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Handshake is a free, online job and internship database that offers recruiting services for students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff. Some of the great services available through Handshake include:

  • internship and job search
  • on-campus recruiting
  • career event registration


With Handshake, students can search for full-time, internship and part-time opportunities and post a resume, register for career events and sign up for on-campus interviews.

Handshake for Students

As a currently enrolled student, you automatically have a Handshake account. Use your Towson University NetID and password to login.

If you don’t know your NetID or password, contact Student Computing Services at  or 410-704-5151.


As a TU alumni you use Handshake to search for internships, full-time and part-time job opportunities. You can also post your resume, register for career events and network with employers.

Handshake for Alumni

If you’re a recent graduate from TU, enter your TU NetID and password to log in.


Employers can use Handshake to post positions, manage on-campus recruiting and search the TU resume database.

Handshake for Employers

To create a Handshake account, visit the employer login page. Complete the required fields, create a username and password.


As faculty and staff you can use Handshake to view jobs and internship opportunities that could be beneficial to students. You can also connect and network with area employers who are interested in recruiting Towson students.

Handshake for Faculty/Staff

Searching Jobs

Opening a Handshake student account will allow faculty/staff to advise students looking for internships and jobs.

Posting On-Campus Jobs

If you would like to use Handshake to hire a student employee, you will need to create a Handshake employer account.