Heller Career Development Center

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

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The Heller School LinkedIn Group
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Guide to LinkedIn

Career Resources

As an alumnus/a of Brandeis Heller, you are granted continued full access to the services of the Career Development Center.  This includes complete access to Handshake where you will be able to search for jobs, schedule career advising appointments (in person or Skype), access job boards, and if you are in the Waltham area, register to attend upcoming career events. Through Handshake you can also download career guides, access free membership links to Devex and InterviewStream, and connect your profile to LinkedIn to keep us better connected with you!


Through this tool at the upper right, you can access all Heller Alumni connected on LinkedIn to view their past and current employment history as well as other connections they may know.

Career Guides:

There are 9 Career Guides specifically tailored to Heller students, including:

  • The Resume
  • The Interview
  • Networking & Informational Interviews
  • The Cover Letter
  • Academic CV
  • Salary & Benefit Negotiations
  • LinkedIn
  • References
  • Guide to Handshake

To Access Handshake

Use the heller username and password you used as a student.  Your username is the first part of the Brandeis email address.  For example, if your email address is mollyb@brandeis.edu, then your username will be mollyb.  If you forgot your password, email us at hellercareers@gmail.com and we will reset your password for you.

If you need to create a new account for Handshake using a different email address, simply go to Handshake and register for a new account with a non-brandeis email address.  Make sure to check yes next to the "Alumnus" box. 

Job Boards:

Access an extensive list of job boards that are most relevant to Heller students and alumni in the following sectors:

  • Nonprofit, Policy and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Public Sector
  • International Development 
  • Coexistence and Conflict
  • Academic
  • Public Health

Additionally, the Career Development Center purchases 100 seats on Devex.com, to allow students and alumni to access the job postings and career services offered by Devex. 

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