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Career Resources Online

The internet provides extensive online resources that can assist you and inform you in your job-search and career exploration. Below is a partial list of useful sites compiled by the Career Development Center.

For other resources such as employer directories, industry information, and how-to job search guides, visit our Career Resource Center located in the CDC in the Student Services Building, 2nd Floor.  

Career Exploration Info  | Internship Search Sites  |  Job Search Sites  |  Employer Research  |  Salary 

 Business and Finance  |  Computers/Technology | Diversity  | Film, Entertainment, Communications |  Green Careers  |  Health & Science  |  Human Services & Education | International/ESL | Law & Government | Music  |  Non-Profit | Performing Arts   |  Sales, Advertising & Marketing  |  Sports and Recreation |  Teaching Resources   |  Visual Arts

Career Exploration and Resources
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job type descriptions, job growth forecasts, and salary information
www.acinet.org - Department of Labor information
www.careerjournal.com - Wall Street Journal guide for recent grads
www.rileyguide.com - Career and employment information
www.gradschools.com  - Graduate school programs by region
www.Petersons.com - Petersons guide information, graduate and undergraduate lists
online.onetcenter.org - Formerly the "Dictionary Of Occupational Titles" - now provides searchable database with descriptions of thousands of occupations and their related skills, duties, required training, and salary information by state
www.careerzone.ny.gov - Explore careers AND search jobs listed with the NY State Dept. of Labor
www.jobstart101.org - Video tips and real-world training; downloadable workbook
www.facebook.com/socialjobs - Social Jobs Partnership (Partnership between Facebook, the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, DirectEmployers Association, and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies).

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Internship Search Sites 
www.suny.edu/InternShop - A partnership between The Business Council and SUNY this platform matches employers, that offer paid internships, with interns across the state.
www.internships.com - Internship search and resources
www.internjobs.com - Affiliated with AboutJobs.com
www.internweb.com - Online source for internships
www.nyc.gov/internships - Internship programs in NYC

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Job Search Sites
Purchase JobScore - Purchase College's own custom job search site!
www.aftercollege.com -  Explore jobs now available to you based on your major.  Mark your preferences and keep refining the jobs just for you!
www.collegegrad.com - Great site for Grad School lists by area of study
www.wetfeet.com - Entry level jobs and internships
www.ajb.dni.us  -America's job bank, Department of Labor lists
www.cencom.org  - Center for Communications - media jobs & internships
www.coolworks.com - Summer & non-traditional jobs
www.flipdog.com -Entry level jobs
www.jobhuntersbible.com - Supplement to the book; What Color Is Your Parachute? - Job search tips and information
www.wsj.com  - Wall Street Journal - National and International business and jobs
www.thejournalnews.com - The Journal News- Westchester & Rockland jobs and news
www.nytimes.com - The New York Times - jobs
www.newslink.org - National newspaper links, search want ads in other cities
www.campstaff.com  - Jobs with summer camps
www.jobvolume.com - Job and Internship Search
www.indeed.com - One search; all jobs
www.simplyhired.com - Search in one place for millions of jobs, from thousands of websites
www.quadjobs.com - Connects college and graduate students to local part-time/temp/odd-job opportunities in businesses and in households .
www.novelnewyork.org - JobNow:  Resume assistance, interview prep and career coaching for NY State residents
www.smithsonianofi.com - Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships
What Employers Want - Video from NACE

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Employer Research
www.hoovers.com - Company and Industry information
www.vault.com - Employer information by industry and jobs
www.fjn.com (financial jobs) - Financial industry information and jobs
www.bea.gov - Bureau of Economic Analysis
www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/ - Foreign Trade regulations and information
www.glassdoor.com/Students/index.htm - Research employee reviews, salaries, and interview questions.
www.purchase.edu/Departments/CareerDevelopment/buzzfileusa.aspx - View national employers who have hired employees in the majors listed.
www.purchase.edu/Departments/CareerDevelopment/buzzfileny.aspx - View employers in NY who have hired employees in the majors listed.

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Salary
www.jobsearchintelligence.com/NACE/salary-calculator-intro/ - NACE Salary Calculator Center
www.salary.com - Compare salaries by area and job title
www.salaryexpert.com - Regional salary comparison by job title
www.nytimes.com - Classified section salary calculator
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job type descriptions, job growth forecasts, and salary information
online.onetcenter.org - Formerly the "Dictionary Of Occupational Titles" - now provides searchable database with descriptions of thousands of occupations and their related skills, duties, required training, and salary information by state
www.paycheckcity.com - Salary paycheck calculator to estimate income after taxes


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Business & Finance
www.careerbank.com - Accounting, Finance and Banking Career Network
www.fjn.com - Financial Job Network
www.financialjobs.com - Finance and Accounting jobs
www.efinancialcareers.com - Jobs in finance and banking
www.brokeragejobs.com - Jobs in the financial industry
www.underwritingjobs.com - The Employment Site for Underwriters
10goodminutes.com - Career and Entrepreneurship Advice for Young Professionals
www.streetid.com – Financial career matchmaking.|
www.efinancialcareers.com - Financial services career website
liu.edu/Hudson/Academics/Purchase-Community - LIU offers an MBA program, right here at  Purchase, including the Early Admit MBA Program. LIU offers special scholarships for the Purchase community. 

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Computers & Technology
www.DICE.com - Largest IT site
www.stcnymetro.org - Society for Technical Communication - Resources for technical writers
www.itjobs.com - Jobs for the IT professional
www.justtechjobs.com - Job search by skill
www.gamejobs.com- Jobs in the video and computer gaming industry

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Diversity
www.workplacediversity.com - Job Search Engine
diversity.monster.com – new online community launched by Monster.com. Specifically focused on promoting equal opportunity and diversity in the workplace.
www.eop.com - Equal Opportunity Publications website
www.newsjobs.net- National Diversity Newspaper job bank
www.hrc.org - Human Rights Campaign; Diversity issues including Gay & Lesbian issues Disability
www.business-disability.com - Site for bringing employees with disabilities into the workplace
www.justonebreak.com - Job Site for jobseekers with disabilities
www.jobaccess.org - Job listings and resume posting for jobseekers with disabilities
www.hireds.com - Hire Disability Solutions; includes job search
www.hiredeaf.com - Job search site for hearing impaired job-seekers 
www.progayjobs.com - Job Search Engine for GLBT friendly companies
www.flcdatacenter.com  - Searchable database of employers who have previously applied to sponsor foreign labor
www.calahe.org - Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education - Job listings
http://asiandiversity.com - Connecting Asian talent with corporate America as well as the multinational corporations. 

More Diversity On-line Career Resources

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Film/Entertainment/Media & Communications
www.entertainmentcareers.net - Music, Theater Arts, Film, TV, Media jobs, and internships
www.nyc.gov/film - NYC Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting
www.mandy.com - International Film & TV Production Resources
www.mediabistro.com - Job and industry information in the media
www.journalismjobs.com - Journalism Jobs 
www.prjobforce.com - Public Relations Jobs
www.bookjobs.com - Jobs/internships in the publishing industry
www.editorandpublisher.com - Journal Covering the Newspaper Industry
www.technicalwritingaid.com - Technical writing job resource
www.freelancewritinggigs.com - Tips and job search
www.writejobs.com - The Write Job
www.writingjobs.org - Search thousands of new jobs in writing
www.ed2010.com - Community of young magazine editors and magazine-editor wannabes.  Career information and job search.

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Green Careers        
www.graduationpledge.org  - Promotes socially-and environmentally-responsible career choices. Includes several job and internship search engines.
www.ecoemploy.com/jobs/  - Environmental Career Opportunities Nationwide
www.greenbiz.com  - Free Job Posting for Green Careers and Corporate Responsibility
www.npca.com  - National Parks Conservation Association
www.ihireenvironmental.com  - Free job listings for Green Careers
www.chn.org  - Coalition for Human Needs
www.envirolink.org   - The On-line Environmental Community
www.landtrustalliance.org   - Promotes voluntary land conservation and works with nonprofit land trusts by providing information, skills and resources land trusts need to conserve land
www.eco.org  - Environmental Jobs and Internships
www.greenjobs.com - Employment in renewable energy
www.earthjustice.org - Public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the earth.
www.wildlifeincrisis.com - Wildlife in Crisis
www.greencareercentral.com - Online center for people who want to switch to a green career or find a green job.  Free and subscriber resources.
www.greenjobsready.com - Job board and resources in renewable energy

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Health & Science
www.nyas.org - The New York Academy of Science; Science Alliance
www.researchgate.net – Professional network for scientists/researchers and job search
www.explorehealthcareers.org - Interactive health careers site that explains the array of health professions
www.sciencejobs.com - Science jobs listed by area
www.naturejobs.com - Life science and physical science jobs
www.eco.org - Environmental Careers Organization
www.environmentalcareer.com - Environmental Career Center, LLC
www.ejobs.org - Environmental Jobs & Careers
www.healthjobsite.com - Healthcare jobs
www.medzilla.com - Jobs in Biotech, Healthcare, Science, and Pharmaceuticals
www.hirehealth.com - Jobs in healthcare
www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/education-careers/becoming-physician.page-  Becoming a physician
www.newscientistjobs.com/jobs - Jobs in science
jobs.pharmaceuticalonline.com - Pharmaceutical Online job search
www.epa.gov/ezhire/ - Jobs with the EPA
www.chemjobs.net - Chemistry jobs
www.chemistryjobs.com - Chemistry jobs
www.medicalworkers.com - Jobs in the medical field
www.miracleworkers.com - Healthcare jobs
www.publichealthonline.org - Provides expert-driven information and resources about public health topics, careers and the post-secondary educational landscape.

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Human Services & Education
www.chronicle.com - The Chronicle of Higher Education, jobs and articles
www.nycenet.edu  - NY State Department of Education
www.socialservice.com  - Social Service jobs
www.apa.org  - American Psychological Association
www3.opwdd.ny.gov/rr/index.jsp - Jobs working with people with developmental disabilities
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Click on Purchase JobScore to access jobs posted for Purchase students and alumni
www.k12jobs.com – Public, private and technical school jobs
www.idealist.org  - Great entry level and internship listings, career fairs
www.socialworker.com – Job bank and news for social work
www.higheredjobs.com – Jobs in higher education
www.hscareers.com  - Human Services Career Network

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International
Some of these organizations can assist in finding short-term work abroad (some for a fee)
www.peacecorps.gov - Peace Corps
www.bunac.org - BUNAC
www.ciee.org - Council on International Exchange
www.state.gov/careers/ - Careers with the Department of State
www.aiesec.org - AIESEC
www.transitionsabroad.com -Transitions Abroad
www.interexchange.org - Working, interning and volunteering abroad
www.worldteach.org - World Teach
www.workingabroad.org - InterExchange - Working Abroad
www.glassdoor.com/Students/index.htm - Research employee reviews, salaries, and interview questions in 12 countries
travel.state.gov - Information from the U.S. Dept. of State for American citizens travelling abroad

ESL
www.eslcafe.com - Dave's ESL Cafe
www.esljobs.com - ESL Jobs
www.eslteachersboard.com - ESL Teachers Board
www.footprintsrecruiting.com - ESL (works with public school boards & private schools in South Korea, Taiwan and China)
www.aeonet.com - AEON Corporation (ESL Opportunities in Japan)
www.englishfirst.com
  - Worldwide English language education

Additional Working & Volunteering Abroad Resources

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Law & Government
www.usajobs.gov - The Federal Government's official job site
www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads- Provides information and Federal Government job opportunities for students and recent graduates
www.makingthedifference.org - A joint initiative between the Partnership for Public Service and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  Search for jobs and internships.
www.ourpublicservice.org - Partnership for Public Service
www.govtjobs.com -Federal, State and Local government jobs
www.bestplacestowork.org - Rankings of the best opportunities in the federal government.
www.access.gpo.gov - Printed government information
www.westchestergov.com -Westchester County government information and jobs
www.cs.ny.gov - NY State Jobs
www.lawjobs.com - Legal jobs and information
www.idealist.org- Nonprofit site, internships and jobs
www.twc.edu - The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars
www.fpa.org - Foreign Policy Association - jobs and information
www.dcinternships.org - Info on summer institutes in DC & the Capital Semester

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Music/Arts Administration
www.mbsolutions.com - Music Business tips and contacts
www.musicalchairs.info - Orchestral job vacancies world wide
www.Getthatgig.com - internships and job searches; interviews and career advice from working musicians
www.mymusicjob.com - Music jobs
www.MusicalAmerica.com -Find business contact information" 
www.entertainmentcareers.net –Internships and jobs
www.music-jobs.com - Job search
www.myauditions.com - Performing arts career resources/job search. Subscriber-based and free services
jobs.musicalamerica.com - Jobs in music/the performing arts

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Non-Profit
www.idealist.org  - Great entry level and internship listings, career fairs
www.nonprofitjobs.org - Jobs and internships
www.essential.org - Ralph Nader's site for activist causes
www.fdncenter.org -The Foundation Center site with grant and fellowship information
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/ - The Job Corner of the Philanthropy News Digest
www.guidestar.org - Guide Star - Database of non-profit organizations
www.volunteersolutions.org  - Volunteer Solutions
www.opportunityknocks.org - Not-for-Profit jobs
www.idealist.org/careerguide  - Comprehensive nonprofit career guide
www.philanthropy.com  - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Performing Arts/Arts Administration
www.playbill.com - jobs in stage and theatre
www.variety.com - Variety Magazine site, jobs and articles
www.BackStage.com  - Casting and career tips for film and theater
www.tcg.org  (ARTSEARCH) - Theatre Communications Group's job search site (call x6370 for username/password)
www.artsearch.us - Search for jobs in the arts
www.dance.net  - Dance jobs
www.entertainmentcareers.net – Various internships and jobs
www.showbizjobs.com - The Entertainment Professionals Network
www.artswestchester.org – A guide to arts in Westchester - events, grants, links to local artists, internships, etc. 
jobs.musicalamerica.com - Jobs in the performing arts

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Sales, Advertising & Marketing
www.allretailjobs.com - Retail recruiting board
www.tigerjobs.com - Marketing and sales jobs
www.adweek.com - Advertising and marketing jobs
www.adage.com - Advertising Age website
www.americanadagencies.com - American Advertising Agencies.com
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Click on Purchase JobScore to access jobs posted for Purchase students and alumni

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Sports and Recreation
www.careerathletes.com - Community of current and former student-athletes, college athletic departments, alumni mentors and employers
www.workinsports.com - Jobs in sports
www.teamworkonline.com - Link to job boards for multiple sports organizations
www.sportscareers.com - Career Development and Advice
jobs.espncareers.com - Careers at ESPN
www.recreationandparkjobs.com - Jobs in the Leisure Industry
www.nrpa.org/careers - National Recreation and Park Association Job Search

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Teaching Resources
Teaching Certification in NY State - Office of Teaching Initiatives
www.nysed.gov - NY State Department of Education - information on Licensing and certification requirements for teaching in New York state
www.nystce.nesinc.com - New York State Teacher Certification Examinations
www.nycenet.edu - NYC Department of Education
www.teachnyc.net - Teach NY - information on becoming a NYC school teacher
www.abcte.org - American Board Passport to Teaching - Online alternative teacher certification program
New York State Teacher Preparation Programs - List from NYSED
Purchase College Agreements with Graduate Programs  - Opportunities with Bank Street Graduate School of Education and LIU Hudson, including the First-Step Teacher Education Program.
www.uft.org - United Federation of Teachers - union for non-supervisory teachers who work in NYC public Schools
www.nysut.org - New York State United Teachers - Federation of 900 local unions for those in the teaching profession in NY State
www.nais.org - National Association of Independent Schools - sponsors nationwide conferences and job fairs for teachers
TEFL Worldwide Prague - Teaching English as a Foreign Language program in Prague, Enroll to gain TEFL certificate. 
Teacher Education Program. LIU offers special scholarships for the Purchase community. 
www.academic360.com - Jobs and Career information for educators
www.educationdegree.com - Directory of teacher education degree and certificate programs
teach.com - Information on becoming a teacher in any state across the country
www.teachingcertificationhelp.com - Information about teacher training, certification programs, and education to help anyone considering a career in K-12 education
www.bard.edu/mat/ny  - Bard Masters of Arts in Teaching Program

Teaching Job-Sites & Agencies
www.k12jobs.com - Teaching Jobs and Administrative School Positions at Public and Private Institutions
www.higheredjobs.com - The leading source for jobs and career information in academia
www.teachervision.com - Dedicated to helping teachers save time. Find 20,000 pages of classroom-ready lesson plans, printables, and resources
www.education-world.com - A complete online resource where educators could start each day to find the lesson plans and research materials they were looking for.
www.teachers-teachers.com -  Education's premier teacher recruitment service

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Visual Arts/Arts Administration
www.wwar.com -Arts employment
jobbank.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts Job Bank
www.artcareer.net - Jobs in the Visual Arts
www.artsnwct.org - North West Connecticut Arts Council
www.cultureandtourism.org -Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
www.idealist.org -Non-profit and arts internships and jobs
www.nyfa.org - NY Foundation For the Arts, jobs, grants and information
www.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts (includes a job bank)
www.creativehotlist.com - Site for the professional creative marketplace
http://careercenter.collegeart.org/jobs  - College art association
www.opportunitynocs.org/jobseekerx/SearchJobsForm.asp - job listings
www.quintcareers.com/arts_jobs.html - jobs and career opportunities
www.artdeadline.com - source for income & exhibition opportunities
www.artswestchester.org – A guide to arts in Westchester - events, grants, links to local artists, internships, etc. 

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Additional Job Search Resources

 

Updated on 2/16