Career Center

Handshake

UNCW Transitioning from SeaWork to Handshake

Handshake will be the new online career portal replacing SeaWork during the Summer and Fall of 2018. Handshake is a combination of some of the best tools on the web today, taken from services like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Handshake will allow us to better target career information, internships, employment opportunities, and career-related events to students based on major, degree type, and interests. 

Implementation will begin during Summer 2018. See below for more information to help students, alumni and employers prepare for this new and improved career management portal.

For Students/Alumni

Handshake is the online career management system for UNCW students and alumni.

In addition to being the place where you can search and apply for internships, part-time, and full-time jobs, you can also use Handshake to:

  • Upload a resume and complete your online career profile
  • Allow your online career profile and resume to be viewable by employers
  • Schedule and keep track of your appointments with the Career Center
  • View upcoming career fairs and events and attending employers
  • Research contact information for local and national employers
  • Search for and apply to open positions

UNCW Students:

  • All active students have an account created for them at the start of their first semester
  • To access your account, log in through MySeaPort 

UNCW Alumni:

  • More information coming soon

For Employers

The UNCW Career Center will be transitioning to Handshake during the summer of 2018. To log in or create a new account in Handshake, click here.

The transition to Handshake represents a significant milestone in the continuing evolution of our office and the way in which we deliver services to our students, alumni, faculty and staff, and you, the employers who choose to recruit here at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Handshake was chosen to replace our SeaWork online career portal after our team spent several months reviewing major career services management systems. We also spent time thinking about how to better connect students and employers, as well as looking at what your challenges have been. This spring, we opted to migrate to a system that would help address those challenges and improve the overall quality and efficiency of your experience recruiting students and alumni.

One of the biggest improvements you will find when using Handshake is its easy to use, intuitive interface. Handshake boasts a clean, modern, and simple design - making it easy to navigate and use. The search tools in Handshake are powerful and offer you the ability to pinpoint and build candidate pools quickly and easily. 

For step-by-step instructions on how to post jobs in Handshake, please view this guide or contact our office.


For UNCW Staff

The UNCW Career Center will be transitioning to Handshake during the summer of 2018. To log in or create a new account in Handshake, click here.

The transition to Handshake represents a significant milestone in the continuing evolution of our office and the way in which we deliver services to our students, alumni, faculty and staff, and the employers who choose to recruit here at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

As we implement Handshake, we encourage you to check this area of our website for the latest information and updates on this new system. 

Post your on-campus and work study jobs in Handshake the same as you did in SeaWork by following the prompts in Handshake. For step-by-step instructions on how to post jobs, please view this guide or contact our office.


Help and Troubleshooting

Contact the UNCW Career Center for assistance with Handshake!

Learn more about Handshake here.