Considered a best value college for its return on investment, H-SC ranks among the top 10 colleges for career preparation according to The Princeton Review and The Wall Street Journal. An H-SC alumnus will earn more than graduates from other institutions, and he'll do it with support from the 3rd best alumni network in the nation.
Schedule an Appointment
The Ferguson Career Center offers career coaching sessions and weekly workshops to help students navigate the journey from exploring a career to finding a job. Schedule an appointment, attend an event, or browse our career resources in Handshake.
Call: (434) 223-6106 | Email: Jeffrey Reason or Visit the Ferguson Career Center in the Brown Student Center
Career Services offers career coaching sessions and workshops to help students navigate the journey from exploring a career to finding a job. Attend quick advising sessions, reserve an interview room, attend an event, or browse our career resources in Handshake.
Handshake is the ultimate career recruiting platform for students.
Finding a job and building a career can be daunting. Handshake is here to help. Whether you're looking for an internship, full-time job or don't know where to begin, you can use Handshake to
discover employers and opportunities,
find career education resources, and
connect with alumni at Hampden-Sydney College events.
Please log in and complete your profile. The more information we know about you, the better we can communicate with you specifically about internships and jobs in the field and location of your choice.
You may opt for the “Single Sign-On” (SSO) option, and enjoy safe, simple access to the platform from any secure identity or device.
How do I access Handshake? Sign in to Handshakewith your Hampden-Sydney user ID and password. We encourage you to complete your profile in order in order to get the best job recommendations, messages, and events that matter to you.
Tips Handshake has a number of tutorials and a great support team. Below are quick resources to help you get started with Handshake.
Help Center (support articles, quick videos, content for students)
What do I do if some of my profile information is incorrect? Much of your information is brought over from the our databases, which comes straight from the Registrar. We recommend connecting with the Registrar's office to be sure your information is correct. For additional questions, please contact email@example.com.
How do I find events and information sessions in Handshake? Information sessions and career workshops can be found by clicking "Events" from the lefthand menu. Career fairs can be found by clicking "Fairs" from the lefthand menu.
The Ferguson Career Center and Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement recently launched the Hire a Tiger resume directory, a new initiative allowing alumni and other community members with job or internship opportunities to browse student resumes, making hiring a Tiger easier than ever.