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The Career Zone has partnered with Handshake - a modern career development platform - and joins our menu of resources for students and graduates. Handshake allows our students and graduates to discover employers and opportunities, submit applications, and attend career fairs and other events.  

Handshake will help you find the jobs that your looking for and make it easy for employers to recruit you.

We will slowly be enabling more functionality but for now you will be able to:

  • Activate your account
  • Build your profile
  • Upload a CV
  • Register for the Careers Fairs
  • Search and apply for jobs

Activating your account

In order to activate your account, click on this link and select the Single Sign On (SSO) option (see image), then follow the onscreen instructions. This will now be accessible via the same login that you use for all of your Exeter applications.

The 10 day Handshake Challenge:

  1. Activate your profile
  2. Upload your CV
  3. Fill out job preferences
  4. Add experience to your profile
  5. Follow 5 interesting employers
  6. Fill out past courses and special skills
  7. Add a headshot
  8. Message three peers with professional experience you admire
  9. Ask a question about a company, job role, or specific opportunity
  10. Apply to 5 jobs that interest you