Career Services

Rio offers a comprehensive array of career services to guide students throughout their academic journey and beyond, ensuring they are well-prepared for the job market. Our Handshake-powered platform facilitates the seamless scheduling of appointments with our advisor, who is dedicated to assisting students at every step of their career exploration and preparation. 

Whether you need help declaring your major or program, honing your job-seeking skills, crafting a compelling resume, mastering the art of networking and interviewing, or discovering valuable resources to secure your dream position, our Career Services team is here to support you. We serve undergraduates and graduate students and extend our unwavering commitment to Rio alums, helping them stay competitive in the ever-evolving job market. 

With the integration of Handshake, our user-friendly interface allows you to effortlessly book appointments for a one-on-one meeting, ensuring you get the personalized attention and guidance you need. Rio is dedicated to empowering you to become the most marketable version of yourself, equipping you with the tools and knowledge to succeed in your chosen career. 

Get to know Handshake!

Visit the link, set up an account, and follow these instructions. 

Schedule Your Appointments: 

  • Go to the Handshake homepage  

  • Click Career Center    

  • Click Appointments > Schedule a New Appointment 

Handshake offers employers an easy and effective way to connect with out talented students and graduates from the University of Rio Grande. 


Step 1: Create an account in Handshake 

  • Visit Handshake 

  • Select the Employer account type  

  • Fill out the information requested then click Sign Up 

  • Enter your recruiting interests and Alma Mater then click Continue 

  • Read the Employer Guidelines, Terms of Service and Privacy Policy 

  • If you're a third-party recruiter select Yes 

  • Verify your account via email 

Step 2: Post your job 

  • Click Post a Job from home dashboard 

  • Review and update your Job Basics 

  • Add the Job Details 

  • Edit your School Selection to add schools then choose Create  

  • Refer to this site for additional information  

Career Services

Please contact

Condy Richardson

  • Director of Career Services