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Job Search Resources

The Job Search Databank can be extremely useful for starting an Internet search. The job search databases listed are excellent resources for finding local or national job listings. Most sites will also allow you to post your resume. Employers and job recruiters scan these sites from time to time, looking for appealing resumes and promising employees. There are also many sites dedicated to your career choice where you can also post your resume, work with recruiters or temp agencies, or obtain career advice. To get a good idea about the types of jobs you can apply for and the types of companies you can work for, think about attending a career fair. Search through career fair websites to find one near you. If you lack significant experience in your field, internship sites are one way to find it. Internships are a great way to make contacts and meet potential employers. If all of this leaves you wondering where to start and how to direct your energy, you can also consider hiring a career counselor. Your future success will depend on how well you can take the job search strategies and put them into practice finding legitimate job leads.

Job Search Databases

 

Internship Sites and Resources

InternJobs.com • A database of internships for students, recent graduates and career changers; you can search by keyword or location

Internships.com • Search for internships and purchase national or regional internship guides

Rising Star Internships • Search by job category; for current students and graduates

InternshipPrograms.com • Look for internships, post your resume, and review company profiles

InternWeb.com • Search internships, articles, resources, and an internship bookstore

InternZoo.com • Search for internships, have employers contact you, and get job advice.

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Career Counselors

Career Joy • Career coaching services, resume writing services, and free career guides

Hire Ethics • Consulting firm that offers in-person and online career counseling, including resume development, career assessments, live online chat with a career consultant, job search assistance, and advice on interviewing techniques

National Career Development Association: How to Find a Career Counselor • Definition of a career counselor, what you can expect, and how to find one

Career Counselors Consortium • Credentialed career counselors in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area

RLS Career Center • Career consulting agency providing educational information, resume and job interviewing help, and links to employment opportunities

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Career Fairs

CareerFairs.com • Locate upcoming job fairs and employers

Job Fair Success • Article on CollegeGrad.com on how to best utilize your time at a job fair

PSI Diversity Job Fair • View the most current schedule; with even more cities participating

National Career Fairs • The largest producer of recruiting events in the U.S.; events in over 70 cities

Career Fairs Global • Coordinates recruiting events in over 45 cities nationwide

JOBEXPO • Register for some of the largest hiring events in the Northeast

Career Fairs on CareerBuilder.com • Meet employers from local businesses and Fortune 500 companies

BestJobsUSA.com • Search for nationwide career fairs by location or job type

Job Fairs on EmploymentGuide.com • Over 200 general and healthcare job fairs every year; new job fairs are added every week

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