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BSC uses Handshake – an online career development platform to assist students and alumni to find employment with local, regional and national companies.
Students and alumni can use their BSC email to build their Handshake Account and start searching for jobs.

Employers can build their Handshake Account and post employment opportunities.

For assistance setting up your employer account, please refer to the Employer Quick Start Guide.

Students are strongly encouraged to begin searching for employment at least one semester prior to completing their program.

Students may consult Career Services in the Mystic Advising and Counseling Center for:
  • Handshake account assistance
  • assistance finding student employment, internships, part-time, summer or permanent employment
  • resume/cover letter writing
  • interviewing techniques
  • electronic job search skills
  • any suspicious employment-related correspondence
Employment Activities
Referral activities assist students, faculty and employers in developing a relationship for possible student employment. These activities may include on-campus interviews/informational sessions, workshops on resume/cover letter writing, interviewing techniques or electronic job search skills. Placement statistics are also available related to past graduates of BSC programs. is a career web site offering entry level job searches for college students and recent grads. It also provides information on resumes, cover letters, interview preparation, exploration of careers and employer searches.

Searching for job opportunities outside of North Dakota?  USNPL is a website that links you to a variety of newspapers in the United States.  Click the link to get started; choose your state and then city.

Sites for Seeking Jobs:

The Mystic Advising and Counseling Center (MACC) is located in the lower level of the BSC Student Union.

Mondays-Fridays: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Walk-in appointments available based on counselor/advisor availability.