Find Qualified Talent Everywhere
Top employers rely on Handshake to plug in their criteria and find the perfect candidates anywhere.
Get talent matches based on your hiring needs
Apply filters like preferred work location, skills, and student groups to find your ideal candidates.
- Handshake delivers up-to-date qualified candidate profiles to you in real time based on your hiring needs.
- Now you can spend less time sourcing and more time creating meaningful relationships with candidates you might have missed.
Discover talent with ease
Target priority groups to engage the people you want to hire.
Apply filters for location, skills, school year, and more to find your ideal candidate.
Personalize your outreach using attributes like a student's first name or major to encourage the right candidates to apply.
Expand your qualified talent pool beyond core schools
Move beyond your core network by broadening your school base.
Lean on the largest early talent network
Handshake is the largest platform to proactively source and engage college students and recent grads (0-3 years of experience).
Unblock access to diverse talent
Tap into talent from 1,500+ partner schools, including 180+ minority-serving institutions like women’s colleges and HBCUs.
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Meet students on their own terms
As the most trusted college recruiting platform, Handshake Premium enables employers to connect with students through targeted outreach, dynamic branding, and digital features like virtual career fairs and events.
293average schools reached by an employer on Handshake
65%message open rate, which is 3x the industry average
215%increase in applications YoY on Handshake
150%increase in employer brand awareness