Employer Services - Post Jobs and Internships on Handshake

Enter your job and internship listings for free on Handshake.  Handshake is a fast and powerful recruiting platform for sourcing UC Berkeley students and alumni.  Refer to this page for a list of campus recruiting contacts for specialized populations, including MBA and Law.

Additional Resources

Work-Study Office - Some employers may be able to offer internships to financial aid students receiving work-study awards.

Internships - Learn how to recruit for summer or academic year internships.

Questions?  Contact Employer Relations by email or call us at 510-642-0464.

Off-Campus Employers

How to List a Job/Internship

1.  Go to the Handshake log in page to create an account.  Click on "No Account? Sign up Here" on the top right hand side of the page.  For help getting started, visit Handshake's support page.  Once you have signed up, you will receive an email to verify your information.

2.  Click on the "Confirm Email" link in the email to finish the registration process.  If you do not receive this email within an hour, refer to this Handshake article that will troubleshoot the missing confirmation email.

3.  After you have finished creating a new account, it will be approved within 3-5 business days.  If your organization already has an account, the owner of the account will receive an email and be able to approve your access to Handshake.

4.  You will then be able to log in to Handshake and post a job.  View Handshake's How do I post a Job? article for more information.

If you need assistance, go to the Handshake Help Center.  If it has been more than 7 days and you have not received an email that your account has been approved, contact Employer Relations.

To find out about the many campus recruiting options at Berkeley, reciew our Successful Recruiting Strategies.

UC Berkeley Employers

How to List a Job/Internship

Campus departments are required to post all student employment positions on Handshake.  You may also post any other campus positions appropriate for new or recent graduates.  All work study positions must also be posted on the Work Study site.

1.  Go to the Handshake login page to create a department profile.  Click on "No Account? Sign up Here" on the top right hand side of the page.  For help getting started, visit Handshake's support page.  Once you have signed up, you will receive an email to verify your information.

2.  Click on the "Confirm Email" link in the email to finish the registration process.  If you do not receive this email within an hour, refer to this Handshake article that will troubleshoot the missing confirmation email.

Important Tip: Search for your department In the company name field.  A long list of department names will appear.  Please do not join the general University of California or UC Berkeley Career Center account.  If your department name is listed,  then join that "company."  If your department is not listed, create an employer account by prefacing your campus department with UC Berkeley and including your division name, e.g., UC Berkeley College of Chemistry Health & Safety Program.

After you have finished creating a new account, it will be approved within 3-5 business days.  If your department already has an account, the owner of the account will receive an email and be able to approve your access to Handshake.

3.  You will then be able to log in to Handshake and post a job.  View Handshake's How do I post a Job? article for more information.

If you need assistance, go to the Handshake Help Center.  If it has been more than 7 days and you have not received an email that your account has been approved, contact Employer Relations.

Household Employers

How to List a Job

Many community members use Handshake to post tutoring, childcare/eldercare, manual labor and other household type positions.

1.  Go to the Handshake login page to create a profile.  Click on "No Account?  Sign up Here" on the top right hand side of the page.  You will be prompted to use a "company" email, but you can go ahead and sign up with a gmail, yahoo, or other 3rd party email.  For help getting started, visit Handshake's support.  Once you have signed up, you will receive an email to verify your information.

2.  Click on the "Confirm Email" link in the email to finish the registration process.

Important Tips:

  • In the company name field, enter your full name or your last name and Family or Household, e.g., Smith Household;
  • In the web site field, enter https://career.berkeley.edu/Parttime/LookingForParttimeWork
  • In the description field, enter a description of who you are, e.g., individual or household/family.  Do not enter the job here.  You will have a chance to do that once your account has been approved.

After you have finished creating your account, it will be approved within 3-5 business days.

3.  You will then be able to log in to Handshake and post a job.  View Handshake's How do I post a Job? article for more information.

If you need assistance, go to the Handshake Help Center.  If it has been more than 7 days and you have not received an email that your account has been approved, contact Employer Relations.