Listings of resources by major, career field or topic
The following websites contain excellent information about career opportunities.
General Job and Career Search
Atomic Learning : Provides training on a variety of topics that are not necessarily covered in course textbooks or workplace orientation.
Barefoot Student : Search for jobs and internships
Buzzfile : "A comprehensive Business Information Database and LIST Builder. Buzzfile's interactive screening engine and smart filters empower users to search through 18 million U.S. businesses and compile highly targeted prospect lists."
CareerBliss : A resource to find jobs, research salaries, and read reviews written by employees about their own companies.
Career Cloud Job Search : Connects job seekers with employers through social and mobile technology. Allows users to create a social resume, browse hidden job leads and listen to CareerCloud Podcast.
CareerConnect: Lancaster County’s resource for students to link up with local businesses for career exploration opportunities such as job shadowing, mentorships, and internships. Also has information for students who are not sure where to start in their search for a job.
Career OneStop: Identify your interests and talents to find the best career for you. Explore careers and job openings. Start your job search and learn to write a stand-out resume.
Career Stories: Job descriptions and advice from hundreds of people working in real jobs
Go Grad : "Your source for affordable online graduate programs."
Glassdoor : "Get hired. Love your job."
Internship Abroad Options for Students : "8 week, full-time internships"
iSeek Careers: Asses your skills to find out what careers are right for you, explore over 500 careers and emerging careers and create a career plan with a successful transition from college to a career.
Occupational Outlook Data: (Bureau of Labor Statistics): Guide to career information about hundreds of occupations. Search by median pay, number of new jobs projected, growth rate, education, or training required.
O*Net Resource Center : Browse careers by key words, industry, or answer questions to see what type of work you might enjoy. Provides the knowledge needed for jobs along with skills, abilities, education, job outlook, and similar jobs.
Ready Prep Interview: "Find interview questions specific to the position you are interviewing for."
Riley Guide: Job descriptions, salary data, employment statistics and education information on occupations. Information on how to conduct a job search, and how to contact companies about jobs is also available.
E-town's Study Abroad Office:"Elizabethtown College students can participate in several type of overseas experiences."
Go (Intern) Abroad: "Build your international work experience in human rights, health care, business, sustainable development, journalism and many other fields."
Global Volunteer Network:"Making a lasting difference to a community in need."
Intraxinc: "With decades of experience in cultural exchange, passionate employees and a host of professional affiliations and partnerships, Intrax is a leader in global education and citizen diplomacy."
Peace Corps: "To promote world peace and friendship"
UN: "Explore a career with the United Nations"
Work The World (Internships):"Healthcare Internships Overseas"
Smart Intern China: Internships in China
ADA.gov: "Informational and technical assistance on the Americans with disabilities act."
Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD): " Discover how COSD can help you find a meaningful career as you navigate through school. "
Job Accommodation Network (JAN): “Source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.”
National Organization on Disability: " Founded in 1982, NOD is one of the oldest cross-disability organizations in the country, and remains one of the few organizations committed to representing all Americans with disabilities, regardless of their particular condition or circumstances."
OVR: " The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors."
Glaad: GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT equality. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.
Out for Work: "OUT for Work functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation and implementation of career plans and opportunities. OFW’s programs, resources, and services provide assistance to students in the cultivation and enhancement of skills to explore career options, master search techniques and strategies and research employment opportunities."
Multicultural and Diversity Resources
NAACP: " Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans."
NSBE: " The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is owned and managed by its members. The organization is dedicated to the academic and professional success of African-American engineering students and professionals. NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development activities, mentoring opportunities, career placement services and more. "
Resources that are Major Specific
- Entertainment Careers
- New York Foundation for the Arts
- Art Education Resources
- Design Driven Companies
- Glimmerglass Festival
- Jacob's Pillow Dance
- Theater Jobs
- Women in Film
- Bank Jobs
- Insurance Sales Jobs
- Economics Jobs
- Lobbying Jobs
- eFinancial Careers
- Logistics Jobs
- Federal Jobs
- Opportunities in Public Affairs
- Financial Job Network
- Sales Jobs
- Government Jobs
- Statistics Jobs
- Human Resources
- USA Jobs (Federal Government)
- American Management Association
Communications and Public Relations
- Communications Jobs
- Public Relations Job Force
- International Film and TV Production
- Newspaper Careers
- Advertising and Media Jobs
- Jobs in Advertising
- Creative Careers
- Marketing Jobs
- Media Related Jobs
- Business Communication Jobs
- Opportunities in Public Affairs
- Inside Radio Job Listings
- PA Association of Broadcasters Job Board
- Newspaper Association of America
- National Association of Broadcasters
- PRSA Job Center
- Journalism Jobs
- Book Jobs
- Freelance Writing Jobs
Computer Science and Technology
- PA Educators Spring 2014 Handout
- Math for America
- PA Educators Spring 2014 Tips
- World Teach
- K-12 Jobs
- Teach Now
- Teaching Jobs
- Educate PA
- American Federation of Teachers
“After a seven day free trial, Educate PA charges a small ongoing fee to individuals who have registered to use the resource.”
English, Publishing, and Journalism
- ESL-Teaching Abroad
- The Write Jobs
- Journalism Jobs
- America's Newsrooms
- Editor and Publisher
- American Copy Editors Society
- Book Jobs
- The Association of Magazine Media
Government and Law
- Hill Zoo (D.C.)
- RC Jobs
- Federal Reserve of New York
- D.C. Internships
- Government Internships
- Smithsonian Fellowships and Internships
- The Washington Center Internships
- NASA Internships
- The White House Internship
- Law Jobs
- Find a Law Firm
- Biotech Jobs, Career Tools
- Biotechnology & Life Science Internships
- GeoScience Job Board
- Lobbying Jobs
- Biotechnology, Science, and Healthcare
Social Work, Psychology & Other Health Related Careers
- Health Promotion Jobs
- Social Service
- Human Service Career Network
- Social Work
- Public Health Jobs
- Jobs in Health Promotion
- Pre-Professional Pyschology Opportunities
- Jobs in Public Health
- Non-profit Careers