Center for Career Design and Development

Career Resources

 

Hofstra Career Guide
The Career Guide is designed for Hofstra students with sample resumes and cover letters, internship resources, interviewing tips, and job search information.

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Discover and explore jobs, internships, and opportunities specifically for Hofstra students and alumni; register for Center for Career Design & Development events and career fairs.

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Big Interview
Learn how to ace interview questions with video lessons, then practice interviewing with AI-based virtual practice interviews with questions from all industries.

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Vault
Explore rankings, ratings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and hundreds of internship programs to find out what it's really like to work within an industry, company, or profession.

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Focus2
Customize your career plans and explore majors and careers by taking a series of quick self-assessments in the areas of work interest, skills, values, personality, and leisure. Register with the access code "pride" and your Hofstra @pride email address.

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Forage
Access company-backed free open-access virtual internships. Programs allow students to build career skills, gain experience and increase their understanding of different careers.

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UCAN
Explore geographically-diverse internship postings from top colleges and universities across the nation in this one-stop portal.

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What can I do with this Major?
What Can I Do With This Major? is a comprehensive web resource featuring more than 90 major and career profiles. Learn about job groups and areas for majors as well as strategies to help you choose a major and career.

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LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, helping you connect with companies and people to build your network. Build your profile, connect with alumni, employers and recruiters.

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Indeed
Search for jobs, internships, and opportunities on the #1 job site in the world.

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VolunteerMatch
Check out volunteer opportunities in health & medicine, justice & legal, arts & culture, environment, sports & recreation and more on the largest volunteer engagement network!

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Idealist
Idealist connects idealists—people who want to do good—with opportunities for action all over the world. Find jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations.

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GoGovernment
Explore digital resources to help you understand the federal hiring process as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment. Research federal agencies and government careers and look through tips for completing your application.

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ONET Online
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of occupations and industries for use by job seekers, HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

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Human Rights Campaign
By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

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DiversityInc
DiversityInc's mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. Find news stories, resources, events, webinars and more.

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Disability Equality Index
This comprehensive benchmarking tool helps companies build a roadmap of measurable, tangible actions towards disability inclusion and equality.

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Hofstra Continuing Education
Want to stay current with developments in your field, begin a new career, or improve your skills and knowledge? Consider a program offered through Hofstra University Continuing Education.

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