Students

STUDENT – COVID-19 Currently Asked Questions

Which employers are still actively hiring during COVID-19?
  • Handshake – Your best source for job and internship opportunities
  • QuadJobs  Find short-term and local job 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 fall internships?
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, schedule a virtual employer mock interview, or talk with your professor to see if you can substitute the 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.

What if I need accommodations to virtually connect with the Career Center? 

If you need accommodations to help you connect with the Career Center virtually, please consider utilizing the following TU departments and resources: Accessibility & Disability Services, TU Student Emergency Funds, and Student Technology Resources for Remote Learning.

I’m job searching and want to prepare for interviews, what can I expect?

During this period of physical 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 opportunities to connect with employers this semester?

Check Handshake for up-to-date information on all upcoming virtual events and opportunities to connect.

Can I request a workshop for my student group or organization?

To request a workshop, please fill out this formAll workshops for the Fall 2020 semester will be completed virtually. You will have the option to use one of our pre-recorded workshops or, if our schedule allows, have a career coach present the workshop live using WebEx or Zoom.

 

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.

Personal Life & Career Planning Course

EDUC 121

Explore the types of careers that exist, who you are and how you will fit into these fields. Learn more about Personal Life & Career Planning (EDUC 121).

Career Advice and Appointments

Explore Majors and Careers

Job Search Resources

Finding a Job

Internships

Student Employment

Graduate/Professional School Guide

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