Handshake is The University of Alabama’s online recruiting system that allows students 24/7 access to search jobs and apply for on-campus interviews. Among the key features Handshake lists for recruiters and its 3.5 million student users:

  • Students can quickly build rich profiles, enjoy continual personalization of career recommendations based on interests and connections, and search 500,000 postings by 120,000 companies.
  • Employers can use multi-school postings, direct applicant filtering, powerful applicant filtering, and dedicated employer training and support.

Big Al in hand chair outside the Ferguson Student Center

Access Your Account

To log in, you will use your myBama username and password (an account is created for you soon after you begin classes at UA). Once you are logged in, you will need to activate your account by completing your profile and uploading a resume.

Students may also log in “using Handshake credentials” (Crimson email and password) with the small link at the bottom of the page if your myBama credentials do not initially work.

Employers, visit Handshake to create your account or log in.

Log in to Handshake