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Handshake: Your Online Recruitment System for Jobs and Internships

Northern Essex Community College launched our Career Services Management Platform, Handshake, in 2020, replacing our previous system, NECClink.

What is Handshake?

  • Handshake is the #1 way college students find jobs.
  • Handshake partner with schools and employers to bring the best opportunities to students.
  • The system is used by top employers, including all of the Fortune 500 companies.
  • Students can create their profile and the system will recommend jobs and help you easily search and filter based on your interests and skills.

Handshake Benefits for Students and Alumni

  • Gain access to customized job and internship search features.
  • Discover local, national and international job and internship opportunities.
  • Free resources and templates from NECC Career Services.
  • Get discovered by employers who can recruit and message you through the system.
  • Connect with your peers and alumni for career tips and advice.
  • Store your resume and other career-related documents so they are ready to use.
  • Access everything in one place – jobs, internships, career events, job fairs, and more!

Looking for remote work? Once you have activated your Handshake account, use this link to gain direct access to Handshake job postings that allow for individuals to work remotely. Alternatively, students and alumni can search “remote” in the job search tab in Handshake.

Handshake Login Access and Instructions for NECC Students

Claim your student Handshake account using your NECC log-in credentials.

For more information about completing your profile, check out the following guides:

How to fill our your Handshake profile

The three must-haves on your Handshake profile

Handshake Login Access and Instructions for NECC Alumni

NECC Alumni are able to create a Handshake account and request connection to Northern Essex Community College for access to job and internship opportunities.

Please note: Before applying to any position on Handshake, students should review NECC’s Career Services Disclaimer.

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