Top 5 ways Mason graduates got their jobs
|1.||Internships turned into a permanent position|
|2.||Job search websites (LinkedIn, Indeed, Idealist, etc.)|
|3.||Informal networking (friends, family, co-worker, alumni, word-of-mouth)|
|4.||Company or organization's own website|
|5.||Formal networking events (career fair, workshop, employer event, club or organization event)|
Use Handshake to find jobs and internships
Handshake is Mason’s job search platform for on-campus, part-time, work-study, internship, and full-time jobs. You can find thousands of opportunities in Handshake at any time.
- Find opportunities with on-campus employers, startups, Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and more.
- Once your profile is complete, Handshake will show you internships and jobs that match your major, interests, and skills.
- Employers message students with event invites, interview requests, and other opportunities.
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More ways to find jobs and internships
- Network with your professors, Mason alumni, family, and friends by asking them about job or internship opportunities.
- Use job search sites specific to your industry or career field.
- Attend career fairs and employer events.
- Get advice from Passport Career on finding an international job:
- Select "Register Now!" in the upper right corner of the home page.
- Enter Registration Key: gmuniver
Beware of job scams
- Identifying and Avoiding Fraudulent Jobs / Employers (PDF)
- Examples of fraudulent job offers received as phishing email (PDF)
- Learn about known phishing attempts at Mason