Career Development for Students using Handshake!

You may have heard a lot of talk and hype about Handshake recently. Handshake is Appalachian State's new career development platform!  All graduate students should log in to Handshake, complete your profile, and explore what it has to offer. Completing the profile is easy, taking less than 5 minutes, and can significantly improve their chances of being contacted directly by an employer and landing a job or internship. Have them login at to begin! To complete the profile, students need to at least add:

  • 1 work experience
  • 1 organization
  • 1 skill

 Not sure how to utilize Handshake? Students can use Handshake to:

  • Explore careers by industry and employers and narrow down their major and career options
  • Discover Federal Work-Study opportunities, internships, full-time, part-time, and on-campus jobs
  • Explore and connect with various employers
  • Register and attend career fairs and events
  • Schedule appointments with their career counselors

 If you have any questions or issues with getting started in Handshake, we happily invite you to reach out to us at the Career Development Center for more information! 

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Published: Nov 6, 2018 10:48am