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Virtual Career Planning during COVID-19

Job and internship searching can be stressful at any time, but the uncertainties of a global pandemic can make this process seem even more daunting now. Every aspect of the job search, including networking, interviewing, and negotiating, now takes place online. This page features a collection of the latest advice and resources to help you adapt your efforts for an entirely virtual job search. There are jobs out there and we are here to help you find them. 


In addition to the pieces below, check out the Muse's Work and COVID-19 page as well as LinkedIn's weekly Get Hired newsletter for articles on networking, job searching, remote work, and interviewing during the pandemic. Hiring on Handshake gets updated periodically.  

Scammers are always looking for new ways to trick people, and they can be difficult to detect. Review the links below to learn the telltale signs of a fraudulent job post or scam. If you ever have any questions, please consult the Career Center on how to proceed.

Tips for Candidates to Avoid Scams

Staying Safe on Handshake

How to Nail a Job Interview — Remotely (6/22/20)

You’ve secured a virtual interview. Now, land the job with these tips (6/3/20)

Conducting virtual interviews? 6 easy body language tips  (5/29/20)

How to Ace the Virtual Interview (4/22/20) 

5 things you must do to have a successful job interview on video during the COVID-19 outbreak (3/19/20)

Video Interview Guide: Tips for a Successful Interview (3/19/20)

Virtual Interviewing: Strategies and Tips for Employees and Employers (10/18/16)

Virtual Job Search Resources