Handshake connects students and alumni to a national network of more than 200,000 employers across all fields of work and study.

Visit Handshake and click on UW-Platteville Student Log-in. You can sign in using your campus username and password. If you are a new student and the system says you do not have an account, please wait a few days as there is a delay in the student upload. If still not found, then request an account. Once your account is approved, follow the instructions mentioned above.


Search and Apply for Jobs and Internships

Handshake allows students and alumni to search for and apply to co-ops, internships, on-campus jobs, and full-time employment.

Learn how to search for jobs in the Handshake system or watch this 2-minuteĀ video.

Be sure to use the filters when searching for jobs to make it easier for you. To improve your search results and find more positions that are relevant to your career goals and objectives, you also can tailor your profile.

A bonus feature is that you can schedule an appointment with a Career and Professional Development Specialist from our office through Handshake!

Find a job you want to apply for? Watch the video!

Recruit on Handshake

For employers using Handshake, the system allows you to post position openings to connect with approximately 9,000 students and alumni actively seeking jobs, co-ops, and internships. You can register to attend career fairs at UW-Platteville, schedule on-campus interviews or employer informational sessions, and search student resumes to find potential applicants. The user-friendly system is simple to use.

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  • The Career and Professional Development Office at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville maintains this website as a service to users for their career development and employment-seeking efforts. The online registration system, Handshake, is a service provided to currently enrolled UW-Platteville students, students enrolled in a UW-Platteville collaborative program, and alumni of UW-Platteville.

    The presence of job announcements on this website does not indicate an endorsement by UW-Platteville or the UW-Platteville Career and Professional Development Office. Applicants should take responsibility for all necessary precautions when applying to, interviewing for, or accepting these positions, and applicants are solely responsible for obtaining necessary information concerning any employer.

    This website also contains links to other websites not under the control of UW-Platteville or our office, and neither UW-Platteville nor the Career and Professional Development Office are responsible for the contents of any linked website. These links are provided only as a convenience. UW-Platteville and the Career and Professional Development Office assume no liability for acts or omissions by third parties or for material supplied by them.