ECU Career Services offers a variety of options for employers to Connect with students & alumni while expanding their brand on campus. To effectively market employer events, Career Services requires that all employer engagement requests be submitted for approval by September for the fall semester and February for the spring semester. Any request for recruiting efforts made after the above deadlines, will not be guaranteed. Our Employer Engagement Calendar, provides a list of currently available dates. If your organization is interested in participating in an employer engagement recruiting event, contact Lynn Copeland Recruiting Program Specialist at 252-328-6050 or


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* The on-campus recruiting calendar is subject to change and availability can be affected by university closures, employer demand and space available. Please make sure to check the Employer Engagement Calendar for suggested dates.


* Due to university policies, cancellation of an event with less than 24 hours’ notice, could result in the limitation of future on-campus reservations. Career Services will evaluate those circumstances on an individual basis.


1.Click here to create an ECU Handshake account.

2.Click “Sign up for an Account”

3.Complete the required items

4.Submit Profile
5.Career Services will review your request within 24-48 hours. If approved, you will receive an email notification giving you access to the system. ECU Career Services follows NACE Recruiting Policies and approval for access to Handshake is dependent on your organization's willingness to follow those policies. Please Click Here to review those policies.


1.Login to ECU Handshake using your e-mail address and password

2.Utilize resources below:

Written Instructions
Training Video

Career Services is especially considerate of the interview process and is able to accommodate interview space during Career Fairs, the day after Career Fairs as well as other opportune times that fit your organizations hiring timeline. If you are interested in securing interview space, please contact Lynn Copeland, Recruiting Program Specialist at 252-328-6050 or and she can further discuss availability.

*Due to university policies, cancellation of an event with less than 24 hours’ notice, could result in the limitation of future on-campus reservations. Career Services will evaluate those circumstances on an individual basis. Interview space for the day after Career Fairs, is limited to first come, first served.

Information Sessions allow employers the ability to discuss their organizations current job/internship/Co-Op opportunities in an interactive environment, to a targeted student population. These sessions are typically scheduled for 60-minute intervals and are focused on key aspects of the employers’ organization; values, culture, mission, and possible career opportunities. Marketing for Information Sessions consists of a multiple approaches that include multimedia efforts, an email campaign and targeted marketing to specific student populations. To request an Information Session, please contact 252-328-6050 or

Organizations interested in connecting with students and alumni in a virtual format have the opportunity to host a live or recorded webinar that will be posted on Career Services website. ECU Career Services is able to provide individualized consultation from marketing all the way through to implementation. To further discuss those options, please contact 252-328-6050 or to setup a consultation date that best fits your schedule.

From Mock Interviews to Etiquette Dinners, Career Services strives to create unique networking opportunities for students and employers. If your organization is interested in participating in any On-Campus Employer Engagement Events, please contact 252-328-6050 or and we will include you in our database for future events.

Currently, this is a College of Engineering & Technology industry focused event that pairs employers with specific academic areas housed within the college. The Pirate Employer Series is a one day tabling event for 8-10 employers to network with students. This event will provide a casual relaxed setting for employers and students to interact and will be hosted in the College of Engineering & Technology Atrium. The event will be marketed through Career Services and the College of Engineering & Technology, bringing a unique branding opportunity to your company!

* An invitation to participate in this event will be sent in September 2018. This is a first come, first served opportunity and in an effort to diversify our event, we will not admit more than two employers from an academic concentration.

Classroom presentations will be reviewed and presented to departments and faculty on a case-by-case basis. Requests should be made with the intention of aligning presentation materials with in-class curriculum. To further discuss class presentations please contact 252-328-6050 or

East Carolina University has over 800 student organizations on campus and Career Services can provide the resources your organization needs to connect. Please contact 252-328-6050 or, to ensure you are taking full advantage of your time on campus.