What is Handshake?
Handshake is a career services platform created for students and alumni to use in their career development. It is used by more than 200,000 employers, including all Fortune 500 companies. Thousands of internship and job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire students.
All UM students have a Handshake account that is automatically created for them when they enroll at the U. Log in to Handshake to activate your account. Handshake will then recommend certain positions to you based on your profile, allowing for easy searching. Completing and updating your profile will provide Handshake with a better idea of which job and internship listings you may be interested in.
Here are some of the things you can do with Handshake:
- Apply for jobs and internships
- Register for career fairs, workshops, and info sessions
- Upload your resume for an online critique from the Toppel Career Center
- Research thousands of employers
- Network with recruiters and other students for career insights
Need help with career planning?
The Toppel Career Center is here to help you navigate your professional development and career-related decisions. There is no appointment necessary to speak with a Toppel career advisor. Use this link: https://hireacane.miami.edu/options/advising/index.html to enter our virtual drop-in advising Zoom room and get the advice you need anytime Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.