The Office of Career Services is pleased to announce  

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  • Manage all your campuses with Handshake at no cost.
  • To update your job postings, &  view applicants
  • To search for potential candidates and reach out directly with in-app messaging
  • To register for Career Fairs and Events  


Login Instructions:

  •  Click the Handshake Logo   Handshake Logo
  • Then " Employer" 
  • To Register click on " Need an Account" Located on the Top right hand side 
  • Begin the easy to Navigate registration process 


Frequently Asked Questions

On Handshake, keyword search under the 'Employer' tab ' LTU Employment '. Select the appropriate employer listed, and click "apply" at the top right hand corner of your page. Please be advised to inquire at professional intervals. You can also use the "On-campus" filter under jobs. 

Resumes are required for most on campus employment applications. Upload your most recent resume into your documents section of Handshake every semester. If you need resume assistance please contact the Office of Career Services at or 248-204-3140. Walk in resume critiques are conducted every Friday from 10am-11:30am. This service is on an first come first serve basis. 

Student employment is available to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in classes at LTU. To be eligible for on-campus employment all the following conditions must be met: 

  1. Be a matriculated student at the University.
  2. Enrolled in minimum of 6 semester hours in an undergraduate program or 4  semester hours in a graduate program (Continuing Education credits are not  counted toward semester hour requirements) and maintain good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA)
  3. Pursuing a degree or certificate.
  4. Possess a valid social security number or be eligible to apply for a SSN.
  5. Verify employment eligibility by completing an I-9 Form and submitting appropriate documentation to the hiring department supervisor.
  6. Not on probation or suspension as a result of a disciplinary hearing.

In the Fall and Spring semesters, students are permitted to work up to a total average of up to twenty hours per week.  However, during breaks and summer (if the student is enrolled for 3 credits or less), students are permitted to work up to 30 hours per week. Students are not allowed to work more than 30 hours per week. Hours permitted is also based on department funding.

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  • International Students
    • Current Passport
    • Current Visa
    • I-20/DS2019
    • I-94
    • Social Security Card 

Students not registered for summer classes (and students registered for 3 credits or less) may work up to 30 hrs/week during the summer term if they are registered for fall classes. Students who are taking more than 3 credits during summer term are subject to the 20 hour per week maximum imposed during the standard academic year.

On Campus employment is very competitive as there are limited positions available. To increase your opportunity to find an on campus job explore Handshake, discuss with faculty, staff and administrators on campus. There may be opportunities available for event by event basis.

Departments may require a particular dress for students depending on the work environment. Due to certain job responsibilities, departments may allow students to dress more casually or professional. Students should discuss with their supervisors regarding the appropriate dress code for the department. Below are suggested examples of clothing not appropriate for the workplace regardless of the job responsibilities.

  • Cutoffs
  • Flip-flops
  • Inappropriate print on any visible piece of clothing
  • Ragged clothing
  • Halter tops or tank tops without clothing to cover
  • Micro-miniskirts
  • Revealing attire
  • Bare midriff
  • Low-rise shirts and pants
  • Underwear as outerwear

Repeated failure to adhere to the general dress code guidelines as well as specific department dress code guidelines will be grounds for termination from the job.