Appointments with Career Services
- Resume/cover letter review
- Part-time job search
- Internship search
- Full-time job search
- Career coaching
- Mock interview
- Graduate school application material review
- Social media/LinkedIn review
- Introduction to CliftonStrengths
- Professional Headshots
- Virtual meetings
To Access Handshake: Log into MyNMU and click on 'Handshake' on the main screen tiles or on the side access bar. You will have access once you have registered for classes. When you first activate your account, you will be asked a series of profile questions.
Handshake: Career Services' all-in-one web system
For students and alumni, it's where you can search and apply for job opportunities 24/7. You can also host and manage resumes, cover letters and more.
For employers, post and manage job openings or explore potential candidates using Handshake.
For pre-orientation students (not yet registered for classes), open on-campus jobs and other jobs in the U.P. can be viewed by visiting our LinkedIn
Upcoming On-Campus Events
November 30 - Lower Kuskokwim School District: Information Session
December 7 - Free professional headshot
February 6 - Virtual Biology Career Fair
February 15 - Engineering Technology & Manufacturing Career Fair
February 21 - Summer Employment Fair
March 20 - Winter Semester Job Fair
Information for New Students
Looking for a job? In an average year, NMU has approximately 1,500 student jobs available. The departments with the most student employees are Dining Services, Athletics, and Housing and Residence Life. Check out Handshake - our job-posting system - for a list of available positions!
Once you have registered for classes, we will automatically create an account for you associated with your NMU email address. Please allow 3-5 business days for this to happen. To access your account, log into MyNMU and click on 'Handshake' under the 'Student Services' tab.