accessibility and accommodations

For specific accessibility information as well as to make additional accommodations prior to the job fair, contact your college/university career services office at least two weeks prior to the fair.

Handshake Accessibility Resources

Information on accessibility options for Handshake Virtual Career Fairs can be found here.  Highlights include:​

  • Handshake virtual career fairs tool is designed to be compatible with screen readers that those with visual impairment can use to convert text, buttons, or images into speech or braille.

  • The Handshake website and fairs are designed to be navigable for keyboard-only users

  • Color contrast in the virtual fair design is designed so that screen elements are more easily readable for the visually-impaired

  • The Handshake support team can also provide an interpreter for live captioning if requested


View the Handshake Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and VPAT PDF below (updated August 2020).

Handshake Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.pdf