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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, resume databases, on-campus recruiting, career event registration and more. 


Students use their Towson University NetID and password to log in to Handshake. If you do not know your NetID or password, please contact Student Computing Services at or 410-704-5151. You also can read the Student FAQs for more information.


TU Alumni can create a Handshake account by visiting the Alumni FAQs for instructions.


To create a Handshake account, please visit the employer login page. Complete the required fields, and create a username and password. You will need your username and password to access your account in the future. For more information, please see the Employer FAQs.


Searching Jobs

Opening a Handshake student account will allow faculty/staff to advise students looking for internships and jobs. To open a Handshake student account, visit Faculty/Staff FAQs for instructions.

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. To open a Handshake employer account, visit Faculty/Staff FAQs for instructions.