Students & Alumni

By logging into Handshake, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to abide by the terms in the Handshake at the University of Minnesota Student & Alumni User Agreement (pdf): https://z.umn.edu/handshakestudentuseragreement

Handshake is a career network connecting students with local, national, and international employers.

Handshake Features

  • Post your resume, make your profile visible to employers

  • Search for job, internship, volunteer, fellowship, and co-op opportunities

  • Register for career events, fairs, and interviews

  • Chat and network with employers directly through Handshake

Make the most out of Handshake

Handshake gives you better recommendations the more you use it. It's important to keep your profile and career interests up to date as you progress through school or your career.

1. Fill out your career interests: job roles, industries, and locations.

2. Search for and save jobs.

3. Follow employers.

4. Take advantage of employer virtual chats, messaging, and reviews.

5. Sign up for email digests of jobs relevant to your interests.