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Wave Hello to Handshake, Your Key To Career Success!

Handshake is the Career Services Center's powerful recruiting platform for University of San Francisco students and alumni.  Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help you more easily connect with employers and source jobs, internships, event information, and on-campus recruiting opportunities.  

Employers can use Handshake as a recruitment tool, to identify qualified candidates for open positions and manage on-campus recruitment activities.


Log in to Handshake:

New Students 
Your Handshake account will be created June 1 or after you enroll in Fall semester classes, whichever is later. It can take up to two weeks for your account to be created once these criteria are met.

Current Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Log in to Handshake using your email (DO NOT USE

Visit Handshake's support for students to answer questions and find support on how to use your Handshake account. Email if you aren't finding the answers you are looking for! 

Alumni may continue to use Handshake resources with their email.  Alumni appointments with a Career Counselor cannot be self-selected through Handshake, but can be scheduled by calling 415-422-6216 or emailing  Please note: Handshake job postings are primarily intended for current students and recent grads so may not be relevant for alumni more than 5 years out..  

Alumni are allowed unlimited appointments for the first year after graduation.  After that first year, alumni get one free 1-hour appointment per calendar year; if additional appointments are desired they are $75 for three 30-minute appointments (email