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Career and Academic Advising

Handshake Login Guide

A networking platform for students, alumni and employers, offering a variety of opportunities

  • On-campus student employment, off-campus student employment (generalist positions), internships, co-ops, volunteer opportunities, fellowships, and career positions requiring college education.
  • Career Services workshops, presentations, career fairs and employer-hosted events - both virtual and in-person.
  • For pending and recent grads: First Destination reporting.

Students: How to Login

On-Campus Student Employment

Review Policies, Procedures & Protocols:

You do not take action to create a Wright State Handshake account. Your account is created automatically when you register for credit hours. 

How to login to your Handshake account

  1. Select the link on this page Student Login to Handshake.
  2. The first time you log in, you may be asked to select your school: Wright State University.
  3. On the Handshake login page, select the option to log in with campus username and password, which will direct you to a Wright State authentication page.
  4. On the Wright State authentication page, enter your campus username (w#) and the associated password, like you do for WINGS access.
  5. Email career_services@wright.edu if you have questions or have difficulty accessing your account.

Alumni: How to Login

Find your First Destination Survey

Pending & Recent Graduates:

  1. Inside your Handshake account, select the Career Center module.
  2. On the Career Center page, select First Destination.
  3. On the First Destination Surveys page, complete and submit your survey.
    • Your survey link is unique to you.

Alumni Instructions

If you do not have WINGS login credentials:

If you have WINGS login credentials:

  1. Select the link on this page for Alumni Login to Handshake.
  2. On the Handshake home page, select Students.
  3. Select the option to login with Wright State campus username and password.
  4. Enter the same campus username and password that you use to log in to WINGS.

On-Campus Supervisors: How to Get Account, How to Login

On-Campus Student Employment

Review Policies, Procedures & Protocols:

  1. To request your On-Campus Supervisor Handshake account, email career_services@wright.edu
    • Submitting an account request directly to Handshake will delay your access
  2.  Career Services will create your Handshake account and send you a follow-up email with login and other instructions.
  3. Already have an account but forgot how to login? Select the link On-Campus Supervisors: How to Get Account & Login (PDF)..

Off-Campus Employers: How to Create an Account or Login

Visit Campus In-Person or Virtually

Recruiters:
Arrange activities in our various colleges and majors.
Contact Career Services Career Consultants.

  • Info sessions
  • Tabling
  • Special programs
  • Career fairs

Need to create an account?

  1. Select the link on this page for Off-Campus Employers: Login to Handshake.
  2. On the Handshake home page, select Employers.
  3. Select Sign Up.
  4. Follow the prompts in Handshake.
    • Before you create an account, know the exact name of your Employer's Profile, as it is represented in Handshake.
    • Not sure? Email career_services@wright.edu

Already have an account?

  1. Select the link on this page for Off-Campus Employers: Login to Handshake.
  2. On the Handshake home page, select Employers.
  3. Select Log In.
  4. Select Sign In With Your Email Address.