Handshake is a searchable, online database where alumni can search for full-time, internship, and part-time opportunities. Thousands of employers post their positions on Handshake. You also can post your resume, register for career events, and network with employers – all through Handshake.
Complete the following Alumni Handshake Access Request form. Your request will take approximately three business days to process. Then you will receive an email from Handshake, sent to your personal email address, to verify your account.
Register for a new TU alumni Handshake account:
Here is a 2-minute video and instructions on how to upload a new document.
Uploading a resume is not required to conduct a job or internship search. However, the on-campus recruiting program, including the Teacher Recruitment Fair, requires a resume.
Interview conveniently on campus with employers interested in hiring TU students for job and internship opportunities. Competition for interview slots is limited to just TU students. To participate, follow the steps below.
To arrange a campus interview, you must apply through Handshake before the specified
application deadline. Some employers may ask you to apply through both Handshake and
their websites. In such a situation, job descriptions in Handshake will provide the
After submitting the required materials (usually a cover letter and resume), the employer will review your application and decide whether or not they would like to schedule an interview.
You will be able to monitor the status of any positions you apply for through Handshake. Employers use the system to post and manage job openings. Keep an eye on your application. Once the employer has reviewed it, you will see one of the following statuses next to the position:
If you are “Accepted” or “Alternate,” you will receive a notification about when and how to schedule your interview through Handshake. Note that being an alternate does not guarantee an interview slot.
Please visit the Employer FAQs for details on how to create an account and post positions.