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Handshake has arrived at Drexel

The job you've been looking for is one click away! Drexel has Handshake.

We understand how important the job search is to our graduating seniors and alumni. That is why we want to help with the process. Whether you are just beginning your job search or have already been sharing your résumé, Handshake will be your resource to review and apply for full- and part-time positions!

Handshake is a job board filled with full-time positions posted by employers interested in you. With Handshake, you can easily access a large pool of employers and their job postings, as well as networking and professional development features — all right at your fingertips. Check out Handshake today.

Benefits of Handshake

Handshake connects you to over 500,000 easily searchable employers, including all current Fortune 500 companies. Not only will you have access to job postings from each of these employers, but you'll be able to contact them directly to request an informational interview, opening the possibility of securing a position that isn't even posted yet.

Through this world-class resource, job seekers can research companies, read reviews, and message others that have worked at companies of interest for insights. Handshake is not just a job board but is a means to build your professional network.

Gaining Access to Handshake

If you are a current student, you should have received login information via e-mail. You can also gain access to Handshake by doing the following: Once you are on Drexel's Handshake page, select "Drexel University - Student Login" under Drexel's logo to get started and complete your profile. If you have any questions about how to access this resource, contact Helene Stockman-Baer at

If you are an alumnus seeking to access Handshake, you can register for a Handshake account and complete your profile to make the best impression. A team member from the Steinbright Career Development Center will approve your alumni request.

Red Flags: How to Identify a Potentially Fraudulent Employer or Posting

The Steinbright Career Development Center explicitly makes no guarantees about job listings or the accuracy of the information provided by employers. While the Steinbright Career Development Center strives to keep fraudulent and scam postings off Handshake via a vetting process, it is the responsibility of students to perform due diligence in researching employers when applying for or accepting off-campus employment and to thoroughly research the facts and reputation of each organization to which they are applying. 

If you have encountered a fraudulent posting, company or organization, please contact Steinbright at 215.895.2185 or email so the posting can be investigated and appropriate action can be taken. To avoid fraudulent job postings, Handshake has tips to ensure you know what to look out for on their Understanding Job Postings page.