What should I do NOW during Spring Semester?

Know what has changed with recruiting

Our Spring Recruiting Guide gets you ready for virtual recruiting, upcoming events, and more. A lot has changed this year so be in-the-know.

Network, because 80% of jobs are landed through connections

While you are with family, friends, and others close to you, get connected to their networks. These connections are a proven strategy to land a job or internship.

Represent the BEST you

Now’s the time to update your resume, Handshake profile and Linkedin profile to make a great first impression with recruiters.

Get prepared for your interviews

Everyone wishes that they had been better prepared for their interviews. Practice early and often – to ace your interview and win the job.

Read our industry-specific emails

Targeted information and opportunities are sent out weekly to those interested. Don’t miss out on current internship and job opportunities for top career paths for Wake Forest students. Subscribe here.

Apply! There are thousands of opportunities in Handshake

Update your personal profile and career interests – and check back frequently for new opportunities and company information events.


Weekday Workshops

Coach led, peer attended, group workshops. Every week, Tuesday – Friday


What should I attend next?

Careers in Analytics GraphicAnalytics Networking Night

March 10 | 6:30pm ET

Register Here

 

WFU STEM SlamSTEM Slam

March 16 | 6:30pm ET

Whether you are actively looking for a job or internship, or trying to gain knowledge, everyone interested in the STEM & Analytics careers should attend the STEM Slam where organizations are specifically looking for WFU students.

STEM Slam Registration

Health Professions GraphicN.C. Health Professions Fair

March 25 | 11am ET

The Wake Forest University Spring 2021 N.C. Health Professions Fair will be held virtually on Thursday, March 25 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event is open to graduate and professional school admission representatives to share information on their schools’ programs with prospective applicants.

Register Here


What if I need more help?

Use the online chat link at the bottom of this web page to connect with a REAL PERSON who can answer your job and internship search and your career-related questions.

Schedule an appointment with a career coach

Whether you know what you want or have no idea how to get started… you can schedule a 1:1 appointment with one of our career coaches.

Schedule an appointment


Financial Help – For Those Who Need It

Professional Development Grant

From wardrobe to cards, stationery, and pad-folios… The expenses for professional-wear can quickly start to climb. Cover the bills for the necessary job-search go-to’s with the professional development grant.

Students can apply for a grant up to $300.

Apply for the Professional Development Grant here

Experiential Learning Stipend

Looking to research the career field of your dreams… but can’t seem to find the funds? Take advantage of unpaid summer internships and research projects through the experiential learning stipend. Students can request up to $3,000 in their application!

All rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible for the experiential learning (internship) stipend.  Students are not eligible to apply if they are receiving funding from another source.

Apply for the Experiential Learning Stipend here