Join Handshake!

What is Handshake?

Handshake is the one-stop online career management system for students of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

In addition to being the place where you can search and apply for internships, part-time, and full-time jobs, you can also use Handshake to:

  • Upload a resume and complete your online career profile
  • Allow your online career profile and resume to be viewable by employers
  • Schedule and keep track of your appointments with Career Services in one location
  • View and sign-up for local and on-campus career events
  • Research contact information for local and national employers
  • Search for and apply to open positions

Who is eligible to use Handshake?

  • Only current USF Sarasota-Manatee students and alumni can access Handshake
  • USF students from the St. Petersburg and Tampa campuses must gain access to Handshake via their home campus.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Students

USF St. Petersburg and USF Tampa Students

  • Because all USF campuses are using Handshake, students can only access their home campus’ system. Please contact your respective Career Services office to gain access.

USF St. Petersburg:
Call: (727) 873-4129
Visit: SLC 2300

USF Tampa:
Call: (813) 974-2171
Visit: SVC 2088

FOR USF Sarasota-Manatee Alumni

  • All USF Sarasota-Manatee graduates have free, lifetime access to Handshake. Additional services are available to alumni and some may have a nominal fee associated with them. Please visit the Alumni section of our website for more details.
  • If you do not already have a Handshake account, please DO NOT create one. You will not be synced to USF and will be unable to see and apply for jobs. Instead, please email with the following information:
    • Your First and Last Name
    • Your USF Email Address
    • Your U#
    • The semester and year in which you graduated