Find your future leaders
Handshake is the largest early talent recruiting platform connecting employers, talent, and colleges in one place.
Recruit diverse talent from any school in the country
5M+validated early talent profiles
900+official college and university partners
500K+Employers, including 100% of the Fortune 500
Employers of all sizes rely on Handshake to power their early talent recruitment.
Merging high tech with high touch
Handshake Premium enables employers to build a proactive, digital strategy to keep up with today’s early talent market.
65%message open rate, which is 2.5x the industry average
70+average qualified candidates per campaign
150%increase in employer brand awareness
Find your ideal talent candidates
Actively target priority groups to engage the people you want to hire.
Targeted segments and search
Apply filters like location preference to find your ideal talent profile.
Custom message campaigns
Personalize your outreach to encourage the right candidates to apply.
Keep track of candidate engagement and monitor your pipeline’s progress by reviewing verified student information and your full engagement history.
Personalize your employer brand
Win over top talent by customizing how each student and alumnus sees you.
Employer page & branded jobs
Allow candidates to review organization information, reviews, and testimonials from past employees–based on what matters to them.
Share employer news and updates to keep your talent prospects warm.
Event promotion & management
Optimize early talent recruiting events by inviting and gathering info on top candidates.
Be a data-driven recruiting leader
Make better decisions with insights from the largest student talent network.
Build a school list based on filters like location to expand your reach and meet your hiring goals.
Campaign performance reports
Monitor campaigns and events so you know when to shift your focus.
Talent brand benchmarking
Stay competitive by measuring your recruiting performance, brand awareness, and pipeline representation against your peers.
Build a more representative pipeline
Connect with students and young alumni at any school in the US, including more than 120 minority-serving institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and women’s colleges, plus student diversity groups.
- Howard University
- Morehouse College
- Barnard College
- Xavier University
- Society of Women Engineers
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Seamless candidate experience
Candidate experience matters–especially with young talent. Our Direct ATS Apply feature provides a smooth transition from Handshake right to your ATS so you can track any student who clicks to apply in Handshake.
New for 2019, employers using Greenhouse as their ATS can now leverage our integration.