Job & Internship Search
At Grand View, we want you to find a career, not just a job. Discovering your career path is about more than simply finding a job or internship. It’s about finding your own unique path, and we’re here to partner with you on your exploration and search.
Whatever your next step, be it an internship or part-time job, graduate school, your dream job or just the first of many next steps, we are here to work with you to develop a career plan that’s right for you.
Finding Jobs, Internships & Connections
Grand View University partners with Handshake - a modern career development platform - to be a one-stop-shop for launching your career.
Handshake enables you to:
- Search for jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities
- Access personalized job recommendations based on your major and interests
- Register for career fairs
- Identify contacts from companies and organizations
Disclaimer: The Career Center at Grand View University maintains these job and internship listings as a service to students for their career development and job/internship search efforts. The announcements posted here do not represent an endorsement or recommendation from The Career Center staff or Grand View University. It is the responsibility of each applicant to research the integrity of an employer and use caution and common sense when contacting, interviewing or accepting a job or internship.
Parker Dewey offers the largest network of highly motivated college students and recent graduates who are excited to complete short-term, paid, professional assignments. While executing these Micro-Internships, Career Launchers demonstrate their skills and grit, and exceed expectations as they seek the right full-time role or internship.
Micro-Internships are short-term, professional, paid work experiences where students can demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and develop their professional networks. These paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and students can be selected for multiple Micro-Internships, which can be completed remotely.
Learn more through this short video.
Identify Companies & Organizations
One way to find jobs and internships is to identify companies/organizations of interest, then reach out to them. Here are three ways to start your research:
- Handshake: Click “Employers,” then use the filters to research and identify companies and contacts
- LinkedIn Alumni: Learn where alumni work and contact alumni who work at companies/organizations of interest
- Buzzfile: Identify companies recruiting your major
Network & Build Connections
Networking is key to securing employment and advancing in your career. Establish relationships with people throughout your time at Grand View to help build your network:
- Actively engage in your classes and go to your instructors’ office hours. Professors have tons of connections, from colleagues in the field to former students, which can be valuable during your job or internship search.
- Talk to family, friends, faculty, and recent graduates about their jobs and your search for a job or internship.
- Use LinkedIn to identify new connections for informational interviews.
- Attend networking events, career fairs, and volunteer events on campus or in your community.
- Join a campus club to get connected with other students and engage with organizations and the community.
- Follow employers through Handshake and LinkedIn.
Whether you’re looking for remote or in-person opportunities, there are many job boards to explore. Here are a few we recommend:
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Director of the Career Center
Assistant Director of the Career Center