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.

Recent graduates who have received a degree from the UW in the past two years (24 months) are eligible to schedule appointments with career coaches in the Career & Internship Center for no fee.

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.

 Career Resources, Service-Providers, Information and Networking: