Whether you’re ready to hit the job market, or just exploring your options as a first-year student, Handshake is a must-have for every L&S student. With Handshake you can:

  • Browse and register for career fairs and events
  • Explore thousands of jobs and internships from 200,000+ employers nationwide
  • Get personalized recommendations based on your major, interests and more
  • Manage your own campus interviews with top employers

Get Started

Set Up Your Account

We’ve preloaded your profile to get you started. Your profile’s default setting is set to “hidden.” Employers, alumni, and students won’t be able to see anything until you choose to unhide it.

  1. Read the Student Terms of Use.
  2. Visit wisc.joinhandshake.com.
  3. Activate your account by clicking the blue button or entering your wisc.edu email address.
  4. Complete your profile and start exploring!


Help & Support

Looking for more help getting started? Check out these resources, or contact us: successworks@ls.wisc.edu, or 608-262-3921.

2 Minute Training Videos

Student Help Center

Learn how to find jobs & internships on Handshake by career interest label.