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In-person undergraduate classes resume Sept. 28. The Return to Campus website has updates about WVU's fall plans. Visit coronavirus.wvu.edu and CDC.gov for health resources related to the global pandemic.
Career Services remains committed to helping students online this fall through virtual appointments. To schedule an appointment with a Career Development Specialist or for questions regarding virtual career fairs, email careerservices@mail.wvu.edu. For Employers – please visit https://careerservices.wvu.edu/employers.

Tips for Virtual Networking

  • Make sure your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles are up-to-date so recruiters can see if their company has a potential job fit for you
  • Connect with new employers on LinkedIn to increase your amount of connections and follow employers on Handshake
    • You never know when someone may post a job opening that interests you
  • Increase your social media presence
    • Consider posting more on LinkedIn to help stay connected in this time of working remote
    • Make sure your profile pictures on all social media platforms are professional and appropriate
  • Consider inviting an employer for a virtual coffee chat
    • This is a great and casual way to make a new connection or maintain a relationship with a recruiter
    • Dress business casual at the minimum
    • Schedule the meeting for around 20 minutes and follow up afterwards thanking them for their time
  • Be mindful of the time zones
  • Use a professional email address
  • Make sure your name on Zoom, etc. is your actual name and not something unprofessional