Virtual Events, Videos and Resources

 

This library of videos and articles focuses on a wide range of career-related topics. All videos produced by the UNT Career Center are available here – UNT Career Center Videos. Note: To access the LinkedIn Learning videos, UNT students should Sign In using their university single sign on (SSO) credentials. Additional videos, resources, jobs and events specific to your major can be found in your College career community.

General Career Information and Advice

  • Overview of UNT Career Center Services

 

  • COVID-19 Employer Response Panel – A panel of employers and UNT faculty, hosted by staff from the UNT Career Center, 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 advice during COVID-19.

 

  • Making the Most of Your Summer – Dr. Brian Hirsch, Senior Associate Director 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.

 

  • Practical Career Advice Videos – UNT students and alumni provide insights about internships, interviewing, the job search process and other aspects of their career journey.

Interview Prep

  • Interview advice from a recruiter at Ryan, LLC – Pre-Interview Tips, Professional Dress, Virtual Interviewing Dos and Don’ts, and After the Interview.

 

  • Interview Tips – Jade Vite, Group Talent Acquisition Manager at Enterprise Holdings, gives interview advice.

 

  • The “Principals” of Interviewing – Robert Mason, Coordinator of Talent Acquisition and Retention for Aurora Public Schools (in metropolitan Denver, Colorado), explains what school administrators are looking for in an interview and strategies to enhance your job search.

 

  • Getting Started with Big Interview – Find out what Big Interview has to offer and how to access the resources.

 

  • Big Interview: Interview Playbooks – Includes 143 videos with interview information and advice, how to answer common interview questions, and more. Looking for more information? Check the Big Interview Student Guide.

 

  • How to Tie a Tie – In this creative video, Aaron Anderson, Internship Specialist in the UNT Career Center, and a small team provide play-by-play instructions for tying a tie.

Resumes

  • Resume Builder – A feature of Big Interview that can help with writing an effective resume.

 

  • Resume Basics – A UNT Ambassador explains the types of resumes, sections, formatting, plus other rules and tips.

 

  • Resume Development – Megan Namayi, Career Development Specialist at UNT at Frisco, demonstrates how to write a chronological resume.

 

  • Resume Tips – Learn tips from a UNT Career Coach on how to write an effective resume.

 

  • How Applicant Tracking Systems Impact Your Job Search – Covers the basics about applicant tracking systems (ATS) and how to approach job applications and your resume with ATS in mind.

Cover Letters

Thank You Messages

  • Post-Interview Thank You Messages – Tips on how to express appreciation following an interview.

 

Job/Internship Search

  • 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.

 

  • Five Job Search Questions Answered – Amy Hicks, UNT Career Coach, hosts this podcast featuring Margie Nelson, Recruiting Manager at Lincoln Property Company. Job search strategies including networking, applicant tracking systems, resume professional profile, and more are discussed. Due to slight audio disruptions in the live recording, it’s recommended to use the closed caption feature.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Job Search Support for International Students – Amy Hicks, UNT Career Coach, and Lauren Jacobson-Bridges, Director of International Student and Scholar Services, discuss job search strategies for international students including how to prepare for your job search, job opportunities, work authorization, CPT/OPT, and more.

 

  • How to Land a Job and Evaluate an Offer – UNT Career Center and the Student Money Management Center provide advice about preparing for your job search including writing a resume and cover letter, interview questions you can expect, and more. They also discuss how to evaluate a job offer.

Job and Internship Opportunities

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

Networking

  • Virtual Networking – Jordan Jobe, Campus Recruiter at Ryan LLC, gives advice on how students can network effectively with employers using virtual tools.

Career Fairs

  • Virtual Career Fairs – The UNT Career Center and a number of employers and organizations are hosting virtual career fairs which are featured on the website.
  • Diversity Virtual Career Fair – Free Career Fair for for career seekers with disabilities to attend.
  • 12 Tips for Preparing for a Virtual Career Fair – Janice Lader, UNT Career Coach, gives advice on preparing for a virtual career fair.

Business Etiquette

  • Dining Etiquette – Appropriate dining etiquette is explained and demonstrated by a certified etiquette instructor.

Career Exploration

  • How-to Series: MyPlan Assessment – UNT Career Ambassadors provide instructions on how to get started with MyPlan and explain the features and benefits of this valuable tool in assisting with career exploration. After completing the assessment, plan to meet with your Career Coach for assistance with the results.

 

Handshake

Handshake is the job and internship database with thousands of active positions, which can be filtered by location and for remote opportunities.

  • Find a Job or Internship Using Handshake – How to use Handshake to find jobs, research employers, apply for jobs, check application status, and create a job alert.

 

  • How to Navigate Handshake – Tips and tricks for students on how to navigate Handshake.
  • Get Hired Remotely – As more employers recruit college students online, Handshake has the tools you need to go from job search to just hired.

Other Resources

  • Headshots: The Career Center is providing headshots on a weekly basis in Sage 202 from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. No appointment is needed. Refer to these resources to produce your own – How to Photograph Your Own Headshot and Pro Headshots with Your Smartphone in 6 Easy Steps.
  • I-9s are processed in-person Monday-Thursday by appointment only. Special appointments are available on Friday, if needed. Students can schedule an appointment through Navigate. To start the I-9 process, you must have an offer letter from your department, complete the onboarding, and have all required verification documents.
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