Find Qualified Talent Everywhere

Top employers rely on Handshake to plug in their criteria and find the perfect candidates anywhere.

Find Qualified Talent Everywhere

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.
Get talent matches based on your hiring needs

Discover talent with ease

Target priority groups to engage the people you want to hire.

  • Targeted search

    Apply filters for location, skills, school year, and more to find your ideal candidate.

  • Custom campaigns

    Personalize your outreach using attributes like a student's first name or major to encourage the right candidates to apply.

Discover talent with ease

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.

  • Howard University
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Xavier University
  • Morehouse College
  • Barnard College
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

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.

  • 293
    average 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

Make sure you never miss another candidate

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