Tips for virtual networking — Jessica’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Mar 22, 2021 in Career, Opportunities |

The COVID-19 pandemic situation has changed our interactions and how we currently conduct business. While a lot of networking used to happen virtually, there were still events like career fairs and company information sessions where you could meet potential employers or people from different backgrounds who could help you get that dream job. Since all these major events are currently happening virtually, it’s necessary to talk about useful tips and some mistakes to avoid.

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Getting the most out of Handshake — Jessica’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Feb 22, 2021 in Career, Resources |

The first step in getting the most of out Handshake is to claim your Handshake account. Handshake asks the student to answer a variety of questions from their major and GPA to their ideal industries. When logging onto Handshake’s home page, at the bottom there is a list of jobs that are selected just for you based on factors like your major, GPA, if you require sponsorship and more. When beginning your internship/job search, this is the easiest way to apply to multiple jobs that you’re qualified for. If you’ve already uploaded your general technical resume to Handshake, applications can be submitted with a single click. However, make sure to apply directly to company websites as well!

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