Who Has a Student Account: How to Access

WHO HAS A HANDSHAKE ACCOUNT:

  • All VT students, at all VT campus locations, have a Handshake account.
    There is no need to request one.
  • Note: Only students who pay the Blacksburg campus student fees have access to advising services.
  • Newly admitted students: You will automatically have a Handshake account within two weeks after paying your deposit accepting admission.

HOW TO ACCESS YOUR ACCOUNT:

  • Use your VT PID and password to login to Handshake. Image of login screen is shown.
  • In Handshake, complete your profile. You can upload your resume, and search and apply for internships and jobs. Watch for events. Explore the features. Handshake was built to be student-user friendly!
Click image to login.
  • If you have followed instructions, but are not able to access your Handshake account, call us during office hours, usually M-F 8am-5pm.