Employment and Internship Opportunities

HandshakeKentucky State University has partnered with Handshake – a modern career management platform – to help students and alumni connect with potential employers and the Office of Career and Professional Development. Through Handshake you will be able to:

  • Access personalized job recommendations based on your major and interests
  • Apply for posted jobs and internships
  • Register for career fairs and other events
  • Complete event surveys
  • Schedule appointments with career center staff and more

Check out the following video to learn more about Handshake from other students who have used it.

How to log into Handshake

Current Enrolled Students - Log into Handshake using your Kentucky State University email. For help with questions, visit Handshake's support for students. Alumni - Log into or create an account with Handshake using your email address (a kysu.edu email is preferred). If you are creating a new account, be sure to select Kentucky State University as your school. Our office will be notified to accept you as an alumni. For help with questions, visit Handshake’s support for alumni.

The Finish Line

The Finish LineStudents be sure to regularly check your email for the latest edition of “The Finish Line,” the Career Center’s newsletter featuring upcoming events, internships, research programs, and other career opportunities.