Handshake Headquarters

For Students

Logo for the Handshake system.

What is Handshake?

Handshake is the online career management system for students of the University of South Florida.

In addition to being the place where you can search and apply for internships, Co-op, part-time, and full-time jobs, you can also use Handshake to:


Who is eligible to use Handshake?

USF Tampa Students

Check out our Handshake Quick Guide here. [PDF]

USF St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee Students

USF St. Petersburg: Call: (727) 873-4129 Email: careercenter@usfsp.edu Visit: SLC 2300

USF Sarasota-Manatee: Handshake is arriving soon at USFSM!

USF Alumni

Learn more about Handshake for USF Tampa graduates.


How can you get help with Handshake?

Contact Career Services for assistance with Handshake!

Call: (813) 974-2171 
Email: CareerServices@usf.edu
Visit: SVC 2088


Looking for information about the Summer 2016 transition to Handshake?

We've saved all of the information from our transition and moved it to an archives page here on Handshake Headquarters. Click here to access the page.