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Recruit at NSU

NSU’s Center for Academic and Professional Success gives you an edge in building a robust pipeline of highly qualified future employees and we make the process nearly turn-key for you. We deliver concierge support services to save you time, money, and stress organizing multiple channels for recruitment, so you can focus on engaging with talented and motivated students and alumni.

In turn, your engagement with NSU helps us offer experiential opportunities for NSU students that better prepares them to be high-contribution employees when they enter the working world. By partnering with NSU you will join a long list of high-profile organizations who have achieved success by hiring NSU Sharks
Internships give students the opportunities to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths, as well as giving employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent. A typical internship is anywhere from 3 months to 6 months and can be offered as a paid or unpaid opportunity. In many cases, students may also receive credits toward their academic program. Get started with your personalized recruitment plan. Contact us at or (954) 262-7990.

Handshake is our online recruitment portal for NSU students seeking opportunities to access job or internship listings. Recruiters are encouraged to post internships, as well as professional full- and part-time jobs at no charge.

  1. Go to Handshake and select Sign up from an Account. 
  2. Select the Employer account type from the option presented. 
  3. Fill out the information request then click Sign Up.
  4. You will be taken to a confirmation page and you will shortly (within 5 –10 minutes) receive a confirmation e-mail with a link enabling you to confirm your account.
  5. You must click this link before you can proceed with the registration process.
  6. During the registration process make sure to connect with Nova Southeastern University.
  7. If you need additional assistance with the Handshake process, please contact Niemah Butler.
  8. Develop a job description for internship opportunities and post on Handshake Platform.
  9. Once a student is selected for an internship, provide an offer letter to student outlining condition of offer.
  10. Contact NSU Career Development Office at (954) 262-7990 or e-mail to schedule a meeting with a member of the Employer Relations staff. 


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