Create and set up your account

This tutorial provides instructions for Willamette University on-campus employers.

If you are an off-campus (non-Willamette) employer, please check the Handshake Help Center.

Create a New Account

Sign Up Here Button

Type of Account

  • Select the “Sign up here” button underneath "Are you an Employer"

Sign up as an Employer

  • Complete the form fields
  • Use your Willamette email address
  • Create a password
  • Phone number is optional
  • Click the "Sign Up" button
Phone Number Field

“Welcome to Handshake” screen

  • Choose your area(s) of interest for recruitment
  • Add your Alma Mater (optional)
  • Click the “Next: Employer Guidelines” button
Select Areas of Interest

“Handshake Employer Guidelines” screen

  • Select “No” to third-party recruiter
  • Click the “Next: Confirm Email” button
Are you a third-party recruiter

Handshake confirmation screen

Successfully Signed up

Check your email

  • Check your inbox for an email to confirm your email address.
  • Click the “Confirm Email” button
Confirm Email

Join Company

The email button will take you to Handshake’s “Step 3 of 4 – Join Company” screen.

First: Click the Request button in the “Willamette University On Campus Employment” section. (The one with the red WU logo)

Request On-Campus Employment

Second: Click the “Next: Connect to Schools” button (upper right corner)

Next: Connect to Schools

Third: On the following screen, click the “Next: Finish” button.

Next: Finish

Check your email

  • Check your inbox for an email to approve your Handshake access.
  • Click the “Log in” button
Log In

Log in using your Willamette email address.

Enter email

Enter the password you just created for Handshake and click the “Log In” button

Enter password
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