Resources and services are available to address the career development and job search needs of UW alumni.


All UW alumni are invited to use our free online job system (Handshake).

  • Alumni who graduated during the 2017-2018 academic year should login to their Handshake accounts with their UWNetID credentials
  • Alumni (UW Seattle/Bothell) who graduated prior to the 2017-2018 academic year should request an alumni account by completing and submitting the Alumni Free Handshake Access webform.
  • UW Tacoma Alumni should contact UW Tacoma Career Development & Education for access to the UW Tacoma Handshake platform.

Career Coaching Appointments:

  • UW-Seattle alumni who have received a degree in the past two years (24 months) are considered ‘recent graduates’ and are eligible to schedule appointments with career coaches in the Career & Internship Center for no fee.
  • UW Bothell alumni seeking one-on-one career counseling service should seek assistance with UW Bothell Career Services.
  • UW Tacoma alumni seeking one-on-one career counseling service should seek assistance with UW Tacoma Career Development.

UW Alumni (beyond 2 years of degree completion) are welcome to continue utilizing Career & Internship Center programming, use our extensive Career Guide and calendar of workshops and events.

For UW alumni seeking additional assistance (including one-on-one career coaching appointments and mock interviews) please see the below list of Seattle-area and Washington State service providers and resources.

Share Your Career Journey with UW Students

Help students conceptualize their career path by sharing your own. Students often think there’s only one pathway to a career. By sharing your story you help demystify life after graduation.

  • Share your career journey and we’ll highlight your story for students interested in your sector / industry
  • Learn more about the Huskies @ Work job shadow program facilitated by the UW Alumni Association

 Career Resources, Service-Providers, Information and Networking: