Handshake

 

 

 

 

Handshake is UW-Milwaukee’s online employment portal that allows students to search for both on & off campus jobs/internships! There are numerous key features that make Handshake a valuable resource for RECRUITERS and STUDENTS

For student log in, use the UWM 1Login option and enter your UWM epantherID and password (an account is automatically created for incoming students). After you login, you will need to activate your account by completing your profile and uploading a resume.

How to Search for On-Campus Jobs

  1. Go to Handshake.
  2. Select the UWM 1login and use your ePantherID and password to sign in
  3. Select “Jobs” on the navigation bar at the top of the page
  4. Then select the “On Campus” filter.

On-campus jobs come available year-round, so check often!  Also, a resume and school schedule may be requested as part of the application and most jobs will require an interview. Stop in during the CPaRC walk-in hours and we can help you develop your resume and strengthen your interviewing skills.

Learn more about how to apply to on-campus jobs.

**Note: The on-campus employment application is required by some employers. Download the application here: On Campus Application. After completing the application, save it and upload it to the job posting in Handshake, along with the other required documents.

 

How to Search for Off-Campus Jobs and Internships

Part-time and full-time jobs, internships, and volunteer positions are posted on Handshake.

  1. Go to Handshake.
  2. Select the UWM 1login and use your ePantherID and password to sign in
  3. Select “Jobs” on the navigation bar at the top of the page
  4. Then select the “Full-Time Job or Part-Time” filter

Learn more about how to apply to an off-campus job.

Log in as an Alumni

If you are an alumnus of UWM, you can register for a Handshake account.

  1. To register as an alumni click here
  2. Click on “Sign up for an account” on the left side
  3. Click on the “Student/Alumni” button
  4. Select “Register a new account”
  5. Fill out all of the required information
  6. After clicking “submit” you will need to verify your email address.
  7. You will receive a link from Handshake in your email inbox that you will need to click on to verify your email address.
  8. After you have verified your email address, please allow 2-3 business days for your account to be approved.
  9. Once your account has been approved you will have access to Handshake.

*For future logins click the “University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Login” button*

 

Avoid job scams by recognizing red flags. Legitimate employers will not:

  • Offer a job without an interview
  • Send students money prior to employment
  • Ask for confidential information prior to a job offer

For more information: Avoiding Job Scams

Faculty and Staff: If you would like to learn how to navigate Handshake to support your students, please contact Olivia Cross at orcross@uwm.edu.

Having difficulty logging in? See this PantherJobs Tipsheet or please contact the CPaRC at 414-229-4486 or careerplan@uwm.edu.