All Fleishman Center services are available virtually! Schedule an appointment in hireBING. Contact careers@binghamton.edu with any questions.

Career Resources for a Virtual Environment

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 Fleishman 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 Some resources are crowd-sourced and it is possible that information is outdated or no longer applicable.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 careers@binghamton.edu

Career Resources for a Virtual Environment

FLEISHMAN CENTER RESOURCES

CAREER SERVICES ON-DEMAND VIDEO LIBRARY
Watch a collection of Fleishman Center recorded workshops to watch on your schedule! Our library contains 20 videos+ and continues to grow with new videos on a variety of topics!

Social Distancing Sundays: A healthy dose of weekly career advice to keep your goals on track

LIST OF 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, hireBING, and Monster.

JOB SEARCH INFORMATION & ARTICLES

ADVICE, ONLINE DISCUSSIONS & OTHER RESOURCES

From around the web:

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/RESUME BUILDERS/LEARNING NEW SKILLS

  • 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?
  • Developing Career Competencies: COVID-19 Edition (Fleishman Center Resource)

GENERAL TIPS AND 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:   
  • Reach out to recruiters/hiring managers to check-in but be patient if they don’t have an answer yet
  • Prepare in advance to use virtual platforms for work-related tasks or interviews (Zoom, Webex, etc)
  • Emphasize your adaptability
  • Have prospective – employers are also adapting to a rapidly changing workplace
  • Consider micro internship or project opportunities as alternatives if your internship is canceled

Featured Resources

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