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Heartland Community College

Job & Internship Opportunities

Handshake is the #1 way college students find jobs & internships!

Follow the steps below to get started and begin exploring career opportunities, just for you! 

Step #1: Login to Handshake

Click Create Handshake Account button below and select “HCC Single Sign On”. Enter your HCC student login credentials.

Create Handshake Account

Step #2: Upload Documents

You’ll likely want to have a public resume available in Handshake for employers and the Career Center staff to see. Need help with your resume? Schedule an appointment with the Career Center staff on Navigate!

Step #3: Fill out your Profile

Some of your information will already be in your Handshake profile (this information has been provided by the IT department). Check to make sure all pre-loaded information is correct. If you find any errors, contact the Career Center to get it corrected.

Step #4: Explore Career Opportunities

Use the top menu bar and filters to explore companies, events, and jobs you’re interested in learning more about. Apply for jobs and internships that align with your skills, values, and passions.

Step #5: Fly High Hawks!

Gain necessary experience by developing your skillset and expanding your professional network. Position yourself for career success by investing in your future.

Need Help? Please contact us at or 309-268-8034. We’re happy to help!

Parker Dewey: Micro-Internships

When you are launching your career, finding ways to test out different industries or even get your foot in the door can be challenging, especially without having prior experience. That's where Micro-Internships can help. These short-termpaidprofessional projects are open to all college students and recent graduates of U.S.-based institutions. From working directly with an entrepreneur to supporting a large enterprise, you'll have the opportunity to explore different roles and company cultures in a way that fits into your schedule.

Get Started!

Additional Job boards

In addition to job board sites like Indeed, Zip Recruiter, and LinkedIn Jobs, check out the below sites related to your industry and workplace values. – Dedicated to building and promoting inclusive workforces and connecting that diverse talent to employers who are cultivating accommodating environments. – Connects diverse professionals with employers committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work place. – The #1 Marketplace for Veterans 

Dice - Leading career destination for tech experts at every stage of their careers

USA Jobs  – Find your fit in the federal government

AGCareers – Providing Global Talent Solutions in Agriculture and Food – The Manufacturing Career Network – Discover your next career move, freelance gig, or internship

Healthcare Source Job Board – Search for a variety of healthcare career opportunities

Contact Us

Workforce Development Center (WDC) Suite 1200


Phone: 309-268-8034