Handshake is the #1-way college students find jobs. Handshake is for students and alumni and focuses on helping you find the jobs that you're looking for and make it easy for employers to recruit you. Create your Handshake profile and you will see jobs that are a good fit for you. You can filter and search through job roles based on your interests, and discover new career possibilities. 

Why use Handshake?

  • Apply where you have advantage: Handshake is the only place that connects you, your school, and employers together. You'll see jobs and internships posted specifically for students, and employers actively recruiting from your school.
  • Recruiters want to talk to you: Employers on Handshake message students with event invites, interview requests, and new job opportunities. Last year, recruiters sent more than 16 million messages to students.
  • No experience required: The jobs on Handshake are meant for students like you, so you can get the work experience you need.
  • Find the right job for you: When you fill out your profile, we'll show you jobs and internships that match your interests and skills. You may even discover a new career path.
  • The companies you want to work for: All of the top employers are recruiting students on Handshake, including the Fortune 500, startups, nonprofits and more.

How to find a job on Handshake

  1. Step 1: Sign up
    Sign up for your Handshake account at dbq.joinhandshake.com.
  2. Step 2: Make it you
    Fill out your profile with information about you, your interests, your studies, and what you're looking for in a job. Make sure to add your preferred locations and job roles.
  3. Step 3: Discover jobs
    Handshake takes the info you share in your profile to show you full-time jobs and internships that align with your interests and that you'd be a good fit for.
  4. Step 4: Get recruited
    All of the top employers, including 100% of the Fortune 500, tech start-ups, nonprofits, and more are hiring students like you on Handshake. When you create a profile, they'll be able to find you and message you about the roles you want.
  5. Step 5: Apply easily
    On Handshake, you can store your resumes and other documents so they're ready when you need them. You can even apply to jobs in two clicks with Quick Apply. 
  6. Step 6: No more wondering
    Once you apply, we'll send you updates on your application status. And if you have questions, you can explore our Q&A platform and ask your peers for advice about interviews, job roles, and more.


Activate your Handshake account using your UD email at dbq.joinhandshake.com


Set up your free employer account and post your jobs/internships to our network of UD students and alumni.