Handshake x Boston College

The Boston College Career Center is pleased to announce we are launching Handshake to students on Monday, June 1, 2020. Handshake will replace EagleLink as the official career management platform for Boston College—opening the door for even more job and internship possibilities in a broad range of industries and geographic locations for students. All of the top employers are recruiting students on Handshake, including the Fortune 500, startups, nonprofits and more.

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We will be officially launching Handshake to students on Monday, June 1, 2020. What does this mean for you? The information below will help you prepare for a seamless transition. 

Timeline:

Friday, May 29:
EagleLink will be officially retired and will no longer be able to be accessed. 

  • Prior to May 29, you will need to remove any documents that you would like to keep from your profile.
  • You can continue to apply to job and internship postings in EagleLink through Friday, May 29
  • All applications will be sent to employers prior to the shutdown of EagleLink. You will not need to reapply for the position once Handshake goes live.

Monday, June 1:
The Boston College Handshake platform will be officially opened to students. Starting June 1, Handshake will be where you apply for jobs/internships, make appointments to meet with our career coaches, and access campus career events, including employer information sessions, career fairs, and workshops.

 

Timeline:

Monday, May 4:
You will receive an email to connect with Boston College on Handshake. Once you connect with us, you will be able to add job and internship postings that students will see as of June 1.

Monday, May 11:
On-Campus Recruitment and Interview reservations will open in Handshake.

Friday, May 15:
EagleLink will be closed to new job and internship postings. You may continue posting jobs in EagleLink until May 15.

Friday, May 29:
EagleLink will be officially retired and will no longer be able to be accessed. Current job and internship postings will expire in EagleLink on May 29. We ask that you please post jobs with deadlines beyond May 29 on Handshake.

Monday, June 1:
The Handshake platform will be officially opened to Boston College students. Students can begin applying for job and internship postings after June 1.

Questions? Email us at employer.recruiting@bc.edu.