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Information for Employers

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Instructions for Off-Campus Employment:

SUNY Potsdam has converted to a new job posting system called Handshake. Students and alumni will have access to job posting starting mid-September.

All employers that wish to post jobs to our students and alumni will are invited to create a "New Account" in Handshake by following the steps below.


  1. Sign up for an Account 
    1. Follow the prompts to create your new employer account in Handshake                
  2. Post jobs
    1. Click "Post a Job" from the home page, OR click "Jobs" on the left-hand navigation bar, then select "Create Job" toward right-hand corner
    2. You will be asked to complete 4 steps: Job Basics, Job Details, Job Preferences, and Schools
    3. Once completed, click create and our students and alumni will now have access to the opportunities you made available! 


See Handshake's Employer Help Center or please feel free to email or call 315-267-2507.

Career Services Employer Services

We offer a variety of Free services to employers seeking candidates for full-time, summer, part-time and internship positions. Our office is open year-round from Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We can be reached by phone at (315) 267-2507 or fax at (315) 267-2811. We invite you to take advantage of the following services:

  • Job Posting (See Handshake info above)
  • On-Campus Recruiting
  • Career or Employer Information
  • Interviews

SUNY Potsdam does not discriminate in any aspect of its college life because of race, color, sex, age, religion, marital or veteran status, or non-job related handicap. As a matter of policy, SUNY Potsdam does not do business with employers who do so discriminate.

SUNY Potsdam's graduates enter a variety of fields and there are many success stories amongst the ranks of alumni. Some of the distinguished alumni include well-known author T.C. Boyle, who wrote "The Road of Wellville"; Renee Fleming, famous opera star and member of the Metropolitan Opera; Sandy Feldstein, the CEO of Warner Brothers Publishing; Scott Goodman, CEO of Samson Technologies and C.J. Rapp, founder, and President of Jolt Cola.

On-Campus Recruiting

Please contact our office to set up a date and the logistics of your recruitment needs. Information sessions with students, as well as information Tables in our Student Union, can be arranged to promote your vacancies and meet with students.

Career or Employer Information

You are welcome to send recruiting literature, annual reports and any audiovisual aids for display in our office. This material is easily accessible to our 4,000 member student body.


Arrange phone, skype/computer, or face-to-face interviews as needed.