Ohio University

About Handshake


Ohio University uses Handshake, the leading career platform used by 500+ colleges and by more than 250,000 employers. We use Handshake for appointment scheduling, career events, and as a robust internship and job search tool.

Used by all Fortune 500 companies, Handshake allows you to discover and favorite jobs at top financial institutions, cutting edge tech firms, leading design and marketing agencies, nonprofits making the world a better place, and more. You can also receive personal recommendations based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences and search history.

Log in to see what opportunities are available for internships, jobs, and employer events: 

  • Navigate to ohio.joinhandshake.com
  • Choose Log In and then the Student & Alumni option
  • When prompted to select a college, choose Ohio University
  • Complete the required fields and your responses will be sent to the CLDC

The CLDC reviews pending user requests and we follow up with each request by asking for some additional information using a Qualtrics form. Once this information is processed, an account request is approved.



More About Handshake

All fall employer events will be hosted virtually through Handshake. Review this article to learn more about the virtual experience for students. Below is an informative video about how students benefit from engaging with Handshake.