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Handshake is a resource for Southeastern students and faculty, as well as employers seeking
to recruit Southeastern talent. Whether you are a student or alumni searching for
a job or an employer looking for candidates, Handshake is a “one-stop career shop”
designed to meet your needs.
Handshake How-Tos
Find written step-by-step instructions and videos on how to complete tasks in Handshake.

Students & Alumni

Handshake is Southeastern’s recruitment software system that allows you to take care of your
career preparation and job search needs – all in one place! Once in the system, you
can upload a resume for review by a career counselor and then apply for jobs and internships.

Handshake also allows you to:

  • Find jobs across the country using our comprehensive job search platform
  • Interact with people who work in your chosen industry
  • Network with students from other schools who have similar career paths 
  • Register for and attend career fairs
  • Manage your on-campus interviews with top companies
  • Schedule appointments with your career counselors 
Current Students

A Handshake account has already been created for you.

  1. Access your account using your Southeastern @southeastern.edu email (firstname.last[email protected]) and associated password using the “Student/Alumni Sign In” Section of the   page.
  2. Make sure to complete your account profile to make the most effective use of Handshake.  

Alumni that graduated Fall 2019 to present, log-in using the button below.

Alumni Log-In

Alumni that graduated prior to Fall 2019, log-in using the button below.

Alumni Log-In


Connect with Southeastern students and alumni for your hiring needs with Handshake! We welcome employers to create a free account, which will allow you to post full-time
jobs, part-time jobs, internships, and events. You will also be able to register for
our annual university-wide career fair, major-specific career fairs, fall and spring
part-time job fairs, and on-campus interviews in Handshake. View the How to Register in Handshake page for detailed instructions.


Faculty will sign up as a student/alumni when creating their account in Handshake. This will allow you to view what your students have access to and help you better
engage with them and employers for your internship programs and career planning needs.

If you have any questions, please contact The Office of Career Services at (985) 549-2121