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COVID-19 Career Resources

Below is a collection of helpful information and links to assist you with your career and professional development in a virtual environment.


Disclaimer
– The resources below are not all endorsed by the University Career Center. Our goal is to provide you with as much information as possible to help you navigate a job or internship search during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some resources are crowd-sourced and it is possible that information is outdated or no longer applicable. Students should conduct their own due diligence to determine content validity. If you find something that is incorrect, please bring it to our attention by contacting Monica Gomez.


University Career Center Resources

Texas Career Development Association Resources

The Texas Career Development Association in coordination with the Texas Tech University Career Center has created a list of resources for those seeking employment during and post COVID-19. View the list!

TCDA COVID-19 Resources

Job Boards/Websites Offering Remote Jobs or Internships

This listing contains job boards and websites dedicated to virtual/remote internship and job opportunities, as well as information and keyword search tips on how to find remote/virtual opportunities on traditional job board websites such as Indeed, Handshake, and Monster.

Information & Articles on Who's Hiring Now

Job Search Information, Advice & Articles

Professional Development, Resume Builders & Learning New Skills

5 Big Benefits of Learning New Skills (Vault)

5 Skills That Will Be In Demand in a Post-Pandemic World(Vault)

Career Readiness Defined(NACE)

  • Job Interview Questions is a free site used by more than a hundred universities and colleges across the country. Find interview questions specific to the position you are interviewing for based on the skills and qualities needed to do the job.
  • LinkedIn Learning offers a free 30-day trial. Access hundreds of courses and learn new skills that employers look for such as Excel, Programming, Web Development, Graphic Design or even Photography.
  • IBM Design Thinking is offering several free courses that you can take for free. Create your account and complete these courses to earn badges.
  • Coursera streams video lectures from top instructors in subjects like business, computer science, data science, language learning, & more.
  • Codecademy offers 180 hours of free content on topics such as coding, programming, data science and more!
  • edX offers access to 2,000+ free courses from leading institutions such as Harvard and MIT. Learn about business, management, nutrition, chemistry, music and more!
  • Skillshare offers thousands of free classes on topics such as photography, creative writing, web design, UX design, film, and animation.
  • Duolingo is a free app that teaches you a new language – Est-ce que tu parles français?

General Tips & Information

If you are just starting your job or internship search, or if your previous job or internship has changed, here are some tips to help you interact with recruiters or employer representatives:


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