Register with ECS

Students enrolled in the College of Engineering are not required to register with ECS, but those who do benefit from added services

Registered Students Receive:

  • Full use of the Handshake job search system—including being able to apply for engineering specific job postings and on-campus interview opportunities
  • Inclusion in engineering employers’ resume referrals
  • Professional consultations for help with resume reviews, job search letters, your job search strategy, interview coaching, and just about any other career related concern
  • Employer networking opportunities through the Ohio State Engineering Job Shadow Program, Career Week, Intern Week and other employer events
  • Helpful resources: a "quiet room" for telephone and video interviews, a fax machine for sending and receiving employment-related faxes, and access to the student evaluations of their prior engineering work experience

How to Register

  1. Agree to the ECS Policies in Handshake. (found in Handshake>Career Center>Survey)
  2. Upload your resume in Handshake and await “resume received” message from ECS

Optional: Schedule an appointment with an ECS Advisor.


  • Full-time COE student at Ohio State
  • Minimum age (18 years)

Work Term Considerations:

For BS students who are more than one calendar year from graduation: Meet with your academic advisor to plan when a co-op or internship work term will best fit into your schedule. Know when you can work before you apply for jobs!


Access Your Handshake Account to agree to our policies and upload your resume:

handshake login


  • NOTE: First time users will be prompted to complete an interest inventory
  • Policy Agreement can be found in your Handshake account under Career Center>Survey