Agriculture job search websites
- CYBER-SIERRA’s Natural Resources Job Search Job listings as well as job search information
- Bioscience and Chemistry Job Listings Science job listings
- Nation Job Network: Agriculture Biotech Chemical Jobs Page Agriculture-focused job listings
- Earthworks Job Postings Job listings in energy, oil, mining, geoscience, environmental agriculture, forestry, ecology and other related fields.
- Jobs in Horticulture Inc. Job listings arranged by specific horticulture areas
- Science Web.com Includes links to scijobs.com and biocareer.com
- Green Industry Jobs.com Links to individual pages for job listings and company profiles for landscaping, irrigation, tree care, golf course maintenance, nursing, and turf care.
- artSource An on-line index of arts-related employment opportunities, internships, grants, residencies, exhibitions, public art commissions, and related community resources, allows Museum School alumni, students, and other practicing artists to connect to the vast, up-to-date network of career and professional development services.
- ArtDeadline.com Extensive database of resources such as internships, job postings, exhibitions and more. There is a charge of $24 annually.
- NYFA Current Weekly arts news, events and extensive job and internship listing.
- The Riley Guide: Arts and Humanities Vast directory of career resources in acting/entertainment, dance, fashion, film, graphics/design, music, photography, and more.
- hireCulture A free, searchable database of cultural employment opportunities in Massachusetts.
- artjob ArtJob is the source for professional opportunities and career information in all areas of the arts, including: visual arts, arts nonprofits, performing arts, commercial art and design firms, film, public arts agencies, academic arts positions, galleries, internships, fellowships, and conferences. However, there’s a fee.
- World Wide Arts Resources Interactive gateway to arts information and culture on the Internet.
- Animation World Network
Arts, technical or management
- BackstageJobs Great source for behind-the-scenes jobs, internships and fellowships in the live entertainment industry. Positions in directing, set design, stage management, play writing and more!
- Association of Performing Arts Presenters Online job bank for positions in performing arts management and presenting.
- ArtTable A national membership organization for professional women in leadership positions in the visual arts. It posts wonderful jobs and internships for free!
Fine arts, graphic design/photography
- American Institute of Graphic Arts Wonderful resources for students interested in graphic design including job and internship postings. Check out: Graphic design - A Career Guide.
- Printjobs.com Exclusively for the printing industry with job postings in design, plate making and graphics.
- Sculptor.org Extensive resources related to sculptors and sculpture on and off the web.
- ACM SIGGRAPH Resources on computer graphics and interactive techniques
Performing arts, music/dance/theatre
- DanceArt.com Job listings for dance instruction, industry information and contacts for dancers and dance instructors.
- Backstage The site known as the complete online performing arts resource.
- Play Bill Online General theater information and link to casting calls and other job opportunities.
- Artists House Music Information on choosing a career path in the music industry.
- mymusicjob.com Job listings for the music industry and people who love music.
Television, radio, film
- Museum Employment Resource Center Position listings in US-based museums and other cultural institutions.
- MuseumStuff Database of jobs in the museum and cultural sectors.
- Museum Job Resources Online This site provides links to museum employment resources. It is meant as an aid to those seeking employment with museums, science centers, and cultural/heritage organizations.
- Museums in the USA More information than you will ever want to know, but great to have.
- National Retail Federation The world's largest retail trade association, with membership that comprises all retail formats and channels of distribution including department, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet and independent stores as well as the industry's key trading partners of retail goods and services.
- All Retail Jobs.com Large retail job board with listings from major retail companies.
- Salary.com Salary calculator & profile for job functions, industries, and geographical areas.
- Wage Web Industry specific salary surveys.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook THE place to begin researching careers in all occupational fields including public relations, marketing, advertising, writing, publishing, and editing.
- Communications Roundtable Career and employment information and hyperlinks to other sites with a focus on job listings, internships, and professional associations in communication, public relations, marketing, advertising and related areas.
- RoadTrip Nation Has evolved into a PBS series, three books, an online community, and a student movement. We send people on the road who are interested in exploring the world outside their comfort zone, talking with individuals who chose to define their own road in life, and sharing their experiences with our generation.
Radio, T.V., film, multimedia
- TVJobs Web site dedicated to helping individuals locate information and employment in the highly competitive TV industry. Job postings and links to 375 job banks and 75 job hotlines. Subscription fee.
- Boston College Career Center Follow links to careers in television, film and multimedia. Links to many excellent web sites in film, media and TV.
Writing, editing and journalism
- Bookbuilders West devoted to providing information and resources for publishing professionals and jobs in production and editorial areas in the western states. Good links to related sites.
- Mediabistro Connects media professionals to new opportunities. Great site for job listings and industry information for the print media industry.
- The Write Jobs Listings of current opportunities including journalism, freelance and technical writing. Links to other writing-related jobs.
Marketing, advertising and public relations
- Careers in Business Provides overview of careers in advertising and marketing as well as job options, facts and trends, and links to resources.
- Work in PR Job links to nifty job boards, internships and tools for job search.
- American Marketing Association Professional association web site with solid information on careers in marketing, industry information and job postings.
- The Direct Marketing Organization Job guide and job bank for those interested in careers in direct and interactive marketing and direct response advertising. Registration required; no fee.
School & school district locators
Government educational agencies
Education Web pages including employment listings
- The American Association for Employment in Education Information on teacher supply & demand, salaries, & links to certification offices.
- The Academic Employment Network Teaching vacancies, resume posting, & educational links.
- Nation Job Teaching vacancies, job search resources, & email updates.
- Teacher’s Planet Teaching supplies, teaching vacancies, classroom resources & much more
- Teach for America Non-profit organization that provides opportunities for college graduates to teach in under-resourced schools.
- National Education Association Current issues & trends, & teaching resources.
- K–12 Jobs Teaching vacancies for K–12 & vocational schools, post resume, & resources.
- Recruiting New Teachers Guidance & resources for prospective teachers, articles, state certification information, & job vacancies by state.
- Teachers - Teachers.com Career advice & nationwide job postings.
- K–12 Academics A National Education & Disability Resource web site with a community based approach.
General job search sites
- Yahoo’s education site Articles, links to school web sites, & many more links.
- Job Web Mega site with links to education specific sites as well as general job search resources.
- Career Builder Search engine with access to 75 sites for job listings (national classifieds).
- Career Magazine General job search info, job listings, articles, & more.
- The Riley Guide General job search information.
ENGINEERING, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND MATH
Engineering career exploration
- Graduating Engineer & Computer Careers Employer information, resume/cover letter/interview prep, and graduate programs. Informative “Career Profiles” and “Industry Focus” features.
- Discover Engineering Career exploration, definitions, pre-engineering preparation ideas.
- National Academy of Engineering Definitions, links to professional associations, career & job descriptions. See also “Resources & Links” (under Engineering Projects) and “Engineer Girl”.
- National Society of Professional Engineers Major choice discussions, helpful tips, and internship information found in student section. Career Center section includes job listings, salary information, career discussion forums and mentor programs.
- Society of Women Engineers Links, career information, corporation listings. (some sections require membership)
Computer science career exploration
Math and statistics career exploration
Additional tools for engineering, math and computer science careers
- Careers in Business Information and resources for jobs in finance, banking, market research and other areas of business. This web site gives much information about these potential careers for any major.
- Vault and WetFeet Excellent overviews of careers, industries and employers that require/value technical and analytical skills from math, engineering, computer science and other backgrounds.
- Dice Excellent resource for technical job listings – use keywords when searching such as “electronics”, “computer science”, “entry level”, “manufacturing”, “mechanical engineering”, “civil engineering”, quantitative”, “biomedical research”, etc.
- Engineer Jobs Engineering & tech. job listings by state and job function.
- ENTRY POINT! American Association for the Advancement of Science program, offers internships for students with disabilities in computer science, engineering, math and other science fields.
- Engineering Central Job listings, resource links for each area of concentration
- Engineering Jobs Resources and listings of headhunters and recruiters for engineering and technical careers.
- Idealist.org Search for jobs with nonprofit organizations. Click on “Jobs” and search by categories such as “Computing and Internet” or “Engineering.”
- Engineers Without Borders Volunteer your technical expertise, find an internship, stay in the US or go abroad, gain technical skills and network.
Civil engineering resources
Mechanical engineering resources
Computer science resources
Electrical engineering resources
- Call to Serve A joint project of the Partnership for Public Service and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. This initiative aims to educate students about the importance of public service and the federal civil service in particular. Fantastic information and links to entry-level jobs and beyond.
- Career Opportunities for New College Graduates This site is specifically helpful for recent college graduates. It lists federal jobs by your major area of study. Click on your major to find job listings of interest to you. Also check the “any field of study” button.
- Federal Jobs Digest Has a great “today’s live jobs” button. Click here to find categories of jobs available. Click on an area you’re interested in for job listings.
- Govjobs.com Lists positions in federal government in addition to job resource information state by state. Included are links to municipal, city and county government web sites, state leagues and associations, statewide newspapers, etc.
- US Government Jobs Dot Com Provides information and resources about federal, state, county, and city government jobs plus links to other government job sites.
- EPA Jobs The Environmental Protection Agency offers a wide range of opportunities to talented, energetic people willing to make a commitment to the Agency's vital mission -- protecting human health and the environment.
Clinical laboratory science
American Society for Clinical Laboratory ScienceVisit the Career Center to find more information about becoming a clinical laboratory scientist and to search job postings.
GradSchools.com Directory of all Clinical Psychology graduate programs.
- American Dental Education Association Click on the Student Applicant section to find links to Dental Schools, Awards and Scholarships, Opportunities for Minority Students and Associated American Dental Schools Application Services (AADSAS).
- The Student Doctor Network Scroll down to bottom of page to find student-friendly advice on what it takes to get into dental school, application resources, and financial aid information.
Dietetics & nutrition
- The American Dietetics Association One of the best places to start when considering a career in dietetics or to begin your job search on the web. You’ll find posted job opportunities, networking groups, certification information, and the list goes on.
- Dietary Managers Association Excellent site for job postings and state by state contact information for networking.
- Nutrition Jobs The name says it all. This is the site to go to for nutrition job searching. You can even download your resume for employers to preview.
- National Society of Genetic Counselors Visit the career information section to learn more about the various opportunities in Genetic Counseling and obtain a list of graduate programs. The rest of the site is packed with links to even more professional associations and job postings.
Medical Doctor - allopathic (MD) or osteopathic (DO)
- Association of American Medical Colleges The most comprehensive site for students considering a career as a medical doctor. Learn more about the profession, suggested coursework, research programs, look up admission statistics and link to the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS).
- American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Find out more about osteopathic medicine, research medical schools and find research opportunities.
- GradSchools.com Listing of American and International medical schools.
- American College of Nurse-Midwives The Education section explains educational and certification requirement and provides program links. You’ll also find some excellent scholarship and financial aid information.
- American College of Nurse Practitioners The NP Facts section provides a nice description of the role of an NP, salary and employment outlook information.
- All Nursing Schools A great site to locate every kind of nursing program.
- Nursing Jobs Us If you are looking for a permanent, per diem, or travel nursing job; in-patient, out-patient or hospice you have come to the right place. We have partnered with the leading hospitals, travel nurse companies and recruitment agencies to help you find your dream nursing job!
- American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy The Student and Applicant Section gives information on the duties of a Pharmacist, educational requirements, and information on the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) and the Pharmacy College Application Service (PHARMCAS).
- Association of Schools of Public Health An excellent site to discover the wide range of career opportunities in public health, find links to schools of public health, learn more about public health issues in the news and obtain job listings.
- American Public Health Association Click on their Public Health Links section to find great resources on a variety of Public Health issues including, Bioterrorism, Aging, Minority Health issues, Mental Health and much more.
- Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges The Student Affairs section provides information on how to prepare for a career in veterinary medicine, graduate programs, admissions and enrollment statistics and Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS).
General higher ed
These are various general web sites related to higher education and student affairs. Some are professional association sites where you will find information about the field and job postings. Others are job posting websites and periodicals.
Admission, financial aid, & orientation
Professional association web sites with plenty of information regarding careers in admissions, financial aid, and orientation. Some sites also include job postings, but you may need to be a member in order to view them.
These professional association sites cover those areas within higher education and student affairs that focus on social justice, access, and equity issues. Some of these also have job postings but membership may be required.
Student activities & services
This section contains organizations and associations focused on student activities, student unions, international activities, health services, academic advising, and residential life. A few of these sponsor conferences where networking and interviewing opportunities are available.
Intramural & varsity sports
Professional associations for those interested in working with sports on campus whether through advising student-athletes or recreational sports.
HUMAN SERVICES AND SOCIAL WORK
General human services, social service
- Social Service.com Comprehensive job database for positions in mental health, children and youth, social work, substance abuse, domestic violence, community organization and outreach. Links to social service organizations by state. Free to job seekers.
- Action Without Borders Extremely comprehensive site that provides information on careers in a broad range of human service and advocacy careers in the US and around the world. Use of categories: “Counseling “and “Direct Social Service “ may be helpful.
Social work job search
- Social Work and Social Service Jobs On Line Maintained by Washington University’s School of Social Work, this site is an excellent resource for information and job data banks on careers with children and youth, health and mental health, gerontology, and volunteer and service organizations. Links to a broad range of organizations.
- The New Social Worker Online On line magazine for social workers with focus on students and recent graduates. Provides information on careers in social work, job listings and links to social work listings.
Useful government links
- America’s Job Bank Select community and social service positions throughout the US. Listings from all 50 states’ employment services. Free to employers, so can be a good source for social service agency listings.
- The Idealist One of the most popular national and international non-profit web sites. Links to dozens of other sites offering international opportunities as well. Searches are available by country, type of work, paid & internships.
- JobsAbroad A directory of international employment opportunities, including profit & non-profit listings. This site also contains information on study abroad, international internships, volunteering and language schools.
- Overseas Jobs Advertises itself as featuring international job opportunities for professionals, expatriates and adventure seekers. (Also has great teaching abroad link.)
- Overseas Opportunities Massive site at the University of Michigan’s International Center. Some great information, but it takes time to navigate.
- The Idealist One of our favorite sites. Extensive listings that you can search by country or topic.
- Center for International Education You may not need another site after you look at this one. Easy to navigate and written for college students. Contains both internship listings and links to dozens of other web sites.
- Dave’s ESL Café This site has an enormous amount of well-organized information about teaching English as a second language, either abroad or in the U.S. Useful site for those with or without TESL credentials.
Fundraising and scholarships
- Peace Corps The most recognized international service program; requires a two-year commitment.
- Volunteers for Peace Over 1,300 short-term programs are offered in 70 countries. Many programs offer a stipend and housing with the volunteer paying their own transportation.
- Cross-Cultural Solution Volunteer Abroad – work side-by-side with local people and experience another culture like never before.
Short-term paid work
- British Universities North American Club Offers dozens of short-term work opportunities in several countries. They have expanded to China, Russia and Africa. Great way to travel and make money at the same time!
- The Idealist If you are just starting to look for a job in the nonprofit sector, this site is invaluable. It’s arguably one of the best nonprofit web-based resources. It contains job listings, salary information, tips on how to search, personal stories and more.
- The Idealist In addition to their own job listings, Idealist provides a link to every job site or directory on the Web they could find.
- Opportunity Knocks.Org National nonprofit web site that allows you to search by city, state, organization or position type. Also includes a great keyword search option.
- Nonprofit Career Network Provides both national and international job listings. Great listing of volunteer opportunities.
- Young Nonprofit Professionals Network YNPN is a grassroots association that engages and supports future nonprofit and community leaders through professional development, networking and social opportunities.
Many nonprofit organizations across the country offer short-term (one or two year) opportunities to new and recent graduates. These fellowships are available in a variety of issue areas and often provide a stipend or salary plus benefits.
Volunteering is a wonderful way to explore issues and careers in the nonprofit world. Here are some local opportunities and web sites that can help you search in other locations.
General science sites
- Science Jobs Job postings in Chemistry listed for industry, academia and postdoctoral.
Physical & life sciences
- Nature Jobs Listings of events, employers, profiles, jobs.
- Biology Jobs Job listings for Agriculture, Anatomy/Physiology, Bioinformatics/Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science, Genetics, Marine Science, Medicine, Natural Resources, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology.
SPORTS, RECREATION, LEISURE
- National Collegiate Athletic Association Job postings at member schools
- American Alliance of Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance: National Association of Sports and Physical Education News and information on sports careers.
- The Official Sports Industry Job Board Internship and job postings, fee.
- Jobs in Sports Internship and job postings, newsletter, fee.
- Work in Sports Articles, tips, lists of employers, and job postings, fee.
- Team Marketing Report News on sport team marketing, fee.
- American Sportscasters Association Articles, career tips, news, and job postings.
Sports medicine/athletic training careers.
Recreation and outdoor careers