University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Walton Career Services: COVID-19

There are a lot of questions right now and there is no question that is too big or too small. If you have a question that is not answered on this page, please email us at wcobcdc@walton.uark.edu

Questions You May Have

Yes, you can. Contact a Walton Career Coach using your Handshake Profile. Coaches are available for phone and Skype Career Coaching appointments during regular office hours Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Reach us via email at wcobcdc@uark.edu
That is great! Check out these guidelines to have an amazing learning experience!
  • Weekly gatherings for students to share experiences and ask questions with the help of Walton Career Coaches using the Microsoft Teams App. How to Join a Friday Forum
• Login to Handshake to check current available jobs and internships. We are approving new opportunities daily!
• Use your Handshake profile "Notification Preferences" to follow your target employers.
LinkedIn and indeed.com advanced search are also reliable methods.
• Be sure to read the Career Insider email for new jobs and internships.

Yes! Email a career coach rclay@walton.uark.edu, tducote@walton.uark.edu, or xlee@walton.uark.edu.  We are also available through our NEW Live Chat feature.  Catch us Monday-Friday 8-11 and 1-4.

Employers are now interviewing virtually. Each Employer may use different tools for interviewing. When selected to interview, check your uark.edu email and personal email to find interview information/directions from the Employer(s).

All Employer events are now virtual and are in Handshake Events. You can also check the Career Insider email for a list of upcoming Employer virtual Events.

To verify which Employers are still moving forward with internships and new hires, or not, you can check:

Employers are still hiring!
• Login to Handshake to search jobs and internships. We are approving new opportunities daily!
• Be sure to read the Career Insider email for new job and internship alerts.
• Check Employer websites for jobs that may not appear in Handshake.

Visit Walton Career Services web page for detailed descriptions of services and tools.

Quick Links for students:
VMock SMART Platform – AI driven software for resume reviews, LinkedIn Profile evaluation, Elevator Pitch feedback and CareerFit job and major assistance. Sign In using your UARK Username and Password. Feedback in less than 5 minutes!
Handshake - Job and Internship Searching, Coaching with a Walton Career Coach
GoinGlobal - Jobs and Internships here, there, and everywhere. Excellent resource for information on international opportunities.
TypeFocus – A Strong Interest Inventory assessment for young adults. Password is uark89

COVID19 Student Resources

Schedule an appointment with a Walton Career Coach for a mock interview.
• Practice using VMock Elevator Pitch virtual environment.
• Know how to answer an interview question using the STAR Method.
• Click here for sample interview questions

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Yes. First, we suggest you use Handshake for your primary search. LinkedIn and indeed.com advanced search are also reliable methods.

Visit the University of Arkansas Career Development Center web page on How to Plan for your Future While Social Distancing for inspiration to be career ready this Fall.

Start with a template from our webpage or use the Resume Builder in VMock the SMART Platform.