Published: Feb. 1, 2018 By
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Last fall, Career Services replaced Career Buffs with Handshake—a modern career network for college students. The new system is not only easy to use but allows users to customize every step of a career development journey.

From searching jobs and internships to making an appointment with a career advisor, Handshake is your one-stop-shop for all things career. Take a look below at some of Handshake's top features.

Looks like Facebook, operates like LinkedIn

Customizing your profile on Handshake is simple. You can upload your résumé, work samples, transcripts and other coursework documents that you want employers to see. Follow your favorite companies to receive notifications for jobs, events and other updates.

Customize your job and internship search

You’ll have a single feed that displays personalized recommendations of jobs, internships, content and events. By customizing your preferences in your profile, only content that you’d like to see will be there when you log in. 

More than 200,000 employers looking to hire Buffs

You read that right. More than 200,000 employers use Handshake to find students for a variety of different jobs and internships, from small, local businesses to national and international organizations.

Get the details for career fairs, on-campus events

You can access a calendar of career fairs, networking nights and other employer-related events across campus. Favorite the event to get updates and access the full list of employers who will be attending campus events.

Schedule appointments with Career Services

Need help with your resume? Or figuring out what to major in? You can book, view and manage your appointments with career development advisors from anywhere.

Go mobile

If you’re a student who’s always on-the-go, download the Handshake mobile app to receive alerts when job opportunities are posted. Then quickly apply with the touch of a button (available only on iPhone).

So, what are you waiting for? Get a jumpstart on your career and log in to Handshake today.