Virtual Resources


Whether you are far from campus or prefer to connect online, the Hiatt Career Center offers a number of robust virtual resources that can help support your job search and career development. 

Update January 2022: At this time, Hiatt is currently operating remotely with staff available for virtual appointments. We are committed to keeping you safe, healthy, informed and connected to our services throughout this period. Review the resources highlighted below:

Hiatt Virtual Resources

Virtual Appointments

Appointments with Hiatt are accessible in-person as well as through phone and video. To schedule an appointment, use the button below or log into Handshake, here.

*Note: Your counselor will contact you with a Zoom link or calendar invitation indicating audio or video. Please let us know when scheduling your appointment if you prefer another program (Skype, Google Meet, etc.) we will do our best to accommodate you.


Zoom Backgrounds

A messy room, bad lighting and even awkward background posters can make for a distracting video session. Check out and download these exclusive Brandeis backgrounds for your next virtual meeting, interview or career fair. 


Virtual Career Programs

There are various online workshops, information sessions and live broadcasts available for students and alumni to learn and engage online. View upcoming offerings and register in Handshake.



Handshake is Brandeis University's exclusive job and internship. Log on to access job postings, career resources, event listings and the online appointment scheduling system. Use your Brandeis UNet ID and password to access the system.

log in to handshake
LinkedIn Group

The Brandeis University Career Connections LinkedIn group is a great place to find alumni who have expressed interest in helping you with your career. Join the group to ask career questions and meet other Brandeis Alumni.

join the Linkedin group
Hiatt Resume Samples

Update your resume utilizing our anatomy of a resume and the anatomy of a cover letter guides as well as our interactive sample resumes for all majors and industries. 

learn more about resumes

Firsthand (Formerly
Firsthand (Formerly provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Search current jobs and internships, research a company, school or industry, get the inside scoop on what it’s really like, and find the career advice you need to launch your career.

access Firsthand


Take TypeFocus, an online tool to help you explore your personality preferences, discover your values, skills, and interests to help you connect them to a range of fields that may be a good fit for you. Meet with a Hiatt counselor to review what you learn.

Take TypeFocus

Online Learning

More and more, employers are seeking particular skills from applicants.  Whether you're brushing up on a concept from class, or venturing into something entirely new, Brandeis has hundreds of free, online courses for you to learn job-readiness skills.

build career-ready skills