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In-Office Career Library Resources

    The Center for Career Services houses a variety of up-to-date career exploration books which students can come peruse and take notes from at any time during normal office hours. Click here to see a complete list of the publications we have in our office.

General Career/Industry Information Sites

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook:  A searchable database of information from the U. S. Department of Labor on over 200 occupations discussing the nature of the work, training required, average salaries, and future outlook. An ideal starting point if you already have some career possibilities in mind or want to browse.
  • O*Net Online - Occupational Information Network:  Detailed descriptions of occupations for use by job seekers, students, and more! Includes the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. Also categorizes careers by such labels as new and emerging careers, green sector jobs, and careers with bright outlook.
  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly:  Articles cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, and salary trends from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • MyPlan:  Information on careers, assessments, and majors.
  • Job Profiles:  Brief profiles of real world employees for hundreds of jobs.
  • Career Profiles:  Descriptions of many, many careers. Salary information. 150 Recession proof careers, although you should take it with a grain of salt. Career news, and more.
  • Career InfoNet:  Short videos on 450 careers showing real people doing real work.
  • Weddles Association Directory:  Links to professional associations grouped by career field. Professional associations often have career information, job listings, and graduate school directories.
  • Fastest Growing Industries:  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics – a list of the occupations with the largest job growth in the past two years.
  • Academic Invest: a site which allows students to obtain occupational information on careers that are matched to their field of study. The website currently houses over 1,200 careers and 100 majors in their database.
  • Riley Guide:a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet. It is primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage, but recruiters and other career service industry professional will find information here to help them also.
  • Job Shadow: Read real interviews from people as they talk about the jobs they do and the careers they have. If you’re career hunting, trying to find out what career is right for you, don’t like your current job, want to career mentor and help others, or just plain curious you can read about and explore the different career options and shadow people's jobs online. Click on the 'career hunting' link to the right to get started if you're looking to find motivation, career information, and a job you'll love. 

”Glassdoor
  • Click on the image above for full access to the Glassdoor website where you can search jobs and then look inside for company salaries, reviews, interview questions and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.

     

General Job Listing Sites

  • Jobs4Saints (Marymount Jobs Database): A job and internship board compiled and updated daily that is just for Marymount students.  Find part-time jobs, full-time jobs, internships, and more using our new and improved keyword search option.
  • College Job Bank: Join this college job site to find entry level jobs, post your resume, and get noticed by top employers. In addition to providing the best jobs for college students and recent graduates, this site also offer career resources to help improve your college resume, get interviewing tips, access continuing education information and more.
  • CollegeGrad: Entry-level job postings. Also, information about careers, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, employers, and salaries. Lists companies hiring for entry-level positions.
  • CampusCareerCenter: Connecting college and university students with entry-level jobs, internships, and career opportunities at leading global companies.
  • CollegeRecruiter.com: Jobs for college students, grads and recent graduates. Entry level work and career opportunities.
  • CareerRookie: CareerBuilder's special site for entry-level positions, internships, and part-time jobs. Advice articles.
  • Get Hired: Upload your resume. Create a profile. Attach video and audio introductions. Receive job alerts. Employers can video interview you.
  • CareerBliss: a free career community that empowers job seekers with jobs, reviews, and salaries, along with hundreds of great career advice articles. 
  • Career Builder: Jobs, resume databank, search agent, communities, news features, and more.
  • Indeed: Click here to find millions of jobs from thousands of company web sites, job boards and newspapers. one search. all jobs.
  • InternMatch: Search and find your next internship in the largest database of college internships online.
  • Idealist.org: Searchable database of thousands of nonprofit organizations, including volunteer and internship opportunities worldwide
  • Simply Hired: Search millions of full & part-time job listings at Simply Hired. Find top employers and salary info too. New jobs added daily.
  • Careerjet: Careerjet is a leading online job search engine with a large presence worldwide, sourcing over 40 million job ads from more than 70 thousands quality websites from all over the world. With over 90 localised websites, in 28 major languages, Careerjet gives job seekers direct access to an extensive database of jobs, targeted to their needs, in just one straight forward search. 
  • Hound: We provide jobs directly from employer websites, job boards, newspapers etc. Browse millions of latest jobs from thousands of companies.
  • Job Application Center: A free online resource for helping students and graduates find specific information and advice on how to apply online and offline to every major national company in America. Students can search a database of over 1500 articles each tailored to a specific company they may be interested in, including many specifically located in Virginia.
  • The Ladders: A job and resume database site for those making $100,000+ looking for jobs with $100,000+ salaries.
  • Monster: Find the job that's right for you. Use Monster's resources to create a killer resume, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and launch your career.
  • WashingtonJobs.com: The Washington Post's job hunting site. More Washington DC job hunting information can be found in the Mid-Atlantic Resources section.
  • Best Jobs in the USA Today: Provides resources, tools and information to help with career advancement for candidates.
  • Career Magazine: Open job listings in the US in all industries and professions. In addition to searching job listings, you can network with other professionals, research US based companies and more.
  • Career.com: An interactive recruitment advertising site focused on connecting qualified job seekers with employers in the high-tech fields.
  • What Can I Do With This Major?:  Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.
  • Nationjob, Inc: The number one community based job network in the U.S. with 20 years of experience connecting job seekers, employers, communities and industries.

”Glassdoor
  • Click on the image above for full access to the Glassdoor website where you can search jobs and then look inside for company salaries, reviews, interview questions and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.


Salary Research Tools
 
 
Links for International Students

  • Foreign-born.com: Web resource that walks students through moving to and living in the United States, providing insight into cultural norms, educational requirements, visa logistics and additional resources to support transition and adjustment.
  • H1 Base Website: This site includes extensive Information about the H1B Visa process, sponsorship and job searching for international students and workers. This site combines both free and fee services. Incorporated in this site is a list of “H1B Visa Sponsorship- Top Jobs and Professions Ranking” 
  • H1visajobs.com: Series of online databases listing over 20,000 U.S. companies who have recently filed the appropriate paperwork to sponsor an international person for an H-1B visa. Useful for identifying companies to target in job search for employment on a Practical Training visa or H-1B visa.
  • International Student: Compilation of a number of helpful resources. We know that you already have enough fees to worry about with your education; this is why the majority of resources are offered are free!
  • International Student Network: Extensive online resource for international students around the world offering resources, information, services, and products for international students, which includes information on international student loans, student health insurance, international calling cards, and other useful information to help get students prepared for their time abroad.
  • International Student Website: This database includes articles, tips, job postings, resume writing, personal statements, test preparation, country work guides, visa and immigration information, and more to support students around the globe with international study and work opportunities. This resource creates extensive connections to best practices and available jobs/internships to enhance next career step opportunities.
  • MyVisaJobs.com: MyVisaJobs.com, founded by immigrants in 2006, is an information portal and online community for visa job hunters around the world. Its major services include annual and quarterly Reports for H1B Visa and Green Card, Customized H1B Visa Solution, Visa Sponsor Profile, Candidate Profile, Resume Service and Smart Apply for job applicants.
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling: NACAC's award-winning publications and other media resources, professional development programs and practical research efforts have all been designed to give counseling and admission professionals the tools they need to improve the counseling services they provide to students.
  • Oregon State University Career Services: Variety of resources international students may find helpful in their job search and career
  • Resources for International Students at Stanford University- Career Development Center: This website includes extensive resources for international students, including workshop handouts, resume and cover letter tips, resources for improving English language skills, and networking tips. Additionally, this resource provides international students with interview tips for topics including: Visa Status, Illegal Questions and How to Handle Them, Cultural Cues, Cultural Differences and Positive Points.
  • The University of Arizona – Career Services Resources for International Students: The University of Arizona offers extensive resources for International Students to support their career development and job search process. Included in this resource is information about VISA and what jobs they can be applied to, as well as resources and tips for job search/resume/interview.
  • United States Department of Labor: The Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws. The Wage and Hour Division also enforces the labor standards provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) that apply to aliens authorized to work in the U.S. under certain nonimmigrant visa programs (H-1B, H-1B1, H-1C, H2A).
  • University of Delaware Career Services Center: University of Delaware offers access to workshops specifically created for International student populations, as well as access to job search and career development handouts and useful links for International students.
  • University of Arizona Career Services: Resources for international students from cultural adjustment to job searching.
  • Uniworld: Find American firms and their locations in other countries and firms based in other countries with locations in the United States.
  • VisaJobs.com: This web resource is dedicated to identifying employment opportunities for foreign nationals wishing to live and work in the United States and Canada. The site provides a FREE listing of employers accepting H1B Visa holders, as well additional access to job listings for a fee. In addition, the site includes extensive resources around work authorizations, job searching, and industry specific information.

     

Links for Individuals with Disabilities

  • Ability Jobs: The leading website dedicated to employment of people with disabilities as well as the largest resume bank with tens of thousands of job seekers with disabilities, from entry level candidates to PhD's.
  • DisABLED Person, Inc.A site that helps individuals with disabilities find employers who are proactive in the hiring of people with disabilities.
  • Diversity World: Resources on career development, workforce diversity, job development, and employment and disability concerns.
  • Emerging Leaders: Emerging Leaders reaches out to target schools identified by our Employer Partner firms, recruits qualified students (those that have completed at least 60 college credits, with a minimum 2.5 GPA) and matches them with internship opportunities.
  • Entry Point!: Internship opportunities for students with disabilities. Internships in science, engineering, mathematics, and computer science.
  • Job Accommodation Network: The leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
  • National Business & Disabilities Council at Abilities: The leading national resource for the successful integration of persons with disabilities into the workforce
  • Worksupport.com: Information, resources, and research regarding the employment of people with disabilities.
  • Workforce Recruitment Program: A recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.
  • We Connect Now: This website connects and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues.

Career Resources, Websites, and Professional Organizations by Marymount Major