Virtual Resources

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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 August 2020: Hiatt has transitioned to a virtual office due to the impact of COVID-19. We understand your career plans may be disrupted or delayed. We want to assure our students and alumni that we will continue to provide career support through virtual appointments, online programs and the resources highlighted below. 

Hiatt Virtual Resources

Virtual Appointments

Appointments with Hiatt are accessible through phone and video appointments. 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.

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Virtual Drop-ins
Have quick questions? Schedule a 25-minute Zoom drop-in appointment in advance with a Hiatt Advisor to review application materials (resume or cover letter), career advice and ask questions. Contact the Hiatt front desk at 781-736-3618 or hiattcenter@brandeis.edu for same-day drop-in availability.
 
Fall Hours 2020 (held during the academic year)
Monday- Friday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm and Monday-Thursday: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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. 

 fIND A ZOOM BACKGROUND

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.

VIEW UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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

Vault

Vault profiles 6,500+ companies in different industries and provides an overview, rankings, and employee reviews for each company. Access Vault's 250+ guides on interview prep, resume, industries, professions, employers, and internships. 

access vault

TypeFocus

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