The Career Center provides resources for undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni to assist with your career planning and job search. Some of these are within the links in the menu bar to the left. If you have found other helpful web sites and resources, please let us know of them by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional premium job and internship search links may be accessed on our Intranet page.
Alumni should contact the Career Center at 219-464-5005 or email@example.com to obtain access to these links.
Handshake is the Career Center's career development and job and internship database. Through Handshake, students and alumni have lifelong access to internships and jobs targeted at Valparaiso University students & alumni, as well as career and job search resources.
Current students ALREADY have an account. Click HERE to log-in with your DataVU information (e.g. Jane Doe's log in: jdoe password: ilovevalpo123).
Alumni can request access by clicking HERE and creating a profile. Please select the student option at the top of the page. Your request will be approved by our office within 24-48 hours M-F.
How do I use it?
After you log-in to your account for the first time, you will be asked to complete your personal profile. Then you can upload your resume and start searching for jobs and internships. Don’t forget to regularly update your profile and resume!
Employers who use this site—and there are lots of them—can review your profile. So update your information at least every semester. If you’ve just completed an internship, been inducted into an honorary society, or had a great volunteer experience, be sure to add those to your resume!
Follow these steps to upload your resume: