Welcome to Handshake!
Handshake is a FREE employment website that connects talented student and alumni job seekers to employers looking to recruit interns, part-time, and full-time hires.
How To Use Handshake
Visit the Handshake Help Center to learn how to register a profile, search job postings, upload documents, RSVP to career events, and more!
Recent Alumni (One Year Out)
To begin, visit the Handshake login page and click on the “UMSL Students: CLICK HERE” button and enter your microsoft 365 credentials (@umsystem.edu email address). No need to create a profile as a partial profile has already been created for you! Review and complete any remaining fields on your profile and upload a résumé to the site. Once completed, you may begin applying for jobs.
Please contact us if you are unable to find your account.
Older Alumni Access
To begin, create a Handshake account by registering here. Enter your umsl.edu email address and complete the steps to connect to UMSL Career Services. A staff member will contact you by email within 3-5 business days to verify your alumni status. You will be asked to provide your full name, Student ID, graduation date and hometown. If you cannot recall your 8-digit Student ID, please call the Office of the University Registrar for assistance at 314-516-5545.