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Upload Resume & Other Documents

Handshake video tutorials and step by step instruction are available here.

How to upload your resume and new documents to Handshake profile:

1. Click Profile on the upper right-hand Navigation Bar.

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2. Click the Add Documents button in the left-hand menu.

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3. Click Add New Document in the upper right corner of Your Documents.​​

4. Complete the New Document form. Uploaded documents can be resumes, cover letters, transcripts, or work samples. Upload your document from your computer. 

5. Files should be in .PDF, .DOC, or .DOCX format. Note: The preferred format is .PDF. Handshake will automatically attempt to convert any .DOC or .DOCX format into PDF. You will need to review and approve the converted .PDF version of your document prior to using it apply for a job. 

  • Check the Public? checkbox if you would like your document to be able to be found and viewed by employers on Handshake and TAMUCC's Career Services Center.
  • If you want to keep the document part of your private document library, or if you’re uploading it for use in a particular job application, the checkbox should remain unmarked.

6. Select Create Document when the form is complete and you can build your profile from your resume. 

Locating and Uploading New Documents for On-Campus Jobs:

1. You can locate resources by going to "Career Center" on the upper right-hand side.front-page-buttons-13.png

Next, click the "Resources" box

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2. Select the appropriate application form for the job you are applying for.  

3. Download the document to fill it out, then save to your computer. 

 

4. Upload on-campus applications by going back to "Add Documents" on your profile page. 

Under "Other Documents" upload your completed job application from your computer.

5. Name your Document, and select "Add Document"

 Select Create Document when the form is complete. 

6. When you select the job you would like to apply for select "Apply Now"

7. You can choose to upload your application from existing documents you have saved on your profile, or by uploading the file from your computer. 

For Additional Resources on Handshake click here.