Job Search Strategies and Employment Opportunities During COVID-19

In spite of what you may be hearing in the news, there are good jobs available during COVID-19. But, the job market is changing, and you may need to adjust your job search strategy in order to reach your goal. Below are some resources focused specifically on helping job seekers during this challenging time including:

  1. Advice from UNT Career Coaches and others to help you develop a successful job search strategy during COVID-19
  2. Skills development opportunities focused on jobs that are in high demand now
  3. Companies that are actively hiring for part-time, full time, and post-graduation positions
  4. Alternatives to traditional internships for gaining experience

Career Advice from UNT Career Coaches, Employers, Alumni and Others

  • COVID-19 Employer Response Panel – A panel of employers and UNT faculty, hosted by UNT Career Center staff, discuss the impact of COVID-19 on job and internship opportunities and provide advice.

 

  • Adapt and Excel: A COVID-19 Guide to Career Prep Under Quarantine – Aaron Anderson, Internship Specialist at UNT, gives career prep advice during COVID-19.

 

  • Making the Most of Your Summer – Dr. Brian Hirsch, Senior Associate Director of the Career Resource Center in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, discusses the strategies any student can put in place this summer to enhance their chances in a challenging job market.

 

  • Unprecedented: A Job Search Guide for Challenging Times – Aaron Long, Sales Recruiter at Caliber Home Loans, and Dr. Brian Hirsch, Senior Associate Director of the Career Resource Center in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, discuss strategies for a successful job search during challenging times.

 

  • Virtual Job Search Strategies for Seniors – Dr. Brian Hirsch, Senior Associate Director of the Career Resource Center in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, helps all students understand how they can devise a plan for finding a job in a challenging job market.

 

  • The New Normal: A Job Hunting Workshop – Dr. Brian Hirsch, Senior Associate Director of the Career Resource Center in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, discusses the strategies any student can employ, regardless of major, when looking for a job or internship during a challenging economic situation.

 

  • Finding a Job During COVID-19 – Dylan Halloran, UNT student in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, discusses his successful job search during COVID-19 and provides practical tips for other students.

 

  • Successful Job Search During Spring 2020 – Hannah Whitehead, Mechanical Engineering Technology major, talks about how she secured a position with Raytheon in Spring 2020.

 

Skills Development

Job Opportunities

Alternative Internship Strategies

  • Internship Alternatives – Caroline Frey, UNT Internship Specialist, discusses two alternatives to traditional internships that are available to UNT students through Forage and Parker Dewey.
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