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Find relevant links for your job search below! You can find resources related to your major, as well as general job search websites.

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Career Development & Exploration

  • Advantage Resumes, LLC - sample resumes and cover letters developed by Sally McIntosh, a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW) and a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW).
  • Bookjobs.com - gathers together entry-level job offerings from nearly 300 publishers; provides information on the types of publishers and the departments within them; and can even help match college majors and particular jobs in publishing.
  • Career Guide to Industries - Browse through the listings of industries to find out about multiple industries.
  • Career Magazine - Lots of good articles on job searching, interviewing, etc. Job searching and resume posting also offered.
  • CareerPerfect.com - Find your dream career. Expert advice on career planning and testing; resumes, cover letters and government applications. Job search advice and resources.
  • Jobshadow.com - Explore your career options through interviews with real professionals.
  • Keirsey.com - On-line test, gives information on character and temperament as well as explains some broad characteristics of types.
  • Kforce.com - provides access to jobs database, search capability, free access to computer based training and other online tools such as cost of living indexes, salary surveys and relocation information to assist you with your job search.
  • Military Officers Association of America - online military resource that includes career and job information after military life.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on lots of career fields as well as job prospects.
  • Public Service Employees Network - provides information concerning various topics related to the government job search. Provides extensive information concerning sample job interview questions.
  • Relocation Central - a nationwide source for relocation information.
  • The Riley Guide - provides career related information, particularly related to Internet job searching.
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Career Resources by Discipline

Accounting

  • Accounting & Finance Jobs - a national database of accounting and finance related jobs and resumes. Also offers: employer profiles, search/response, online Job Fairs, and directory page.
  • CareerBank.com - is a national site that offers career resources as well as job listings that focus on accounting and finance.
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPA's (PICPA) - Provides information and resources.

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Actuarial Studies

  • Be An Actuary - Actuaries make a difference. Provides information, facts, and job listings.
  • D.W. Simpson & Company - serves the Actuarial profession worldwide in all disciplines, at all levels from entry-level through fellowship.

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Art

  • College Art Association - provides employment opportunities for artists and other visual art professionals as well as career advice and membership information.
  • MERC - Museum employment resource information.

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Biology/Conservation Biology

  • Association for Women in Science - "Dedicated to the achievement of equity and full participation of women in all areas of science and technology." Job listings in categories such as Life Science, Physical Science, Social Science, Mathematics, Technology, Internships & Fellowships.
  • Biologyjobs - A targeted resource for job seekers and employers who are specifically interested in the Life Sciences including Agriculture, Anatomy / Physiology, Bioinformatics / Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science, Genetics, Marine Science, Medicine, Natural Resources, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Veterinary Medicine, and Zoology.
  • Green Jobs International - a resource for finding environmental jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities.
  • hireRx - the leading resource for pharmaceutical and biotechnology careers, learning resources and more.
  • Medzilla - the new chemistry of matching the right job and the right candidate. Exclusively biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, science, medicine, and healthcare.
  • Sciencejobs.org - Free science career site for job seekers listing industry, academic, and government bioscience and chemistry employment opportunities from the scientific publishers Cell, ChemWeb.com, BioMedNet, and New Scientist.
  • Student Conservation Association - America's largest provider of conservation service opportunities.

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Business Administration

  • About Business Majors - Helpful information on what to expect in certain fields, job descriptions, preparation tips, and more regarding careers in business.
  • hireRx - the leading resource for pharmaceutical and biotechnology careers, learning resources and more.
  • National Management Association - association devoted to the personal and professional development of America's workforce.
  • NationJobNetwork - provides an Executive and Management Job List.

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Business - Sports Management

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Chemistry

  • The American Chemical Society (ACS) - is the largest scientific society and provides comprehensive information about the field and career opportunities in chemistry.
  • Green Jobs International - a resource for finding environmental jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities.
  • Sciencejobs.com - Job site created by Cell Press, New Scientist and BioMedNet - three names in science that are well-known and respected.

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Computer Science / MIS

  • ComputerWork.com - technical job site for computer professionals seeking employment in the IT/IS field.
  • Dice.com - thousands of high tech jobs online for computer professionals.
  • Graduating Engineer - Lots of articles on engineering/IT job searching and careers, list of entry-level positions under development.
  • InfoWorld - provides most recent salary surveys for info technology positions. Also provides benefits, work week, importance of business knowledge, and lots more.
  • ZD Net - free and confidential membership allows you to search and apply for technology jobs, participate in Internet Job Fairs and more.

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Communication/English

  • Advertising Age - Articles on trends in the ad industry and up-and-coming companies and people. With a job bank, produced in cooperation with the Monster.com.
  • American Advertising Federation - Professional association with 50,000 members. Browse news, announcements of meetings and events, job listings and details about student services.
  • American Journalism Review - News and columns from American Journalism Review magazine along with other features.
  • International Association of Business Communicators - Organization for communications professionals offers member services, such as research news and a job bank.
  • JAWS - The Journalism and Women Symposium. Opportunities for women journalists. Look over their list of related links for more sites on journalism.
  • The McGraw-Hill Companies Career Opportunities - ability to search by categories, title and location with The McGraw Hill Companies.
  • National Council of Teachers of English - NCTE provides teaching ideas, information on language arts' standards, censorship, jobs, parent resources and related links.
  • NewsLink - Links to newspapers, broadcasters and magazines.

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Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

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Economics

  • Job Openings for Economists - Provided by the American Economic Association and the Economics Department of the University of Texas at Austin.

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Education

  • Academic Careers Online - a job site with career opportunities in education and academia.
  • Education America Network - America's largest online source for education employment opportunities. There are over 20,000 available employment opportunities from 875 employers from all 50 states. There is NO COST to search jobs, post your resume or receive customized employment e-mails. Check out America's best online education employment network.
  • Education Job Openings - from NationJob Network.
  • Hess Educational Organization - devoted to recruiting native English-speaking college graduates to come to Taiwan and teach English at the largest private children's English language school in Asia.
  • North Country Education Foundation - is a consortium of 32 public schools in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. One our initiatives is TeachNorth, a teacher recruitment program to attract teachers to this area. Through the www.TeachNorth.org website, graduates seeking employment in the education field may apply for jobs online, submit their resume and browse job postings at no charge. A real advantage to this process is that one online application enables graduates to apply to multiple employers simultaneously. The North Country of New Hampshire offers: excellent schools - high quality of life - good pay - lower living costs.
  • PA Department of Education - Search for information regarding teacher certification, job vacancies, school profiles and more. PA Standard Teaching application and certification forms can be downloaded from this site.
  • PA-Educator - Ability to create one online application that over 135 districts and 7 intermediate units in 11 Western PA counties are eligible to access when filling job openings.
  • PA REAP - Dedicated to helping job applicants and school districts save time, money frustration by using he job application system. Complete just one application for all participating districts in Pennsylvania.
  • PSEA - the online home of the Pennsylvania State Education Association.
  • Private School Review - lets you find free, detailed profiles of private schools and their surrounding communities. You can also find nearby private schools, or housing data about areas in your state.
  • SchoolSpring - offers job seekers a one-stop solution for managing the job search, including complete archiving of all necessary documents and certifications, and access to the all education jobs in their selected regions.
  • SchoolStaff.com - free for job seekers, find job openings at schools of all different "shapes and sizes."
  • Southern Teachers Agency (STA) - A placement service devoted to helping educators obtain suitable positions. Teachers who register with STA agree to pay a fee if they accept a job through their services.
  • Teachers Support Network - provides an additional measure of support as teacher graduates join the work force. Private, free and secure online tools allow teacher candidates to build a portfolio including credentials, work history, and special interests. TSN then showcases your talents to a huge audience of eager school districts looking to hire, and ushers you through the employment process with personalized support.
  • Teachers-Teachers.com - streamlines the job search process. Within minutes you can create and post your resume and send cover letters to schools via email.
  • The Lutheran Service Corps - invites caring, committed, adventurous, Christian individuals, age 21 and over, interested in dedicating a year of their lives to volunteer full-time at a social service agency within the Omaha community. Positions run from September through July.
  • USTeach - resume posting and search service for teaching jobs in California, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York and Washington. More states to be added.

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Entrepreneurs & Small Business

  • Wall Street Journal - Lots of information for entrepreneurs looking to start up their own business, including online business plan writing, and lots of other resources.

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Environmental Science

  • AEjob.com - Recruiting service for architects, engineers and environmental consultants hosted by Job.com.
  • American Water Works Association - provides a job listings and resume posting service. Click on Jobs.
  • Environmental Jobs and Careers - specific information concerning environmental jobs and careers.
  • The Job Seeker - Specializing in natural resource and environmental vacancies nationwide. Discover opportunities in Conservation, Environmental Sciences, Soil and Water Conservation, etc.
  • Green Jobs International - a resource for finding environmental jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities.
  • Sciencejobs.com - Job site created by Cell Press, New Scientist and BioMedNet - three names in science that are well-known and respected.
  • The Student Conservation Association (SCA) - provides conservation volunteer, internship and paid employment opportunities in all 50 states.

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History

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International Business

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Languages

  • Bilingual-Jobs.com - provide tools that enable people in the job market to come together.
  • The LatPro Network - Jobs, news, and advice for Spanish and Portuguese bilinguals. LatPro helps companies to recruit Spanish and Portuguese bilingual and bicultural professionals at no cost.

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Mathematics

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Medical

  • American Dental Association - Everything you need to know about careers in dentistry. Includes related societies and organizations, member information and educational information.
  • The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry - with information available on contact information and links to schools and colleges of optometry, answers to frequently asked questions, profiles of optometry students and applicants, and links to related sites.
  • Health Careers Online - source for jobs in all areas of health care, including administrative and management.
  • HealthCareerWeb - Jobs for healthcare professionals. Find a job match, file a resume and research employers.
  • Health Care Source - contains listings of over 2500 career opportunities in the healthcare industry, as well as resume posting and ability to apply for a jobs on-line. Provides links to other healthcare sites, mailing lists, newsgroups, job hunting tips and more.
  • hireRx - the leading resource for pharmaceutical and biotechnology careers, learning resources and more.
  • Hospital Jobs Online - includes thousands of job listings, career advice and the ability to post resume on-line.
  • Medical and Health Care Jobs Page - provides listings of jobs related to the health, nursing and medical professions.
  • Medzilla - provides a comprehensive listing of major companies and job opportunities related to the science and health field.
  • StudentDoctor - The network for medical students. Hundreds of the best resources for pre-med and pre-dental students.

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Performing Arts/Theater

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Philosophy

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Physics

  • American Institute of Physics - provides information related to careers, news educational, and job opportunities in the field of physics.
  • Green Jobs International - a resource for finding environmental jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities.
  • Institute of Physics - the web site for physics and physicists. Includes career news and job opportunities.
  • PhysicsJobs - Search and view the latest posts, studentships and courses in physics, engineering, material and computing.

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Political Science

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Religion/Parish Education

  • ChristianCareerCenter.com - Find hundreds of job listings for church, pastor, ministry, mission, school, business and other Christian employment. Post your free or featured resume. Receive career planning and job search guidance. Christian career counseling and testing also available. Employers can post job openings and search thousands of resumes.
  • ChristiaNet - The Worldwide Christian marketplace.
  • ChurchJobsOnline.com - Find hundreds of church ministry openings including pastors, youth ministers, music directors and children's pastors. Post your free or featured resume. Churches can post openings and search thousands of resumes from those seeking church positions.
  • ELCA Global Mission - One and two year international volunteer opportunities. A faith-based alternative to the Peace Corps.
  • MINISTRYjobs.com - Lists ministry positions in the United States and overseas for all levels.
  • YouthPastor.Com - Job Center Youth Ministry Professionals can receive free immediate notification of all new positions posted at the Job Center.

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Sociology

  • Delta T Group - Mental Health - Supplies open positions in social services, psychiatry, mental health and addictions treatment. Search nationwide or enter a resume.
  • SocialService.com - Offers free email notification about new social service jobs and provides guides for employers too.
  • Social Service Network - On-line jobs database for the health, human service, social service, education and child care fields. Updated daily and free.
  • Social Work Examination Services - provides information about state licensing information, home study programs, state boards and online resources.
  • Socialworker.com - a national independent publication for social workers which focuses on career guidance.
  • Social Work Careers Quiz - Considering a career in social work? Take this quiz from Allyn & Bacon on the profession and issues relevant to social work practice.
  • Social Work Search - Search by area of interest. Careers in Behavioral Health, Social Services, Mental Health and Psychiatry.
  • Social Work Resources - a list of resources for people interested in a career in social work.

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General Job Searching

  • Career Builder - a great site for locating jobs, e-mail job alert link, hot companies, expert advice and much more.
  • Career Engine - provides category specific career sites to conduct searches.
  • CareerMagazine.com - Articles on job searching techniques and answers to FAQ's, also resume posting and some job searching on site.
  • Careernet.com - is registered with all the major Search Engines including but not limited to Yahoo, Alta Vista, Excite, Infoseek and Lycos.
  • CareerShop - nationwide database that provides resume posting along with information on career fairs. Ability to apply for any position with "Resume Reply" feature.
  • Career Site - offers free, confidential resume posting.
  • CollegeCentral.com - Search 34 job sites and over 2 million jobs.
  • CollegeGrad.com - Extensive searchable employer database with resume posting as well.
  • CollegeJournal - offers job listings and internships from many of the nation's top companies.
  • CollegeRecruiter.com - this site offers 2 ways of finding the best employer or school for your needs: easy to use search engine and resume bank.
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission - check out available job opportunities and information on how to apply for PA civil service jobs.
  • Direct-Jobs - access thousands of jobs and apply on-line. Register and receive e-mail notifications for jobs that match your profile.
  • DiversityWorking.com - a job search link directed towards underrepresented groups in the workforce.
  • EmploymentSpot.com - quickly and easily find the best job-hunting sites, salary and benefits information, resume- and job-posting opportunities, company profiles, internships, career glossaries, job banks, interviewing tips and much more.
  • experience.com - the premier resource for students and young professionals beginning their careers. From researching a company and finding a job to reading about the latest workplace trends, experience.com has it all.
  • Global Pittsburgh.org - Connecting International Communities in the Pittsburgh region.
  • Hotjobs - enables job seekers to locate openings by keyword, location, or company.
  • Indeed.com - gives students instant access to millions of jobs and internships from sources such as Monster, HotJobs, CareerBuilder, the New York Times and Fortune 500 corporate websites. It draws from thousands of other sources as well, including small industry-specific job boards, local newspapers and associations.
  • JobBankUSA - specializes in providing employment and resume information services to job candidates, employers and recruitment firms.
  • Job-hunt.org - provides a comprehensive listing of useful Internet-accessible job-search resources and services on the Web, in a format which is most useful to job seekers.
  • JobVolume.com -  a vertical job search engine, is on-line since the end of 2005, and shortly became a favorite job search tool for an enormous number of job seekers.
  • Job Options - Post your resume, compare your salary, sign-up for Job Alert. You have complete control over who sees your resume.
  • MONSTERTRAK - provides full-time, part-time, temporary and internship opportunities targeted by employers to Thiel College students and alumni.
  • National Business & Disability Council - Resource for employers seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace.
  • Neuvoo.com - A new source of job information, specifically tailored to meet student needs.
  • Ohio Department of Job & Family Services - Search the Ohio Job Net Online or gather information on occupations, wages, training opportunities and local employers.
  • PA CareerLink - Pennsylvania's one stop on-line resource for job seekers services, employer services, social services and training.
  • Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission - View Pennsylvania job opportunities. Information on how to apply. Apply on-line or print paper application.
  • Pittsburgh Region's Occupation and Workforce Link - PROWL a resource for job and career seekers interested in working in southwestern Pennsylvania.
  • Process Register - find jobs by location.
  • Recruiters Online Network - find 1,000's of jobs and recruiters in your field or location.
  • Snag-A-Job - Good free resource for part-time, summer, and seasonal employment.
  • Sologig.com - for those looking for project or freelance type work.
  • True Careers - Find high paying jobs based on your education.
  • Vault.com - a general resume bank that e-mails you information about positions that match your interests and qualifications.
  • WetFeet.com - Career advice, tips on researching jobs, companies, and cities.

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Temporary Agencies

  • Adecco - Matches the needs of job seekers and businesses by providing the right solutions both in direct hire and temporary help.
  • All Seasons Placements - Specializes in finding "the right person for the right job".
  • The Financial Search Group - Matches qualified job seekers with the employment needs of Pittsburgh businesses. Full-time, part-time, and contract positions.
  • kforce - Believes placing great people in the right positions is the key to achieving outstanding business and career development results.
  • Manpower - Full-time, part-time and temporary positions in administrative support, accounting, information technology, sales/marketing, human resources and logistics.
  • Olsten Staffing Services - Full service staffing for accounting, legal, technical and office support.
  • On Assignment - Lab Support - International scientific staffing: biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology, and physics majors.
  • TOPS Staffing, LLC - Providing staffing services to clients in southwestern Pennsylvania. Service clients in the full spectrum of manufacturing, high technology, service, non-profit and public sector enterprises. Providing traditional clerical and light industrial temporary personnel, technical and permanent placement services.
  • Westaff - Providing administrative, call center, accounting, light technical and light industrial workers. Temp-to-Hire, Comprehensive Benefits, LEARNING Trak SM (Web-based sales, service and communication training), Resume Assistance, Coaching and Assimilation, and Direct Hire.

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Graduate School Information & Tests

  • Accepted.com - A great resource for college grads applying to graduate school, medical school, law school, or business school. Each section of this site includes useful information and resources, such as how to write a better application essay, tips on writing, key links, and more.
  • College Journal - Review the MBA Center, full of articles and advice for students and grads, search databases of master's degree programs and review advice on how to ace grad school admissions tests.
  • CollegeNET - lets applicants search for a college. You can narrow search by region, college sports, major, tuition and several other criteria. Lets applicants complete, file and pay for admissions applications through the internet.
  • Grad School Tips - useful graduate school resources for students.
  • Gradschools.com - comprehensive online source of graduate schools information search for programs by subject.
  • Graduate Management Admissions Council - Information on the GMAT and MBA programs, test dates, costs, etc., some sample questions.
  • Graduate School Guide - Search online graduate school database; get GCAT, LSAT, GRE & MCAT test dates and information.
  • Law School Admission Council (LSAC) - General information on the LSAT, registration information, sample test, etc.
  • Princeton Review - Find free advice, tools, and strategies for completing the college and grad school admissions process, including advice on researching schools and preparing for tests.
  • Test.com - features a large collection of instantly scored tests. Practice for GRE, TOEFL and many more academic entrance exams online.

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Professional Certification

  • PRAXIS - List of requirements, dates, registration information, etc. Inquiries 609.771.7395.

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International Job Searching

  • Abrade UK Jobs Search Engine & Recruitment Agency Directory - A comprehensive collection of employment agency and work related web sites.
  • Bunac.org - Working adventures worldwide.
  • Careers in Foreign Languages - List of positions in which foreign language skills can be useful.
  • ESI - trains and sends people to teach English, business/law in Muslim Central Asia, Russia, China, Central Europe, Turkey, Morocco. Summer or all year. All majors/degrees/ages welcome.
  • Eurograduate - provides an up-to-date career database, career planning advice and information on how to make job applications in other countries.
  • Eurojobs - Job vacancies in European countries. Post your resume, register to receive the latest vacancies, information on working in Europe and related sources.
  • Global Pittsburgh.org -- Connecting International Communities in the Pittsburgh region.
  • The Global Volunteer Network offers volunteer opportunities in community projects throughout the world. Currently provide volunteer programs through our partner organizations in China , Ecuador , Ghana , Nepal , New Zealand , Romania , Russia , Thailand , and Uganda.
  • Hess Educational Organization - Teach English in Taiwan - an opportunity for college graduates to live, work, study and travel abroad. Teaching opportunities for experienced teachers of EFL or other subjects as well as for those with no teaching background.
  • International Language Institute (ILI) - employment opportunities for teaching English in Korea.
  • The International Research & Exchanges Board - Some permanent positions for IT in Central/Eastern Europe & Russia.
  • International Study and Travel Center - a nationally recognized leader in finding international opportunities for college students and others.
  • JobServe - a source of information technology jobs from around the world and predominantly in the UK and Europe.
  • Monster.com target="_blank" - International job searching by geographic area, lots of IT positions listed.
  • OverseasJobs.com - a leading source for information about international jobs. Search the Online Career Seminars by keywords or locations and post a resume online for employers to view.
  • Peace Corps - Information on the application process, countries, as well as stories from participants.
  • VISANow.com - established to assist foreign persons, their families and American employers with the processing of U.S. immigration visa applications.

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