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what is handshake?

Handshake is a recruiting platform connecting UIW students to top tier companies. Through Handshake, you will be able to:

  • Schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor
  • Search and apply for full-time/part-time jobs
  • Search and apply for internships
  • Register for Career Services events
  • Connect with fellow students, alumni and employers




how do i register for handshake?

If you are a current student, you automatically have access to Handshake through MyWord. Below are steps to access Handshake.






You will need to create an account with your personal email address through . Once your account has been created, Career Services will approve your account for access.


Follow these steps to create a Handshake account:





HOW can i use handshake to attend a career services event?


  • Steps to register for an event through Handshake

    Registration is done through Handshake. If you already have your profile created, simply search the career fair.

    If you have not completed your profile, you can do so through MyWord. Upon completion, you will be able to search the fair. 


    Follow these steps:

    Step 1:

    First Step



    Step 2:

    Second Step



    Step 3: