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Welcome to Handshake, the Advising ● Career ● Exploratory Studies Center's powerful recruiting tool for University of Wyoming students and alumni. Handshake's philosophy is a democratized recruiting experience for all students and seeks to provide opportunities for students nation wide through cutting edge technology. By using Handshake you can not only find jobs and internships but you can also connect with employers, find career events on-campus including job fairs, apply for jobs and sign up for on-campus interviews.

Employers can use Handshake to register for job fairs, identify qualified candidates for full-time, part-time and internship positions, and manage on-campus recruiting efforts.

Logging Into Handshake

New Students

Your Handshake account will automatically be created for you after you receive your UW email and password. Once your UW credentials are set up, simply login to Handshake with your new username (the text before in your email) and the password you chose. 

Current Students

Simply login to Handshake by using your current UW username and password. You can visit Handshake Student Support for help with any questions that arise.


As a UW graduate, you will have access to your Handshake account for 1 year after graduation as a part of the Alumni Association. For continued use of Handshake, you must be a dues paying member of the Alumni Association to continue to use Handshake. For help logging into Handshake as an alumni with your personal email, you can view this Handshake Support article or visit Handshake Alumni Support. Note: Be sure to use your UW email before resetting your account email and password.


Login using your Handshake username and password. For help getting started with Handshake, visit Handshake Employer Support.


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Laramie, WY 82071

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Fax: (307) 766-2089


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