To claim and participate in a virtual fair on Handshake, an active employer user account is required.
If you have not yet created a Handshake account, refer to Create an Employer User Account, Join a Company, and Connect with Institutions.
Claim your schedule
When your organisation has set up a schedule on your behalf, you’ll receive an email with the fair details.
The email will read:
From: Handshake <firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: "You have been invited to a career fair"
[NAME OF FAIR]
Please review and claim your spot at this fair as soon as possible. Students will not be able to sign up to meet with you until you have completed this.
More info about virtual fairs (hyperlinked)
[Review and claim schedule] button."
Click the red button Review and claim schedule to login to Handshake and claim your schedule.
If you're missing the email, you can claim the schedule directly from the fair on Handshake.
1. To begin, click Fairs from the left navigation bar, then use the filters on the left of the page to locate the fair.
2. Click on the fair name, then click on the Schedule tab.
3. In the pop-up modal, click the blue button Claim schedule.
Participate in a virtual fair
Once you have claimed your schedule, you will be able to manage 1:1 and group sessions and host sessions. For additional details, refer to Managing Schedules for Virtual Fairs.