Selected Career Sites
The sites listed below have been selected with the intention of providing a small collection of specific sites which might be of interest to all job searchers or to those with specific needs. This list is not intended to be comprehensive. Please consult the megasites for a comprehensive search.
Academic360.com is a meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the
academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions. This is "one of the most extensive sites devoted to employment opportunities in higher education available on the Internet".
All Nursing Schools
Find information about nursing schools. Search by location and degree sought. The FAQ section has useful information about nursing as a career, nursing education, and nursing specialties.
Career Fields (from Yahoo)
College Grad Job Hunter
Based on the book with the same title, this site includes preparation, job postings, resumes and cover letters, and interviews and negotiations.
EOP, Inc. (Equal Opportunity Publications)
EOP helps job-seekers from underrepresented groups (women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities) find employment and aids companies and government agencies eager to recruit from this diversified workforce.
FedWorld: Federal Jobs
International Job Centers
National Association for the Self-Employed
National Opportunity NOCs: Nonprofit Organization Classifieds
Nonprofit Career Center
Includes jobs and internships in the U.S. and worldwide, other nonprofit job resources, professional associations, volunteer opportunities, and more.
Nonprofit Career Network
Provided by Philanthropy Journal Online.
Services for People with Disabilities
Includes preparing for work, accommodating jobs, and finding and keeping work.
State Search: Employment Services
USA Jobs (Federal Government Jobs)
Provided by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, this site includes summer jobs. You can apply for these jobs on the Web site.
Career Development Manual (University of Waterloo)
The Career Key
Complete this assessment tool to learn which jobs match your personality.
Career Resource Library
Provided by America's Career InfoNet, this site includes occupational information, job search aids, and relocation information.
Career Search: How Do I Decide on a Career?
Guides for Specific Careers
Locate sites for information about specific careers.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this online government document is the primary source for in depth information about specific careers including: nature of the work; working conditions; employment, training, other qualifications, and advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; and sources of additional information such as professional organizations.
The Self-Directed Search
The SDS is a self-directed guide to career planning commonly used by career counselors. It is offered at this site, for a small fee. It can help you to discover which of six types (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, or Conventional) you are most like and to determine which occupations or fields of study are likely to match your individual type. You can view information about each type and which occupations relate to it without taking the assessment. Tips on how to find a career counselor are included.