‘Handshake’ helps UW-Madison students find jobs & internships

The academic year is in full swing and so is Handshake, UW–Madison’s new tool to help students find jobs, internships, and campus career events.

Handshake officially replaced BuckyNet and myECS as the primary campus tool for student recruitment and event management over the summer, and since then thousands of students and employers have made the transition to the new system.

“We chose Handshake because it has a great track record for increasing student engagement, connections to employers, and the quantity of relevant job and internship opportunities,” shares Wren Singer, associate vice provost and director of undergraduate advising, and one of the executive sponsors of Handshake.

Read full story