What is Handshake?

IU Indianapolis utilizes Handshake as our career services platform for students and alumni. It’s used by over 200,000 employers, including all Fortune 500 companies! Thousands of internship and job opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically looking to hire students.

All School of Science students have a Handshake account that is automatically created 24 hours after you enroll in your first semester's classes. All you have to do is log in to Handshake to activate your account. Completing and updating your profile will provide Handshake with a better idea of which job and internship listings you may be interested in. 

Do not create a Handshake account. Student accounts on Handshake are created automatically 24 hours after you enroll in classes. You will then be able to DUO login to Handshake using your IU username and password. If you are not yet enrolled in classes, or have questions about your Handshake access, please call our office at 317-274-5677.

Here are some of the things you can do with Handshake:

  • Apply for on-campus & work-study jobs
  • Apply for full-time, part-time jobs & internships
  • Register for career fairs, PREPs workshops, & employer info sessions
  • Research thousands of employers
  • Network with recruiters and other students for career insights
  • Schedule advising appointments with PREPs staff

Are you a School of Science alumni needing a Handshake account? Complete this form to request your account.

Alumni from other IU Indianapolis schools or IU campuses should complete this form to request an account. 

Current IU Indianapolis students should not complete the request form above. You can access Handshake using your IU username and password. 

Job and internship opportunities

Here you'll find some currently open job and internship listings for IU Indianapolis students and alumni.

For thousands more opportunities, log in to Handshake »

Graduate-level opportunities