Jobs and Internships

Quick Links: HandshakeFellowshipsNetworkingOpportunities AbroadIndustry Specific ResourcesResources for Diverse Students

Handshake Career Portal

The Handshake Career Portal connects employers with the W&L student and alumni candidates they're seeking.  Employers can post internships, full-time jobs, fellowships and other opportunities for candidates to access and apply.  Log in using your W&L credentials or contact our office with questions about how to get started.

Industry Specific Resources

Do you have an idea of what field you may be interested in but have no idea where to go from there? Utilize these industry specific resource pages to explore careers, network with key alumni, and search for jobs and internships.

Resources for Diverse Students

Review our career advice and job resources for LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, international students, multicultural students, and women.


CareerShift's set of tools and applications provide a very unique opportunity to job hunters. While other web services provide bits and pieces of the job hunt process, only CareerShift provides an easy-to-use approach for bringing all these parts together to manage the job hunt all in one place. Students may sign up for an account with their email address.


A database of all of the fellowships that W&L has researched for students to apply for, managed by the Office of the Associate Dean of the College.


Networking does not need to be a mysterious or challenging process. Networking is speaking to individuals who know about an industry, a company, a location or a career path that interests you. Your goal is to talk with people who share your interest and can offer insights to gaining experience.

Opportunities Abroad

Are you considering a job or internship abroad? Explore these online resources to get started. Schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor in Handshake to learn more.