Natty Leach, Associate Director
As we approach the last month of Summer, I wanted to take the time to share some exciting new features that will go live to Handshake this Fall.
The “For You” tab which offers tailored collections of jobs to explore will be clearer and more inviting. While there’s no sample to share right now, the mockups look more inviting and easier to browse.
During the Spring semester, we participated in a trial that allowed Penn students early access to the online Reviews submitted by both Penn students and others in the limited trial. In the fall, this will open up to all other Handshake schools (over 700 nationally) so you will benefit from the input of peers at schools like Princeton, Columbia, UChicago, UVA, Stanford, and many more. You can access these reviews by going to an employer’s profile in Handshake:
In total, you’ll now benefit from:
100,000+ reviews from students from
700+ schools nationwide, covering
Also on an employer’s profile will be question and answer responses between students and young alumni. Ask students and alumni questions about anything career related:
OCR – Interviewing on Campus Filter:
When looking at what employers are coming to campus this fall, you can now easily search for specific jobs by adding the “Interviewing on campus” filter to your search:
Handshake has made a ton of improvements to their OS app and will be unrolling an Android specific app near the beginning of the Fall semester. The app includes the ability to apply to positions in just one click, register for events and fairs, sign up for appointments, or just browse what’s posted in the system: