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Bullseye powered by Handshake is an online service that makes it easy for UB students and alumni to connect with employers. If you are looking for a job or internship — or you have a position to fill — we encourage you to login and start managing your search today.

The Ultimate Job and Internship Spot

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Who are On Campus Employers?

Any UB faculty or staff that are looking to hire students to work in their department/office are considered on campus employers.

Why Use Bullseye powered by Handshake?

Powerful applicant filtering
Narrow down potential hires to the best fits through our advanced filter options.

Job Fair Registration 
Register for the On Campus Job Fair in late August, and double your applicate pool for the fall semester.

Direct student messaging
See a student you like? Contact students directly through Bullseye powered by Handshake.

Employer Training
Need a quick start to your experiences? Access the how-to tutorials to find with videos and articles that will help you get started.

Creating An On Campus Employer Account

Bullseye powered by Handshake is the ultimate job and internship tool to find the right candidate your department. But first, you'll need to create an On Campus Employer Account.

Instructions on How-to Create An On Campus Employer Account

Before starting the process of creating an On Campus Employer account in Bullseye powered by Handshake, please answer the following question.

Have you ever taken a class at UB?

Special Instructions for On Campus Employers Who Have Taken a Class at UB

Good News!

Since you've taken a class at UB, you may already have a live student/alumni account in Bullseye powered by Handshake. Follow these special instructions below on how to create and get access to an on campus employer account.

Creating a Handshake Password

Web Browser

This process works best when using Google Chrome browser.

  • Go to the Bullseye powered by Handshake login page.
  • Type your UB email under "For everyone else. Sign in with your email" and click the blue arrow button.
  • Click on Or log in using your Handshake credentials underneath the big University at Buffalo Sign On.
Do not click on the "University at Buffalo Sign On."

You'll need to reset and create a new password (see below) before being able to continue setting up your employer account.

  • Click Forgot your password. ** This is so you can set up a Handshake password.
  • Again, enter your UB email address then click Reset Password.
  • Handshake will send you a Password Reset Request email. This may a few minutes to to show up in your inbox.
  • Follow the email instructions and Reset My Password.
  • Create a New Password that is a minimum of 12 characters long. This will be your Handshake password that you'll use to sign into Bullseye powered by Handshake.
  • Click Reset.
  • Then, close the Handshake tab or window in browser and continue to the instructions on how-to Setting Up Your Employer Account (below).

Setting Up Your Employer Account

Web Browser

This process works best when using Google Chrome browser.

  • Signing up as an Employer using your UB email address. 
  • Create a Handshake password. If you just reset your Handshake password, please use the same one here.
  • Click the Sign Up button.
Are you a UB Alum?

A message will prompt you to enter the password for the Student account that's associated with your email address. Please re-enter your Handshake password that you just created and click the blue Sign Up button.

  • Select the types of students you wish to recruit for your on campus position (select all that apply).
  • Alma Mater and Graduation Year is OPTIONAL.
  • Click the Next: Employer Guidelines button.
  • Select NO to the question "Are you a third party recruiter recruiting on behalf of a company?" 
  • Click the Next: Confirm Email button.
  • You'll receive an Email Confirmation email from Handshake. This may a few minutes to show up in your inbox.
  • Once you receive your Email Confirmation, continue to Completing Your Employer Profile (below).

Completing Your Employer Profile

Once you received your Email Confirmation email from Handshake,

  • In the email, click the Confirm Email button. This will bring you back into Bullseye powered by Handshake.
  • Next, search and Request to join UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York as your company/employer.
  • You'll receive an access request to UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York stating that you've successfully requested access to UB. An alert has been sent to staff members in Career Services. You'll receive an email that you're approved within 2 business days.
  • Click the Next: Connect to Schools button at the top of the page.
  • Using the search bar, search for University at Buffalo.
  • Click the + next to the University at Buffalo to connect to the school. This allows students to see your posted jobs or internships.
  • Click the Next: Finish button at the top of the page.
  • Please wait for a request for access to UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York has been approved. An email will be sent your inbox from Handshake.
  • Once you receive Your access request to UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York has been approved email, continue to Posting Your On Campus Jobs and Internships (below).

You’ll receive a message whether you are approved or pending.  You must be approved before being able to post a job or internship. This may take up to 2 business days to get approved.

Posting Your On Campus Jobs and Internships

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Post a Job or Internship

Post jobs, internships and view resumes to get the right candidate for your department, all in Bullseye powered by Handshake.

How-to Post an On Campus Job or Internship

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Posting an On Campus Job or Internship

Never logged in as an employer before? Follow our step-by-step guide on how-to create an on campus employer account.

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This process works best when using Google Chrome browser.

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1. Login to Bullseye powered by Handshake as an Employer.

2. Click on Post a Job on your home page dashboard.

3. Begin to fill out all four (4) sections of the form, clicking NEXT in between each section. *See tips below to help you maximize your job/internship posting.

Important Tips When Filling Out Your Job or Internship Posting

  • Please start the Job Title with the type of position you’ll be posting and the office/department. 
    Examples: Student Assistant – Career Services Front Desk Assistant. Work Study - Career Services Skillshop Assistant. Graduate Assistant - Career Services Career Assistant.
     **Hint: this helps students filter and discover jobs they are qualified for and know which office/department they are applying to.
  • "Company Division" is your office/department.
  • Answer NO to “Require students to also apply through website or applicant tracking system?”
  • For Job Type, select ON CAMPUS STUDENT EMPLOYMENT.
  • If you’re posting a Work Study position, please mark YES for “Work Study Job?”
  • Please put the job location (address) and office in the Job Description
  • No need to change Job Location. Please keep as 12 Capen Hall, Buffalo, New York 14260-1660.
  • Select only the majors that can apply to your job. **Hint: all desired majors should be in green. To unselect a major, click the check mark next to the major and it will turn gray.
  • Choose how you want to receive applications.
  • Add only University at Buffalo to your school list by clicking UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO.
     

4. Once you have completed filling out your job posting, click CREATE.

5. Next, add the NACE Career Readiness Competency label(s) to the posting. You can do this by clicking the “Select a label” down arrow located on the right side of screen. Select all the NACE Career Readiness Competencies that apply to this position.

List of NACE Competencies

  • Leadership | nace career readiness competency
  • Oral/written communications | nace career readiness competency
  • Teamwork/collaboration | nace career readiness competency
  • Digital technology | nace career readiness competency
  • Professionalism/work ethic | nace career readiness competency
  • Career management | nace career readiness competency
  • Global/intercultural fluency | nace career readiness competency
  • Critical thinking | nace career readiness competency

6. Finish by reviewing job/internship posting to make sure everything is correct.

How-to Find Your Posting

Want to check out you posting? Easy!

  1.  Login to Bullseye powered by Handshake as an Employer.
  2. Click on Jobs in the left hand navigation.
  3. Click on "Edit this" at the top of the page next to "viewing all UB - University at Buffalo, The State University of New York jobs" to view Jobs created by me.

More questions about how to use Bullseye powered by Handshake? Here are some video tutorials to get started.

Get Started Posting a Job or Internship

Login using your email and Handshake password. Not the "University at Buffalo Sign On."

Have you ever taken a class at UB?

Good News! You already have a live student/alumni account in Bullseye powered by Handshake. Follow these special instructions on how to create and get access to an on campus employer account.

Videos and Tutorials to Help You Hire Students

Managing Your Account

Creating an Account

Screenshot of creating a UB On Campus Employer account in Bullseye powered by Handshake

Video Length: 1:58

This video will help you set up an on campus employer account.

Posting Tutorials

Post An on campus job

Screenshot of posting a UB on campus job on Bullseye powered by Handshake.

Video Length: 3:16

This video will help you post an on campus job.

Reviewing Applicants

Managing Applicants

screenshot of managing applicants in Bullseye powered by Handshake.

This tutorial will help you manage from start to finish the applicants that apply to your posting.

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