How to Recruit Illinois Talent

Engage with Illinois


  • Build your pipeline of potential candidates early and often to generate the best results
  • Don’t just focus on juniors and seniors, freshman and sophomores will be your future candidates and should be engaged
  • Contribute to professional development by partnering in career workshops, resume reviews, mock interviews and networking events
  • Support career exploration programs
  • Sponsor university activities, academic units, and RSO’s

Handshake @ Illinois

Handshake is the online recruitment system used across the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus. This free to use recruitment management system allows you to post job and internship opportunities, access resumes, schedule on-campus interviews and/or information sessions, and register for career fairs and other events. A registered company can have multiple contacts who can access the system.

Request a Campus Event through Handshake

  • Join career fairs
  • Host on-campus interviews
  • Present information sessions

Domestic and Global Talent

Illinois has a diverse talent base for employers to consider. Learn about our student demographics and fields of expertise through our HireIllini data dashboard.

Other Opportunities


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