Mercer University Launches New Technology to Aid Employers with Recruiting Top Talent

Staff Report From Middle Georgia CEO

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

The Center for Career and Professional Development at Mercer University is excited to announce their partnership with recruitment platform Handshake.

Handshake - a modern platform for college recruiting- offers employers the opportunity to create a company profile and recruit for Full-time positions, Part-time positions, and Internships at no cost. The platform launched in Fall of 2014, currently serves more than 400 institutions of Higher Education while connecting 6 million students to opportunities with over 200,000 employers.

In just 2 months using the system, Mercer has connected with 1,500 employers posting a collective 1,300 jobs for Mercer students and alumni. The Center for Career and Professional Development welcomes local employers to connect their recruitment needs with our diverse and strong talent pool. Companies can connect with top talent from Mercer in two simple steps.

For more information or questions concerning Handshake and recruiting with the Mercer University Center for Career and Professional Development please contact Stefanie Swanger at 478-301-2867 or