The world of work is changing rapidly and hiring the right people is more important than ever.

University of Northwestern students and graduates have the professional excellence and solid character to help your organization thrive in today’s global market economy. Career Development can help you find excellent interns and employees who will become true leaders in the workforce.


UNW desires to work with employers to create mutually beneficial internship and co-op relationships.

Career Development offers professional advice for developing successful internship programs for organizations of all sizes. To learn more, contact internship@unwsp.edu.

Internship Grant

UNW received a three year grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation in the fall of 2015. This grant is used to fund internships for students with a significant amount of unmet financial need. 

If your organization is interested in utilizing the Great Lakes internship grant to help fund an unpaid internship please click HERE for more information.


Career Development provides many ways for you to connect with potential interns and employees. For more information on how to recruit at Northwestern, email career@unwsp.edu.

Job postings

As an employer, you can post any open position—free of charge—on Handshake*. This is your direct link to Northwestern students and alumni seeking employment and internships.

Contact information

Career Development
University of Northwestern, N4106
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113-1598


Office Hours
Mon – Fri: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

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*University of Northwestern reserves the right to decline postings that are inconsistent with our mission, vision, and values. We will decline postings that involve students selling goods or services on campus as this violates our university policy. We may decline excessive or duplicate postings from a single employer. This job board is simply a posting service. University of Northwestern does not guarantee that any position listed here will receive responses from applicants. In addition, we do not screen prospective applicants nor do we guarantee that all applicants are affiliated with University of Northwestern or qualified for employment.