Please consider signing up for a HandShake account  – even if you are not currently in a job search. HandShake at Centenary University will allow you access to webinars, information sessions and other educational content, on a wide-variety of topics, that may of be interest to you.

Creating a Handshake Account

  1. Go to
  2. You do not need a Centenary email address including a .edu. As a Centenary alum, type in your personal email and click Sign Up.
  3. At the next screen – Let’s Find Your Next Job, type in your personal email address again. Click Next.
  4. Next add Centenary University as your school. Be sure not to select Centenary College of Louisiana as it’s the first school that shows up when you begin typing. Click Next.
  5. Choose a password and agree to the Terms of Service, then click Create Account.
  6. You will be prompted to enter some information (name,  major, month and year of graduation).
  7. Handshake will send you an email confirmation. After confirming your email, you can log in and choose a profile visibility option.
  8. Afterward you will be asked more questions regarding the type of job you are interested in, where you would like to work, full-time or part-time, but you can also opt to not reply to these questions if you are not job hunting.
  9. Once done you will arrive at your profile page.
  10. There you can click on Update My Profile and you can upload a resume, a photo of yourself and add any content you wish.