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Who has a student account: How to access

WHO HAS A HANDSHAKE ACCOUNT:

  • All Virginia Tech students, at all VT campus locations, have a Handshake account.
    There is no need to request one.
  • Newly admitted students: You will automatically have a Handshake account within two weeks after paying your deposit accepting admission.

HOW TO ACCESS YOUR ACCOUNT:

Click image to login.

COMPLETE YOUR PROFILE AND USE HANDSHAKE:

  • In Handshake, complete your profile.
  • Indicate your post-graduation goals.
  • You can upload your resume, and search and apply for internships and jobs.
  • View events including information sessions conducted by employers.

IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • If you have followed instructions, but are not able to access your Handshake account, call us during office hours, usually M-F 8am-5pm.
  • If you would like assistance with the type of information to enter in Handshake, and using Handshake for your goals, you are welcome to schedule an advising appointment.