Creating A User Account in Handshake

  • To register on Handshake, go to
  • Click on “Employers”
  • Click “Need an account?”
  • Click “Employer”
  • Enter your information (be sure to use your Bates email), agree to the terms of service and click “submit.”
  • Click “No, I am not” a 3rd party recruiter and click “Finish.”
  • You will be sent a confirmation email (if you do not see it, check your spam folder).
  • Click the link on the email, then log in at . You will be asked to pick your company from a list, please select Bates.One of the other Handshake users at Bates will need to verify you before you can access most site features. They will be notified of the request via email and you will be notified once your account is active.