Employers

Thank you for recruiting at the University of Arizona! At the University of Arizona, Student Engagement & Career Development leads and coordinates our campus-wide commitment to foster career success for each student.

Our mission is to inspire and prepare all graduates to create lives of opportunity aligned with their purpose and values. We work to support all students in engaging in experiences that expand their capacity to lead and solve authentic challenges, develop in-demand employable skills, and design and implement a career plan.

We make it easy for you to hire qualified Wildcats. Let us be your partner in creating a strategic campus recruiting strategy, helping you cultivate and identify talent. Through targeted, customized training, branding, and recruiting opportunities, we focus on fostering meaningful interactions between you and University of Arizona students. We partner with Handshake to connect students to jobs, internships, and other opportunities. Visit our resources to get started on Handshake, or connect with us at employer@arizona.edu.

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Internships

Internships are a great way for students to develop both functional and transferable skills, confirm their career interests, and learn more about an organization of interest. In turn, interns can contribute to meaningful projects and bring fresh perspective to their host sites. Organizations can use an internships program, no matter how large or small, to create a talent pipeline and build a brand on campus. Learn more

How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Top Candidates

Your ability to craft a compelling job post is one of the first and most important steps in finding a new employee. A less-than-great post could fail to attract your ideal candidate.

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Getting Started With Handshake: Employers

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Virtual Recruiting Features Details

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Why can’t I access my employer account in Handshake?

Having trouble accessing your employer account? This resource can help you troubleshoot the most common reasons. If you still need …

Guidance for Writing an Internship Job Description

A well-crafted Internship Job Description makes expectations clear and often draws a larger applicant pool! Once you have perfected your …

Guidance for Hosting Internships

Whether you’ve never hosted an intern or want to assess your practices, this guide will get you started on developing …

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Contact & Location

Phone
(520) 621-2588
Address

Bartlett Academic Success Center Room 301AA
1435 E. 4th Street
Tucson, AZ

SECD Hours

M 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
T 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
W 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TH 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm