Wayne State University

Internship & Part-time Employment

Internship and part-time employment situations provide temporary work opportunities that may or may not relate to the student's interest, academic major, and/or career goals. Typically, assignments involve paid, meaningful work, provide hands-on experiential learning, and can potentially lead to future career opportunities.


How to Search for Internships & Part-time Jobs

If you would like search for an internship or a part-time job, you must first activate your account on Handshake. Current students have automatically been added into Handshake, so simply activate your account by logging into it once.

How to activate your Handshake Account:

  1. Go to https://wayne.joinhandshake.com/
  2. Enter your Wayne State email address (example:  ab1234@wayne.edu)
  3. Click on the blue Wayne State University Sign On box
  4. Enter your WSU Academica ID (example: ab1234) and password

Once you activate your Handshake account you can select the Jobs and Internships option to search for available opportunities.


On-Campus Interviews

On-Campus Interviews take place during the Fall and Winter semesters. Students/alumni may submit resumes for interview consideration. Employers will then determine which candidates they would like to interview and e-mail them directly, inviting them to select an interview time. Interviews take place at Career Services, on the day that the employer requests and at the time the student selects.

To see what companies will be conducting interviews each semester, log into your Handshake account and select the On-Campus Interviews option.

Need to active your Handshake account? Then Activate your Handshake account here.