Jobs and Internships

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ACC is now on Handshake!

We are excited to tell you about our new partnership with Handshake. Handshake is a valuable tool that will connect you with employers who are actively recruiting students from ACC. Handshake offers new features, including: 

  • Personalized job recommendations
  • Access to thousands of employers
  • Messaging with recruiters
  • Workshop and events 

Join Handshake

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Current ACC students 

  • Go to Handshake and select Austin Community College Sign On 
  • Log in with your ACC credentials (eID and password)
  • Customize your profile and preferences
  • Start your job search 

Alumni or non-active ACC students (not currently enrolled) -you can still access Handshake at ACC!

  • Sign in to Handshake using your email address
  • Connect with Austin Community College Career Services (if not already defaulted to this preference)
  • Customize your profile and preferences
  • Start your job search


Questions about Handshake? Contact

Attention students currently using Purple Briefcase (ACC Career Link)

  • Log in to Purple Briefcase and save any documents you have uploaded (resumes)
  • Compete any applications you may have in process. We will close all access to Purple Briefcase by the end of the semester.
  • Activate your account on Handshake

If you have a class assignment to complete your profile in Purple Briefcase, please complete your assignment by the end of the semester. For students enrolled in summer classes, please switch to Handshake for this assignment.

ACC Career Link (by Purple Briefcase) is closing at the end of the Spring semester. 

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ACC Career Services staff will monitor the job market and provide updates on the current job postings in our service district. Check back daily for the current information. Our staff is here to help you with your job search. Contact us at or call 512.223.0399.

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