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At the University of West Florida’s Office of Career Development & Community Engagement, we work with employers to match them with uniquely qualified students and graduates who are the perfect fit for the rigorous demands of today’s dynamic workforce. The resources below will provide you with insight into how you can build your organization’s brand on campus and recruit motivated, well-prepared UWF students and alumni.

Learn More About UWF Students

The UWF Enrollment Fact Book contains statistical insights regarding student enrollment by college, residency and diversity. Check out the enrollment overviews to get started!

Student visiting an employers table

Recruit for Opportunities in Handshake

Handshake is UWF’s centralized career management system, and it’s where we direct all students and alumni to view and apply for positions. Handshake can be used to post positions, register for career fairs*, post employer-sponsored events, interviews and more!

*Additional fees may apply. Consult with the Community & Employer Engagement Team for more information.

Build Your Organization's Brand

Students gravitate toward brands they know, so it is essential your organization establishes it’s brand on UWF’s campus. There are many ways to build your brand, but the key is a consistent, structured approach.

Best Practices for Recruiting On-Campus

This online video helps employers recruit students on-campus.

On-Campus Recruiting

Career Events

Best Practices for Recruiting at a Distance

This online video helps employers recruit students virtually.

Virtual Recruiting

Virtual Internships

Establish a Pipeline to Employment Program

Establishing a pipeline to employment program is a great way to assist in building your brand and bringing new, innovative ideas to your organization.