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“We believe that talent is distributed evenly, but opportunity is not.
Handshake was founded to level the playing field.” – Handshake team

Handshake is an online recruiting platform for higher education students and alumni.  They partner with universities and employers to streamline and simplify the recruiting process. 

As a student or alumni on Handshake, you get a personalized opportunity to:

  • Experience a simple job search with many customizable options to find the right jobs and internships for you
  • Save favorite job searches and companies to be notified when new jobs are posted matching your preferences
  • Explore thousands of jobs available to you in Utah and around the country
  • Be notified of upcoming job and interview deadlines
  • Apply for jobs directly through Handshake with the click of a button
  • Connect with hundreds of top employers and meet your potential
  • See employer reviews from other students
  • Register for job fairs, information sessions, and other recruiting events
  • Schedule on-campus appointments and interviews

The employers on Handshake are working directly with universities to recruit students.  Weber State University has chosen to partner with Handshake because it is an excellent platform for students to find everything from their first internship to the job that launches them in to their dream career.

The membership on Handshake is made up of over 14 million students and alumni from over 800 universities. 

Find more information on Handshake for students.