Jobs & Internship Resources

ECU Career Services helps students and alumni with a variety of job search needs. Whether you are looking for a permanent job after graduation, an internship to get more work experience, or a part-time job on or off campus while you are a student, Career Services can provide you with resources to help you with your search.

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Exclusive Job & Internship Resources


Handshake is an exclusive job and internship database for ECU students and alumni. Access job and internship opportunities, upload various documents, track the status of your application, learn about upcoming events and sign up for on campus interviews and special events.

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Research your future career with real-world stats about your major, your interests, and your dream job title with career and education searches designed to find your best path based on millions of others. It’s data-powered career exploration for doers like you.

CareerShift is a job search tool designed to provide company and contact information gleaned from company websites, newspapers, and internet listings. Take advantage of the resume wizard and calendar function to maintain focused attention to your job search.

To gain access and login to Career Shift, first login to Handshake and hover over the “Career Center” menu at the top then click “Resources.”

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Password: GoPirates

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Internship requirements for each major are coordinated through the specific academic department and college. Career Services recommends contacting your academic advisor for more information on internship requirements and academically focused resources. Use the Academic Advising Contact List to find your academic advisor and discuss internships requirements.

Research Opportunities

There are many different research opportunities with faculty on campus for both undergraduate and graduate students. This research can be for credit, on a volunteer basis, or have monetary benefits.

Volunteer and Leadership Opportunities

ECU Library Databases

Hoover’s Company Profiles
Information for over 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, leadership and historical financials.

MarketLine Advantage
Analysis covering companies, industries and countries.

Mergent Online
Financial information on publicly-held companies in the U.S.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment research allowing users to search for information on stocks and mutual funds.

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage
Provides access to research products.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
Learn about 140 different industries and career fields and thousands of professions to find the one right for you.


To make a Job, Internship, or CO-OP Search appointment, login to Handshake and select “Appointments” under the Career Center link on the homepage.