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Handshake is a platform to find jobs and opportunities through employers who have chosen to post directly to Brandeis. Through Handshake, you can connect with students at Brandeis and at other colleges and universities in your industry, interest areas, or program. You can also discover local and national events to help you build skills or learn about a new opportunity. 

All matriculated GPS students have access to Handshake.* Below you will find some helpful information to guide you.

Why should you use Handshake?

  • Get hired: discover and land jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and more.
  • Get discovered: receive messages from employers that want to hire you.
  • Get connected: join discussions with your peers for tips and advice.
  • Get it all in one place: career events, interview bookings, and career-building resources.

How do you get started?

Log in with your UNet ID and password via the Brandeis portal or visit brandeis.joinhandshake.com (no activation required). When logging in for the first time, be sure to update your career profile with industry and career interests.

Career advising questions?

We encourage you to connect directly with your Program Chair for career and industry-related questions. They are industry experts participating in curriculum development, and can give you insight and advice regarding your career goals.

Is your company hiring?

If your company is hiring and you would like to post opportunities on Handshake, let us know, or please have your HR team contact Kim Airasian, Assistant Director of Recruiting Operations, at the Hiatt Career Center.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at gpsadvising@brandeis.edu. You can also visit the Handshake Help Center.

*Please note that if you are a non-matriculated student, you will not have access to Handshake until you complete an application and are officially admitted to a program.

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