Employers

Handshake Employer Information

Handshake offers employers the ability to post jobs, track applicants, schedule on-campus interviews and register for career fairs and events. Additionally, Handshake offers expanded recruitment potential:

  • Managing all your campuses with Handshake at no cost
  • Search for qualified student and alumni candidates
  • A mobile experience - update your job postings, view applicants, and more while on the go using Handshake's responsive design

Welcome to the SVSU Career Services Office

Thank you for your interest in recruiting talented Saginaw Valley State University students and alumni.

When you recruit at SVSU, you become part of We. It all begins here with almost 9,000 students annually from 42 different nations into 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs across five colleges....

College of Arts and Behavior Sciences

College of Education

College of Health & Human Services

College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Scott L. Carmona College of Business


In order to post and have your job listing approved by the SVSU Career Services Office, employers and postings must comply with the following standards:

  • Provide complete organizational contact information (organization name, address, organization URL, organization description, contact name, organizational email address for contact, contact phone number).
  • Adhere to NACE Professional Standards for University Relations & Recruiting.
  • Conform to applicable Equal Opportunity Employment laws and related legislation.
  • Postings with expiration dates more than one-year after the initial posting date will not be approved.
  • To ensure maximum exposure, we recommend expiration dates between two-weeks and six-months from the initial posting date.
  • No fees of any kind may be charged to students or alumni.
  • Job opportunities related to the use or distribution of recreational or medical marijuana or related products will not be posted or approved.

With over 50,000 alumni and counting, they are working in all 50 states.

The top five states where SVSU alumni work --

#1 Michigan

#2 Florida

#3 Ohio

#4 Illinois

#5 Texas


We value the relationships we have with our employers and continuously seek opportunities to connect you with our talented students and alumni.

If you would like to build a stronger brand presence on our campus to attract qualified, promising students and alumni who meet your needs, then we highly encourage you to join our employer partnership program.

To learn more about our employer partnership program, please contact our Interim Director of Career Services, Bill Stec at wrstec@svsu.edu.

Click here to see who our current employer partners are.


Employer FAQ's

Employer event registration fees must be submitted within 30 days following the event.


Fees are non-refundable for an organization cancelling within one week prior to the event. Future event registration for an organization with an unpaid balance due to non-remittance, late cancellation or non-attendance will not be approved until full payment is received. Access to all other recruiting services will also be denied.


You have two options:

1. Pay by check and forward your payment (payable to "SVSU Career Services") to the following address as soon as possible:
Saginaw Valley State University
Career Services
7400 Bay Road
Wickes Hall 270
University Center, MI 48710

2. Pay by Credit Card (We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover)
Call our office at 989.964.4954 M-F 8am-4:30pm to process your payment


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CONTACT US.


Call Us
989-964-4954


Stop By
Wickes Hall 270


Email Us
careers@svsu.edu