WWU Handshake Hub

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Students and Alumni

Begin searching for post-graduation jobs and internships! Eighty percent of students who customize their interests section receive a message from a recruiter!

*Seeking local, part time work? Visit the Student Employment Center website.


Who’s hiring? Here’s a list to 500 companies hiring on Handshake now!


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  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started.
    March 31, 2021 | 12:00-12:20pm PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by Career Services staff and our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 919 9429 7461

  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started
    April 6, 2021 | 10:00-10:20am PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by Career Services staff and our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 958 9225 9012

  • Handshake – Unique to WWU and for YOU!
    April 7, 2021 | 11:00-11:50am PDT
    Welcome aboard to Handshake! Learn the basics to prepare and personalize your free student account and options to participate such as: searching for jobs and internships and uploading application materials; registering and building your schedule to meet with employers participating in the VIRTUAL Spring Career Fair; virtual networking -attending events and connecting with students at WWU and other campuses! Hosted by Britta Eschete and a student Peer Advisor from the Career Services Center.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 988 1819 1963
    Passcode: 755145

  • Participate in Handshake! How to prepare for a virtual career fair
    April 13, 2021 | 11:00-11:50pm PDT
    Participate in Handshake! How to prepare for a virtual career fair Join Career Counselor, Page Roth and Britta Eschete for this presentation on how prepare and participate in our exciting virtual events – the Spring Career Fair and the Internship & Volunteer Fair.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 937 6703 3275
    Passcode: 473316

  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started.
    April 15, 2021 | 3:00-3:20pm PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by Career Services staff and our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 997 4792 4505

  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started.
    April 20, 2021 | 12:00-12:20pm PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 912 6517 8251

  • Participate in Handshake! How to prepare for a virtual career fair
    April 22, 2021 | 2:00-2:50pm PDT
    Join Career Counselor, Page Roth and Britta Eschete for this presentation on how prepare and participate in our exciting virtual events – the Spring Career Fair and the Internship & Volunteer Fair.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 973 0830 6040
    Passcode: 698223

  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started.
    April 23, 2021 | 2:00-2:20pm PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 945 7746 1037

  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started.
    April 26, 2021 | 10:00-10:20am PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by Career Services staff and our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 967 3819 2323

  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started.
    May 4, 2021 | 12:00-12:20pm PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 997 9339 7993

  • WWU.joinHandshake.com QuickStart Labs- 20 minutes to get started.
    May 14, 2021 | 3:00-3:20pm PDT
    New for Spring 2021! No camera required. Join us on Zoom and have a second device with you to be one of the first WWU students to learn how to prepare, personalize, participate @ WWU.joinHandshake.com. Start finding open jobs and internships, preview the all NEW Virtual Career Fair experience on Handshake, and get first choice on scheduling to meet employers on April 29th. Zoom labs will be facilitated live by our team of Peer Advisors. Unable to attend: Visit the WWU Handshake Hub page for FAQs and Handshake instructions.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 975 8054 9199

For alumni who would like to request an account using their personal email, contact careers@wwu.edu. Once your account has been updated, you will receive an email with instructions from Handshake.


Employers

We’re excited to introduce our new recruitment platform – Handshake. Handshake provides organizations with an integrated network where you can post jobs and internships, schedule interviews with students and alumni, and promote events to the Western Campus Community!

*Note: On-campus, and local, part-time or seasonal jobs must be posted with the Student Employment Center.


Sign-up or Sign-In to Handshake!


  • Handshake Drop-in Office Hours

    Still have questions about how to utilize Handshake? Attend a virtual “drop in” office hour for guidance on everything from requesting an employer account, navigating features in Handshake to registering for upcoming virtual events.

    Join Zoom Meeting

    Thursday from 3-4:00PM PST (March 25)
    Meeting ID: 953 9400 5679/Passcode: 159185


    Join Zoom Meeting

    Tuesday from 10-11:00AM PST (March 30)
    Meeting ID: 958 8031 0120/Passcode: 744277

  • Spring Office Hours Hosted by Handshake
  • Virtual Spring Career Fair/April 29, 2021/11am-3PM PST

  • Employer Virtual Drop-In Office Hours for April 2021: Handshake Help!
    We know that career fair participation within Handshake is new for many employers, if you have questions about this process, stop in during our weekly office hours to ask questions about building your 1:1 and group appointment schedules, how to promote job/internship opportunities in advance or information about Western.
    Tuesday, April 6, 20th and 27th 3-4:00PM PST
    Thursday, April 15th 3-4:00PM PST

    No appointment needed! The same zoom link will work for each session.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 985 1255 9883


Faculty and Staff


Request a Handshake Account


  • Faculty and Staff Workshop Series – Let’s learn about Handshake –how to prepare, personalize and participate within your staff/faculty account!
    April 6, 2021 | 12:00-12:50pm PDT
    Handshake is a new innovative platform for the Western Community (staff, faculty, students + alumni) to research employers, apply for opportunities, attend virtual events and network with students and other campuses. Facilitated live by Britta Eschete and a student Peer Advisor.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 918 4612 1649
    Passcode: 185524

  • Faculty and Staff Workshop Series – Let’s learn about Handshake –how to prepare, personalize and participate within your staff/faculty account!
    April 21, 2021 | 2:00-2:50pm PDT
    Handshake is a new innovative platform for the Western Community (staff, faculty, students + alumni) to research employers, apply for opportunities, attend virtual events and network with students and other campuses. Facilitated live by Britta Eschete and a student Peer Advisor.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID: 970 9304 1425
    Passcode: 547269



Career Services Center Disclaimer

The Handshake database is provided free of charge to employing organizations and WWU students and alumni. All hiring and compensation is handled directly between the employee and the employer. The Career Services Center does not perform background checks on students or alumni applying for jobs, nor on employers posting job opportunities. While best efforts are made to ensure the legitimacy of contacts and postings, both employers and job seekers are encouraged to research and request information as needed.

All opportunities are posted based on the posting policies of the Career Services Center and the discretion of the staff in determining whether positions are appropriate and match student interest. Postings must comply with our policies including equal employment criteria. The Career Services Center also reserves the right to refuse to post jobs that do not align with student interest, degree programs or other criteria.

The WWU Career Services Center provides this database to all organizations meeting eligibility criteria equally with no particular recommendations regarding employers. We make no representations or guarantees about positions posted by this office. We are not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or any other aspect of internships or jobs posted here. Students and alumni are urged to perform due diligence in researching employers when applying for or accepting employment. Job seekers are also encouraged to use caution when providing information to unknown contacts (such as identifying information, photos, or banking information). The Career Services Center staff members are available for consultation on how to research prospective employers.

If you have any questions or would like to report unusual or suspect activity by an organization or a job applicant, please contact us at 360-650-3240 or careers@wwu.edu.