Cell phone and umbrellaMost active on-campus employment opportunities are posted on Handshake. Each posting will have a preferred method for applying. Most campus departments will have you submit a resume through the Handshake system along with any additionally required documents, like cover letters. However, some departments may prefer to have students complete an application in person. Therefore, it is important to read the full posting.

Log into Handshake using your SOU username and password by visiting https://sou.joinhandshake.com/login.

If you have not been contacted by a department for an interview, you can follow up directly with the department(s) to inquire about your application status.

Interviewed candidates will be notified if the position is being offered to them. If you are offered a position and accept, it is highly recommended that you contact all other campus departments for which you have applied to inform them of your decision. By doing so, you will help others who are trying to get interviews or who are being considered for positions.

When you have been offered and accept a position, your next step is to visit the Service Center to complete the required employment forms and receive a Student Employee Appointment Form.  No student should ever begin working without completing these steps as it violation of federal regulations.