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Reasons to Use Handshake
Handshake is a powerful online resource connecting GVSU students to jobs, internships, service learning/volunteer opportunities, career exploration tools, and so much more. Login into Handshake with your GVSU network credentials to take advantage of these great Handshake features.
Handshake shares job recommendations based on your interests, major, and skills. Explore on- and off-campus jobs, work study opportunities, internships, and more!
Find community engagement opportunities, non-profit internships, post-graduate service programs, and learn more about service-focused organizations.
Everyone has a career advisor - connect with yours by scheduling an appointment through Handshake. Career advisors help you prepare for student jobs, scholarships, internships, and plan for life after GVSU.
Find and connect with students in your major or field of interest. Explore student profiles to see involvement with internships, jobs, and school organizations. Message them to learn more about their experiences.
Use Handshake to search and register for professional development events, skills workshops, internship and career fairs, and interviews.
Search from THOUSANDS of employers who are hiring students in your field of interest, see what opportunities are available, find reviews from other students, and learn when they will be participating in campus activities.
Handshake is a one-stop resource used by the GVSU Career Center, Office of Student Employment and Community Service Learning Center. Visit these departments to learn more.
How to Make an Appointment with your Career Advisor
How to Complete your Profile
How to Search for and Apply to Jobs
How to Create a Saved Job Search
How to Upload a Document
How to Edit a Document