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Career-Related Web Sites

Welcome to our collection of online resources and tools. You'll find links that will provide information on jobs and internships, professional associations, and other career-related topics.

General Job Search Web Sites

AfterCollege is an award winning service for college students and recent graduates who are looking for entry-level jobs, internships and post-graduate opportunities.
Beyond:
www.beyond.com
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Search by region or profession, includes publications & other career resources
CareerBuilder is one of the best resources for people searching for jobs.
CollegeGrad is the #1 site for finding entry level jobs.
Black Collegian Online the Career Site for Students and Professionals of Color, provides current and back issues of the Black Collegian.
Bright.com Bright helps you connect your job search to your family, friends and alumni by showing you what jobs are available at companies where your friends work.
Career Path provides classified ads from 31 U.S. newspapers.
EmploymentSpot career information sweet spot of the Web. EmploymentSpot simplifies the search for the best job openings, salary & benefits information, internships, interviewing tips & more.
Hound.com job-search tool that tracks down active job & internships on employers' websites.
Indeed.com offers one site to view posted jobs from many different resources.
JobBank USA offers job postings and resume posting capability.
Job-Hunt.org is called "Your Objective Source of the Web's Best Job Search." This site allows you to search the best sites by state.
National Institute of Health The NIH offers scholarships, internships, fellowships, research opportunities, graduate programs, and other student programs for students, from high school to graduate level.
LinkedIn Student Jobs:
www.linkedin.com/studentjobs
The Riley Guide provides employment opportunities and job-search information.
Explore Health Careers is a free online health career resource for students and advisors.
Beyond.com is a job search website by location and industry.
Simply Hired provides job listing by category.
CareerOneStop: Pathways to Career Success http://www.careeronestop.org/

My Next Move: Interactive Career Finder Tool http://www.mynextmove.org/
The Expert Guide to Job Hunting http://blog.opencolleges.edu.au/category/job-hunting/


Internship Information
Regional Internship Center in Pittsburgh currently lists over 450 active internship opportunities. In order to view the job postings, you must register.
The Arthritis Foundation offers internship opportunities at many local and regional chapters throughout the year.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Internship Program offers local and international internship opportunities.
Abraxas Youth and Family Service: Paid internships available in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, recreation and social work. Contact Mr. Sam Fulmera at 814 927-6615, P.O. Box 59, Marienville, PA 16239. Email: safulmer@abraxasyfs.com
InternJobs.com This site offers a national database of internships for students and recent graduates. Internship seekers can search the InternJobs.com database by keywords or location.
Campstaff.com Offers postings of summer camp jobs at North America's finest camps
After College Internship Opportunities features internships for college students and recent graduates.
Internship Programs is the one of the premier portal Web sites. Research and apply to hundreds of internship programs directly from this web site.
Homeland Security Internships features information on internships, fellowships and scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Homeland Security.
PA Dept of Conservation and Natural Resources: Offering paid internships. To apply, request a DCNR Internship Program Application from Bureau of Human Resources, 7th Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, PO Box 8768, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8768.
Intern Web allows students to search or internships and receive information for jobs.
SIAM: Internships and Career Information in Industry, Research Institutions and Government Labs: This is a great site for applied mathematics and computer science majors
Idealist.org provides information and internships and volunteer opportunities with Non-profit organizations.
APA Online lists accredited organizations for internships in the Psychology field.
DC Internship lists internships in Washington DC.
WetFeet.com provides information for internships, careers, and professional schools.
Alliance Abroad provides unique educational travel programs to people around the world.
Institute for Central American Development Studies is a center for study, research, and analysis of Central American social and environmental issues.
Sierra Club promotes the health and protection of the planet.
Smithsonian Internship Opportunities provides listings and requirements for internships in Smithsonian Institutions.
Eco.Org provides resume submissions and job postings for employees.
The Washington Center provides students with internships in Washington DC.
University of Pittsburgh Office of Experiential Learning
University of Pittsburgh Student Volunteer Outreach
University of Pittsburgh Undergraduate Research Opportunities

State and Federal Web Sites
Pennsylvania State Civil Service provides test announcements & application materials
Pennsylvania Career Link a resource to search for jobs in the Commonwealth
New York State Civil Service
AmeriCorps.gov opportunities for graduates to serve throughout the United States
StateJobs.com Find jobs at state, federal and local governmental agencies.
State and Local Government offers information on federal employment opportunities.
Allegheny County job listings in Allegheny County, PA
City of Pittsburgh information & listings on jobs in the city
PA Non-Civil Service Government Jobs job openings that do not require the civil service exam
U.S. Census Bureau openings for the US Census, Headquarters and student jobs.
U.S. Department of Commerce lists job openings for the department.

Federal/Government
Federal Govt.:  www.federalgovernmentjobs.us
Federal Job Search:  www.federaljobsearch.com
Fed World:  www.fedworld.gov
USA Jobs:  www.usajobs.gov
Government Jobs:  www.governmentjobs.com
Govt. Jobs:  www.govtjobs.com

Non-Profit
Guide Star:  www.guidestar.org
Idealist:  www.idealist.org
The Chronicle of Philanthropy:  www.philanthropy.com

Employers by Region
Bradford Regional Medical Center: BRMC is one of the largest employers in McKean County, PA. Go to site and click on Careers.
Allegany County Civil Service Department: information about employment with Allegany Co., NY.
Career Concepts: Offering part-time and full-time employment opportunities.
Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES Offering part-time and full-time employment opportunities in the WNY area
Cattaraugus Community Action, Inc. Contact Mr. Bruce Dineen, Human Resource Director, Cattaraugus Community Action, Inc., 25 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 308, Salamanca, NY 14779 (716) 945-1041 ext. 133 e-mail: bdineen@ccaction.org
Cornell Abraxas I, Blue Jay Village, Marienville, PA 16239 provides a full range of services to services to delinquent/dependent youth in a residential setting. Contact Sam Fulmer at safulmer@abraxasyfs.com or fax to 814 927-6615.
Employers in St. Marys Area for St. Marys, PA.
Erie County (NY) Civil Service provides information for the NY State Civil Service Exam.
Erie's Employment Connection and Go Erie.com are both excellent sites that allow users to search for job in the Erie, PA area.
New Directions Youth & Family Services, Inc. This organization offers entry level jobs in its 25 facilities throughout Western New York. One is its largest facilities is the Randolph Children's Home in Randolph, NY
Northwest Savings Bank go to this site and click on Careers to review opportunities.
Rochester Works! is a great resource for students seeking employment in the Rochester, NY area.
Seneca Allegany Casino Find out how to apply for employment at one of the largest employers in the Southern Tier.
The Connection: Offering many technical service positions at this in-bound call center in Olean, NY
Erie SeaWolves is a minor league baseball team providing jobs and internships.
Scott Enterprises Jobs in Erie, PA in hospitality management, hotel/motel management, food and beverage, event planning and recreation
Jamestown Jammers is a minor league team in Jamestown, NY providing summer internships for college students.
Beacon Light Behavioral Health Systems is a private, not-for-profit, social service agency providing quality, professional, education and behavioral health services to young people.
Ellwood National Forge Company is a company dedicated to producing and marketing high-quality, engineered, heavy metal sections.
Pennsylvania General Energy is a Warren, Pennsylvania-based company that has been quietly and successfully producing oil and natural gas for over 30 years.
The Resource Center has been providing services to persons with disabilities in the Chautauqua County area since 1959.
McKean County Department of Human Resources lists available job opportunities in McKean County, PA.
St. Bonaventure Dining Services Link to find full-time and part-time jobs with St. Bonaventure University Dining Services
Mental Health Association in Cattaraugus County provides support and mental wellness.
Allegheny Conference:  www.imaginemynewjob.com
Allegheny County:  www.county.allegheny.pa.us
Innovation Works (Pittsburgh StartUps):  http://innovationworks.theresumator.com/apply
Pittsburgh Employment: www.pittsburgh-employment.com
Pittsburgh Tech Council:  www.pghcareerconnector.com

Summer Employment
Summer Jobs Resource for finding both summer and part time work. Sponsored by AboutJobs.com
Cool Works Opportunities geared to the outdoor enthusiast.
Back Door Jobs Short term job opportunities.
Camp Channel Nationwide listing of camp counselor opportunities.

Career and Self Assessment and Information
Occupational Outlook Handbook provides career information and statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Occupational Information Network - O*NET broad access to the O*NET database of occupational knowledge as well as information & exercises for assessing skills, abilities and interests.
America's Career InfoNet is a top notch source of employment outlook by industry and state.

Careers in Sports
North American Society for Sports Management:
www.nassm.com
U Minn: www.cehd.umn.edu/ETCS/students/majordeciding/SpST/do.html
www.workinsports.com
www.sportscareers.com
www.teamworkonline.com
http://coe.winthrop.edu/coe/heath-pe/SportManagement/SPMA_careers.htm
www.jobsinsports.com
www.sinc-conference.com

Fitness and Coaching Career Links
www.gymjob.com
www.coachingstaff.com

Pro-Sports Career Links
http://footballjobs.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/jobs/default.cfm
http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/help/jobs.jsp?c_id=mlb
http://hockeyjobs.nhl.com/teamwork/jobs/default.cfm
www.nba.com/careers/
http://golfjobs.lpga.com/teamwork/jobs/default.cfm
http://pgajobfinder.pgalinks.com
www.joinourteam.espn.com/joinourteam/

Sports and Athletics
American Physical Therapy Association is an organization whose goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
American Sports Medicine Institute is an organization dedicated To improve the understanding, prevention, and treatment of sports-related injuries through research and education.
International Federation of Sports Medicine is an international organization comprised of individual members, national associations, and multinational groups, with a common involvement with sports medicine on all continents.
JobsinSports.com lists more than 4,200 employers for job seekers.
Mountain Jobs allows users to post resumes and search for available jobs.
OnLine Sports provides resources and listings for job seekers.
Sports Medicine.com is committed in providing information and resources available on the web about sports medicine.
Sports Medicine Jobs allows users to search or available jobs by region.
Sports Related Jobs provides information on Sports and Athletic Education Programs
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine is a multi-disciplinary organization of physicians whose members are dedicated to education, research, collaboration and fellowship within the field of Sports Medicine.
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship.
National Athletic Trainers Association is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession.
Hospitality, Sports, & Recreation: The Riley Guide provides job listings for Hospitality, Sports, and Recreation field.
Sports Management, Recreation, & Leisure Studies: Higher Ed. Jobs lists available positions for higher education.
North American Society for Sport Management is actively involved in supporting and assisting professionals working in the fields of sport, leisure and recreation.
TeamWork Online's recruiting tools and industry networks enhance your ability to find the right job quickly through numerous applicant-specific techniques.

Graduate School Websites
General Information about Graduate School
https://career.berkeley.edu/grad/grad.stm

Searching for Graduate Schools
Graduate School Guide
http://www.graduateguide.com/
World Wide Graduate School Directory http://www.gradschools.com/
ScholarStuff’s All About Grad Schools http://www.allaboutgradschool.com/
PhD’s.Org-especially for science, math, and engineering students http://www.phds.org/
Peterson’s Guide to Graduate School http://www.petersons.com/

Essay Writing
Gradschools.com Excellent resource for locating a graduate school either by program or location. Provides links to all listed schools.
Peterson's Education & Career Center Provides searches for colleges and universities, graduate schools, studying abroad, summer programs, language studies and financial aid. You can search by major programs of study, geographical location, keywords and alphabetically.
U.S. News and World Report - Best Colleges 2010 In addition to this year's college rankings, also offers a detailed school directory, interactive tools, a step-by-step college admissions guide, articles, and more!
Web U.S. Higher Education The University of Texas - Austin provides a list of links to universities and community colleges nationwide, organized alphabetically, and by state.
Writing the Personal Statement
https://career.berkeley.edu/grad/gradstatement.stm
Writing a Personal Essay for Graduate and Professional School http://departments.colgate.edu/diw/gradschool.html

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
Kaplan Online http://www.kaptest.com/GRE/Home/gre-test-change.html
GRE Online
http://www.ets.org/
Number2.com https://www.number2.com/exams/gre/
Educational Testing Service http://www.ets.org/

Recommendations
Hanover’s 8 Steps to a Good Letter of Recommendation
http://psych.hanover.edu/handbook/rec_letters2.html

Hanover’s How to Receive an Unenthusiastic Letter of Recommendation http://psych.hanover.edu/handbook/peeves2.html

Getting a Good Letter of Recommendation http://www.psychwww.com/careers/lettrec.htm

Letters of Recommendation https://career.berkeley.edu/grad/gradletter.stm

Financing Your Education
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Financial Aid Info Links http://www.finaid.org/
FinAid A clearinghouse for financial aid sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. Provides links to scholarship databases and other financial aid resources.
U.S. News and World Report Financial Resources They have compiled a long list of financial aid resources available on the internet.


Salaries, Wages, and Trends
Abbott, Langer & Associates, Inc. - Salary and Benefits Survey Reports Compare the current salary survey statistics available for over 450 benchmark jobs in Information Technology, Marketing/Sales, Accounting, Engineering, Human Resources, Consulting, Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Legal, and other fields from well over 7,000 participating organizations.
America's Career InfoNet (ACINet) Find occupational requirements, wage and employment trends, state-by-state labor market conditions, thousands of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.
Employment Projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The Office of Employment Projections develops information about the labor market for the nation for 10 years into the future: labor force trends by sex, race, and age; employment trends by industry and occupation; and the implications of these on employment opportunities for specific groups in the labor force, such as youth, the disadvantaged, and college graduates.
ERI Economic Research Institute Information about starting salaries and expected earnings in several thousand jobs.
Salary.com is one of the leaders in online compensation information for individuals, business managers and human resource professionals.

Know Your Worth
Glassdoor
NACE Salary Survey
NACE Salary Calculator
Salary.com

Helpful Links on Salaries and Negotiating
10 Salary Negotiations to Avoid
5 Salary Negotiating Tips that Work
8 Etiquette Tips for Salary Negotiations


Mililtary Information
Armed Forces Careers A directory for careers in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Recruiters, Search Firms, Temporary Agencies
A.C. Coy is a national consulting and recruiting firm based in Pittsburgh, PA.
Adecco specializes in temporary employment in different specialized areas.
Aerotek allows users to search for a temporary job in a specific job area.
Kelly Services offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temp-to-hire and permanent placement basis.
Kforce Professional staffing firm providing contract and direct hire staffing solutions for hiring organizations and career management for job seekers in specific areas.
Manpower is a placement agency that provides job listing on their website.
Manpower Professional allows users to search for career advice, permanent and contract positions.
Robert Half provides listing for temporary workers in marketing, business, accounting and legal fields.

Websites for International Students
The Electronic Embassy – Connecting foreign embassies and international resources found around the world. Currently includes a directory of all embassies in Washington DC –
http://www.embassy.org
U.C. Immigration for Canadian Businesses and Professionals – Contains information about temporary and permanent U.S. immigration work permits for Canadian business and professionals –
http://www.grasmick.com
iStudentCity – Information for international students from start to finish. Includes on-line chats with other international students as well as helpful hints for job searching after graduation –
http://www.istudentcity.com/career/career_placement.asp
Practical Job Search Tips For International Students –
http://www.h1visajobs.com/articles/10Point_prescription.htm
Resources for International Students -
http://wiki.lib.purdue.edu/display/Career/International
Resources for International Students -
https://www.cco.purdue.edu/Student/International/Welcome.shtml
Resources for International Students -
http://www.internationalstudent.com/resources/
When to Reveal Your Work Status -
http://www.bc.edu/offices/careers/resourcesfor/intlstudents/when.html
US Job Search for International Students -
http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/internationalstudents.html
Companies that hire International Students
http://kelley.iu.edu/ucso/http://kelley.iu.edu/ucso/
Riley Guide-Resources for International Students http://www.rileyguide.com/internat.html
Résumé Writing- http://www.internationalstudent.com/resume_writing/