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Handshake Login Instructions for Faculty and Staff

Handshake is a modern career development platform that is user and mobile friendly.

Great features include:

  • Internship, part-time, and full time job search
  • Career exploration resources
  • Career related workshops and presentations
  • Employer events, including Career Fairs
  • Links to career resources
  • An optimized mobile experience

Faculty and staff can sign up for a student account to assist students with their job search.

To sign up for a student account:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign Up for an Account at the bottom left side of the page
  3. Click the Student / Alumni button.
  4. Fill in your personal information and create a password (same as your my.boisestate).
    • Please read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and check the box to agree to the terms of service before you click Submit.
  5. Next, you should see a screen asking you to confirm your registration via email sent to you.
    • To confirm your registration, click on the link that you received in your email.
    • Tip:  If you don’t find your confirmation email, please check your spam folder. To prevent future e-mails from Handshake being sent to your spam folder add to your contacts.
    • If you still have difficulty, please contact Handshake at

Once you’ve confirmed your email address, the Boise State Career Center staff will approve your registration within 1-2 business days. Log in at with your email address and password.