The Brennan Career Development Program promotes lifelong career management for students and alumni. By cultivating multi-faceted partnerships and networks, we are committed to providing the services to assist you in exploring diverse career opportunities.

The program is ready to assist students with self-assessment, one-on-one strategy sessions, resume critiques, videotaping of simulated interviews, and access to e-recruiting and our alumni career network.

Questions? Contact Jamie Shaw, Director of Career Development at (708) 524-6394


The Brennan School of Business is introducing Handshake, the leading career platform used at over 400 colleges and more than 200,000 employers.

Used by all Fortune 500 companies, Handshake allows you to discover and favorite jobs at top financial institutions, cutting edge tech firms, leading design and marketing agencies, nonprofits making the world a better place, and more. You can also receive personal recommendations based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences and search history.

Finding a job can be daunting, but Handshake is here to help you take the first step towards building a great career and fulfilling your potential.

Current Students and Alumni

Log in today to complete your profile and put your best self forward to employers. And, be sure to download Handshake Mobile (iOS) to discover jobs on the go and to stay on track with reminders for application deadlines and direct messages from employers.


Log in using your email and Handshake password or register for the first time! For help getting started, visit Handshake's support for employers.

Executives in Residence

Career mentoring and advising tailored to your business path is available Tuesday through Thursday. 30-minute appointments can be scheduled for:

  • Job-search, interview skills, and career development strategies
  • Skills and abilities required to succeed in a particular industry or company
  • Selecting extracurricular activities that can help prepare for various careers
  • Planning a career path beyond the initial position accepted directly after graduation
  • Strategies for maintaining momentum once a career path has been chosen
  • Navigating career-related challenges

Executives in Residence Schedule:

  • Mike Kiyosaki
    Email for an appointment at
    Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.