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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 residents of New Jersey during the outbreak. Businesses across the state 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.

Resumé Open Hours

Students will schedule in Handshake to meet with an advisor 1:1 for 15 minutes during the below times. You must have a Google Doc draft of your resume to participate. Please log into Handshake using your student username and password. Go to Career Center > Appointments to schedule a 15 minute appointment during the following times:

Mondays:    1:30pm – 3:30pm
Tuesdays:    3:30pm – 5:30pm
Thursdays:  1:30pm – 3:30pm
Fridays:       10:00am – 12:00pm

Resumé Reviews

We offer online resume and document reviews through the Resume Review Request form . This form must be completed to have your resume or other document reviewed by the Office of Career and Leadership Development. If you have issues with the form, please share your resume via Google Doc with resumereview@tcnj.edu. Here is an additional link to the form: Resume Review Request Form

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.  To view information on how to develop your resume or to view samples of resumes please visit our Career Handbook located here: https://issuu.com/tcnjcareerandleadership/docs/tcnj_career_handbook_2020_2021

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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