Welcome Employers!

Handshake is Northwestern State University’s online recruiting system that allows students 24/7 access to search for jobs and internships, make an appointment with Career Services staff and register for recruiting events.

Among the key features Handshake lists for recruiters and its 3.5 million student users:


  • Students can quickly build rich profiles, enjoy continual personalization of career recommendations based on interests and connections, and search 500,000 postings by 120,000 companies.
  • Employers can use multi-school postings, direct applicant filtering, powerful applicant filtering, and dedicated employer training and support.





Go to Handshake to create a free employer account, connect with Northwestern State University, post open positions, register for career fairs, schedule on-campus recruiting events.











Northwestern State University Counseling and Career Services appreciates your interest in recruiting NSU students for full-time and internship career opportunities and look forward to assisting you in achieving your recruitment goals. We offer on-campus recruiting to assist employers and students with making career connections!

NSU's On-Campus Recruiting program consist of the following:

  • Career Fairs
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Informational / Interest Sessions
  • Professional Job Postings
  • On Campus Interviews

For more information contact Randi Washington at (318) 357-5621 or at washingtonr@nsula.edu to discuss how we can assist you.

You are cordially invited to Northwestern State University campus in beautiful Natchitoches, LA.  Take this opportunity to appreciate the qualities of our students, our academic and professional environment.  Your success is our success. 












Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies. Employees or potential employees should contact the EEO Officer at 318.357.6359. Students should contact the Dean of Students at 318.357.5286.