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How to Find Part-Time Jobs for College Students on Handshake

Tips for discovering great jobs that will fit into your schedule.

Did you know that Handshake has more than full-time jobs and internships? You can also find part-time options that you can manage with your classes and other responsibilities. Having a part-time job helps you earn extra money while gaining work experience to add to your Handshake profile and resume. Learn how to expand your job search to include part-time options and find one that’s right for you.

Update your profile

To discover personalized part-time job recommendations, go to the Your Interests section of your Handshake profile. Under job interests, select Part-Time to add it to your profile. You’ll begin to see part-time jobs and internships in your recommendations. 

It’s ok if you’re looking for a part-time job now and an internship for next semester. You can have more than one job type selected for your recommendations, and can change your interests at any time. Handshake will automatically update your job recommendations.

Filter your job recommendations

While viewing your job recommendations, you can narrow down the list to just show part-time jobs. On your dashboard, click the Jobs tab to go to your jobs page. At the top of the jobs page, you’ll see buttons to filter by job type. Just click Part-time to see the recommended jobs and internships that have been labeled by employers as part-time.

You can also type “part-time” into the search bar at the top of the jobs page. This will show you jobs and internships that have the words part-time anywhere in the posting.


That’s it—log into Handshake now to find your next part-time job or internship today.