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On-Campus Recruitment and Interviews

On-campus interviewing is a core component of the operations and mission of the Office of Career Services. These interviews helps to connect the best and brightest students and alumni of Howard University.

Interview Season for fall 2019:September 9-November 14

  • All on-campus interviewing is scheduled through
  • All interviews must be scheduled between 9:00am and 4:00 pm only.
  • On-Campus Interviews for new employers should be preceded with a table or information session to garner interest and candidates.
  • Recruitment activities should take place during the same semester as interviews in order to fully leverage student interest.
  • Students are recommended but not required to RSVP for recruitment events.
  • Please see the Employer Recruitment Guide for additional information.

On-Campus Interviews - Model Options

Please note the following before you submit your request to interview on campus.  

Room Reservation Only: Allows you to contact students and schedule interviews yourself. Room only reservations used for the first round of interviews should follow the same guidelines as OCR.

Pre-select: Only invited students will be allowed to schedule interviews.

Pre-select to Alternate: This model allows for both invited and alternates to schedule interviews.

Pre-select to Alternate to Open: Initially “invited” and “alternate” students select timeslots. Then, any qualified students are allowed to sign up for the remaining times on the schedule.

Resume Collect: Allows you to collect resumes using OCR without coming to campus to interview.

Location: Select the Office of Career Services or other location to conduct your interviews

Request On-Campus Interview Dates

Request your on-campus interview dates by completing the following steps:

  1. Go to 
  2. Log into your Handshake account
  3. Click on the “On-Campus Recruiting (OCR)” tab
  4. Click on the “Request a Schedule” tab
  5. Complete the form and click “submit”. 


Please see the Employer Recruitment Guide for additional information.

Hours of Operations
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Monday - Friday

Office of Career Services
C.B. Powell Building, Suite 212  
525 Bryant Street, NW
Washington, DC. 20059