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Handshake is an online career management system where students can find and apply to jobs, internships, on-campus jobs, graduate assistantships, and register for and attend recruiting events and career fairs. Handshake is used by over 1400 colleges and universities and boasts over 900K employers!

3 Key Steps to Get Started Using Handshake

Login to your Account*

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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.