Handshake at LSU

Effective April 16, Handshake has replaced Careers2Geaux as your online tool for managing job postings, event registration and on-campus interviews at LSU!


About Handshake

Handshake is a centralized platform for all of your campus recruiting needs; 475+ schools use Handshake! Multi- or single-school job posting with just a few clicks. Among other features, Handshake provides:

  • Direct student messaging; contact candidates directly through Handshake.
  • Powerful applicant filtering; narrow down potential hires through advanced filtering options.
  • All of these improvements and more, at zero cost to you!

View for a data-driven info sheet explaining why you should be recruiting on Handshake!


Activate your Handshake account and start recruiting today!

Handshake Support:

The Handshake Help Center offers numerous step-by-step instructions on a variety of topics, including job postings, applications, and events and career fairs. Still not finding what you need? Create a support ticket, or contact us at career@lsu.edu


Important Dates for Transitioning from Careers2Geaux:

All employers with Careers2Geaux accounts will receive multiple email notifications regarding the timeline below.

March 12: Handshake launches to employers. If you previously had a Careers2Geaux account, begin documenting any job postings or data you may need from Careers2Geaux as LSU will not retain copies of job postings or employer activity. You can access your Careers2Geaux account until June 1. 

April 16: Handshake launches to LSU students.

June 1: Careers2Geaux is deactivated. Employers should document any job postings or data needed from Careers2Geaux prior to June 1 as LSU will not retain copies of job postings or employer activity. 

Summer 2018: All fall recruiting events will be added to Handshake. Activate your account to receive notifications. 

Ongoing: All On-Campus Interviewing for Spring 2018 will continue to be managed in Careers2Geaux. You can access your Careers2Geaux account until June 1.



Our Employment Services team is here to assist with any questions related to your improved recruiting experience in Handshake. Contact us with any questions at career@lsu.edu.