What can you do with Handshake?

Search and Apply for Jobs and Internships

Full-time positions | Part-time positions | Seasonal Work

Browse jobs by employer, location, field, or your qualifications to find the best fit. You can even set up saved searches for new positions that fit your criteria. And the best part? Employers and jobs are curated by career services professionals. We cut through the noise so you don’t have to. 


Whether paid, unpaid, for credit, or not for credit, internships are the best way to get experience in your field of choice. Internships are also a great way to explore your career options, and see what fits or even what doesn’t fit. Be well prepared with Handshake’s internship listings.

Student Profiles and Networking

Get recruited by employers searching for BC students like you

Handshake also gives employers the ability to search for YOU. Put your best foot forward by completing and maintaining your Handshake Student Profile. You can also upload resumes and showcase your coursework and skills to help get noticed by employers.

Ask Questions

Handshake allows you to grow your network and learn more about your chosen field. Research companies, get an inside look at employers through student reviews, and message other students and alum with questions.

Who can use Handshake?


Handshake is available free of charge to all current Bridgewater College students. Search over 200,000 jobs, we’re certain you will find plenty of opportunities.


As a BC graduate, you will have access to Handshake’s services for the rest of your career.


Visit our Connect with Bridgewater College Students page for more information on advertising positions.

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Contact Us

If you would like to talk with us one on one, send us an email to make an appointment at ocs@bridgewater.edu or stop by our office in the Learning Commons Academic Resources Suite, Room 126 &127. Our office has several handouts and pamphlets that also provide valuable information to help you along the way.