You register for your own “student” account following this fast and easy guide: Getting Started with Handshake – Faculty & Staff Guide. You’ll be able to see what your students see and have access to.

MSOE’s online job search and recruiting platform is powered by Handshake, and it’s specifically focused on connecting college students with employers for internship and full-time job opportunities.

Handshake connects over 18 million students and alumni from 1200 colleges and universities with 550,000 employers (every Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 company is using Handshake in their recruiting efforts. At any given time, there are thousands of internship and full-time job opportunities nationwide.

Handshake uses machine learning algorithms in a “network effect” system to provide students with a personalized job search experience. It acts as an agent sending relevant job opportunities based on use. The more students use it, the “smarter” it becomes.

Students can also receive messages directly from employers, learn about career fairs, on-campus interviews, and other employer networking events. They can schedule career coaching appointments and see the Drop-In Hours schedule.

Handshake is a one-stop-shop for all things career at MSOE, and every student automatically has their own account from their first day of class. We hope you’ll encourage them to utilize it often!