All the information you need to prepare yourself for today's changing world of work!

Whether you're on the job market and are now conducting a virtual job search, had an offer rescinded and aren't sure what to do next or are adjusting to the idea of working remotely, Career Services is here to help you navigate this new environment.

Your Virtual Job Search

Many elements of a virtual job search are similar to those of an on-campus job search. For more tips, please review our Virtual Job Search Guide.

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Make Connections While Working Virtually

Making connections with new co-workers can be challenging in a virtual world.  Here are ideas for you to connect with your new team.

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Do a Micro-Internship!

Through micro-internships, students can learn and hone the skills that employers look for, build meaningful connections with organizations across the country, and get paid – all in your spare time.

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Yes, there are jobs!

According to recent Handshake.com data, Business students are the top major receiving outreach from employers regarding full-time job opportunities and internships right now.

The top jobs being advertised on Handshake.com include: Business Analysts and Management Consultants, Accountants, and Data Analysts.   (4/09/20)

April 30, 2020

Exploring Career Opportunities at the Research Park

Learn more about opportunities for Business students from Dr. Jennifer Kim, Assistant Director for Talent at Research Park

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May 5, 2020

How volunteering benefits your career (and links for virtual options)

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July 20, 2020

3 Easy Ways to Stand Out to Recruiters Online

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April 20, 2020

9 Job Search Tips for International Students in the Age of Coronavirus

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April 21, 2020

Every Tuesday at noon, Rob Humphrey hosts "Unlock LinkedIn Live" for students and recent grads. Today's topic: How to Get Hired During a Quarantine

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April 27, 2020

Making the Most of an Internship-less summer

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April 1, 2020

ADVICE FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS: HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR CAREER DEVELOPMENT DURING COVID-19

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April 2, 2020

WHAT TO DO WHEN THE COMPANY RENEGES ON YOU

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April 14, 2020

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR NEW JOB ISN'T YOUR DREAM JOB

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Fellowship and Skill Development Opportunities

CovidFellows --Started by U of I alums!

CU Community Engaged Scholars--10 week summer scholars program

InsideSherpa--Virtual Work Experience Programs with simulated projects

LinkedIn Learning--Access hundreds of skill-based courses

Who's Hiring?

The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Career Fairs

In this short video, you'll learn how to prepare for and navigate a virtual career fair!

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Preparing for a Virtual Interview

Echo Global Logistics shares the ins and outs of virtual interviewing!

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Rock Your LinkedIn Profile!

The experts at LinkedIn share tips for maximizing your profile and getting standing out from your competitors!

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Navigating An Online Job Search

Learn from the experts at Vault.com about how to navigate tools for an online job search.

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Making the Most of an Internship-less Summer

No Internship, no problem!  We'll share tips and tricks for maximizing your summer.

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Thriving in Your New Workplace

We'll share tips and tricks for navigating your new workplace!  Watch live on April 21st, 2020.

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