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Handshake for Students

Handshake is a modern platform for college recruiting. Handshake is where all types of employers put their greatest opportunities and look for Spelman students. It is where you can find Spelman career resources, apply for jobs, schedule appointment and register for career events.

Handshake Features

  • Internship, part-time, full-time job search
  • Career exploration resources
  • Career related workshops and presentations
  • Employer events including Career Fairs
  • iPhone app (Android app will be released in fall 2018)
  • Robust Help Center
Ready to take the next step on your career journey?  It all begins with Handshake!

Check out the downloadable Handshake Guide and Handshake’s Support Center for getting set up.

Access Handshake

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 404-270-5273 or emailing

Please note: Handshake is best viewed with completely updated web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari).

Frequently Asked Questions

  • ExpandWhat can I do with a Handshake profile?
  • ExpandHow do I complete my profile?
  • ExpandHow do I upload my resume?
  • ExpandHow do I search for job and internship opportunities?
  • ExpandHow do I apply for a job/internship?

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