Handshake Alumni FAQ

  • Who can access Handshake?plus or minus

    Only The University of Scranton student and alumni are eligible.
  • Why should I use Handshake?plus or minus

    Handshake users have the ability to explore and find amazing job and internship opportunities. The platform adapts to your needs, pushing out customized information that is relevant and timely based on your career interests, experiences, and major.  Handshake is also where you will apply for jobs and internships, see relevant career articles, sign up for career events, and access on-campus recruiting interviews.
  • How do I access Handshake?plus or minus

    Alumni can go to the Handshake login page, enter in their personal email in or select the "Alumni Sign On" button.If you graduated in 2016 or later, you should already have an account linked to the personal email you provided to the Career Center upon graduation. Alumni who graduated before 2016 will need to create an account and request access to The University of Scranton.
  • What if I am having trouble logging in?plus or minus

    If you have followed the steps above, please contact our office at 570-941-7640 and we will research the problem.
  • How can I change incorrect information in my profile?plus or minus

    On your profile page, click the pencil icon next to the field you would like to change and make the appropriate selection from the dropdown menu. If there are fields that you would like to change but are unable to edit, please contact the Center for Career Development at 570-941-7640.
  • How do I upload a document (resume, cover letter, transcript, etc.)?plus or minus

    There are multiple ways to add documents in Handshake. You can upload documents from your profile by selecting "Manage Documents" or you can upload them directly from the Documents page which you can find by selecting your name in the upper right-hand corner of the page. Please allow our career coaches a few days to review your resume!
  • What if I have additional questions?plus or minus

    Please visit Handshake's help page or contact our office at 570-941-7640.