Handshake is an online career management system where students can find job and internship postings, recruiting events, career fairs, on-campus jobs, graduate assistantships, and more! Handshake is used by over 1400 colleges and universities and boasts over 750K employers!

3 Key Steps to Get Started Using Handshake

Update Your Profile

Upload Your Resume

Use Handshake to

  • Apply to on-campus jobs or graduate assistantships across PennWest campuses
  • Search and apply for jobs and internships locally and across the US
  • Apply for academic credit for internships
  • Schedule appointments to meet with professional and student staff in the PennWest Career Center

*Once new students have a class schedule, they can access Handshake. Alumni can read more about how to access Handshake.