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Saginaw Valley State University has transitioned to Handshake

Saginaw Valley State University’s Career Services office is excited to announce our transition to Handshake, a modern career services platform designed to connect students and employers to each other, events, and opportunities. Read on for helpful resources to create and account and how to access Handshake.

  • Handshake hosts employers worldwide who post entry-level job and internship opportunities at SVSU.
  • Once students customize their profiles, Handshake will make job, internship and on-campus event suggestions to each student based on their profile settings.
  • Students can set alerts for certain employers and learn when those employers post opportunities.
  • Handshake will become the main method for students to learn about and register for on-campus career events and interviews.
  • When students choose to make their profile public, employers can recruit students directly through Handshake.
  • Founded in 2014, Handshake is quickly becoming the standard: more than 900 universities, 400,000 organizations and all of the Fortune 500 companies use Handshake.
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Handshake FAQ

Handshake is a modern platform that is customized to suit your career needs.

  • Handshake will greatly expand the number of employers worldwide who post job and internship opportunities at SVSU.
  • Your feed will be filled with opportunities and events related to your major and interests.
  • You can set alerts for certain employers.
  • You’ll be able to register for events and interviews.

All of this can be done from your computer or the mobile app!


SVSUConnect is a place to find and apply for internship and employment opportunities shared by SVSU alumni, and to reach out to alumni for career-related advice and mentorship. Handshake is a career services platform designed to connect students and employers to each other, events, and opportunities.


Check this guide on how to identify a fraualent job. If you susepct a fraudalent job, contact careers@svsu.edu.


Change your password through SVSU Self-Service password reset. Need additional help? Contact careers@svsu.edu or call 989-964-4954 Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm.


CONTACT US.


Call Us
989-964-4954


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Wickes Hall 270


Email Us
careers@svsu.edu