Below is a partial list that may prove useful as you begin a search.  For other resources, employer networks and alumni mentor network opportunities and information, please visit 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 and Resources - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Department of Labor information - Career and employment information  - Graduate school programs by region - Petersons guide information, graduate and undergraduate lists - Descriptions of thousands of occupations and their related skills, duties, required training, and salary - Explore careers AND search jobs listed with the NY State Dept. of Labor - Video tips and real-world training; downloadable workbook - Social Jobs Partnership 
Internship Search Sites - Internship search and resources - Internship search - Online source for internships - Internship programs in NYC
Job Search Sites - Job search through LinkedIn -  Explore jobs for recent graduates - Great site for Grad School lists by area of study  -America’s job bank, Department of Labor lists  - Center for Communications - media jobs & internships - Summer & non-traditional jobs -Entry level jobs - Job search tips and information  - Wall Street Journal - National and International business and jobs - The Journal News- Westchester & Rockland jobs and news - The New York Times - jobs - National newspaper links, search want ads in other cities  - Jobs with summer camps - Job and Internship Search - One search; all jobs - Search in one place for millions of jobs, from thousands of websites - Connects  students to local part-time/temp/odd-job opportunities in businesses and in households . - JobNow:  Resume assistance, interview prep and career coaching for NY State residents - Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships
What Employers Want - Video from NACE - Human Services Career Network and Job Search Site

Employer Research - Company and Industry information - Employer information by industry and jobs (financial jobs) - Financial industry information and jobs - Bureau of Economic Analysis - Foreign Trade regulations and information - Research employee reviews, salaries, and interview questions. - Explore employers by major
Salary - NACE Salary Calculator Center - Compare salaries by area and job title - Regional salary comparison by job title - Classified section salary calculator - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Provides salary information by state for occupations - Salary paycheck calculator to estimate income after taxes -  Free e-course, AAUW Work Smart Online, empowers women with the skills and confidence they need to negotiate a fair salary and benefits.


Business & Finance - Accounting, Finance and Banking Career Network - Financial Job Network Finance and Accounting jobs - Insurance jobs - The Employment Site for Underwriters - Career and Entrepreneurship Advice for Young Professionals – Financial career matchmaking. - Insurance Underwriting Jobs - LIU offers an MBA program, right here at  Purchase, including the Early Admit MBA Program. LIU offers special scholarships for the Purchase community. 
Computers & Technology - Largest IT site - Society for Technical Communication - Resources for technical writers - Job search by skill Jobs in the video and computer gaming industry
Diversity - Job Search Engine - Equal Opportunity Publications website - Human Rights Campaign; Diversity issues including Gay & Lesbian issues Disability - Site for bringing employees with disabilities into the workplace - Job Site for jobseekers with disabilities - Job listings and resume posting for jobseekers with disabilities - Hire Disability Solutions; includes job search - Job search site for hearing impaired job-seekers - Job Search Engine for GLBT friendly companies  - Searchable database of employers who have previously applied to sponsor foreign labor - Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education - Job listings - Connecting Asian talent with corporate America as well as the multinational corporations. 
Film/Entertainment/Media & Communications - Music, Theater Arts, Film, TV, Media jobs, and internships - NYC Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting - International Film & TV Production Resources - Job and industry information in the media - Journalism Jobs - Public Relations Jobs - Jobs/internships in the publishing industry - Journal Covering the Newspaper Industry - Technical writing job resource - Tips and job search - The Write Job - Search Freelance Creative Writing - Community of young magazine editors and magazine-editor wannabes. -  Disney | ABC Writing Program
Green Careers  - Promotes socially-and environmentally-responsible career choices.  - Free Job Posting for Green Careers and Corporate Responsibility  - National Parks Conservation Association  - Free job listings for Green Careers  - Coalition for Human Needs   - The On-line Environmental Community   - Promotes voluntary land conservation and works with nonprofit land trusts - Environmental Jobs and Internships - Green jobs - Public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the earth. - Wildlife in Crisis - Online center for people who want to switch to a green career or find a green job - Job board and resources in renewable energy
Health & Science - The New York Academy of Science; Science Alliance – Professional network for scientists/researchers and job search - Interactive health careers site that explains the array of health professions - Science jobs listed by area - Life science and physical science jobs - Environmental Careers Organization - Environmental Career Center, LLC - Jobs in Biotech, Healthcare, Science, and Pharmaceuticals -  Becoming a physician - Jobs in science - Pharmaceutical Online job search - Chemistry jobs - Healthcare jobs - Provides information and resources about public health topics
Human Services & Education - The Chronicle of Higher Education, jobs and articles  - NY State Department of Education  - Social Service jobs  - American Psychological Association – Public, private and technical school jobs  - Great entry level and internship listings, career fairs – Job bank and news for social work – Jobs in higher education  - Human Services Career Network

 Some of these organizations can assist in finding work/volunteer/internship abroad (some for a fee) - Peace Corps - BUNAC - Council on International Exchange - Careers with the Department of State - AIESEC -Transitions Abroad - Working, interning and volunteering abroad - World Teach - InterExchange - Working Abroad - Volunteers for Peace - Information from the U.S. Dept. of State for American citizens travelling abroad - Research employee reviews, salaries, and interview questions in 12 countries

ESL - Dave’s ESL Cafe - ESL Jobs - ESL Teachers Board - ESL (works with public school boards & private schools in South Korea, Taiwan and China) - AEON Corporation (ESL Opportunities in Japan)
  - Worldwide English language education
Law & Government - The Federal Government’s official job site  Federal Government job opportunities for students and recent graduates - A joint initiative between the Partnership for Public Service and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  Search for jobs and internships. - Partnership for Public Service -Federal, State and Local government jobs - Rankings of the best opportunities in the federal government.
GPO - Printed government information -Westchester County government information and jobs - NY State Jobs - Legal jobs and information
Idealist- Nonprofit site, internships and jobs - The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars - Foreign Policy Association - jobs and information - Info on summer institutes in DC & the Capital Semester
NYC Office of the Mayor Jobs - Career opportunities with the NYC Mayor’s Office
Music/Arts Administration - Orchestral job vacancies world wide - internships and job searches; interviews and career advice from working musicians -Find business contact information” –Internships and jobs - Job search - Performing arts career resources/job search. Subscriber-based and free services - Jobs in music/the performing arts
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts - Provides access to free or low fee legal services 
Non-Profit  - Great entry level and internship listings, career fairs - Nonprofit Westchester - Jobs and internships - Ralph Nader’s site for activist causes -The Foundation Center site with grant and fellowship information - The Job Corner of the Philanthropy News Digest - Guide Star - Database of non-profit organizations  - Volunteer Solutions - Not-for-Profit jobs
Idealist Career Guide - Comprehensive nonprofit career guide  - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Performing Arts/Arts Administration - jobs in stage and theatre - Variety Magazine site, jobs and articles  - Casting and career tips for film and theater  (ARTSEARCH) - Theatre Communications Group’s job search site (call x6370 for username/password) - Search for jobs in the arts  - Dance jobs – Various internships and jobs - The Entertainment Professionals Network – A guide to arts in Westchester - events, grants, links to local artists, internships, etc. - Jobs in the performing arts
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts - Provides access to free or low fee legal services 
Sales, Advertising & Marketing - Retail recruiting board - Marketing and sales jobs - Advertising and marketing jobs - Advertising Age website - American Advertising
Sports and Recreation - Community of current and former student-athletes, college athletic departments, alumni mentors and employers - Jobs in sports - Link to job boards for multiple sports organizations - Career Development and Advice - Careers at ESPN - National Recreation and Park Association Job Search - College Sports Information Directors of America Career Center

Teaching Resources

Purchase College Agreements with Graduate Programs - Opportunities with Bank Street Graduate School of Education and LIU Hudson, including the First-Step Teacher Education Program.
Teaching Certification in NY State - Office of Teaching Initiatives - Information on Licensing and certification requirements for teaching in New York state - New York State Teacher Certification Examinations - NYC Department of Education - Teach NY - information on becoming a NYC school teacher - American Board Passport to Teaching - Online alternative teacher certification program
New York State Teacher Preparation Programs - List from NYSED - United Federation of Teachers - union for non-supervisory teachers who work in NYC public Schools - Federation of 900 local unions for those in the teaching profession in NY State - 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 - Jobs and Career information for educators - Directory of teacher education degree and certificate programs - Information on becoming a teacher in any state across the country - Information about teacher training, certification programs, and education  - Bard Masters of Arts in Teaching Program

 Teaching Job-Sites & Agencies - Teaching Jobs and Administrative School Positions at Public and Private Institutions - The leading source for jobs and career information in academia - Dedicated to helping teachers save time. Find 20,000 pages of classroom-ready lesson plans, printables, and resources -  Education’s premier teacher recruitment service
Visual Arts/Arts Administration -Arts employment - Americans for the Arts Job Bank - North West Connecticut Arts Council -Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism -Non-profit and arts internships and jobs - NY Foundation For the Arts, jobs, grants and information - Americans for the Arts (includes a job bank) - Site for the professional creative marketplace  - College art association - source for income & exhibition opportunities – A guide to arts in Westchester - events, grants, links to local artists, internships, etc. 
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts - Provides access to free or low fee legal services 
Freelancers Union - gives members access to education, resources, community, benefits, and a political voice.