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Connect to employers and graduate/professional schools for jobs, internships, research opportunities and more!

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Click on “Currently Enrolled Students Click Here” to sign in through the Spelman Portal

Step 3: Complete your profile and follow the instructions to upload your resume

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NEED ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE?  Handshake representatives are responsive and eager to troubleshoot for you! You can reach out by selecting the Help link in the blue navigation bar at the top of your Handshake screen.

You can also contact the Career Planning Office by calling 404-270-5278 or emailing Jennifer James at

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