Handshake Resources

Handshake is an online career database for Elliott School graduate students and graduate alumni.

Among its features are:

  • Job, Internship and Co-op Listings (for some 9,000+ employers)
  • Career Events Calendar
  • Resume and Job Search Document Storage
  • Resource Library
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Handshake is password-protected and updated continuously. 

Connect to Handshake 


Handshake Tutorials

The Elliott School Graduate Student Services team has compiled video guides to help you make the most out of Handshake. If you have any other questions about using Handshake after watching these videos, reach out to [email protected].




In this video, we will focus on how to search for jobs and internship opportunities, filter results, and ‘follow’ employers of interest.







In this video, we will focus on how to find and explore career-related resources on Handshake.










Event Registration

In this video, we will focus on how to find, filter, and register for events on Handshake.


Use Handshake to find a job or internship

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