Handshake (CareerLink)

UW-Stout Career Services utilizes industry-leading technology, Handshake, to connect our students and employer partners.
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We are thrilled to announce that Handshake has been selected as UW-Stout's primary recruitment and career event management tool. Handshake is used by over 200,000 employers, including all Fortune 500 companies.  Thousands of internships and opportunities are posted on Handshake by employers specifically to hire students. 

All students, employers and campus units using CareerLink made the transition to Handshake in August 2021. Handshake offers many exciting new features that will transform the student and employer experience, including:

  • A single login portal for employers and students
  • Ability for employers to post jobs to UW-Stout and 1000+ schools from one dashboard
  • Personalized job recommendations based on students’ major, interests, and more
  • Advanced, streamlined event management capabilities


***Important On-campus positions:  After Sept. 8 all on-campus employers posting on-campus jobs should advertise positions in Handshake. Please e-mail Kellie Horzewski for account creation and job posting information during this transition timeframe.


***Current Co-op and Internship Students looking for CareerLink - please check out the new Co-op & Internship Portal