August 2016: The Center for Career Development is excited to announce our partnership with
Handshake, the ultimate career network for students. As of July 1, 2016, Handshake replaced JobCenter to become your one-stop-shop for launching your career. A Handshake account was automatically created for all new and returning students at Lebanon Valley College.
With Handshake, your job search will be powered
by the Center for Career Development’s advanced online tools available on your mobile device through the
- Relevant news feed of job and internship
- Personalized job recommendations based on your
major and interests
- An easy way to register for and attend career
- Managing your on-campus interviews with top
To Create Your Profile:
Initial Log-In: When you log-in for the first time,
you will be prompted to create your profile and upload a resume into the
system. Basic student profile information - including major(s), minor(s),
and GPA - will automatically sync from your LVC records. Please review this information to be sure that it is accurate!
- You can select View
Your Profile on the left-hand navigation bar at any
time to add or edit profile information or documents.
- The Documents tab
will allow you to add resumes, cover letters, and other application
materials (as well as build your profile directly from your uploaded
- Notification Preferences allow you to determine how you want Handshake to
communicate important information to you – via push notifications, general
notifications, and/or email.
- Select View Your
Interests on the left-hand navigation bar to specify your career
interests based on geographic location, career goals, and industry/job
preferences. Complete this section to receive more relevant opportunities
and personalized recommendations!
Remember: The more you include in your
profile and career interests, the better Handshake can populate
your news feed with opportunities that matter to you. Be sure to
update this information regularly to ensure it stays relevant to your current
interests and aspirations.
Please note, regarding employer access to student
profiles: Upon initial log-in, you have the option to share your profile
information with employers by selecting or de-selecting the checkbox under the “Yes,
I want employers to be able to find and view my profile” area.
- You can change this setting at
any time by visiting your Profile Settings. Choose
the Account tab and find the checkbox to change your
preference (public vs. hidden).
- You can elect to hide your GPA
even if you have a public profile. Simply visit your Profile Settings,
select the “Edit” icon (a small pencil) and locate your GPA within
the Education field. You can then un-check the box that
says "Allow employers to see this field" Handshake will default
to a public GPA for a public profile unless you select otherwise.
Click the logo to access your Handshake account using your LVC username and password
For Technical Support in Handshake:
Click on "Help" in the upper-right hand corner and then select "Contact Technical Support" to speak with a member of the Handshake team. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Handshake is best viewed with completely updated web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)