Off-Campus Employment: Employers

Seattle Pacific students are highly motivated men and women of competence and integrity who are eager to apply their learning in real-world work situations. And you can be a key participant in their vocational and professional development by hiring them for part-time jobs, internships, or volunteer positions.

Post a job or internship

Handshake, Seattle Pacific University’s career services, student employment, and networking tool, makes it easy for you to post jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities for SPU students. You can post jobs for anything from housecleaning and child care to part-time bicycle mechanic or restaurant wait staff, from math tutor to communications intern.

Handshake also enables you to connect with students through events and mentorship activities.

Need help navigating the system? We have an Handshake Employer Guide with step-by-step instructions to help you easily get started, post a job, sign up for an event, etc.

Explore Washington State Work Study

Interested in being reimbursed for a portion of the gross wages of a student who works for you? Consider applying to join the Washington State Work Study Program. If you are approved to participate, you could receive up to 70 percent back for the wages you are already paying. Learn more.