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Internship & Job Search

Finding a job and building a career can be daunting. Whether you’re looking for an internship, fellowship, full-time job or don’t know where to begin, Handshake here to help. 

Handshake is Howard University’s official career management portal for students to discover employers, fellowships, employer-based scholarships, full-time jobs and other employment opportunities. You can also submit applications, biew and rsvp for career fairs and other career development events. 

As a student your profile is already uploaded. Please login at and start your search today!

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Internship Resources

LinkedIn Internships


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Internship Programs

Federal Government Internships

Intern Abroad

Additional Job Search Resources 

Relish Careers (masters level opportunities)

LinkedIn Jobs

Labor Statistics

College Grad

Simply Hired      




Jopwell (Undergraduate)

Jopwell (Graduate)


Federal and State Employment Agencies

Federal Jobs

District of Columbia Jobs

Maryland State Jobs

Virginia State Jobs

Know your worth

If you are uncertain of  what your starting salary should be, visit one of these websites and begin your research. 

Start Smart Salary Negotiation Online Workshop

LinkedIn Salary

Career InfoNet

Salary Calculator

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