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Handshake Access

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! 

Current Students and Recent Alumni (graduated within the last year)

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.