Find Jobs and Internships

Finding a job can be a challenge. Career and Employment Services is here to support you every step of the way. Connect early and often to increase your chances of having a job after graduation. Here are a few resources to use when searching for a career or internship:


Handshake is the #1 way college students find jobs! As a Gateway student or alumni, here are a few reasons to use Handshake:

  • Get hired – Discover and land jobs and internships
  • Get discovered – Get messaged by employers that want to hire you
  • Get connected – Connect with CES, peers and alumni for tips and advice
  • Get it all in one place – From career-building resources to career fairs and events

Ready to get started? Download the Handshake mobile app for iOS or Android, or log into Handshake with your student ID on your desktop or laptop.
Read Getting Started with Handshake for a few quick steps to jump-start your Handshake experience.

Are you a Gateway alumni? Register for an alumni account or log in if already registered.


Internships are a great way to gain practical work experience in your field of study. Gateway internships are directly coordinated through the appropriate academic department or may be posted on Handshake and/or WisConnect.

Other Job Search Sites

In addition to Handshake, explore and find your favorite online job search tools. Here are a few examples:,,,,; local and government jobs:, Wisc.Jobs,; internships: WisConnect.

Employment Connections

Gateway’s Career and Employment Services office is here to provide students and graduates with employment assistance, educating students in the areas of career planning, employment trends, job searching and making connections. Contact Career and Employment Services at 1-800-247-7122 or

Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study is a form of financial aid that provides students with financial need with part-time jobs in fields similar to the student’s degree.

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