Viterbi Career Platform

Get connected to employers and opportunities through Handshake!


Handshake is the largest career community for college students. Employers are recruiting students like you on Handshake.

  • Receive job and internship recommendations based on your interests
  • Connect with employers in every industry
  • Get an inside look at internships from other students
  • Check into campus events and career fairs from your phone
  • Learn from students and alumni who landed jobs you want

Activate Your Handshake Account

    • All current students already have a Handshake profile with their basic information.
    • Activate Handshake using SSO with your USC Net ID and Password
    • Note: Incoming students obtain access to Handshake once the Registrar indicates you are an enrolled students.
      • Fall admits: normally occurs mid-July thru early August
      • Spring admits: normally occurs mid-December thru early January
Log into USC Handshake

Handshake Activation Instructions:

Published on December 12th, 2016

Last updated on May 20th, 2024