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Welcome to the MCAD Career Development Job and Opportunities site!

MCAD has moved to Handshake! This site provides students and graduates access to an exclusive list of jobs and opportunities while connecting employers to an elite pool of high-quality candidates.

If you are a current student, MCAD has already created an account for you, which is pre-filled and ready to go. You may log in with your MCAD credentials by clicking on the blue 'MCAD Account Login' button. If you have an active email address, your account will automatically be activated.

If you are an alum, you may create a new account by clicking on the 'No account? Sign up here.' option in the upper right-hand corner of the page at There, you may select your own username (we recommend using a personal email address such as Gmail) and password. After creating a new MCAD-associated account, your account will be in pending status until your alumni status has been confirmed, at which point it will be activated. After creating your account, you will log in at by clicking on the 'You can also sign in with your email address' option underneath the blue MCAD Account Login button and entering the credentials you selected earlier.

Alumni New Account Creation

Student and Alumni Login to Handshake

Employer Account Creation on Handshake

Employer Account Login to Handshake

Handshake Help

Questions? Please contact the MCAD Career Development Office at 612-874-3721.

MCAD does not conduct any investigation of employers, opportunities, or positions publicized either on Handshake or via email notifications, and makes no representations or guarantees about positions/opportunities shared by Career Development. MCAD is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of students and alumni to research the integrity of the organizations and opportunities to which they are applying. We advise you to use caution and common sense when applying for any position or opportunity with an organization or private party. Opportunities shared may range from entry-level to advanced. For questions regarding best practices surrounding employment/freelance negotiations, please feel free to contact Career Development at