Welcome to Handshake, UMBC’s new job and internship search platform that focuses on an individualized experience for students, and easier access for employers to post and manage open positions.

UMBCworks to Handshake Transition

During the summer of 2022, the UMBC Career Center transitioned from UMBCworks to Handshake:

Log in to Handshake

Log in or register as an Employer

This includes UMBC Faculty and Staff looking to hire students for on-campus positions.

New to Handshake? For more info see the Employer Handshake Resources page.

Students and Recent Alumni log in here with your myUMBC account

Most users. Alumni from the past 4 years, who still have access to myUMBC and their UMBC email address, should single sign on.

For more info see the Getting Started in Handshake resources.

Alumni without a myUMBC account, log in or register with your email address and Handshake password

Please see full details about requesting an account on the Getting Started in Handshake page.

Students & Alumni: Get to know Handshake

  • Be sure to upload your resume and complete your Handshake profile (directional video). Check out our Getting Started in Handshake resources too.
  • Appointments can be scheduled on Handshake.
  • Through early Fall semester, those who previously used UMBCworks should:
    • Download their documents uploaded to UMBCworks – resumes, cover letters and other documents will not automatically be moved over from one system to the other, you will need to upload your documents to your new account in Handshake.
    • Continue to check in UMBCworks on the status of any positions they previously applied to.