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STUDENT – COVID-19 Currently Asked Questions

Which employers are still actively hiring during COVID-19?
  • Handshake – Your best source for job and internship opportunities
  • Finding a Job – We compiled a list of actively hiring employers and additional resources
  • Micro-Internships – Execute professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths
  • Job and Internship Searching During COVID-19 – Check out this short webinar on how to start or continue your job search during social distancing
Should I still be searching for summer or fall internships?
Is the Career Center open?

In response to COVID-19, the Career Center is open and ready to help! Staff members are working remotely and offering virtual appointments that may be made via Handshake.

I have an assignment due; how do I get that reviewed by the Career Center?

Resume and Cover Letter  

  • You can have your resume and cover letter reviewed by submitting the documents in Word docs (.doc, .docx) to . Please note, it may take up to 5 business days for your documents to be reviewed.  

Interviews 

  • To complete mock interviews, you may make a virtual appointment via Handshake, or talk with your professor to see if you can substitute the in-person mock interview with one completed with Big Interview.  

All Other Appointment Types 

    • Appointment types are available virtually. You can make an appointment via HandshakePlease note, it may take 3 business days to be approved.  

Career Counseling  

    • We will still be accepting appointments. You can make an appointment via Handshake.
How do I get in contact with my Career Coach?

You can email your Career Coach directly if you have specific questions. Their contact information can be found on the Career Center Staff page.

I’m job searching and want to prepare for interviews, what can I expect?
During this period of social distancing you will most likely be completing interviews either over the phone or virtually via webcam. Check out these resources for more help:
How can I prepare myself financially during COVID-19?
Will there be any site visits or opportunities to connect with employers coming up?

There will be no in-person site visits or employer tabling events until in-person instruction is permitted by the university. However, check Handshake for up-to-date information on all upcoming virtual events and opportunities to connect.

What resources does the Career Center have that I can use on my own?

Scroll down on this page or use the navigation on the right to find information on a wide variety of topics including exploring majors and careers, networking, job and internship search, and salary negotiation.

I’m graduating and need to complete my internship, practicum, what do I do?

You should contact your faculty supervisor/internship coordinator to gain information on how to complete your requirements, each department has different requirements and are updating regularly.

When will we be able to request a workshop?

Any in-person workshop that was scheduled during the university-mandated distance learning timeframe has been canceled. Workshop requests will resume when in-person instruction is permitted by the university. 

In the meantime, students can use the following virtual workshop presentations:

 

Students working in the Career Center

 

The Career Center is here to help you achieve your career goals. We offer a comprehensive range of free services to assist you with all of your career-related needs including: developing your career action plan, career counseling and advising, resume and cover letter reviews, mock interviews, job and internship searches, and graduate school essay reviews.

Why use the Career Center?

  1. Supportive and encouraging experts who care about your success.
  2. Impressive interviewing skills, an incredible resume, and a polished professional image that give you an edge over the competition.
  3. Insight and empowerment to better understand who you are and where you want to go.
  4. A personalized job search plan that allows you to navigate the job search process with confidence.
  5. Connections to employers who are motivated to hire TU students for jobs and internships.

Take advantage of the opportunities and assistance while you have the access... I’ve learned so much from the Career Center. ”

Shantell Nelson, Deaf Studies Major

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