Job and Internship Searching During the Pandemic

Employer Information: Check Out Who Is Hiring!

500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now

Who’s Hiring During the Pandemic?

Candor: Who’s freezing hiring from Coronavirus 

LinkedIn: Here’s Who’s Hiring Now

Consider a Micro-Internship: Parker Dewey

Best Companies in Massachusetts for Remote or Flexible Jobs

How to Use Indeed to Job Search During COVID-19

Glassdoor COVID-19 Companies Hiring

Career One Stop

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

During these challenging times, there are ways you can successfully search for a job or internship. We are here to help. 

Prepare: Update your resume with Optimal Resume; enhance your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles; write a cover letter; practice interviewing with Big Interview

Connect: Email us at for a career counselor appointment; connect to Nichols College Networking – Bison Helping Bison  

Search: Utilize Handshake and CareerShift to search for Jobs & Internships; visit our Featured Jobs & Internships tab for current and relevant to majors openings

Apply: Make sure to tailor your resume and cover letter to each specific position; provide all documents requested; apply to all positions you are interested in

New Year, New Resources! Develop your skills, take an online class, dive into YOU! 

Hubspot Academy: FREE online courses & certifications! Stay sharp. Learn the latest business trends from leading experts.

Google Skillshop: Master the Google tools you use at work with free online training. Develop skills you can apply right away, with e-learning courses designed by Google product experts. Learn at your own pace and get Google product certified.

LinkedIn: Grow your skills. Learn in-demand skills with over 16,000+ online courses taught by real-world professionals. LinkedIn Learning classes include topics such as Resume Tips, Answering Interview Questions, Negotiating Tips, and a number of courses on various Data Analytics Tools. You can create a FREE account for 30 days. After the 30 day trial, there is a monthly fee. Details can be found here:

Use of behavioral interviews is on the rise. LinkedIn published a free 29-page guide that includes 30 behavioral interview questions. Along with the questions, there are tips regarding what the interviewer is looking for in the answers to these questions.

Personal Branding: Consciously Enhancing What You Already Have A wonderful self-guided workshop. Everyone has a personal brand, whether they consciously manage it or not. Among its many definitions, Linda Evans defines personal branding as a compelling and concise way to communicate who you are and what you have to offer to your target audience. “Personal Branding: Consciously Enhancing What You Already Have,” an interactive webinar, will walk you through self-reflection and self-assessment exercises to intentionally design how you want to be perceived in the 4 fronts of personal branding: in person, online, on paper, and in memory.

Great Advice!

Understand How The Pandemic Changed The Job Market  

When the world came to a screeching halt in early 2020 we knew that the job market would go through significant changes. From the advent of Zoom interviews to the adoption of fully remote workplaces, finding a job looks significantly different now than it did ten months ago.

With the ever-increasing role of Business/Data Analytics, here is an interesting article on skills required for opportunities in the field by Nate Veldkamp from Stukent, a digital courseware provider, at

Robert Half has a listing of the top eleven best job search apps. The article presents an excellent collection of the leading apps in their article at

Preparing for an Online Interview


Essential Advice for Entry-Level Job and Internship Hunting During COVID-19

Handshake’s “Get Hired Remotely” Blog: As more employers recruit college students online, Handshake has the tools you need to go from job search to just hired.

CPDC Webinar Series: Searching for Jobs and Internships During the Pandemic

Robert Half: Pro Tips for Video Interviews

Google Recruiters Say Using the ‘X-Y-Z Formula’ on Your Resume Will Improve Your Odds of Getting Hired at Google

By Brijin Kastberg
Brijin Kastberg Marketing and Employer Relations Coordinator