Emails from Handshake

Handshake is UA’s student career portal, and shouldn't be confused with other fraudulent email job offers.

Recognizing Valid HandShake Communication

Valid jobs in Handshake are posted in the platform and can be seen through logging in. Emails from Handshake look like the example below: 

handshake email

These emails include job postings or helpful information but do not ask for sign-in credentials or personal payment through email. If you receive an email requesting these or containing unusual phrases, spelling, or grammar, please don’t click on any links or reply. 

Employers who use Handshake can not see your email and will only be able to contact you through the Handshake platform if they have an employer trust score of 80 or above. Additionally, you must choose to allow employers to contact you on Handshake before they will be allowed to do so.