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Career Services at Saint Louis University is here to provide you with support for your hiring needs by helping you establish your organization’s brand on campus. You can connect with the campus community by posting a job on Handshake, hosting information sessions, attending career fairs and more.

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Employers can connect with students in a variety of ways, including at on-campus career fairs.

Facts about Saint Louis University

Located in the city arts district of St. Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis University is home to more than 8,600 undergraduate students and nearly 5,000 students in graduate and professional programs. As a Jesuit, Catholic university, Saint Louis University fosters the intellectual and character development of its students in a residential environment. Founded in 1818, SLU was the first institution of higher learning west of the Mississippi River and has nearly 100 academic programs.

Read More about Saint Louis University and Its Academic Programs

Transformed by the rigorous, values-based education that Saint Louis University provides, SLU graduates are critical thinkers who are ethically driven, adaptable and always ready to take on new challenges. This gives potential employers a vast pool of talented new hires who possess the knowledge and skills needed to make an immediate impact in the workforce.

Fred P. Pestello, Ph. D., President, Saint Louis University

Connect with Campus

Create a Handshake Account

Create an account on Handshake to post open job and internship opportunities, reserve space for on-campus interviews, register for recruiting events at Saint Louis University and more.

Video Tutorial on Creating a Handshake Account

Post a Job on the Handshake Online Database

If you have established an account on Handshake, you can post internships and other employment opportunities directly from your dashboard.

Video Tutorial on Posting Jobs on Handshake

On-Campus Recruitment

On-Campus recruiting interviews are scheduled for full-time, internship and summer opportunities. All on campus interviews are held in the Career Services suite, Busch Student Center 331, unless otherwise noted.  

Handshake Guides to On-Campus Recruitment:

Questions? Email

Information Tables and Open Houses

To reserve space for an information table or open house, contact Megan Shaffer at

The following events are available for employer registration for a fee:

  • Career and graduate school fairs
  • Accounting pre-interview networking social
  • Health care networking social
  • Nursing career fair
Register for an On-Campus Career Fair Event


For more information and registration, please use Handshake or email

Become a Premier Partner

Career Services offers organizations the opportunity to enhance their exposure to the campus community through participation in our sponsorship program.  There are three levels that an organization may choose to participate in the program at: Platinum, Gold or Silver.  Each level has a variety of benefits that the organization can take advantage of through Career Services and the University.

Learn More About the Premier Partner Program

To learn more about becoming a Premier Partner, contact Karl Aldrich at

Career Services Policies for Employers

If you have questions or concerns regarding the following career services employer policies, please contact our assistant director, Karl Aldrich, at

Home-Based Business / In-Home Childcare / Nanny Policy

We will only post positions based at commercial businesses. Home-based business, in-home childcare or nanny positions will not be posted. This is to ensure that Handshake provides students with safe and worthwhile work experience.

This policy applies to all opportunities, including full-time, internship and part-time positions.

As an alternative, you may purchase a classified ad in the Saint Louis University student newspaper, The University News by calling 314-977-2812 or emailing (The University News is a weekly publication and is printed during the academic year only.)

Third-Party Staffing Firm Policy

Career Services defines any third party staffing to be any organization recruiting on behalf of another organization. This includes advertising open positions on behalf of another organization. If you or your company falls into this category, please see the details below on our policy regarding third party staffing firms.

Please create an employer profile on Handshake and request access to Saint Louis University.  After requesting access, a Career Services staff member will review and respond to the employer profile in Handshake.

Submitting a request for access to Saint Louis University in Handshake does not guarantee access.  If approved, employers must abide by the following requirements:

  • All positions posted must be internal to the third-party staffing firm OR clearly disclose the client for which the third-party staffing firm is recruiting
  • Review and abide by the NACE Principles for Third Party Recruiters

In the event that any member of an approved third-party staffing firm  fails to uphold the standards discussed above, access to Handshake and Saint Louis University students will be permanently terminated for the entire organization.

Procedural Violation Policy

The Career Services office reserves the right to ban any organization from campus for violating any guidelines related to office policies and procedures.

The first violation will result in a six month suspension from all campus activities and involvement, including previously scheduled events, and will require a sit down meeting with the assistant director, employer relations and the director of career services.

The second violation will result in a one-year suspension from all campus activities and involvement, including previously scheduled events, and will require a sit down meeting with the assistant director, employer relations and the director of career services.

The third violation will result in a permanent suspension from all campus activities and involvement.

Employer usage of Handshake is limited to employment/recruiting related purposes only. Registered employers must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and established affirmative action/equal employment opportunity regulations and guidelines.

Career Services reserves the right for any or no reason to deny access to any employer, and also reserves the right to refuse and/or edit job postings as deemed warranted by the University in the University's sole and absolute discretion.

Company Email Domain Policy

Due to the prevalence of fraudulent employers using generic email addresses, Career Services requires all employers in Handshake use an email domain specific to their company. 

Employers using Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, AOL, MSN, Hotmail, email addresses from an internet service provider and all other generic email addresses for their company or any users in Handshake will be declined a connection with Saint Louis University. 

Special consideration is made for not-for-profit organizations. Please email Megan Shaffer at for more information. 

Competing Services Policy

All organizations offering services already provided by Career Services will be declined a connection with Saint Louis University in Handshake. 

This includes, but is not limited to, professional resume writing, professional resume review, career counseling, and or job listings. 

All third party recruiters and staffing agencies should review our Third-Party Staffing Firm Policy.