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Handshake is a modern career development platform. Handshake has replaced EagleAXIS. With Handshake, you can:

  • Search for jobs and internships
  • Get updates from EWU Career Services and your favorite employers
  • Browse career resources tailored to your interests
  • Schedule appointments with your Career Advisor

Current Students

If you are a current student and are registered for classes, an account has already been created for you.

  1. Go to and login with SSO or your email address and password.
  2. Complete your profile to personalize your experience.
  3. Start searching for jobs, internships, events, career advising appointments, and resources!
  4. Visit if you need further instruction.

If you are an incoming student, and have not yet registered for classes, DO NOT create a new account. Your account will be created after you register for classes. If you need access sooner, please contact for assistance.


If you have not created an account, you will need to do so.

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign Up for An Account at the bottom of the page
  3. Click the Student/Alumni button.
  4. Fill in your personal information and create a password.  Tip: When asked to enter your email please use your email address if you have access to it. It makes your alumni status easier to verify.
  5. Please read Handshake's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and check the box to agree to the terms of service before you click Submit.
  6. Next, you should see a screen asking you to confirm your registration. To confirm your registration, click on the link that you received in your email. Tip: If you don't find your confirmation email, please check your spam folder. To prevent future e-mails from being sent into your spam folder add to your contacts. If you still have difficulty please contact Handshake support at
  7. Once you've confirmed your email address, you are registered as an alum and may now log in to complete your Handshake profile!

Note: If you only see Fairs and your profile on the left hand navigation bar, you will need to reach out to Career Services ( to be linked to EWU.


Student Supervisors / On-Campus Employment: contact Sheryl Denney at for account setup.

Faculty Internship Advisors: contact Romeal Watson, Internship Coordinator at for more information.

Off-Campus Employers

Create an account or login at Contact Nate Bryant, Employer Relations Manager, at / (509) 359-6058 with questions or concerns.

Need Help?

We encourage all Handshake users to utilize the help resources on Handshake's support page, You may also email for technical problems. Please contact Career Services if you have questions that are not covered in Handshake's support page.

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