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735 E. Shaw Lane, Rm W114
East Lansing, MI 48825
Phone: 517.432.0830
Fax: 517.432.0950
Hours: 8am-5pm




  • Internship, part-time, and full-time job search
  • Advising Appointment Sign up
  • Career exploration resources
  • Career related workshops and presentations
  • Employer events, sessions and tables
  • Career fairs
  • Optimized mobile experience

5 Steps To Get Started:

  1. Log in to Handshake. Use your MSU Net ID and password and log in on the MSU Handshake page.
  2. Fill out your profile. Some of your information will already be in your Handshake profile. Check to be sure all information is correct and fill out the remainder. Take the Career Interests Survey to optimize your job search
  3. Upload a Document. You will want to have a public resume available in Handshake for employers to see. This will also help you complete your Handshake profile. Please keep your resume updated by having an advising appointment or sending it to
  4. Take Handshake for a spin. Use the top search bar and filters to look for companies and jobs you are interested in learning more about or applying to. You can always save your searches in Handshake, so finding relevant employers and jobs will be easy.
  5. Follow jobs and employers you are interested in. When you follow an employer or a job, you will automatically start receiving information about the company or job so you will not miss out on updates or new opportunities.


  • Multi-school job posting
  • Powerful applicant filtering
  • On-campus recruiting schedules
  • Career fair management
  • Host employer events
  • Optimized mobile experience

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