Alumni, Welcome to Handshake

It just got easier for Rebels to get hired.

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Step 1: Step 1: Get an Alumni Email

Reach out to Alumni Engagement to get an email address. You can use this address to then register for Handshake.

Alumni Email

Step 2: Register for Handshake

Go to the Handshake website and select "No account? Sign up here." on the top right of the page. Your ACE ID will no longer be active, so you won't be able to log in using that method. Once your account is created, you will need to log in using the "sign in with your email address" link below the ACE Log In link.

Create your account using your alumni email address and wait for approval. Once it's approved, you can log in and complete your profile. Having a complete profile makes it easier to apply for jobs and get noticed by potential employers.

Register for Handshake

Step 3: Discover Jobs

Handshake is the largest database for employers looking to hire college-educated employees. More than 500 positions are posted to the site every week representing part-time jobs, full-time employment, internships, and more from a wide variety of industries, disciplines, and fields. If you’re looking for a job, your first stop should always be Handshake.

Step 4: Request an Appointment

All Career Services appointments will now be booked directly through Handshake. Appointments can be requested for resume/cover letter assistance, job search support, mock interviewing, general career development questions, and more. When you request an appointment, please provide details on what services you would like to cover

  1. From the Handshake front page, click on “Career Center.”
  2. Follow the prompts for to book your appointment.
  3. In most cases, you’ll have the option to speak to someone in-person, by phone, or by Google Meet.


What will I use this system for?

Handshake is your one-stop-shop for everything related to career development, career programming, your job search, and more.

  • Booking appointments with career services professionals.
  • Viewing programming available for you to develop your career knowledge.
  • Accessing the programming available for your job search, like career fairs, on campus interviews, and more.
What other benefits are available?

Handshake has a network of thousands of schools, tens of thousands of employers, and millions of students and alumni. These active users are posting information about the companies for which they worked, and allow for networking and for you to ask questions directly to employers and employees!

For more information about Handshake or general questions, please contact Career Services at