MassBay Career Services is here to support you in your job search.
Please use the resources below and make an appointment with our office so that we can help.
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Job Search Sites
MassBay Career Services is excited to offer you Handshake, a comprehensive online career site for MassBay students and alumni. Once your Handshake account is activated, you can use Handshake to:
- Access and apply to full and part-time jobs and internship opportunities
- Build a compelling online career profile and upload your resume to attract employees looking for candidates like you
- View and sign up for useful career events and workshops
STUDENTS: To activate your Handshake account, log-in here: MassBay Handshake or through your OneLogin account accessed with your MassBay credentials (search for “Handshake”). When prompted to “Add Your School”, please select “Massachusetts Bay Community College”. You must use your MassBay email address to successfully complete activation of your account.
ALUMNI: To create an account, follow this link: Alumni MassBay Handshake and enter your email address (does not need to be a MassBay email). When prompted to "Add Your School", please select “Massachusetts Bay Community College”. If you are not using a MassBay email address, you must e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and either year of graduation or year(s) that you took classes at MassBay so that we can verify your alumni status.
FACULTY and STAFF, please log-in to Handshake by logging in as if you are a student: Current MassBay Handshake or through OneLogin (search for “Handshake”). When prompted to “Add Your School”, please select “Massachusetts Bay Community College”. You must use your MassBay email address to successfully complete activation of your account. We appreciate your partnership in sharing this resource with students.
To optimize your Handshake experience please see the following resources:
The 10-Day Handshake Profile Challenge: Boost your Handshake profile in the form of a fun 10-day challenge!
The 3 Must-Haves on your Handshake Profile: Explains the importance of updating "job interests" on the platform.
Finding a Job on Handshake - FAQs: Get answers to the most common student questions on Handshake.
Resources for students: Explore this student blog to view articles to get you started with profile completion, learn how to be hired remotely, read student stories, discover your career, and to view current companies that are currently hiring.
In addition to Handshake, there are many other excellent job search sites. Here are a few that we like:
Indeed is an American worldwide employment-related search engine.
Idealist is a job, internship and volunteer search engine focused on non-profit and social services opportunities and organizations.
Glassdoor is a website where employees and former employees anonymously review companies and their management. It also includes a job search engine.
Resources for Unemployment
Department of Unemployment Assistance
Overview of Unemployement Assistance Benefits Programs
MassHire Career Centers
Section 30 Training Program Opportunities
For questions regarding Section 30 eligibility, please contact Luz Castro, Senior Admissions Counselor: email@example.com
Food Resources at MassBay
Career Information for International Students
Please see the information linked HERE. We also encourage you to review the resources on our website to familiarize yourself with the preparation of job search materials (such as resumes and cover letters) and best practices when looking for a position. Please make an appointment with Career Services so we can help.
For questions concerning visas and work eligibility, please contact Claudia Ortiz, Assistant Director of Admissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
MassBay Community College offers part-time job opportunities to our students that enhance their academic experience with practical learning in a supportive setting. Students gain valuable skills, have flexible working hours, and perform work that may relate to a future career. Please see our STUDENT EMPLOYMENT page for more information about these opportunities.
To help prevent the spread of illness, we are currrently scheduling only remote career services appointment by phone or video. Video appointments will be hosted on Microsoft Teams (sign into your MassBay Office 365 account to access this application), Zoom or WebEx.
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Julie Ginn, Director
Kate Basch, Career Coach
Brenda Egan, STEM Career Coach