Our virtual front desk will be available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm ET, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET. Feel free to reach us by email as well at careers@echo.rutgers.edu.

Handshake Mobile Application

Rutgers Handshake is your one-stop career management center and is available on your mobile device! Within the mobile app—you can request appointments with Career Exploration and Success, register for fairs, workshops, and programs, search and apply for positions, access additional online resources, network with employment organizations and much more!

Follow these simple steps to access this exclusive mobile app:

  1. Visit the App Store or Google Play on your mobile device.
  2. Search for 'Handshake' within the store, and download the app. (This is a free application.)
  3. Open the application and on the welcome screen, enter 'Rutgers University' in the search bar, then select 'Rutgers University-New Brunswick' from the results.
  4. Then select school login
  5. From the next screen, enter your NetID and password and tap go. From here, follow the onboarding wizard to access your account.
Handshake App Display

Having trouble? Email careers@echo.rutgers.edu or call 848-932-0144 for technical assistance for Rutgers Handshake or one of our other online career tools.

Follow these simple steps to access this exclusive mobile app:

  1. Visit the App Store or Google Play on your mobile device.
  2. Search for 'Handshake' within the store, and download the app. (This is a free application.)
  3. Once you open the application, you will be prompted to enter your school email to receive a temporary passcode. You MUST utilize the  the following format: NetID+nb@scarletmail.rutgers.edu (single sign-on now available for iOS devices).
  4. Do NOT forget to utilize the + symbol and nb after your NetID.
  5. **You can also check your inbox for an email from ucs_marketing@echo.rutgers.edu where we often embed your email address that is needed to request access to the exclusive Rutgers University - Handshake portal.
  6. Once you enter your email address, you will receive an email to that address that includes a temporary passcode to activate the mobile application. Enter the password and join Handshake!

Single Sign-On (SSO) Login for iOS Mobile App

We just launched SSO login for our iOS mobile app! This update will significantly improve your app login experience by allowing you to sign in with your Rutgers NetID and password.

Having trouble? Email careers@echo.rutgers.edu or call 848-932-0144 for technical assistance for Rutgers Handshake or one of our other online career tools.