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UCLA Career Center

We know that this is an uncertain time, which is why our goal is to provide continuous updates on career development, job search strategies, and industry trends. Here you’ll find advice, information, and resources to help support you during the coronavirus pandemic.

For Your Career Development

Resources for Faculty and Staff

Resources for Employers

  • Illustration of web screen with a briefcase Developing & Supporting Virtual Internships

    As companies increasingly shift to remote operations, the desire and necessity to host internships virtually also expands. Remote internships can be just as effective and rewarding as on-site internships for both employers and interns.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Career Center still open?

Although our physical location is closed, we are open virtually to provide resources and advising. Both undergraduate and graduate students are able to schedule consultations, access resources, and attend virtual events and workshops.

How do I schedule a virtual appointment?

All virtual appointments will be held via Zoom. To schedule a consultation, visit Handshake. Once scheduled, you will receive a calendar invite from our team with information on how to log in to your appointment.

Will there still be a Spring Career Fair or Health Fair?

In order to prioritize the health and safety of our community, all in-person fairs have been postponed. Our team is currently developing new ways for Bruins to connect with industry professionals including virtual info sessionsvirtual on-campus interviews, and a new date/format for Spring fairs. We will be sharing more information about these virtual opportunities as they become available.

Are employers still hiring?

Yes, employers are still hiring for summer internship and full-time employment opportunities. Currently in Handshake, there are more than 9,000 jobs and 3,000 internships. Students are encouraged to complete their Handshake profiles and set up notification preferences to continue receiving opportunities in their areas of interest.

I have already accepted an offer. Can my employer rescind the offer due to COVID-19?

Very few employers have contacted us to announce changes to, cancellations, or withdrawal of summer internship/job offers. If you have already received an offer, we encourage you to reach out to your employer contact directly. If there are changes to your offer or you have questions/concerns about recruitment, please reach out to us at questions@career.ucla.edu.