Handshake For On-Campus Employment

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What is Handshake?

Handshake is an online career/job and event management system for students of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. In addition to being a resource where you can search and apply for internships, part-time and full-time jobs, you can also use Handshake to:

  • Upload a resume and complete your online career profile
  • Allow your online career profile and resume to be viewable by employers
  • Keep track of your appointments with Career center in two location
  • Learn which employers are attending upcoming Career & Internship Fairs
  • View upcoming local and on-campus career events
  • Research contact information for local and national employers
  • Search for and apply to open positions

Who is eligible to use Handshake?

  • Only current UTRGV students and alumni can access Handshake

 UTRGV Students

  • Enrolled UTRGV students have an account created for them at the start of their first semester at UTRGV.
  • To access your account for the first time, log into https://my.utrgv.edu/home 

How can you get help with Handshake?

  • Contact Career Center for assistance with Handshake!
  • Call: (956) 665-2243
  • Email: Handshake@utrgv.edu

UTRGV Alumni

  • Both UTB/TSC and UTPA  Alumni  can gain access to handshake by sending an email to careercenter@utrgv.edu.