We know the current job market is challenging, and it's easy to get overwhelmed balancing classes, activities, and developing your career goals at the same time. The good news is that your University Career Center is here to support you with steps you can take to increase your appeal to organizations and businesses that are hiring. Explore our blogs for great ideas.

Looking for a Job? These Companies are Hiring Right Now

June 11, 2020

By Johanna Seasonwein, PhD, Associate Director of Employer Engagement 
 
It’s no secret that the global pandemic has upended our economy, and some of the industries that traditionally hire lots of graduating college seniors—travel, hospitality, entertainment—have had to temporarily institute hiring freezes or delay start dates.

But there are many companies that...

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Experience is EVERYWHERE!

June 10, 2020

By Holly Tate, Job and Internship Developer, and Colleen Lewis, Events Coordinator

Summer is just around the corner! Looks a little different than you were imagining, huh? Whether you are back in your hometown or living the quarantine life here in Eugene, this summer is still FILLED with potential and opportunities for you to build up the skills and experiences needed to help...

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Five Tips for Making Meaningful Connections at Virtual Networking Events

June 10, 2020

By Johanna Seasonwein, Associate Director for Employer Engagement

1. Prep your space (and your tech)

Take a good look at the space around you. What will the people on the other side of the camera see and hear? Make sure you have a quiet space where you can close the door and let others around you know you’ll be on a video call. And check for clutter—no one wants to...

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The Digital World is Flat: Alumni Networking is Easier and More Important than Ever

June 10, 2020

By Sara Mason, Job and Internship Developer

“I’m a Duck; are you a Duck?” 

This is what the stranger who eagerly tapped my shoulder said to me while I was traveling in Switzerland, wearing a University of Oregon T-shirt. 

“Yes, I am a Duck,” I answered, and then we burst into connections about the campus, faculty, Eugene, Oregon, and more. This is the power of...

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