Remote Services FAQs

The Hameetman Career Center offers remote and online access to career resources and events from anywhere in the world.

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding career readiness support during remote instruction. Information will be updated as it becomes available. All inquiries should be sent to careers@oxy.edu.

Can I meet with a career advisor while attending remote classes?

Yes! Students can access all career resources and events virtually, including career advising appointments, using video conferencing platforms such as Zoom or BlueJeans. To schedule an appointment, log in to your 握手帐户, go to the Career Center tab at the top和 select Appointments. Your career advisor will send a link to access the video before the scheduled time of your appointment.

For International Students and Students Studying Abroad: If you are studying remotely from outside the U.S. and would like to schedule an appointment at a time that is more convenient for your time zone, first check 握手 for an available appointment. If an open appointment time is not available, please contact 就业服务 at careers@oxy.edu.

What career resources are available while I learn off-campus?

Actively enrolled students have access to all career resources and services, including career advising appointments, employer recruiting events和 career preparation guides. In addition, students can access their personal 握手, 大面试, 拱顶careershift accounts at any time from anywhere in the world.

Can I meet with a career advisor or participate in career events if I have deferred enrollment for a semester or year?

No. Only students who are actively enrolled as an Oxy student may utilize Hameetman Career Center resources and services. Once you are classified as an active student though the Office of the Registrar, your 握手帐户 will be reactivated.

What support is available to help with my job or internship search?

Throughout the semester, 就业服务 is offering workshops to educate and prepare students on how to conduct a job/internship search in a challenging employment market. Students can find dates and times for various workshops in 握手 (select the Events tab).

All students should complete 职业教育 Seminars HCC 101, HCC 102, and HCC 200 to ensure a solid understanding of career services, career exploration和 how to conduct an effective job or internship search. Students may also schedule an appointment with a career advisor. 

Will 就业服务 host events where I can meet potential employers?

Yes! The Employer Engagement team will schedule virtual employer recruiting events throughout the semester, including information sessions and video interviews. Check the Events tab on 握手 to find out which employers are recruiting at Oxy. Students who register on 握手 will be provided a link to the virtual event where employers will provide instruction on how to apply, interview dates和 more. Some—but not all—employer recruiting events will be recorded.

Can I earn academic credit for a Fall 2020 internship?

Yes. If you have secured a paid or unpaid, remote or on-site internship you can earn academic credit by enrolling in Oxy's INT 100 or INT 200. An internship job description and offer letter are required.

Will the InternLA Internship Program be offered for summer 2021?

At this time we do not know whether the InternLA program will be offered in 2021. The HCC Remote Services FAQ page will be updated as new information becomes available regarding spring and summer programs.

What industries are hiring right now?

The job market is unstable and organizations are making staffing changes based on available information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Schedule an appointment with a career advisor to discuss the status of the job market.