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Welcome to Handshake

The Career Services Network at Michigan State University has partnered with Handshake, a user-focused career development website. This cutting edge job-posting system is used by 500+ colleges across the country!

Students: Handshake will be your one-stop-shop for launching your career!
Employers: Handshake is your foundation for connecting with MSU students!

Additional Information for Students

Students: Log in to Handshake using your MSU Net ID (Email) and Password

Important: Policies for students

Additional Information for Employers 

Employers: Create an account and/or connect with MSU on Handshake today!

Handshake has a great Help Center full of Q & As, short videos, tutorials and materials to help you find your way!

Handshake Terms of Use

Accessibility Statement:

Handshake is a web application provided by a third party vendor through MSU Career Services. While the Handshake platform includes accessibility features, some areas of the tool may be inaccessible.

MSU Career Services and Handshake are committed to improving the accessibility of the tool. If you encounter barriers to access while using Handshake, please contact the Career Services Office at (517) 884-1317, or via email at .

Recent Alumni

Handshake is available for up to 2 years after your graduation!


2+ years after graduation
Alumni Career Services

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