Linkedin Learning is a great (and free!) way for you to learn new skills of all kinds. LinkedIn Learning has courses to help you do everything from polishing your public speaking skills to learning a new coding language, and everything in between! We've put together a few collections of LinkedIn Learning courses that we think you might be interested in - check them out below:
Learn how to use LinkedIn Learning: https://bit.ly/3eqfgkm
Perfect Your Elevator Pitch: https://bit.ly/3etz1Ya
A webinar from NSU experts on the topic of job/internship searching during COVID-19: https://bit.ly/2XDM9Dp
A COVID-19 Job/Internship Search Guide created by your NSU Career experts: COVID-19 Job/Internship Search Guide
A running database of companies and organizations currently hiring: Who’s Hiring Today" dashboard
The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Remote Internship Program: https://bit.ly/2XbE61J (open July 1, 2020-July 31, 2020)
An eight-month remote internship program for U.S. citizen students, college-level and above, who would like to make a real difference in the work of the U.S. government. Since 2009, thousands of eInterns have expanded the efforts of the U.S. government, working remotely from their school, dorm room, apartment, local library or coffee shop – wherever they happen to be! Virtual interns work only on unclassified projects. They report to their mentors at the Department of State and other federal government agencies in the U.S. and around the world by email, phone, or video chat. VSFS is managed by the Office of eDiplomacy in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Information Resource Management. VSFS collaborates with federal agencies across government on this program.
An April 2020 Forbes article with a list of resources to find remote job opportunities - sorted by discipline: https://bit.ly/3dcKqeS
A continuously updated blog entry from FlexJobs.com that lists companies hiring for remote job right now: https://bit.ly/3c8RGXF
A student-managed list of internships that are still on for Summer 2020 and those that have been cancelled: https://bit.ly/36G04wF
A continuously updated playlist of videos on a variety of COVID-19-related topics: https://bit.ly/2XDHSzJ
A list of YouTube channels with videos offering advice and information about finding a job/internship during COVID-19: https://bit.ly/3emNQf8
A list of companies who are currently hiring, updated regularly: https://bit.ly/3gypEby
A list of resources to find jobs during COVID-19, both remote and in-person, by TopResume.com: https://bit.ly/2M4mX3F
Parker Dewey: https://bit.ly/2X8wJrQ
MindSumo hosts virtual case studies where students complete in teams to address real world case scenarios
Contact tracing is a field that has gained greatly increased attention as a result of COVID-19.
Contact tracing training: https://bit.ly/2Mk3JqZ
Contact tracing jobs: https://bit.ly/2XzRFqC
A New York Times articles with great tips for finding virtual internships for the summer: https://nyti.ms/2XrzZ1s
COVID and AMCAS: https://bit.ly/2ZKwox6
COVID-19 AACOMAS application updates: https://bit.ly/3gu3NC5
Virtual Pre-Health Volunteer Opportunities: https://bit.ly/2zFTuKz
Scribe Certification Hosted by Pacific Medical Training (recorded webinar): https://bit.ly/2BcKHQX
Nursing Job Searching Treands webinar (recorded): https://bit.ly/36CQ47y
US Army Health Professions Scholarship Program webinar (recorded): https://bit.ly/3dc4X2Z
Life as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT): https://bit.ly/3ee3cmJ
Yes! Career Advisors are available during normal business hours. You can find all of the info about our location, hours, and how to meet with a Career Advisor in the left hand menu of this page.
Yes! All NSU alumni have life-long access to career development resources and services.
At this time, all in-person events have been cancelled or postponed. We are having as many virtual events as possible however - check them out on the Events page in Handshake!
In addition to these FAQS, we've developed a page with more detailed information on a variety of professional development during COVID-19 related topics - you can find that page here.
This varies, and is constantly changing, but yes, many employers are still hiring! There are a number of resources available where you can find lists of who is hiring and who is not, here are a few:
While many activities have been cancelled, the good news are that many are still taking place either with increased social-distancing guidelines in place or by being moved online. Some types of experiences, such as volunteering online or virtual micro-internships are increasing in numbers as organization continue to adapt to the changing circumstances. If you're having trouble finding a an experience to help you meet your professional goals, just contact a Career Advisor who will be happy to help!
In addition to looking at the more traditional experiences you might consider for your summer, maybe consider using online platforms like LinkedIn Learning to boost your skills in key areas. An NSU Career Advisor can help you determine where possible skills gaps might be that you could address and make your resume even stronger than it already is!
The entrance exam for the graduate/professional school I want to apply to has been postponed/cancelled - what now?
The best information about tests will be available from the company/organization that administers the test. A few examples are below:
Test: GRE - Organization: ETS - COVID19 Information: https://www.ets.org/gre
Test: MCAT - Organization: AAMC - COVID19 Information: https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-medical-school/article/coronavirus-covid-19-and-mcat-exam/
Your health and safety is a priority. It is important to reach out to employers about the precautions they are taking to protect employees and clients during this time.