Before using these job search databases, it is important to note that there were changes in federal law in the spring of 2006 that may require you to apply directly to the company’s website even if you have submitted your resume through one of these databases. If you have any questions about the changes, contact Bev Reid in Career Development at 434.544.8692 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Databases for University of Lynchburg Students and Alumni
We’ve been there, and we know that navigating the job search can be intimidating. We also believe that although talent is evenly distributed, opportunity is not. That’s why we’re here. Handshake was created to level the playing field and ensure that all students and recent graduates have equal access to meaningful jobs and internships.
An inside look at jobs and companies. You can find anonymous reviews and salary data from employees and interview candidates.
Three ways that LinkedIn Jobs is great for job seekers:
- Quickly identify alumni and personal connections in each job posting
- Determine if a company has a history of hiring people like you
- Find out who you will work with if you get the job
The direct LinkedIn Jobs link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/
LinkedIn Salary allows professionals to look up aggregate data about the salaries of other users with the same job in the same location to see how their own pay measures up.
General Job Search Databases and Information
Handshake – Helping students find jobs.
CareerOneStop – A database of job opportunities from state employment offices.
CampusRN – Search thousands of nursing and health care jobs.
CareerBuilder – Allows the job seeker to search job listings at 16 different sites at once.
The College Graduate Job Hunter– A job search site dedicated to college students and recent grads, providing access to job postings, employer databases and information on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, offer negotiation, and more.
Discover Accounting – Helping you find the best accounting jobs online.
JobHunt – Listing of Internet job search resources and services (updated daily).
JobStar – Job listings mostly concentrated in the northern California area. Also contains salary guides, news ads, and salary information.
Monster.com – Database for job listings. Free personal search agent service. Also provides a resume posting service.
NationJob – An online job search service with thousands of current job listings and company profiles.
NetTemps – For IT and engineering professionals.
PennsylvaniaJobs – Search for jobs in Pennsylvania.
RON – Recruiter’s Online Network – A worldwide virtual community of employment firms.
Virginia Jobs – The Commonwealth of Virginia’s employment and resource center.
Zip Recruiter – a leading online recruiter with salary and resume training included.
Princeton Review Online – Information on business schools.
CYBER Degrees EDU – Cyber Security has become one of the hottest fields over the last few years, find open positions near you.
Ability Jobs – Employment website for job seekers with disabilities.
Education America – Thousands of teaching and education jobs from public to private across the U.S.
Education Canada -Canada’s premier education job board.
Teachingjobs.com– A worldwide directory of teaching jobs from around the world.
TeachVirginia – Explore a career as an educator in Virginia. Access information regarding preparation programs, scholarships, licensure requirements and education jobs in Virginia schools.
Government (visit individual government agency sites as well)
ETS GRE -Access a variety of free and low-cost tools to help you prepare for the GRE General Test so you can feel more confident on test day.
Gradschools.com – Directory that matches you to graduate school programs based on information you provide about your interests.
GRE’s – Your guide to the Graduate Record Examinations.
Khan Academy – Access a variety of free and low-cost tools to help you prepare for the LSAT, Praxis, and MCAT so you can feel more confident on test day.
Peterson’s: Graduate Study – Search for graduate schools using a school name, major, location, and or other keywords.
CareerBuilder – Job search focused in Asia. Lots of hi-tech job listings.
Society of Professional Journalists – Jobs for magazines, newspapers, media outlets and universities throughout the U.S.
Get information about joining a branch of the military:
United States Air Force — The United States Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces. It is one of the eight U.S. uniformed services.
United States Army — The United States Army is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
United States Coast Guard — The United States Coast Guard is the coastal defense, search and rescue, and maritime law enforcement branch of the United States Armed Forces.
United States Marine Corps — The United States Marine Corps is the branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations.
United States Navy — The United States Navy is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Coolworks – Skiing jobs in the Rockies, camp jobs, cruise jobs, ranch jobs, resort jobs.
Non-profit / Volunteer
Spacejobs – The fastest growing space career site on the Internet.
Teamworkonline.com – More sports-related career opportunities.