Student Employment

Candid Career

You can reach us by phone at (808) 932-7355, via email at stemploy@hawaii.edu, or by visiting the Student Employment Office in-person, during our normal office hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm HST.

Each Person Travels a Different Path, and We Can All Learn From Their Footprints Left Behind
- Billy Glading, Founder of Candid Career

What Does Candid Career Offer UH Hilo Students?

  • Personal and Honest Information. Real people sharing real experiences!
  • Variety and Diversity. Thousands of 1-2 minute video interviews with professionals in a wide variety of careers. Search videos by Industry, Career Title, Major, College Attended, City/State, Company, Advice Topic, and more!
  • Practical Advice. Interviewees share insights about their jobs, including the education, training, skills, aptitudes, and experience necessary to get hired.
  • Convenience. Available 24/7 and anywhere internet is! Easy navigation and robust search capabilities allow users to quickly find career interviews that match your interests.
  • Current. Hundreds of new career profiles are added annually on average.
  • "Get Hired" Videos. Hear from industry professionals giving advice tips on specific topics such as Resume Writing, Interviewing, Networking, Career Fairs, Internships, Grad School, and much more!

LinkedIn/ Branding Videos

LinkedIn: Using LinkedIn Effectively

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

You and Your Web Presence

Building Your Personal Brand

Understanding Your Value

Delete Any Bad Pictures

New Job Videos

Job Fraud Warning Signs

Job Searching 101

Starting a New Job

Juggling Job Offers

The Art of the Follow Up

Salary Negotiation Tips

Internships Videos

Turning your internship into a job offer

Make The Most Of Your Internship

Soft Skills Videos

Get Hired: Work Life Balance

The Qualities of a Strong Work Ethic

The Art of Public Speaking

Time Management

The Importance of Nonverbal Communication

Asking Someone To Be Your Mentor

Inclusion Videos

Get Hired: LGBTQ+ in the Workplace

International Students: Visa Process and Time Frame

Get Hired: Military Transition

Disabilities Part 1: What is Disclosure?

Disabilities Part 2: Inclusive Companies

Disabilities Part 3: Landing a Job

Career Development Videos

Career Management

Why use your Career Center?

Career Exploration 101

Other Resources

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The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Title IX Coordinator: Shaunda Makaimoku/Jenna Waipa, eeoaa@hawaii.edu, (808) 932-7642.