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How to Hire Golden Eagles


Tap into the Southern Miss student body to fill your employment needs! 

Employment professionals will maintain equal employment opportunity (EEO) compliance and follow affirmative action principles in recruiting activities.

The primary goals of our department are to acquaint students with a variety of employment opportunities and to assist employers in their search for qualified students, and alumni, to fill their positions. Please see our recruiting policies here.

Handshake - Our Job Database   

All employers, and on-campus departments, can post and manage all full time, part-time jobs, and internships via our online career center, Handshake. You have the freedom to create, edit and manage all of your employment opportunities on the internet.

Setting up an account in Handshake is easy. To begin, click Handshake to log in, or create an account. Once you have completed that step, you can navigate by using the left column to: 

  • Post your 'Jobs'

  • Request on campus 'Interviews' with students in our interview suites

  • Register to meet students at our Career Expos HERE!

Report A Placement

Please record your full time hires by going to the job listing in Handshake, clicking on the job, then 'Review Applicants' and to the right of the applicant's name, click on the dropdown menu and click  'Hired'/'Declined'.

If you have questions or need assistance please feel free to contact Career Services at 601.266.4153.

Career Services serves only as a referral source and is not liable for any problems incurred as a result of such job referrals.

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McLemore Hall 125

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