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Davidson 101

Career Development is a journey that involves creating, developing, and refining goals over time. The sooner you begin to focus on career development, the better prepared you will be to identify and pursue the opportunities available to you. The Center for Career Development will empower you with extensive career education programs, individual career counseling services, and comprehensive resources designed to help you assess your skills, interests, values, and experiences as you explore career options and develop targeted strategies for pursuing these goals.

Register for Davidson 101 to learn more about how to best leverage the center as a resource during your first year as a new student.

What is Handshake?

Handshake is Davidson’s internship, job posting and recruiting system–your key to internships and future opportunities. In order to take advantage of all the possible opportunities in preparation for next summer and beyond, be sure to log in and use your Handshake account as soon after you arrive on campus. When you do, you will be directed to the single-sign-on option. your username is your Davidson e-mail address and your password is the same as your primary password for on-campus systems.

In Handshake you will find information about industries of interest to you, upcoming Center for Career Development workshops and events, and information about the latest internships, part-time positions and summer jobs including full-time opportunities for after graduation.