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January 22, 2020

Career Services

Handshake is Coming!

Brandi Hoel

Great News! Western Governors University has partnered with Handshake - a modern career development platform used nationally by top universities and employers. 

WGU Handshake will be available to you February 2020 and will replace Career & Professional Development’s current CareerBeam system! 

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With WGU Handshake, your job search will be powered by Career & Professional Development’s advanced online tools available on your mobile device to help you: 

  • Get Hired – you can discover and land personalized jobs and internships curated just for you. 
  • Get Discovered – get messaged by employers that want to hire you. Employers are actively searching students and alumni with over 25K searches per month. 
  • Get Connected – leverage an engaged community of peers, alumni, and employers to get the career information you are looking for.

Stay tuned for an email invitation to access your new WGU Handshake account beginning on February 4th

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