Your online, professional profile is often the first view a potential employer has of you. First impressions are important, so make sure your professional profile is one you want a potential employer to see.
Handshake is the University of Cincinnati’s career platform that helps all students find meaningful careers by connecting job-seeking students and recent graduates with thousands of opportunities at thousands of companies and organizations of all sizes and locations.
Handshake is free to University of Cincinnati students.
LinkedIn is a professional networking platform. Many professional people use LinkedIn to search for jobs, research career paths and companies, share information, make connections, and keep in touch with other professional people.
Having a professional head shot photo on your online profile is important. UC students can get a free professional portrait in the Bearcat Promise Career Studio (TUC 310). Find out how to get your professional portrait.
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Come to walk-in hours for assistance with your Handshake or LinkedIn profile.