Recruiting at Auburn

Thank you for your interest in recruiting AU students and graduates!

The Office of Career Success at Auburn University offers a wide range of recruiting opportunities including job and internship posting, career fairs, on-campus interviews, information sessions, and tabling events. The Employer Relations team is dedicated to connecting you with the right students and alumni to match your recruiting needs. 

To support these efforts, employers and students have access to Handshake. The software, Handshake, is available to post positions, request information sessions, register for events, and schedule on-campus interviews.  Most colleges and schools at AU use Handshake to foster employer and student interactions. The colleges and schools, collectively, form the Career Services Network. 

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Handshake is Auburn University's online recruiting platform. Handshake is where you find and register for career fairs, post jobs, schedule on-campus interviews, request information sessions, and create resume bundles Handshake is used by most campus offices at Auburn University to manage employer and student interaction. 

Click here for additional information about Handshake for Employers.

Ways to Recruit at AU

On-Campus Interviewing (OCI): offers employers the opportunity to screen candidates for further consideration for positions within the organization. Employers may choose from several different recruiting models that offer varying degrees of control over who you will interview during your visit to Auburn.

  • Pre-Select
  • Pre-Select with Alternates
  • Open
  • Room Only

Information Sessions: During these sessions, employers make presentations on topics that include the organization's career opportunities, culture, and products or services. University Career Center or the Office of Professional and Career Development will publicize these sessions to the appropriate audience based on the information provided in the Information Session Request which can be made through Handshake. Professional or "business casual" dress is appropriate unless otherwise indicated.

New to recruiting at AU?

  1. Read policies and guidelines including EEO and NACE. 
  2. If you are a third-party recruiter, read, sign, and send our Third Party Recruiting Agreement 
  3. Set up your Handshake Account and visit the "Handshake for Employers" page to learn more about the Portal
  4. Connect with Auburn University students via Handshake 

Once approved, you are ready to start recruiting! Contact us if you have any questions or need assistance.  

Last modified: December 17, 2021