What is Handshake?

Handshake is the University of Portland’s new career portal. It personalizes career recommendations based on YOUR interests and connections, helping you discover exciting new, relevant opportunities. Find your dream job or internship; discover new opportunities; connect with great companies and non-profits! Download the mobile app through the Apple Store.


As a UP student or alumni, you will be able to:

  • Connect with employers who are approved by and recruiting at the University of Portland
  • View 200,000 employers who are on Handshake—from local nonprofits to 98% of Fortune 500 companies
  • Access internships, jobs, interviews, events, job fairs and more!

To learn how to login as a current student or alum, click here

If you have any Handshake questions, please check out our FAQs page.

    Click here to log into Handshake.

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