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

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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