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Career Services Center

Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
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Uline Partnership

Welcome Marquette students and alumni

We are excited to announce that Marquette University has partnered with Handshake - a modern career development platform. Handshake will replace our current system, MU Career Manager. Whether it’s making a career counseling appointment to talk about your future career plans or beginning your internship search, Handshake is the place to start. Below are some answers to questions you may have about the upcoming transition to Handshake. Please review the FAQs below and reach out to the Career Services Center with questions at career.services@marquette.edu or (414) 288-7423.

Students and alumni will have access to MU Career Manager until Handshake goes live in late August.

Attention employers: click here for more details about the transition to Handshake.

Handshake FAQs for Students and Alumni

What is Handshake?

Handshake is a modern college recruiting platform that will replace MU Career Manager. Handshake has new features that allow you to personalize your profile, making it even easier to stay connected with the Career Services Center. With Handshake you can:

  • Schedule career counseling appointments
  • View job and internship opportunities relevant to your career goals
  • Receive updates from the Career Services Center
  • Sign up for on-campus interviews
  • Register for Marquette career fairs and other career events on campus
  • Follow and connect with your favorite employers
  • Find resources specifically matching your career interests

Is Handshake replacing MU Career Manager?

Yes, Handshake will replace MU Career Manager. MU Career Manager will be accessible until late August.

Do I have to create an account?

Full-time degree seeking students: No, your information will be preloaded into Handshake because you are a current student. Beginning late August, you can login to Handshake using your EMARQ credentials. We encourage you to personalize your profile to begin receiving relevant content to help you with your career planning. You will receive an email from Handshake when you are able to access your account.

Alumni: Yes, you can sign up for a Handshake account in late August.

When can I access Handshake?

Students and alumni will be able to access Handshake in late August. Full-time, degree seeking students and alumni who have accessed MU Career Manager in the past year will receive an email when Handshake is live.

Will my documents (e.g. resume), assessments and job agents transfer to Handshake?

No, your documents and assessments saved in MU Career Manager will not be transferred to your new Handshake account. You can login and download any career documents and/or assessments you need until late August.

Job agents created in MU Career Manager will not transfer to Handshake. Handshake offers several ways to hear about jobs that are relevant to your career goals. You can save job search criteria, follow employers and receive updates from Career Services about jobs, on campus interviews and other career related events on campus.

When will employers have access to Handshake?

Employers will begin using Handshake on August 1. The last day for employers to access MU Career Manager is July 25. While students and alumni will have access to MU Career Manager until late August, please note that new job postings will not be added to MU Career Manager after July 25.

Is Handshake mobile friendly?

Yes! In late August, you can login to Handshake on your phone. iPhone users can download the Handshake app from the App Store. An Android version is coming soon.

Where can I learn more about Handshake and how to use it?

Visit https://joinhandshake.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/202711128-Student-Alumni to learn more about how to schedule an appointment, personalize your profile and much more! Handshake's student and alumni support page includes 2 minute training videos to help you make the most of using Handshake.

The staff at the Career Services Center are here to help as well. Contact us at career.services@marquette.edu or (414) 288-7423.