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Clarion is a high-achieving, nationally recognized, comprehensive university which delivers a personal and challenging academic experience. We offer over 190 academic programs.  We look forward to building a mutually beneficial relationship that not only serves our students and alumni, but helps you to meet your recruitment goals.



  • Handshake helps employers find, access, and hire students and alumni.



  • Join alumni and employer partners  to facilitate mentor-mentee partnerships!


  • Increase your brand recognition at Clarion University through sponsorship!


The Handshake CMS is the primary online resource for connecting students and alumni with employers. For log-in or new registration assistance, call 814-393-2323. Most of these recruiting options are available to employers with approved accounts on Handshake:


NACE Principles for Professional Practice: The Center for Career and Professional Development is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). In accordance with our commitment to maintaining the standards of this professional organization, the career center expects students and employers to adhere to principles of college recruiting in the NACE Principles for Professional Practices.

Other Recruiting information

◾ Recruitment Period for Campus Interviews, Information Sessions/Tables
    Fall semester - the first week of September through the first week of December.
    Spring semester - mid-January through the last week of April.
    Year round - job posting and resume collection service through Handshake.
    Three weeks advance notice is requested to coordinate logistics and maximize promotion of your visit.
    Due to space limitations, visits are limited to once per month or three times per semester.

◾ Present to Student Organizations/Groups
     Student professional organizations and campus groups often welcome recruiters as guest speakers,
     panelists, or as a host for a site visit to your business.  Contact them directly through CUConnect.

◾ Present to Classes
     Faculty often welcome recruiters who are willing to serve as a guest speaker in class or present on a topic
     relating to the curriculum. We can assist you with connecting with faculty teaching these classes.

◾ Event Promotion and Advertising
     We promote recruiting events to students and alumni through various media such as listservs,
     E-mail messages to faculty, posters, flyers, Video Message boards, social media, and an events calendar.
     To advertise your recruiting visit in The Clarion Call (the campus newspaper published on Thursdays),
     contact the advertising sales manager at 814-393-2380 or e-mail at

Maps and Directions



The CUmentor program is designed to link alumni and employer partners with current Clarion University students to facilitate mentor-mentee partnerships that foster the sharing of knowledge and experience.

Employer Sponsorship Opportunities

New opportunities to increase your brand recognition at Clarion University! Expand your organizations visibility with CU students, alumni, faculty and staff, and support the Center for Career and Professional Development's efforts to provide quality services by becoming a sponsor. This "sponsorship opportunities" document provides you three ways that your organization can partner with our office and gain exceptional promotional value.

To discuss a sponsorship level, please contact Josh Domitrovich, Interim Director, Center for Career and Professional Development at; 814-393-2323; 419 Becht Hall, 840 Wood Street, Clarion, PA 16214-1232.

Blue Level Sponsors


Last Updated 11/3/22