Recruiting Services

Identify your Hiring Needs
Please consider the following questions:

  • Are you looking for a particular major?
  • What type of skills/expertise are you seeking?
  • What level is the position? Is it full time, part-time, or an internship position? Is it entry-level or would it require an advanced degree and/ or previous work experience?
  • How many individuals do you need to hire? When do you need them to start?

Post your Job Opportunities – Handshake
You can post your position online to reach targeted candidates. Posting your job is free and the most effective way to reach students and alumni in various colleges and departments. Handshake empowers you to post your positions, register for career fairs, hold interviews at Athens State University, or participate in activities.

A Powerful Recruiting Tool
Handshake enables you to post your available opportunities (full-time, part-time, internship, co-op, volunteer, etc.), participate in campus activities (on-campus interviews, information sessions, career fairs, and workshops), network with students and enhance your campus brand.

You can also use Handshake to register for any of our career fairs. We have a variety of fairs that will meet any recruiting needs.

Establish Campus Relationships
Building relationships with students, faculty, and staff can help you build greater visibility and generate positive hiring outcomes. Consider participating in career fairs, on-campus interviews, information sessions, and career development workshops. You may also sponsor university activities, as well as, make presentations to student organizations, groups of faculty, and classes. The Career Development Center at Athens State University can help you plan and coordinate your activities.

Schedule On-Campus Interviews
To interview bright, talented Athens State students on-campus, you may request interview dates and provide selection criteria to the Career Development Center staff or scheduled through Handshake.  Call (256)233-8140 for assistance.