I opted-out of Directory Information sharing with my institution. How does that impact my use of Handshake?
We respect student opt-out requests, and we built our system to accommodate students who prefer not to share their basic information with other parties.
As an administrative platform for career centre partners, Handshake receives some information from your institution to allow your career centre to perform its expected functions. Handshake will not share this information with third parties, including employers, unless you authorise us to do so. Read more on Profile Privacy Options in Handshake.
You will still be able to use our service to schedule appointments and sign up for career fairs; however employers and recruiters will not be able to view your profile or contact you when they search for potential candidates.
Keep in mind, when you apply for a job through Handshake, employers will be able to see any information you provide in your CV or application.
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