Every current, degree-seeking UA student and recent graduate from within the past year has a new account on Handshake ready and waiting. Just activate it by clicking on the "University of Arizona Sign On" then entering your UA email address. If you graduated more than a year ago, just create a new account.
On Handshake, you can easily search and apply for on-campus jobs, internships, and full-time opportunities with employers recruiting UA students and alumni. Log in to access your account and confirm with your UA email.
What Handshake can do:
How to complete your profile:
So, why should you log in to Handshake?
intuitive and easy to use
Facebook’s little sibling, only smarter, cuter, and this one will find you a job! When you log in, the home screen will show you jobs, employers, and events. These are tailored just for YOU based on your major, year, profile, and your career interests.
100% profile completion = 100% more opportunities
Aim for 100% profile completion – add relevant interests, desired industry, job function, and city. Handshake will give you suggestions of jobs and event tailored to you based on your profile and career interests. When completing your profile, you can choose whether or not to make it public to employers. If you make it public, Handshake will help you appear in relevant searches conducted by employers and enable you to connect with other UA students.
explore the possibilities
If you’re more interested in exploring what’s out there, Handshake can help connect you with career events like Info Sessions with employers from industries you’re interested in exploring, or learn about career paths you haven’t considered. You can also find resume workshops and mock interviews to practice your skills. Join the event and favorite employers to receive updates.
help is inside
A little support or guidance can go a long way, especially if you have a burning question or hit a bump in the road. Make an appointment with a Career Educator right in Handshake. It’ll be a relief to know that help is on the way!
Handshake allows employers to connect with UA students and alumni. While we screen employers and the positions they post, it is very important that you as a job seeker exercise common sense and caution when applying for jobs on Handshake or any other job application system. Learn how to identify and avoid employment scams.