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Why use Handshake?

Handshake is CU’s online recruiting tool used by thousands of employers. It’s also your free one-stop shop for starting your career journey. Handshake is available to all current CU students, regardless of your major or year. There are more than 20,000 employers on Handshake eager to connect with potential candidates!

By activating and using your free Handshake account, you can:

  • Browse local, national and international internship and job postings for all majors.

  • Set up a saved search to easily find new opportunities. In the Job Search section of Handshake, enter your job filters (like the “Remote Opportunity” label). Click “Save Your Search” at the top of the Job Results. Edit your notifications for email, in-app or text options.

  • Find events to network with professionals, including new virtual employer events added each week.

  • View a personalized feed and custom recommendations for you.

  • Connect with a community of students and alumni to help you every step of the way.

  • Review thousands of questions and answers from other students and new graduates in the Q&A tab.

  • Read job and internship reviews for the companies you’re interested in on the Employer Pages. Get a glimpse into the day-to-day life of an intern, or the inside scoop on the interview process.

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