Looking for a Job Opportunity?

Columbia State utilizes Handshake for posting jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities for our students and alumni. 

How do I get started?

For Students:

We’ve made it easy! Just login and complete your profile by using your Columbia State credentials here: Join Handshake. You can also access Handshake through MyChargerNet – Student Tab – Student Services

  • Students MUST use their Columbia State email and credentials to login. You can set up a personal email address as a secondary.

  • If you come to a page the says there is trouble locating your SSO (single sign-on/Columbia State account), click on the SSO option to connect your Columbia State sign-on with Handshake. You will receive a code and email with link sent to your Columbia State email address to activate your account.

For Employers:

Create an account in Handshake and request to connect with us. Here is a quick guide to get you started: Getting Started With Handshake: Employers

Some additional resources:

Disclaimer: Please note that the information is intended for Columbia State Community College students, graduates and community supporters. Many of the employers listed below have requested that only affiliated students, graduates, and/or community supporters of Columbia State apply for the following positions, and they may possibly request a Columbia State student ID.


Department of Student Engagement
931.540.2862 or 931.540.2583