COVID Career Resources

Welcome to the College of Public Health Career Services

The Career Services Team in the College of Public Health is here to offer you support during this challenging time. We know that many of you are overwhelmed as you begin to job search and search for practicum, and internships opportunities. Below we have put together some resources that will assist you during this time.

  • Virtual Career Services Drop-in hours schedule
  • Career Tips
  • Remote Micro-Internships with (Parker Dewey)
  • Virtual Hiring Events
  • Tips for Students that cannot find a job or internship

Virtual Career Services Drop-In Schedule

Graduate Students with Dawn Williams

Thursdays from 2 - 4 p.m.
Zoom ID: https://osu.zoom.us/j/97541914882?pwd=dFo0dExIcEJxdmdjK1J5c2s3MWpXUT09 Password: 295883

Career Tips for ALL Students

  • Don’t give up on searching for a job/internship! The process may take longer than usual, but employers are still hiring.
  • All students should continue to search and apply for positions through Handshake.
  • It is a great time to create a LinkedIn profile and begin networking virtually.
  • Do your research and set aside time weekly to search and apply for opportunities.
  • Make sure your resume and cover letter are up-to-date and look professional.
  • Know the Career Services Team is available to assist. Take advantage of virtual drop- in hours or schedule an appointment by contacting 614-292-8350
  • If you are feeling overwhelmed as you search for positions remotely, Ohio State's Counseling and Consultation Service Office is here to support you.  They have specific resources and services to help support your mental health and wellness during this pandemic.  CPH also has a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Cody McMillan available for individual appointments.  

Remote Micro-Internships with (Parker Dewey)

Through Micro-Internships, students can demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and develop their professional networks. Learn more about the value of Micro-Internships and Parker Dewey. Parker Dewey is a network of highly-motivated Career Launchers and business professionals working together on Micro-Internships. As a consulting firm, Parker Dewey helps companies more effectively complete tasks and improve hiring.  They do this by contracting with college students and recent graduates who want to work on short-term, professional projects so that they can generate income while demonstrating capabilities and gaining practical experience. Find paid, short-term projects. Create an account at https://www.parkerdewey.com/

Learn more about Parker DeweyVideo overview about Micro-Internships and tips for success

Hear from other Micro- Interns: Advice from previous Micro-Interns

Virtual Hiring Events: See Career Event Page

Advice for students that can’t find an Internship or Job (Continue to Build Skills)

  • Pick up a new skill set through online courses and tutorials;
  • Learn another language;
  • Create a website or online portfolio;
  • Ask professors if they can help with their research;
  • Volunteer in the community;
  • Manage a website or social media for a local organization;
  • Create sample communication and marketing materials; and
  • Conduct informational interviews with alumni to start building relationships.

 

  • Don't give up on the job search there are jobs in Public Health!
  • Continue to search and apply for positions through Handshake. FYI you can filter and search for remote positions
  • Utilize LinkedIN and begin networking virtually
  • Make sure your resume is updated and practice interviewing.  
  • If you are in need searching for practicum opportunities utilize the Practicum Opportunties that are on the CPH Website many of them are still available. 
  • Make an appointment with Dawn Williams if you need assistance with finding a practicum, resume review or interviewing.

  • All students should continue to search and apply for positions through Handshake.
  • It is a great time to create a LinkedIn profile and begin networking virtually.    
  • If you are a student that has been admitted to the major, please be sure that you are checking the postings on the BSPH Career Services page available in Carmen.  Amy posts new internship and fulltime career opportunities weekly. 
  • If you are planning to complete a Summer or Autumn internship and do not know where to start, please make an appointment with soter [dot] 6atosu [dot] edu (Amy Soter)
  • If you would like to practice interviewing, please make an appointment with soter [dot] 6atosu [dot] edu (Amy Soter) to complete a mock-interview via CarmenZoom.
  • A few tips during this unprecedented time:
    • Don’t give up on searching for a job/internship!  The process may take longer than usual, but employers are still hiring.
    • Embrace networking virtually, for example join LinkedIn.
    • Do your research and set aside time weekly to search and apply for opportunities.
    • Make sure your resume and cover letter are up-to-date and look professional.  soter [dot] 6atosu [dot] edu (Amy Soter) is available to review your resume and cover letter.  

Remote Job Resource Document - https://www.naceweb.org/

Remote Job Boards

Freelance Remote Work Job Boards

Search Engines with Remote Work Filters

No Filter, But Remote Opportunities Available

Professional Development Resources for Remote Work

LinkedIn Learning Courses

Other Virtual Tools

Professional Blogs and Articles

Webinars

  1. The following link is a free webinar recording from Bridgepath Career Advisors, LLC. Kate Utzschneider and Jill Huggett give a presentation titled "How to advance your job search during the COVID-19 crisis":
    https://www.anymeeting.com/WebConference/RecordingDefault.aspx?c_psrid=EA50DD 80854F3F&code=090-822-400

  2. Below is the link to the free webinar recording with Career Contessa's Founder, Lauren McGoodwin, and Work Bigger's Founder, Belma McCaffrey during their presentation titled "Managing Your Career (+ Stress) During Coronavirus":
    https://www.careercontessa.com/webinars/manage-career- coronavirus/?utm_source=webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter&ut m_content=0325