HANDSHAKE User Agreement

User Agreement

By registering with HANDSHAKE, currently enrolled students and alumni (graduates of Kent State University) are agreeing to allow the Career Exploration and Development to release resumes, academic information, and general contact information provided by registrants to approved employers seeking candidates for jobs and internships.


The Kent State Career Exploration and Development department is responsible for the supervision of the entire student employment program at the University including the development of off-campus employment opportunities for students. Career Exploration and Development in its provision of services to students, alumni, and off-campus employers makes no representations or guarantees regarding the opportunities listed on its website and is not responsible for the wages, safety, working conditions or other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of students and alumni to take the necessary precautions when applying to, interviewing for, and accepting part-time, full-time and/or internship positions. Job applicants should never provide their Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, bank account information or other private information when communicating with prospective employers or responding to job opportunities online.

In addition, Career Exploration and Development's website contains links to other sites as a convenience to our students and is not responsible for the content of these sites. The opinions and views associated with these linked sites are not necessarily those of the Career Exploration and Development department.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Career Exploration and Development and Kent State University adhere to EEO guidelines and offer employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship, or identity as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era unless legally required. Furthermore, in good faith, the Career Exploration and Development department works only with those employers who subscribe to EEO guidelines. Career Exploration and Development abides by the Principles for Professional Practice set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.