Step 1: Activate Your Student Account
Getting set up on Handshake as a student is easy! Our system will automatically upload your student information to initially set up your student account. Once your student information is uploaded to the system, you will receive a notification via an email to your RebelMail account.
Step 2: Complete Your Profile
Having a complete and accurate student profile is essential to be able to effectively use Handshake. As you fill out your profile fields, you’ll see your completion percentage increase. Most services on Handshake require at least a 75% completion rate.
Step 3: Discover Jobs
Handshake is the largest database for employers looking to hire college students. 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.
- From the Handshake front page, click on “Career Center.”
- Follow the prompts to book your appointment.
- In most cases, you’ll have the option to speak to someone in-person, by phone, or by Google Meet.
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