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These resources were compiled to help students obtain part-time, local, face-to-face, remote, volunteer, and work-from-home opportunities. There are also tips about remote interviewing, working remotely, other money matters, and self care to help you be successful in these difficult and unprecedented times.
Our staff continues to be available for one-on-one guidance through drop-ins and appointments. Stay safe, stay healthy and be well. You can do this!
Click here for a quick video about how we can support you remotely with your academic and career needs. Check out additional video content at our ACAC YouTube channel
Click here to request a drop-in appointment. Drop-ins are good for quick academic and career related questions.
OnwardCA is a one stop resource for the people of California impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes comprehensive information on life essentials, training and job search by county.
Part Time Jobs/Local Face to Face Jobs:
The following are part time, face-to-face job ideas for students, both in Humboldt and in other places:
Online Job Searching
Under normal circumstances, networking leads to more than 70% of hiring as only about 30% of jobs are actually advertised. However, mandatory social distancing necessitates increased online job posting and hiring. Networking (phone calls, emails, LinkedIN, Zoom, Facebook-very carefully, informational interviews, and virtual networking events and fairs are still important. Focus on creating strong, thoughtful cover letters, resumes, portfolios and samples of your work as in many cases, these documents will now have to do some of your networking for you.
Tips for Job Searching
A 24/7 job and internship database that includes on-campus and off-campus, work-study, part-time, full-time, temporary, summer, internship and career positions. It is connected to campuses across the country, so you may find jobs local to where you currently are.
Numerous opportunities for remote internships, both paid and unpaid.
Remote internship search engines
Tips, advice and information on virtual internships
Alternatives to internships
Feeling compeled to help? Looking for opportunities to get involved and build your resume at the same time? From food banks to blood banks, here are some websites that are offering Covid-19 specific volunteer opportunities.
Resources and best practices to help you prepare for interviews that are not in a traditional in-person interview. There are three different interview formats: virtual/online, phone and digital.
Prepare for interviews that are real time, using video and audio on your computer or cell phone.
Prepare for interviews over the phone, with no video.
Prepare for interviews via email or other format that allows for a digital reply. Employers provide questions and answers are then recorded.
Advice and tools on how to be successful when working remotely.
These resources include information on financial assistance and other money matters to help students manage their personal finances.
Unemployment, Disability and Paid Leave Insurance Benefits
Loans and Payment Extensions
The Academic and Career Advising Center is providing Virtual Drop-in advising from 10am to 1pm, Monday through Friday, through the end of the semester. Click HERE to request a Virtual Drop-in.
Self-care is incredibly important. During this stressful time, it is essential that you make yourself a priority. The following are some tips to help you:
This website lists some of the online programs you can use to help with online learning challenges, such as voice to text.