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More Resources!

We know this is a challenging time for you, our students and alumni.  Our office is working hard to stay connected with you and provide resources to assist you with your career goals and objectives.  This page contains links to career webinars as well as information on virtual internships and alternate learning opportunities. 

Should you have any questions, please reach out to us by scheduling a phone appointment through our booking tool.

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Events!

  • This fall Eastern will be hosting a Virtual Career Fair in October.  Watch here for more details and how to participate!

    Prepare for taking part in the Virtual Career Fair by watching this video on Candid Career.  

  • This fall the CICD office will be partnering with employers to connect students and employers through live, on-line events.  Keep checking in for a list of topics and times.

     

Webinars





Short-Term Work Opportunities

  • Help recruit poll workers!

    Help ensure a fair election in 2020! We need students like you to recruit poll workers. Each student recruiter will be asked to complete 33 hours of work and will receive a $500 stipend.  More Info

Internship Alternatives

  • What is a micro internship?  According to Parker Dewey, an industry leader in micro internships:

    Micro-Internships are short-term, paid, professional assignments that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. These projects enable Career Launchers to demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build their networks as they seek the right full-time role. Unlike traditional internships, Micro-Internships can take place year-round, typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and are due between one week and one month after kick-off. Micro-Internships are used by companies ranging from those in the Fortune 100 to emerging start-ups, and go across departments including sales, marketing, technology, HR, and finance. All Micro-Internships on the Parker Dewey platform are fixed-fee, paid engagements.

    Interested?  Create your free account and get started today!

  • Think virtual internships are something new?  Not at all!  Check out the many opportunities available through Superinterns.com

    Chegg.com is another great resource for both in-person and remote/virtual internship opportunities. 

     

    • We know some of you have, unfortunately, had your internship offers rescinded.  If you are still trying to secure a replacement internship, might we suggest you consider some of the following activities:

    Curiosity Conversations

    (a.k.a. Informational Interviews)

    Speak with professionals in your field of interest 3 Steps to a Perfect Informational Interview
    Research Projects Talk with your professors about engaging in research projects Eastern's Undergraduate Research
    Independent Study Ask your professors about an opportunity to complete an independent study.
    Develop Your Skills Seek out volunteer opportunities to build your skills OR look for on-line certificate courses you can complete.
    Join a Maker Community Maker communities are a great way to build out your skills and network with people with similar skills and interests.

    Some to check out:

    Quirky

    Kickstarter

    Maker Fair

    GE Garages

Who's Hiring?

Companies still hiring, courtesy of The Muse

Flexible/Remote Jobs, courtesy of The Muse

 LifespanRhode Island's largest health system and private employer

 

More Resources

Graduating in the age of COVID-19, Courtesy of the Washington Center

6 Job Search Tips For New Grads..., Courtesy of The Muse

 Job scam warning signs, Courtesy of the balance careers