Career and Professional Success

Build the knowledge and skills you need to adapt and succeed.

Log onto Handshake and schedule a 1:1 appointment with your Career Counselor or visit the CaPS resources page for helpful guides!


Career and Professional Success (CaPS) is the career services team at UNH. Our mission is to imbue career preparedness across the entire UNH experience to equip our students with the experiences, knowledge, and skills to thrive in an ever-changing future.

We are coaches, connectors, and champions for our UNH community.

Career and Professional Success provides a number of platforms and career technology tools to assist students in building professional success.

Looking for a part-time or work-study job on campus? Search for jobs on Handshake! 

Join Wildcat Connections, a platform for networking, engaging, and sharing professional experiences. 

Ranging from phone interviews, remote video conferencing, guest speakers, informational sessions, and more. Schedule a room today!


of UNH of undergraduate students engaged with Career and Professional Success in 2018/2019


Success rate for the class of 2019
*See FDS Survey


of employers are satisfied with their recruiting experience at UNH.

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Career Drop-In Hours
Weekly Career Drop-In Hours are a great way to get your questions answered. Online 1:1 appointments are also available to schedule through Handshake!

Please note college-specific days!

Career and Professional Success News

  • January

    NH Union Leader: Pandemic creating more places to relocate

    The New Hampshire Union Leader reports on the increase in pandemic-driven relocations as people take advantage of greater flexibility in their work situations. According to Ken Johnson, Carsey School Senior Demographer, New Hampshire is actually seeing an increase in population growth (based on Census data).
  • November

    Interview Prep, Beyond the Basics

    To secure a position, you often need to go beyond the basics.
  • July

    Call for Wildcat Projects

    A new marketplace of short-term projects for students and recent alumni.
  • June

    Getting Down to Business

    Job hunting amidst COVID-19 isn’t just a challenge for recent graduates and internship-seekers on the frontlines of today’s economy. It’s also a priority for the career team helping them navigate it.
  • April

    Skill Building During COVID-19

    COVID-19 doesn't have to spell the end of your summer career goals and professional development! Free online tools, a new Summer Career Academy, and more from Career and Professional Success.
  • December

    On the Road to Professional Success

    A bus trip to area employers gets students’ career searches pointing in the right direction.
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Career Technology

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UNH's main career resource. Connect with employers, search and apply for full-time jobs and internships, schedule career counseling appointments, register for events, professional opportunities, and on-campus recruiting.

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A video interviewing platform that allows you to practice interviewing and review your performance! 

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Wildcat Connections

A community designed exclusively for Wildcats to bring students and alumni together to ask questions, seek guidance, coach, inspire, and share professional success stories.

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A tool for job and internship seekers find opportunities at home and abroad. Search Career Guides specific to countries or cities around the world, learn more about the visa application process, and much more! *Users must log in through Handshake first!


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A resume review tool that uses artificial intelligence to assess and offer instant feedback on your resume. Make sure your resume is in the best condition to get into the “yes” pile.


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Real World Ready

A comprehensive, customized platform to make adulthood and navigating life moments easier (personal finance, moving to a new city, retirement accounts, etc.)! Students and new grads have free access- select "Join Today" and enter UNH2020 at the payment screen.


New Jobs and Opportunities on Handshake

Six most recent postings approved on Handshake. To see all the postings, log in to Handshake.
Click the postings below to learn more about the opportunity.