Internships, Co-ops and Research): Handshake

Handshake is UMBC’s centralized online recruitment system. Post all of your open internships, co-ops, and full- and part-time positions online for students and alumni to view for FREE.

New to Handshake? Visit our Employer Handshake Resources page and learn about this free recruitment tool.

Searching Student Profiles

Handshake also contains a searchable database of participating student and alumni profiles (similar to LinkedIn style profiles). Search using a range of filters to find potential candidates with skills and majors desired by your organization.

For more information on searching UMBC candidates see the Handshake article, A Guide to Talent List.

On-Campus Interviews

On-campus interviews are a convenient way to interview pre-screened UMBC students. Using Handshake, you can request a schedule, post your position(s), collect resumes, pre-screen candidates, and view your schedule. The Career Center handles all the logistics of this free recruitment service, including arrangements for a private interview room at the Center.

Access to Handshake is free of charge. If you have questions about scheduling on-campus interviews, please contact Anna Pittinger, Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Signature Programs, at

Virtual Interviews

Unable to come to campus to conduct interviews? Do you prefer to interview candidates virtually?  We are here to assist you with coordinating remote interview schedules.

One of the key factors to a student having a successful remote interview is holding it in a distraction-free space where the interviewer is able to clearly see and hear the student. The Career Center’s interview rooms are available for UMBC students to reserve for remote interviews. If you are scheduling a remote/virtual interview with a UMBC student, please encourage them to request an interview room.


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