Handshake bills itself as the #1 place to launch a career with no connections, experience, or luck required. Handshake’s community includes 12 million students and young alumni around the world from 1,400 educational institutions, including four-year colleges, community colleges, boot camps, and 290+ minority-serving institutions. Friedman students use Handshake to set up appointments with their career advisors and sign-up for the Block Career Center’s programs and workshops. 

Some of the features of Handshake include: 

  • Search and apply for jobs and internships (not all the opportunities in Handshake are focused on food and nutrition, but run the range of industries and functions) 
  • Set up automatic feeds tailored to your interests – personal RSS feeds send specific jobs or jobs at employers of interest directly to your email
  • Connect with employers and learn about organizations research companies and learn about their products, culture, size, and location (recruiter contact info and student reviews also available)  
  • Register for workshops, events and career fairs find all workshops and career programs from the Block Career Center, as well as other Tufts University career centers on Handshake

How to Access:

Click on “View Resource” to access and set-up your account. You will be prompted to enter your email address and password, or use the Tufts SSO log-in option. 

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