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SDSU Handshake

Welcome to Handshake, SDSU Career Services’ powerful recruiting platform for San Diego State University students and alumni.  Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help you more easily connect with employers and source jobs, internships, event information, and On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) opportunities. 

Employers can use Handshake as a recruitment tool, to identify qualified candidates for open positions and manage on-campus recruitment activities.

This online career development management system includes:

  • Thousands of Job and Internship listings
  • Resume, cover letter and transcript upload, storage, and submission
  • On-campus interview scheduling, workshops and employer information sessions
  • Scheduling one-on-one appointments with SDSU Career Counselors
  • Registering for SDSU Career Fairs

 Note: By choosing to use Handshake you agree to abide by SDSU Career Services User Agreement.

Login to Handshake

Your Handshake account is created after you enroll in classes. It can take a few days for your account to be created once met the criteria.

Log in to Handshake using your SDSUid Login. Browse Handshake's Help Center for further assistance.

SDSU alumni are able to use Handshake. To create an account, please fill out the Alumni Services Request Form.  Learn more about career services for alumni here.


If you would like courtesy access to Handshake to advise your students, request access here. Please do not use the login link below.

Log in using your email and Handshake Password. For help getting started, visit Handshake's support for employers and our employer FAQ's.


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