Career and Professional Development (CPD) welcomes employers interested in engaging with our students and alumni through a variety of programs and opportunities. Our team is committed to extending top-level service to our employer partners, and to helping you market your organization, company, or industry on our campus.

CPD offers comprehensive services to ensure that you are able to identify, connect with, and interview the best fit candidates for your company. Our professional and knowledgeable staff will work with you to design a customized recruitment strategy that can include on-campus interviewing, information sessions, online job postings, career and internship fairs, and more.

  • LMU is pleased to invite you to post internship, micro-internship and off-campus employment opportunities easily and at no charge through Handshake and Parker Dewey, two platforms that connect you with talented LMU students and alumni seeking experience and skill-building. To begin posting, please create an account on both platforms. Please review and consult LMU’s Employer Agreement and Responsibilities prior to posting your opportunities. 

    To Create a Handshake Account

    1. Visit lmu.joinhandshake.com/employer_registrations/new
    2. Choose your company from the list or create a new company profile
    3. If you selected your company from the list, contact the owner of the company profile to have your request approved
    4. For further assistance, visit the Handshake Support Portal

    Remember: When creating your Handshake account, it is important to use your organizational email address, not a personal email address.

    To Post a Job or Internship

    1. Log-in to your Handshake account and select the “Job Postings” tab on the left-hand column, and then select the “New Job” tab in the upper-right hand corner
    2. Enter your email address under “Employer and Career Centers”
    3. All jobs must be approved by Career and Professional Development to be viewable by students. Please note that this can take up to two business days.
    4. For further assistance, visit the Handshake Support Portal

    To Post a Micro-Internship 

    1. Visit https://info.parkerdewey.com/lmu
    2. Create an account and post your short-term work projects and assignments
    3. Review and select applicants
    4. For further assistance, visit the Parker Dewey website


    For more information or support with posting, contact Career and Professional Development at careers@lmu.edu 


  • CPD-led employer events such as Career Fairs and Casual Career Conversations are recruiting and engagement opportunities for external companies and organizations to meet current students, recent graduates, and alumni. Register on Handshake starting June 20, 2024 for all 2024-25 on campus recruiting events. 

    CPD provides organizations wishing to hold on-campus interviews or coffee chats with students a convenient space, easy scheduling, and support throughout the academic year. Request an on-campus interview or coffee chat on Handshake and email Director of Employer Relations, Kim Rhodes, at kimberly.rhodes@lmu.edu 

    Tabling can be a great way to engage with students informally as they cross campus for classes. Tabling promotes opportunities for casual conversation between employers and students, and allows employers the chance to build their brands on campus without advanced marketing. Tabling reservations may be requested via your Handshake account: 

    1. Log into Handshake (If you do not already have an account, please register)
    2. Click on the blue “Create an Event” button
    3. Complete the Request Form, enter and submit details regarding your Tabling Session request. Choose “Employer On-Site” as the event type.
    4. Click "Save" at the bottom of the page
    5. Tabling reservation requests will be approved within one to two business days
  • Lion Link is CPD’s employer information session series where organizations visit campus in person or virtually to share about their brand, early career opportunities, and application instructions. Review our available dates below and email Director of Employer Relations, Kim Rhodes, at kimberly.rhodes@lmu.edu to check availability, pricing, and plan your info session. 

    • Tuesday, October 1, 2024 
    • Thursday, October 24, 2024 
    • Tuesday, October 29, 2024 
    • Thursday, November 14, 2024
    • Tuesday, February 4, 2025
    • Thursday, March 13, 2025 
    • Tuesday, March 25, 2025 
    • Thursday, April 24, 2025  
  • CPD regularly programs additional opportunities for students to engage with employers from all industries through speaker panels, site visits to host companies, employer-facilitated workshops, and other special events throughout the year. For more information, or to discuss how you might become more involved, please contact the CPD team via email or phone at 310.338.2871.