Handshake is UVM's comprehensive online recruiting platform. 

Using Handshake ensures your opportunities are seen by our campus and over 14 million other students at 700 schools nationwide.

  • Share your job or internship posting and recruiting events with multiple schools
  • Register for career fairs and sign-up for other on-campus events
  • Browse student profiles on Handshake's extensive network and connect directly about your open positions
  • Use your own applicant tracking system or Handshake's for advanced filtering options

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Handshake cost?

A standard account is free for employers. Handshake also offers a premium partnership account, which offers enhanced branding, analytics, and scalability.

What's the turnaround time for account approvals?

We review account requests daily and you can expect to hear back within 2-3 business days. For tips on getting your account approved by schools, check out Handshake’s list of best practices.

Can you post a job or internship for me?

The Career Center does not post jobs or internships on behalf of employers, but Handshake's platform is intuitive and well-supported, making it easy to manage your postings at UVM and almost anywhere else you're recruiting.

How long does it take for job/internship postings to be approved?

We review job and internship postings daily and approve most within 1-3 days.

Why was my account or posting rejected?

Review our recruiting guidelines to make sure your request complies.  If you have additional questions, please contact us directly at career@uvm.edu.