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Handshake resources

Handshake is Augustana College's online career development tool; login using your Augustana credentials. See a list of the most useful and popular resources below.


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Career resources

Search resources using the search bar or scroll through the list. Our most popular handouts include:

Getting started

Who is my Career Coach?

Handshake profile

Your career goal

Online resources

Augustana College: Going Global (GoinGlobal)

Augustana College: USA Careers and City Guides

Online courses on LinkedIn Learning

Career exploration and research

Career exploration resources

Career research activity

Informational Interviews

Pre-health resource: tips and advice for pursuing a career in healthcare

What can I do with this major?

Networking and career fairs


Preparing an elevator speech



Resume, cover letters and personal statement

Cover letter resource

Personal statement guide


International students

CPT work authorization for off campus internships

Obtaining OPT work authorization to pursue post graduate employment (F-1 visa holders)

Guide to the H1-B process for F-1 visa holders

OPT STEM extension overview

Job and internships search

A target list of organizations: job search

Entry level rotational and leadership development programs

Internship resources

Registering your internship at Augustana

Requesting a reference

Requesting letters of recommendation

Teach, work and graduate school abroad

Graduate and professional school search

Graduate school 101

Research experience 101

Requesting a reference

Requesting letters of recommendation

Personal statement guide