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Responding to COVID-19

Virtual Resources

remote desk setupThe Greene Center has been actively engaging with employers, alumni, and professional associations to better understand the landscape and create resources to best support you in these unprecedented times. Below you will find a selection of boards with remote jobs, internships and short-term projects from diverse industries so that you can gain experience and develop skills while adhering to social distancing and local and national health guidelines.

Our alumni have partnered with us to share their perspectives on how industries and employers are being impacted by COVID-19 and how they are responding. We are also working to create more digital and video content to support you, and we will continue to source articles focused on strategies for networking, virtual interviewing, and best-practices for your overall search.

Virtual/Remote Jobs and Internships

Get connected with remote internships at top startups and companies. COVINTERN connects employers with positions and programs to fill with students from top universities with available time and a desire to learn. Search by categories including software engineering, design, product management, marketing, data science, government and non-profit.

Intern From Home
Connecting highly qualified students with forward-thinking companies for virtual internships through an easy application process.

Paragon One
Get experience. Build your resume. Get hired. Work towards your dream job with training and experiences from real companies in your industry.

Virtual Vocations
Virtual Vocations’ jobs board features telecommuting positions in job fields like technical writing and paralegal. The site was started by a stay-at-home mom who was frustrated with a lack of legitimate remote job listings online, and today the company is run by an entirely remote team. Includes blog posts and articles on remote working and opportunities across industries.

We Work Remotely
With a simple, straightforward layout, this virtual job board is a catch-all of remote jobs from customer service, to web design, to programming. Living up to their stated goal of ”finding the most qualified people in the most unexpected place,” the We Work Remotely site connects over 130,000 monthly users with telecommuting opportunities. It’s your ticket to remote employment in no time.

Remote OK
Remote OK is a remote job site that tags all of their job listings, making it simple and easy to set filters for the specific listings you want. You can choose to filter jobs posted by recruiters, by experience level (junior, senior, etc.), by job type (sales, marketing, design, dev, and more), and even whether they’re tech or non-tech related jobs.

Jobspresso features a wide range of curated jobs in tech, marketing, customer support, and more. You can search their virtual job board for openings and post your resume to be searched and seen by potential employers. Jobspresso allows users to search the globe for remote work, by filtering through nine different color-coded job function categories ranging project management, sales, design, support, writing and more. If users like a particular positing, they can choose to receive alerts that are similar to it. In addition, the site company website and social media information on job postings. This site includes international postings. claims to be “The World’s Largest Outsourcing Marketplace,” and it’s chock full of remote freelancing gigs. With over 13 million users, it features freelance jobs for PHP developers, content writers, and web designers alike. All you need to do is make a profile, and then you’re able to start bidding on jobs.

Hubstaff Talent
Hubstaff Talent is a great site that not everyone knows about for finding remote jobs. They offer full-time and part-time remote jobs, with different compensation packages (salary, hourly, etc.). They also offer advanced search features so you can quickly find jobs that fit what you’re looking for, which saves time. Note that this site does offer some freelance remote jobs, so if you only want full-time/permanent remote work, make sure to filter for that. 

Parker Dewey
Student from all majors can search for micro-internships, which are short-term, paid, professional assignments that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. These projects enable students to demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build their networks as they seek the right full-time role. Time commitment typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and are due between one week and one month after kick-off.

Students complete projects and test drive potential employers while gaining qualifications and skills. Apply for ProMazo positions through job postings in Handshake and ProMazo will screen resumes and assign students to specific company projects. Check out current postings in Handshake by searching by “ProMazo” under the jobs tab.

MindSumo was created out of the Stanford Student Startup Accelerator, StartX, by three friends who wanted to change the way that creative thinkers and companies worked together. Today MindSumo has become the leading platform for Millennial & Gen Z problem solvers to apply their creativity and innovation by working on projects from top companies from around the world. Our community represents over 350,000 "problem solvers" from six continents and over 3,000 universities. Companies work with our users on these projects to ideate, gather insights, and drive new thinking within their organization. Compete on diverse case competitions for financial awards. Topics vary across industries.

LockIn China
Learn more about their 2020 Internship Program!

NYS Department of Health: The State of New York is currently hiring contact tracers in collaboration with the Bloomberg School at Johns Hopkins. The State expects to recruit between 6,400 and 17,000 people for jobs. 

  • Contact Tracers: Reach out to the contacts of anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 to assess symptoms, ensure compliance with quarantine and determine social support needs
  • Team Supervisors: Lead a team of 20 Contact Tracers, and one Community Support Specialist who are working remotely using digital tools
  • Community Support Specialists: Work with the team to address the support needs of those who are contacts, especially those who are under Isolation or Quarantine

Applying For Opportunities

Handshake:Handshake remains the best place to find postings from alumni and employers that are specifically looking for UR candidates. Keep your profile updated to increase the likelihood that employers will message YOU! Read about the “3 Must-Haves on Your Handshake Profilefor more insights. Through Handshake, you can take advantage of the 100,000+ internship reviews to explore possibilities that fit your interests. You can also connect with student and alumni through peer messaging to ask career questions and gain insights through virtual informational interviews.

LockinChina: As the largest recruitment platform for global young talents in China, Lockin is on the front lines of the recruitment industry, and are well aware of the changes in the recruitment situation in each industry. Check out their live broadcast on April 23 focused on maximizing your graduate opportunity in light of Covid-19

CareerShift: Careershift is an integrated set of job search tools that crawls the web to bring you lists of companies, jobs, and people/contacts in the US and internationally. Currently, Careershift are filtering companies by who is still hiring during this time. Access the hidden job market and be more proactive in your search for internships and jobs!

UniCareer: International students are invited to learn how to Boost Your Job Search Momentum During Covid-19. If you are prompted for a passcode, please enter: 2t%&2^2O