COVID-19 Career Help

The Baylor University Career Center understands the concerns and confusion our students are facing when it comes to their careers during this uncertain time. We are working hard to provide up-to-date information, work with employers and recruiters, and meet virtually with all of our students. This page is a resource of information and articles that can help students navigate the paths towards a successful career. 

To review ongoing updates about the university's response to the coronavirus, please refer to baylor.edu/coronavirus.

Student Career Coaching – All student career coaching will be done via phone or video appointments which can be made through students Handshake account. This will provide students with direct contact to a career success professional who can support their career development. In addition: Handshake will help connect students with career resources that will be beneficial to their career search and positioning.

Employer and Career Events – All employer events and interviews will be facilitated through virtual means. Students, please utilize Handshake and Careershift to search for internships and jobs – these will be updated daily. If you have any questions or concerns please contact our offices at: 254.710.2975 or email us at CareerCenter@baylor.edu. In addition, please check our Career Center website, our Instagram or Handshake for the latest career center news. 

Appointments

All career coaching appointments are currently being held by phone or video. Please visit our Find Your Career Success Professional page or Handshake Resources to make an appointment.

Career Success Professionals (CSP) can:

  • Match you to employers that are currently hiring
  • Help position you in the next coming months for the job you want
  • Guide you through salary and package negotiations
  • Create a career plan for you to work towards
  • More! 
Articles

Baylor career center continues assistance through online resources  - Despite the recent downturn in the U.S. job market, due to COVID-19, Baylor University students are still participating in interviews, negotiating job offers and working toward their career goals, said Ken Buckley, assistant vice provost for the Baylor Career Center.

500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now - To all the early career job-seekers who’ve spent the past month wondering: “Is anyone out there still hiring?” We hear you—and the answer is YES! 

The Ultimate List Of Companies Still Hiring - This list of companies continuing to hire, pausing hiring efforts, or enduring layoffs has been compiled from multiple public lists and news sources. We hope this list of company hiring statuses will support you in your job search during the COVID-19 crisis.

Baylor Career Center Continues to Serve Students, Organize Virtual Job Fairs, Facilitate Interviews - Although it may seem the world is stuck in a standstill, the Baylor Career Center said they want students to know their future hasn’t come to a complete halt.​​​​​​​

How to score an internship during the COVID-19 pandemic  - Even though unemployment has reached a record high due to business closures and social distancing measures brought about by the new coronavirus, you can still snag an internship if you know how to adapt and get creative. 

Virtual Career Events

Employers are continuing to connect and recruit students for internship and professional positions. Be sure to check Handshake events for an updated list, information and registration. If you have any questions regarding virtual events, please call us at 254-710-3771 or email careercenter@baylor.edu

Students are still interviewing and getting hired almost every day. We have lots of success stories to share. Let us help you find success too!

Baylor University Career Center

The Baylor Career Center has three locations.

Sid Rich, West Wing
(254) 710-3771

Foster, Suite 150
(254) 710-2975

Rogers, Suite 311
(254) 710-7516