Fall 2020 Recruiting Update

All recruiting, professional development, and networking programming will be conducted virtually for the foreseeable future, including the Fall 2020 semester. Please see the Catholic University Guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and in-person events for more information. The Office of Career Development is here to help you find the right talent for your organization even in a virtual format. Virtual recruitment through the use of Zoom, Google Meet, Handshake, and other online platforms will be used to facilitate campus recruiting and hiring efforts. Catholic University has licenses to use Zoom and Google Meet, which the Office of Career Development encourages organizations to use for recruiting efforts, though organizations may use their own virtual platforms if so desired. 
  • Virtual Career Fair

    Because of restrictions on gatherings due to the pandemic, the in-person Fall Career Fair will be conducted in a virtual format. Stay tuned for more information about Catholic University’s Fall Virtual Career Fair. 19 organizations and 100 students participated in our Summer Virtual Career Fair.

    Stay informed to connect with our students; sign up for our newsletter. to get updated information about the Fall Virtual Career Fair.

  • Post a Job or Internship to Handshake

    Organizations can post jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities as well as virtual recruiting, professional development, and skills workshop events on Handshake. Students, staff, and organizations use Handshake to promote opportunities across campus to reach all students. Organizations can follow instructions here to post events or can contact the Office of Career Development to have an event posted and promoted.handshake_logo_dark.png
  • Post a Project or Micro-Internship with Parker Dewey

    The Busch School of Business has been closely monitoring the challenges associated with COVID-19 and its impact on student internships. As such, we would like to encourage our employer partners to consider posting short-term, professional, paid work experiences we’re calling Micro-Internships which can be completed remotely. To facilitate this, we have partnered with Parker Dewey, an online platform that manages the posting, hiring, and HR paperwork of these Micro-Internships. 

    Beyond providing you or your colleagues with immediate support on tasks, they also support your university recruiting efforts during this challenging time. Specifically, Micro-Internships help you identify, assess, and nurture students who may be prospective job candidates. Employers post an opportunity, receive applicants, and hire the student for the project.

    For students, Micro-Internships allow them to demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and build relationships with prospective employers. These paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work and are projects that are similar to those completed during a typical internship.

    Click the Parker Dewey Logo below to post your project and to learn more about Micro-Internships. 

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  • Ways to Engage

    The Office of Career Development is always open to traditional and creative ways for employers to engage and recruit our students. Possible ways to engage include:
    • Mock Interviews
    • Workshops
    • Info Sessions
    • Competitions
    • Panel Discussions and more!
    Employers are welcome to engage students through virtual media during the pandemic. Is your organization interested in engaging our students? Want to recruit students but unsure how to best engage them online? Contact the Office of Career Development today to talk through how we can best serve you and connect you with students. Stay informed to connect with our students; sign up for our newsletter.