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Employers: Recruiting Support and Services During COVID-19

The UMSI Career Development team recognizes the impact that COVID-19 is placing on the recruiting & hiring needs of our valued employers. We recognize that every day seems to be a new reality across all industries. Please know that we are here to help you move forward to meet your recruiting goals today and in the future.

Let us help you recruit and stay engaged with students during COVID-19.  

Please share your current recruiting/hiring plans at this time. This information will help us respond to your challenges, as well as to develop services to help you. 

Easy and FREE ways to recruit UMSI students: 

  • Post all jobs & internships to iTrack:  UMSI students are active in their job & internship search process at this time.  Job postings are the easiest and most effective step to recruiting our students at this time. 
  • Request a resume book:  Easy way to receive a collection of UMSI students currently seeking internships and jobs.
  • Request a virtual information session:  Maintain visibility with students by conducting virtual information sessions and/or office hours.

Alternatives to Standard Internships: Offer Virtual Internships for Summer 2020

If you are considering virtual internships, students are eager and ready to step into virtual internships as quickly as you need them. Let us help you develop and deliver a successful virtual internship that will yield high rewards for both your organization as well as for the student intern.  

UMSI students are seeking virtual internships or project work for summer 2020 in the areas of data science/analytics, UX design/research, libraries, or archives/digital preservation.  Internships can be in a variety of formats: virtual, part-time, full-time, project-based or micro/temp (1-4 weeks).

Contact for all of your recruiting needs.

Thank you,

Joanna Kroll, Director of Career Development