Resources and Information about the CDIC Operations

                                                      All undergraduate and accelerated MBA students are still able to                                                                                                             engage with the Career  Development and Internship Center. 

 

Is the CDIC still open? How can I contact the CDIC?

The CDIC is still open! The CDIC’s resources and staff members are accessible to students virtually. Log into Handshake to schedule a Zoom appointment, upload resumes for review, and search for jobs/internships. Of course you can always contact us via email at careerdevelopment@assumption.edu with any additional questions. 

Is the CDIC still meeting with students?

The CDIC is meeting with students virtually via Zoom. Schedule an appointment on Handshake or via email: careerdevelopment@assumption.edu. Once you schedule a meeting with us, we will email you a Zoom link for your appointment.

Is the CDIC still holding Drop-in hours?

The CDIC is hosting drop-in hours from 10am – 2pm, Monday – Friday.  Drop-ins are great for 10 minute resume/cover letter reviews, time sensitive guidance related to a job offer, a quick LinkedIn profile review, or  question regarding Handshake. Please use this link to access the Zoom Meeting for drop-ins.  Please note that you can also schedule a 30 minute appointment Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:00pm through Handshake.

What resources are available to me while I am not on campus?

All virtual resources are still available! Resources on the CDIC Edge are accessible including resume and cover letter samples, thank you note guidelines, graduate school guide, the Focus 2 assessment, What Can I Do With This Major, job boards, and more. Handshake is still fully accessible to you for job and internship search.

Are employers still hiring? How might the hiring process change?

It is up to each company to decide how to handle their hiring process. Be patient and understand all employers might not be able to hire new employees or schedule in-person interviews at this time. Employers still hiring may move to phone-screens, and virtual interviews via Skype, Zoom, etc. The CDIC can aid you in preparing for those types of interviews! Schedule an appointment for a mock interview via Handshake.

Are employers still hosting events?

The CDIC has cancelled all in-person spring events and many employers have cancelled in-person interviews. However, employers are still hosting online events. A list of these events, can be found on Handshake

How can I engage with employers?

You can still engage with employers via LinkedIn, Handshake, or email. Employers might be switching to remote services, therefore, by updating your LinkedIn and Handshake profiles, they will be able to gain a lot of information about your background and experiences without having to meet you in person.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the CDIC via email at careerdevelopment@assumption.edu. Stay healthy and safe everyone!

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