The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the job search for many recent graduates
looking for full-time employment and current students looking for internships and
summer jobs. This blog will outline resources that you may find helpful as you search
for jobs and internships this summer.
As a recent UNC alumni and/or current student the Center for Career Readiness is here to help you during your employment search.You can schedule career counseling appointments; access your Handshake account (alumni can update their Handshake account by completing this form); ask us to connect you with alumni in the field(s) that interest you; and/or use our website resources. The UNC Alumni Association is also dedicated to helping recent graduates. They host events and share resources that are focused on career support. All of these resources and services are free for UNC Student to use and can impact your job search in positive ways.
In addition to the resources above, below are additional job search resources that you might want to check out as you go through your job search process.
- Student Account FAQ
- What COVID-19 Recruitment Trends mean for Students
- How to Search Save and Apply to Jobs on Handshake
- How to Wow Recruiters that Message You
- Ways to Gain Work Experience This Summer
- 11 Job Search Tips for College Graduates and Student
- How To Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic
PBS News Hour
National Public Radio
During these new times you may experience some challenges as you navigate the fast changing employment environment; however, I hope you find solace knowing that the Center for Career Readiness is here to help. As I communicate with employers, I often hear them express that UNC alumni and students are well prepared, confident, and extremely talented. So know that you are amazing and trust your talent even when you feel discouraged.