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Companies across the UK are using Handshake to connect with students virtually for opportunities open now.  Build a profile so companies can find and message you as they open up new opportunities.  
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Universities, employers, and students connect here.

Handshake is the industry leading early career network and career management platform connecting over 900 universities, 500k employers, and 17M students. We’re launched in the UK this year with a mission to democratise opportunity. 


Handshake’s career management system engages more students, connects your team to more opportunity, and streamlines administrative tasks. From an integrated career fair app to sophisticated data and reporting capabilities, Handshake does it all.  


Handshake centralizes your university recruitment. Use Handshake to post your vacancies to any number of university partners, absolutely free. Say goodbye to posting a job and praying for the right student to see it. Handshake empowers your team to proactively connect with students. It’s early career recruitment for the 21st century.


Handshake is the best place to launch your career. Build out a profile and get messaged by employers looking for students like you.  If you’re a student at a partner university, you’ll benefit from streamlined access to careers advice, events, career fairs, and more. 

Our Mission is to Democratise Opportunity.

Handshake was founded in 2014 by students who experienced the challenges of navigating the university to career transition. Today, we exist to level the playing field by seamlessly connecting universities, employers, and students at scale. 

UK Executive Report

“Bringing Humanity Back to Graduate Recruitment - How Technology Facilitates Early Career Connections at Scale”

In this report, we explore the systemic challenges and inefficiencies that legacy technologies create in the early talent recruitment ecosystem, and propose solutions to start improving access for all.

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We are also hosting an online briefing event on 11th February to explore these topics in more depth.

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