Empowering careers services and driving student engagement

Handshake is an end-to-end careers management platform that’s built to drive student engagement and empower careers professionals so they can achieve better outcomes for students.

Empowering careers services and driving student engagement

Handshake is an end-to-end careers management platform that’s built to drive student engagement and empower careers professionals so they can achieve better outcomes for students.

Empower
careers services

Drive student
engagement

Maximise outcomes

A trusted partner to institutions across Europe

We're proud to partner with a diverse group of universities, supporting their careers services teams to achieve their individual goals whilst always keeping student outcomes at our core.
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Streamline your work and create a better student experience
Handshake helps save your institution time so careers services can concentrate their efforts on supporting students so they can achieve the best outcomes possible.

Events & fairs

Manage virtual and in-person
events and fairs

Curated collections

Create bespoke employer
collections for your students  

Appointments

Students can book in contact time with careers in seconds

Handshake app

Engage with students on their
level via the Handshake app

Outcome tracking

Track student outcomes and offer acceptances in real-time

Advanced analytics

Showcase your value with simple yet powerful reporting

Marketing tools

Reach students with eye-catching, actionable email campaigns

Journeys

Support students’ career journey with custom journey paths

Experiences

Dedicated experiential learning features for students
Here’s what careers services
say about Handshake
"Handshake has opened up new opportunities for our students and graduates to connect with employers, alumni and employees, and its student analytics are helping inform the personalisation and targeting of our services."
Joanne Beaumont, University Bradford, Associate Director: Careers, Employability and Engagement
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Building the platform your colleagues requested
Handshake's product is the culmination of co-creation efforts with careers professionals by conducting a series of one-to-one meetings, advisory workshops and discussions together with the sector.
Personalised content at scale
A personalised app experience that rivals the social giants, filled with your institution's content that will keep students engaged and scrolling.
Redesigned employer engagement
Streamlining processes to amplify your expertise, whilst diversifying the employers and opportunities students have access to.
Skills based recruiting
Get students ready for employment by deepening their understanding of skills with support identifying their skills obtained throughout their degree.
Safety, service & support
GDPR compliant
UK based support team
99% customer satisfaction score
Dedicated Relationship Managers
Support for all your stakeholders
"Our IT department said, the integration is now the roadmap of what they expect any partner to work towards in terms of the seamless nature of the integration with our archaic system. Handshake developed lots of credibility, not just with my area, but with stakeholders across the university for the integration process.”

Tom Banham
Director of Employability & Careers, University of York
Discover how Handshake can empower your
careers services team today
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