Using GoinGlobal to Uncover Jobs and Internships During the COVID Era

Did you know that Career Services offers GoinGlobal, a custom job and internship search system with listings in the U.S. and all over the world?  If you have not registered on GoinGlobal, there are many reasons to do so. 

Along with job listings, GoinGlobal offers Employer Directories, City and Country Guides, H1B Visa information, and so much more!  But how to best find opportunities during the current pandemic?  GoinGlobal is here to help with its Job Search During COVID resources.  Here is how to get started:

Step 1:  Visit the GoinGlobal page.
From this page, you can watch a video to learn how to navigate the system.  If you are a Walden student, you can sign into GoinGlobal here using your Walden University email and password.

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Step 2:  Navigate to the Job Search During COVID area.
After logging in, you will see a Job Search During COVID icon on the right-hand side. 

Step 3Browse through the pages under the icon.
First, explore the Working During Pandemic page.  Here you will find 40+ detailed country guides and tips for cultivating local connections.  This page also includes international resources for freelance and remote work opportunities during the pandemic.

Second, read articles on the COVID Career Advice page. Gain helpful tips on global job searching during COVID, remote work, and COVID era workplaces.

Third, understand the impact of the pandemic on local job markets and uncover employment trends in 6 popular countries by reading Global Employment Briefings.

Step 4: Begin Your GoinGlobal search.
Start searching in your country of interest using GoinGlobal’s Jobs Database.  Using keywords such as COVID-19, remote work, and work from home will help bring up listings for virtual and flexible employment opportunities.  Use the Occupation field to indicate your area of interest, and the City and Country fields to narrow your searches.

Step 5:  Get ready to apply.
Peruse your Country Guide of choice to access Resume/CV samples and guidelines for that specific region.  You are now ready to apply!

GoinGlobal is a powerful tool to expand your options, especially during a global pandemic.  Take advantage of its many features to land your next opportunity and make a global impact.

Additional Resources:

Job and Internship Search page
Academic, Personal, and Professional Toolkit for COVID-19

Written by Dina Bergren, Associate Director of Career Services