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Handshake Login Instructions for Faculty and Staff

Handshake is a modern career development platform that is user and mobile friendly.

It can be used to:

  • Search for part-time jobs on and off campus, internships, and post-graduation career positions
  • Schedule career counseling and job search advising appointments
  • RSVP for career-related workshops and events
  • Research employers attending a Career Fair

Faculty/Staff Access

Faculty and staff can sign up for a student account to assist students with their job search.

To sign up for a student account:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign Up for an Account at the bottom left side of the page
  3. Click the Student / Alumni button.
  4. Fill in your personal information and create a password (same as your myBoiseState).
  5. Please read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and check the box to agree to the terms of service before you click Submit.
  6. Next, you should see a screen asking you to confirm your registration via email sent to you.
  7. To confirm your registration, click on the link that you received in your email.
  8. Tip:  If you don’t find your confirmation email, please check your spam folder. To prevent future e-mails from Handshake being sent to your spam folder add to your contacts.
  9. If you still have difficulty, please contact Handshake at

Once you’ve confirmed your email address, the Boise State Career Services staff will approve your registration within 1-2 business days. Log in at with your email address and password.