Career Resources

We help to develop and equip students with the requisite tools to successfully matriculate and embark on a career search campaign with skill and confidence.

About CCPS

Students and alumni have direct access to career opportunities through career fairs, on-campus recruitment interviews, employer information sessions, workshops, and coordination of various networking activities. In addition, CCPS strives to deliver effective career development programs, such as career coaching and resume reviewing, to educate students on career trends, issues, challenges, and advancement strategies. CCPS stands ready to provide students with the tools necessary to become competitive professionals prepared for the world of work. CCPS offers a wealth of resources and a range of services described below.

We consist of three components:

  • The Howard Career Community powered by Handshake
  • Employer Engagement & Recruitment
  • Experiential Learning, Federal Work-Study, and Campus Employment

We strive to embody the core principles of "Excellence in Truth and Service" through our service delivery, knowledge, and efficiency. We are committed to being at the forefront of developing a sustainable service model for the virtual delivery of career services.

We look forward to serving the Howard University community!

Covid-19 Impact on Recruitment

Recruiting is continuing in a virtual format. For more information about virtual opportunities, visit

Bison SAFE: The University's Pandemic Response

Howard University’s pandemic response is built with the goals of Bison SAFE at heart: Supporting our community; Advocating for high-risk populations; Facilitating ethical, culturally sensitive, and inclusive research; and Educating the public on best practices for safety.

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (CRC) is a continuously updated source of COVID-19 data and expert guidance. We aggregate and analyze the best data available on COVID-19—including cases, as well as testing, contact tracing and vaccine efforts—to help the public, policymakers and healthcare professionals worldwide respond to the pandemic.

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Howard University's official career education and job search site, Handshake, is a comprehensive career development portal that offers a wealth of job listings for all majors. In addition, handshake provides students with information and resources for job market preparation and allows students to register for annual career fairs, on-campus interviews, and other career development activities hosted by CCPS.