How to Custom Invite Employers to Become Users

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If you are interested in sending a customized invitation email to your employers you can follow these directions. We do recommend that you use the Invitation Link in the contacts section because it will populate the employer's information when they create an account. Click here to review the directions on how to do this.

  1. ​Click School Settings from the main drop down menu
  2. Click Details from the list on the left side of the screen

  3. Scroll down and copy the employer approval request URL

  4. This link will provide employers with a direct link to connect with your university when they register

Example Language for Inviting Employer Contacts:




On behalf of [University Name] I am excited to invite you to join Handshake - a powerful, modern platform that enables employers to search for and manage relationships with top talent at universities across the country.

By using the registration link below, we will help you connect with your organization and begin using Handshake for your university recruiting at [University Name] and other universities. 




Thanks, and welcome to Handshake!


[University Name / Sign off]


To assist an employer who is having difficulties connecting to their company, please see this article.

Want more information? Visit Handshake's Employer Site here:


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