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Handshake for Employers


The MSU Career Services Network is offer employers Handshake - a modern platform for college recruiting.  Handshake offers your team many great new features including:

  • Easy multi-school management
  • Powerful applicant filtering
  • On campus recruiting schedules
  • Job & internship posting management
  • Career fair management
  • Optimized mobile experience
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(517) 884-1300

MSU Departments/On-Campus Opportunities 

We have created all MSU department accounts in Handshake following the format: MSU Department Name.  We recommend this format so that students can easily search and find positions from MSU departments. 

What MSU staff/faculty need to do

  1. Start at this webpage - click the Employer button
  2. Follow online steps to create your MSU Department staff account
    • be sure to use your "" email account
    • be sure to only select "Michigan State University" as your target school
  3. When asked to connect to an employer, search for your "MSU [department name]"   
  4. See additional instructions here.

Don't see your department listed? Contact Bill Morgan (

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