Post a Job/Internship

Post a Job or Internship

UWM’s online employment portal, Handshake, provides the opportunity to enhance your brand and connect with UWM students and alumni. On Handshake your position is visible to UWM’s 28,000 students and 150,000 alumni, and it is free for employers!

For questions about procedures for posting jobs or internships, contact

Step 1 – Register for a Handshake Employer Account

  • Go to Handshake and click “Sign up for an account” in the upper right corner
  • Click on the “Employer” link and complete the required information
  • Be sure to be aware of our Employer Terms and Conditions

Step 2 – Account Approval and Activation

  • Please allow 2-3 business days for your account to be approved and activated
  • You will be able to post positions once your account is activated

Step 3 – Post Your Job or Internship

  • Log into Handshake and click “Post a Job”
  • Provide the required information – Job Basics, Job Details, and Job Preferences. Check out How to Write an Effective Job Description
  • Complete the School Selection section – Be sure to select UW-Milwaukee
  • Select “Create”
  • Our staff will review your posting and notify you when it is approved. Please allow 2-3 business days for approval.