CAREER DEVELOPMENT UPDATES AND VIRTUAL OFFERINGS

In response to COVID-19

Employment & Internship Opportunities

Internship Support

  • Student Tips for Interning Remotely: transitioning to a remote internship comes with some adjustments. Review this tip sheet for helpful ideas to make the transition a smooth one. 
  • Supervisors Supporting Remote Interns: here is a tip sheet to assist in the transition of supervising a remote intern. 
  • Fall Internships: Are you looking for an internship this fall? Schedule an Internship & Job Assistance Appointment in Handshake or the Inclusive Internship Project appointment type to learn more about participating in this project – which supports students with up to a $2500 stipend when they intern with a community partner.

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Career Preparation Resources

  • Connect with Professionals: This can be a powerful time to make career connections and have informative conversations and interactions with professionals. Edgewood College Career Development professionals can help you know the resources and techniques for connecting with Edgewood College alumni, family members, and others. 
  • Make an appointment on Handshake for assistance in this process
  • Check out the LinkedIn Alumni Tool
  • Get Your Career Tools Ready:
    • Create a professional on-line presence and clean-up your social media accounts
    • Update your resume and know how to create impactful cover letters
    • Practice virtual interviewing – even before COVID-19, virtual interviewing was growing in popularity. Use this time to hone your virtual interviewing skills.
  • 8 Critical Components of a Job Search: each person’s job search reflects their personality and characteristics, and people use different strategies for the greatest success. learn how to organize and focus these strategies for the greatest success, including:
    • Importance of networking
    • Examine the use of social media and personal branding
    • Strategies and tools for an effective search

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Career Development Support

Drop-In Hours will continue virtually through the summer:
Tuesdays: 2:00 - 4:00 PM CLICK HERE
Wednesdays: 10:00 - 12:00 PM CLICK HERE
Thursdays: 2:00 - 4:00 PM CLICK HERE
Online Resources: Access Career Center Resources via Handshake for assistance with career exploration, mock interviews, resume guides, LinkedIn tip sheets, and more. 
New Appointments: Students can request an appointment via Handshake. Select Career Center/Appointment/Schedule a New Appointment and continue accordingly. Appointments and meetings will be help via WebEx, phone or email, which you select while scheduling.
Upload Documents for Review: Students are able to upload resumes and cover letters to be reviewed by staff and given edits electronically. To upload documents, log in to Handshake, click on your initials in the upper right hand corner, then choose Documents/Add New Document.
E-Bulletin and Information on Social Media: watch your inbox for the Career Connections Bulletins and look for tips via Instagram ec_studentdev

For all other inquiries, we ask that you submit general questions on career-related topics to success@edgewood.edu. Staff will respond as soon as possible.

Please continue to pay attention to the various email announcements from college leadership and visit edgewood.edu/covid-19 for further college-wide updates.

 

 

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 Edgewood College Career Development uses Handshake, an online career management system, to support students in the journey towards a rewarding and fulfilling career.
 
 

Questions?

Email success@edgewood.edu or call 608.663.2281

Graduate students and alumni:

 Contact Sara Hanson to make an appointment: sarahanson@edgewood.edu or 608.663.2329

 

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Inclusive Internship Project

 Thanks to the Oscar Rennebohm Foundation's gift to Edgewood College, we are able to provide an up to $2,500 stipend to undergraduate students who intern in the Dane County area through the Inclusive Internship Project.

Are you eligible? Find out by clicking below!