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Introducing - Handshake!

*Handshake First-time Log-in Instructions* 

  1. Go to www.cabrini.joinhandshake.com
  2. Type your Cabrini email address (initials and numbers version) into the text box directly underneath 'Sign In with Your Email'. (Do NOT click on 'Sign up for an account' on the bottom left! Your account was already created by the CCPD)
  3. Click 'Continue'.
  4. A new page will then prompt you to input a password. Keep the text box empty, and click on 'Set Your Password'.
  5. An email will be immediately sent to your Cabrini email address. Follow the instructions in that email to finalize your student registration, and set your password.
  6. You can then revisit the log-in page above, and go through the steps, typing in your password to log-in.
  7. You will then be prompted to customize your profile, prior to entering the Handshake portal.

The CCPD's New Location for All of our Many Services!

Current Students and Alumni, CLICK HERE to Register Your Account

  • Brand New, User-Friendly Job & Internship Search Portal

  • Personalize your Profile and Experience, Upload your Resume to be Visible to Recruiters. 

    • Please allow 48 hours for a representative from the Center for Career and Professional Development to review your resume.
  • Schedule Appointments with Career Counselors to:

    • Critique/Review your Resumes and Cover Letters
    • Provide you with General Career Counseling and Guidance (Major Exploration, Career Transition, Career Development Strategies)
    • Practice your Interview Preparations and Performances
    • Help you Prepare for Graduate School, and Other Career Development Milestones
    • Assist you with all of the Processes Related to Job/Internship Search
  • View CCPD's Career Events Calendar, and Register for Career Fairs, Networking Nights, Career Express Workshops, On-Campus Recruiting, and MORE!


The Center for Career and Professional Development has switched to Handshake, the leading career platform used at over 400 colleges and more than 200,000 employers.


Used by all Fortune 500 companies, Handshake allows you to discover and organize your preferred jobs at top financial institutions, cutting edge tech firms, leading design and marketing agencies, nonprofits making the world a better place, and more. You can also receive personal recommendations based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences and search history.


Login today (with your Cabrini University Email Address) and complete your profile, and put your best self forward to employers. Be sure to download Handshake Mobile (iOS) to discover jobs on the go and to stay on track with reminders for application deadlines and direct messages from employers.


Finding a job can be daunting, but Handshake is here to help you take the first step towards building a great career and fulfilling your potential.

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