Remote/ Virtual Employer Engagement

The Career Engagement Office remains open virtually and we are here to support you during this time. All our events and programs will be conducted virtually.

Stay Connected: Meet virtually, email or call to consult with our External Relations staff:

  • Carol Lwali and Christian Russell are here to support you. And we are actively reaching out to our employer partners to assess hiring needs & plans and to share virtual and remote services. 

We care deeply about the health, safety, and well-being of our entire Seattle U community, of which you are a valued member, and we hope you and your loved ones stay healthy and safe. More on ways to stay engaged below.

Save The Date

Thursday, February 11th  || 10:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Post Jobs, Internships and Your Recruiting Events

Handshake is the one-stop-shop for companies, public services, non-profits and organizations of all shapes and sizes to find, recruit and hire the best Seattle U students and alumni.

Handshake invites you to post jobs, internships, and events at no cost. By listing your events, we can promote them to our students, enabling you to track RSVPs as students sign up and follow up with them after. Examples of virtual events include Q&As, Ask Me Anything (AMAs), skill-building workshops and employee panels.

Going Digital with Handshake

Going Digital is a Handshake resource center where you’ll find information and resources on how to transition your hiring efforts from in-person to virtual.

Leverage targeted messaging in Handshake to reach out to key students about your opportunities. Visit Handshake's Employer Blog for best practices on how to do this.

Remote Internship Tips

Below are tips from Career Engagement Office that can help make a remote experience as valuable as possible for both the employer and intern:

  • Transform orientation to accommodate this new reality. Now more than ever will set the tone and sense of connectedness between the intern and the organization.
  • Consider creating a work plan or learning plan with your interns at the start of the internship.
  • Ensure remote interns have access to work tools.
  • Provide clear instructions and deadlines to remote interns throughout their internship.
  • Schedule regular check-ins and correspond directly with the intern at least twice a week by phone, email or video.
  • Give have regular feedback to interns on their assigned projects.

Virtual Event Ideas

Let's work together and organize college recruiting events together.

  • Hiring Now Virtual Job Fair
  • Mock Interviews & Resume Reviews
  • Recruiter Perspective, ERG Panels
  • Virtual Tours 
  • Ask Me Anything or Ask the CEO
  • A day in the life of
  • Meet the interns

Employer Branding

Let’s take this opportunity to elevate your employer brand.

  • We want you to remain top of mind as our students explore and look for meaningful career experiences.
  • Let’s get your employer brand in front of students via the web and social media.

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