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Handshake: How to Register/Login

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Current Students

1. Log into Handshake

2. Click on "Swarthmore College Sign On" in the blue button. Then sign in using your Swarthmore credentials. 

3. Complete your profile and indicate your career interests for maximum system effectiveness. 


1. Complete this form

2. Please allow 1-2 business days for Career Services to process your request. 

3. You will receive an email once your account has been approved. 

4. Log into Handshake

NOTE: Fill in your full email address when you get to the login page. DO NOT CLICK on "Swarthmore College Sign On" button. (See below)

handshake registration page

5. Complete your profile. Continue to login through Handshake through this same method. 

Need additional help?

See our tip sheet to learn how to maximize your job/internship search on Handshake.

Contact Career Services if you have questions about your account. 

Contact Handshake via their Help Center for all other questions. The Help Center provides answers to FAQs, quick training videos to get you started, and other resources.