RECRUIT SPARTAN ENGINEERS
Spring recruiting will be 100% Virtual.
No on-campus recruiting events/meetings/interviews/etc., will be supported.
Contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your recruiting strategy!
Our online recruiting system, Handshake, connects employers with MSU students. As an employer, you can post opportunities, promote events and register for career fairs. The system is free to use for employers and students, and requires only a one-time registration.
Make sure you're familiar with our majors before you post!
Handshake is rapidly evolving their system to meet the needs of career services, employers and students during these new times. Below are a few resources to help you prepare for virtual recruiting in Handshake. You can also check out Virtual Recruiting for Employers on Handshake.
VIRTUAL FAIRS TO ATTEND
Engineering Expo Industry Fairs (Feb 3 - 25) – Think “Engineers Week” all February! Sessions will be held "by industry" and will include opportunities to connect with both intern/co-op and fulltime candidates.
REGISTRATION IS LIVE!
PREPARE FOR VIRTUAL FAIRS
If you have registered for a virtual career fair hosted through Handshake you’ll receive a notification from Handshake prompting you to start building schedules and sessions for the fair. Handshake new virtual career fair tool allows you to schedule 1:1 sessions and host multiple group sessions with students using both chat and video
Additional Training Resources
In addition to job postings your can filter and search our student database and send targeted messages to students.
Handshake recently launched a new Candidate Hub for employers. The hub will help recruiters discover which students would be good candidates for their open positions and reach out with thoughtful messaging. Learn more here.
Promote virtual events - Promote all of your virtual recruiting events in Handshake. Just request a new virtual events and include the links to video conferencing URL field. Remember, you can message event RSVPs.
PROACTIVELY FIND CANDIDATES
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES
FAST FACTS & FIGURES
PLAN YOUR VISIT
In alignment with the university's response to Covid-19 we are not permitting any
on-campus recruiting events this semester (Spring 2021).