Handshake for WSU Students

Handshake is Wayne State's official mobile job/internship portal. All WSU students have a free Handshake account. You must be enrolled at WSU and have started classes to access your account. Thousands of employers are hiring students on Handshake. Once you fill in your career interests, you'll get personalized recommendations for jobs and events and direct outreach from employers interested in students like you—80% of students with a complete Handshake profile get messaged by employers!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3...

  1. Download the Handshake mobile app from Apple or Google Play to access the latest jobs, events, and employers recruiting at WSU. You can also log in on your PC at https://wayne.joinhandshake.com/login.
  2. Use your WSU Access ID/email and password to log in.
    REMINDER: you must be enrolled at WSU and have started classes to access your WSU Handshake account.
  3. Learn more about Handshake: "5 Reasons You Need Handshake More Than Other Career Sites."

WSU Career Offices using Handshake

  1. Centralized Career Services (All Majors) 
  2. Engineering Career Resource Center (Engineering Students) 
  3. Mike Ilitch School of Business Career Planning and Placement (Business & Computer Science Students) 

Benefits of using Handshake 

Joining WSU's Handshake mobile app community allows you to:

  • Sign up and participate in professional development and employer networking events.
  • View and apply to on-campus, Federal Work-Study, part-time, internship, and full-time job postings.
  • Participate in employer recruiting events.
  • View career-related resources.
  • Register and participate in career fairs.
  • Post questions to the Community Career Q&A boards.

Resources for success

The Handshake Student Account


Handshake How-To: first five days on Handshake