Summer Access to the Career Center
Updated: May 11
All summer you have options to connect to the Career Center including 1-on-1 appointments, drop in hours, events, virtual tools and online resources.
Meet 1-on-1 with your Career Coach by scheduling an appointment on Handshake. You can choose the virtual appointment option or come in person to the career center.
Career Lab - Drop in Hours
Drop in Tuesday - Thursday from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, to talk with a Career Coach during virtual career lab hours. No appointment needed. Use the Handshake events tab to access the zoom link and instructions. Career Lab supports resume reviews, cover letter edits, job or internship search questions, interview prep, networking help and many other career tasks. This is an opportunity for you to work directly with your career coach for customized help for your career plan and next steps.
Employers and the Career Center will host virtual events this summer. For dates, topics and details access the Handshake events tab.
Hire Lehigh YouTube Channel
We have dozens of short videos to help you learn career basics and learn from employers, career coaches and alumni on the Hire Lehigh YouTube channel. The industry insights series taps into advice and information directly from employers and recruiters. Grad Guidance highlights some of the specific information that aligns with the unique needs of graduate students. We also offer great videos for our pre-law, pre-med and pre-grad students packed with info to help you prepare for your journey after graduation. Some of the most videos include virtual interview prep, career exploration and informational interviews.
A great way to stay in touch with the Career Center is to follow us on Instagram. We will feature highlights from new and interesting jobs posted to Handshake, introduce you to employers, feature alumni spotlights and share details on upcoming events and fall previews.
Students who are pursuing pre-health or pre-law should review the Handshake pre-law page and Handshake pre-health page for information and helpful links. If you need more assistance, you can schedule an appointment with a Career Coach on Handshake.
Handshake - job and internship postings
We will continue to post jobs and internships to the Handshake job board. Be mindful of expiration dates, but we encourage you to keep applying to positions of interests.
Lehigh Connects Projects
Looking for short term, virtual projects you can complete this summer? Lehigh alumni have sponsored projects to help you build skills and experience while also helping them with real work tasks. Explore the Lehigh Connects project board, new projects posted throughout the summer with deadlines before the start of the fall semester.
Handshake Resource page
Explore the pages that teach you everything you need to know about resumes, cover letters, interviewing, LinkedIn, digital portfolios and many others are on the Handshake resource page. Review the page for easy to follow steps, helpful guides, tutorials, links to related articles, and practice tools to help you get started on a wide range of career tasks.
Lehigh Connects - Alumni network
Lehigh Connects is an alumni network where students can browse thousands of Lehigh alumni profiles, all who have volunteered to help students explore career options and prepare for life after Lehigh. Send messages to ask for information and advice on your job search or career plan. This is a great way to build your network and identify alumni in positions, companies or industries of interest. Job shadowing may be limited this summer but Lehigh Connects supports virtual informational interviews and gives you direct communication tools to find and talk with someone who can help you with your career plan.