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Kalamazoo College has switched to Handshake, the leading career platform used at over 400 schools by more 200K employers. Receive personal recommendations based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences, and search history. With representation from 100% of the Fortune 500, discover and favorite jobs at top financial institutions, cutting edge tech companies, leading design and marketing agencies, and nonprofits saving the world. Login today to complete your profile and put your best self forward to employers. And, be sure to download Handshake Mobile (iOS) to discover jobs on the go and to stay on track with reminders for application deadlines and direct messages from employers. Finding a job and building a career can be daunting, but Handshake is here to help find a job, build a meaningful career and meet your potential.

Use Handshake to search for internships, full-time, and part-time jobs on and off campus. Student Handshake accounts are created automatically. To activate and update your profile follow these easy steps:

  1. Visit and click on the blue button that says “Kalamazoo College Sign On.”
  2. Use your KNet Username and current password to sign in. Follow the prompts to activate your profile. Once your account has been set up, you can:
    • Use the “Jobs” tab to search for on- and off-campus employment.
    • Use the “Internships” tab to filter your search for an internship by location, employer, major, and other fields.
    • Click on the “Events” tab to view career-related events such as workshops or employer visits.
  3. Important Note: If you are looking for an internship or professional position and your current term GPA is above 3.0, it is recommended that you make this information public to employers.
  4. Alumni wanting to create a Handshake account must click on the link “Sign up for an Account” in the lower left corner and follow the onscreen instructions. Once your alumni status is confirmed your request will be approved and you will have access to Handshake.