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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 https://jobs.covid19.nj.gov/

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 https://covid19.nj.gov/forms/tracer.

TCNJ Employer Partners

We have added 2 filters in Handshake to help you find opportunities. “covid19_hiring” will show you job postings that were recently added, and “remote” will show you roles that are work from home friendly.

Under the job search tab, students will select “filters” and scroll to the bottom where they will see “labeled by your school”. This is where students can enter one or both of the above mentioned labels.

Who’s Freezing Hiring from Coronavirus

An extensive list of companies who are still hiring vs those that have frozen hiring can be found here.

500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake

Discover popular employers that are actively hiring college students on Handshake.

COVINTERN

Find an Internship. Get connected with remote internships at top startups and companies.

Career From Your Couch

Tuesdays | 5 – 6pm: https://tcnj.zoom.us/j/97347878962

Thursdays | 12:30 – 1:30pm: https://tcnj.zoom.us/j/95990057330

Join our live chat sessions for as long as you’d like to ask your career-graduate school-internship questions (and everything in between)! The Career and Leadership team will answer these through Zoom chat (no video), all from the comfort of your couch (or kitchen, or desk, or room, or..you get the idea). We also have breakout rooms, in case you want to have a more private, one-on-one conversation during this time, as well.

Resumé Open Hours

Resume Reviews will be completed online. Please share your resume via Google Doc with resumereview@tcnj.edu. An advisor will provide feedback using the comment tool during the times listed below.  Please note, advisors will not directly edit your resume. You must have a draft resume to participate. If you have issues with our new account, please email career@tcnj.edu.

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.

Handshake

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.

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