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What is Handshake?

Handshake is the #1 way students and alumni find jobs!

Handshake is Norfolk State University's online career services management system that provides NSU alumni and students access to full-time jobs (entry-level and experienced hire), as well as internships and graduate asssistantships. Let Handshake be a part of your Career Success Plan.  In Handshake, you can explore career options, discover organizations, browse part-time jobs, internships, fellowships, and more that can fit your lifestyle.

Who Can Use Handshake?

  • Students from any NSU program of study can find plenty of opportunities, with over 200,000 jobs listed.
  • Alumni have access to all of Handshake for one year post-graduation, with many features available for a lifetime.
  • Faculty can contact the office of Career Services for information about using Handshake in the classroom.
  • Employers can post and advertise positions by signing up for Handshake.

Need Assistance?

Click the videos to learn how to create a student account and how to use Handshake on your mobile device.

Handshake | New Student Profile - Fall 2016

Handshake Mobile App Intro

Self-guided tutorials are available on the Handshake website for:

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