So, you’re ready to get out there and find that ideal job or internship. Whether you’re looking for an internship or a full-time job after college, the process of looking for the position/employer is pretty much the same and both include developing an effective search strategy. A search strategy is an action plan that will help you land that ideal job offer. Your plan will help you attain your goal and land that career that matches your skills, personality, values, etc. that’s the right fit for you. If you plan correctly, you should receive that job or internship offer you know is the right fit for you.
When you begin to apply for jobs and internships, you will need customized resumes and cover letters. For guidance, read about job search skills, meet with a staff member for a resume or cover letter review or check out our Video Library.
The resources below are a starting point for learning more about various companies. In addition to making use of the internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in to learn more about specific organizations.
We have done extensive research and found various job websites for you to use by major. Below are links to various job websites by major, industry group, government and more. Please be cautious when searching these websites online. There are job scam websites out there so please exercise good judgment and review them carefully. Always use common sense when searching online.
• Click here to review these tips on avoiding job scams by Miriam Salpeter - owner of Keppie Careersowner of Keppie Careers.