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COVID-19 Career Resources

The Career and Leadership Development Staff are committed to assisting you as you continue with your career preparation during this challenging time. Please find below resources created or gathered by staff to assist you. This page will continue to be updated throughout the semester.

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Jobs and Hiring Portal

The State of New Jersey has developed a centralized resource to match talent with opportunities in industries on the front lines of serving New Jerseyans during the outbreak. Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring at

The State of New Jersey is hiring contact tracers.  This is a unique opportunity to contribute to New Jersey’s contact tracing efforts in both a volunteer or paid capacity.  To learn more and to express interest in this role, please visit

Resumé Open Hours

Students will schedule to meet with an advisor 1on1 for a 15 minute appointment during the below times. You must have a draft resume to participate. Please use Handshake and select “15 Minute Resume Review” as your appointment to schedule your resume review. Once your appointment is confirmed a Zoom link will be provided via the Handshake comments in your appointment.  Please plan to share your resume via a Google doc for review and comments.

Break Resume Review Appointment Times (Dec 7, 2020-Jan 29, 2021):

Tuesday | 1:30pm – 2:30pm |
Thursday | 10:00am – 11:00am

Regular Resume Review Appointment Times (Begin Feb 1, 2021)

Monday | 1:30pm – 3:30pm |
Tuesday | 3:30pm – 5:30pm |
Thursday | 1:30pm – 3:30pm |
Friday | 10:00am – 12:00pm |

Resumé Reviews

Reviews will be completed online. Please share your resume via Google Doc with An advisor will provide feedback using the comment tool within 48 business hours, depending on volume of requests.  Please note, advisors will not directly edit your resume. You must have a draft resume to participate.

Career Appointments

Advisors will hold remote appointments. Students can choose phone or video option when requesting an appointment through Handshake. Each advisor will provide specific connection information once the appointment is confirmed.


Students are encouraged to complete their Handshake profile, fill in their Career Interests, utilize the job board, register for virtual events, and finally visit their Get Hired Remotely page for tips & advice.

The Big Interview

Practice your interview skills, whether you’re interviewing for an internship, job, or graduate school. Students can also complete the Resume Curriculum to learn how to write a compelling resume.