University of Bridgeport uses Handshake, a sophisticated highly-interactive career development platform. With 500,000+ companies hiring on Handshake, it’ll be your one-stop-shop for launching your career.


Handshake is a user-friendly computer and mobile platform that makes job recommendations based on your interests, major, and skills. New features include the ability to:

  • Get employer alerts - Favorite employers and get notified when they’ve posted opportunities or will be at an event or on campus
  • Get job notifications - Favorite jobs to prioritize applications and never miss a deadline.
  • Connect with employers - schedule interviews and talk with employers during our internship and fair


University of Bridgeport utilizes Handshake for around-the-clock recruitment and event registration. Handshake offers employers and recruiters the ability to post jobs and promote their organizations, track applicants, schedule on-campus interviews, and register for career fairs and events. Additionally, Handshake provides expanded recruitment potential for employers to source and connect with top UB talent:

  • The capability to manage all your campuses with Handshake at no cost
  • The ability to search for qualified UB student and alumni candidates
  • A mobile experience, update your job postings, view applicants, and more while on the go using Handshake’s interactive, responsive design

Contact Career Development

  • Phone203‑576‑4853
  • Email

The Heckman Center
Wahlstrom Library, 2nd floor
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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