Welcome to SPU’s online hub for career resources. From job search tips to registering for employer events, Handshake’s mobile site or iPhone app will guide you to internship and job postings tailored to your interests. Exclusively available to SPU undergrads, graduate students, and alumni, Handshake can help you learn about on-campus jobs, work-study, and local volunteer opportunities, as well as increase your exposure to national and global opportunities, including 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies.

Students and Alumni

Search for jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, mentorships, and upcoming events

You already have an account, you just need to activate it!

  1. Login using your SPU email and password.
  2. Upload your current résumé and add details to your personal profile.
  3. Start searching for jobs and internships, career events, and networking opportunities.
  4. Schedule career counseling appointments.
  5. Don’t forget to download the mobile app.

Handshake’s Guide to Getting Started

Tips for Avoiding Job Scams


Handshake is a fast and powerful new recruiting platform for sourcing SPU students and alumni. It uses cutting edge technology to better connect you with qualified candidates.

  1. Post jobs and internships that attract highly skilled SPU students and alumni at no cost.
  2. Manage all of your recruitment activities with SPU on your mobile device with the Handshake app.
  3. Register for career treks, meet-ups, on-campus interviews, and recruiting events.
  4. Promote your brand by customizing your employer profile.

Hiring for a private household? Please reference these instructions on how to create an account with Handshake! If you need assistance, please call the Office of Student Employment at 206-281-2047.

Handshake Employer Help Center

SPU’s Recruiting Policy

SPU Faculty and Staff: Please join Handshake through the “Student/Alumni” portal using your SPU SSO in order to view job postings, student activity, and CCC events. If you are posting an on-campus position, please use the “Employer” portal.

If you are having trouble signing in, please call 206-281-2485 or email SPUHandshake@spu.edu.
If you are an employer hiring for a domestic or on-campus job, please call the Office of Student Employment at 206-281-2047.