Students talking with career services



Handshake is Furman’s online career management system with access to over 5,000 opportunities at Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofits. In addition, you can schedule an appointment to meet with a career advisor and learn about upcoming programs and events. To sign up for an account on Handshake,¬†email


The Malone Center for Career Engagement offers career advising to Furman alumni for life. We can help you edit your resume, cover letter, or personal statement for graduate school applications. We offer one-on-one advising sessions to help you brainstorm next steps in your career and identify job search strategies. To make an appointment, sign into your Handshake account and click on ‘Career Center’ > ‘Appointments’ > ‘Schedule a New Appointment’ for a list of appointment offerings. If you have any questions or need special accommodations, email


Whether you are exploring options for your future, applying to jobs, or preparing for an interview, the Malone Center has resources that can help you prepare for your career. As an alumnus you have free access to online resources such as Handshake, Vault, Big Interview, and Focus2 in addition to a wealth of curated information provided on our website. View our career resources page here.


The Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement provides many opportunities to stay connected with the Furman community. Connect with more than 33,000 alumni and friends through our alumni association, alumni clubs, events, and travel programs.


Does your company have open positions available? We appreciate the opportunities our alumni provide for Furman students seeking employment. If you would like to discuss full-time job openings that exist in your company, email Steve Hairston, Assistant Director for Employer Engagement. If you would like to discuss internship openings that exist in your company, email Diane Iseminger, the Director of the Furman Internships Office.


Career Treks provide Furman students with the opportunity to visit companies in cities across the nation to explore potential career paths, learn about company culture, and engage with alumni and industry professionals. It takes many organizations to make a career trek a high impact experience for our students, and we appreciate the role our alumni play in this. If your organization is interested in hosting a career trek, contact Steve Hairston, Assistant Director for Employer Engagement, for more information.