Wayne State University

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Welcome to Career Services' Handshake gateway. We invite WSU Students to activate or log into their Handshake account to...

Discover new career paths.
Find amazing jobs and internships.
Connect with great companies and non-profits.



New Users - Activate your Handshake Account

Current students have automatically been imported into Handshake but will need to activate their account.

Instructions for first time users:

  1. Go to https://wayne.joinhandshake.com/
  2. Click on the blue Wayne State University Sign On box
  3. Enter your WSU Academica ID (example: ab1234) and password
  4. Update account information and upload your resume



180,000 employers use Handshake to find students for all kinds of jobs.

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Handshake Highlights


- Easily find the best jobs, co-ops and internships

Simple but powerful search tools and alerts help you find the best fit from more than 1,000,000 jobs and internships posted by 180,000 companies, non-profits and government organizations.

Handshake Student Search


- Show off your best self to employers

Quickly build out a rich profile that helps you stand out when employers search for students. Use our tips and examples to make it easy.

Handshake Student Search


- The most personalized experience

Handshake continually personalizes our career recommendations based on your interests and connections, helping you discover exciting new opportunities.