Internet Reference Library

Careers & Job Searching

America's Job Bank
Thousands of new job listings each day. Funded through Unemployment Insurance taxes, this service links the 1,800 state Employment Service offices. Most of the jobs are full-time and the majority are in the private sector. The job openings come from all over the country and represent all types of work, from professional and technical to blue collar, from management to clerical and sales. Resumes can be developed and posted online.

Best Jobs USA
Resources for job seekers and employers. Contains searchable job listings, rankings of employers, a database of trade shows, a resume bank, information on hiring employees, and more. Searchable.

Black Collegian Online
The electronic version of the national career opportunities magazine. In addition to the abundance of career planning/job search information, there is commentary by leading black writers, lifestyle/entertainment features, general information on college life, and news of what's happening on college campuses today. Searchable.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Easy entry into the full range of economic data and analysis produced by BLS. Find the statistics and reports on employment and unemployment, price (such as the Consumer Price Index) living conditions, compensation, productivity, and much more. From the U.S. Department of Labor.

Campus Career Center (CCC) is the world's leading campus recruiting company. CCC was incorporated in 1998 to provide undergraduate and graduate students, as well as companies with an Internet-based solution to streamline the employment process. With a rapidly growing database of over 125,000 top students from around the world, and clients actively seeking to hire new recruits from this pool, CCC has succeeded in bringing these two groups together. In this process CCC branded itself as a top Internet recruitment service provider to both the corporate and academic communities worldwide.
Searchable. (CCC)

Career Builder
This site claims to list "hundreds of thousands" of available jobs in the United States. Searchable by location, job type, industry, and other factors.

Career Magazine
The electronic version of the national career opportunities magazine. In addition to the abundance of career planning/job search information, there is commentary by leading black writers, lifestyle/entertainment features, general information on college life, and news of what's happening on college campuses today. Searchable.

CareerShop offers a suite of hiring management systems focused on recruitment automation and staffing vendor management. (CS)

College Grad Job Hunter
At the heart of the College Grad Job Hunter Web site, provided by Quantum Leap Publishing, is the Entry Level Jobs Offered Section, which at present includes eleven companies and is, for the most part, geared toward new college graduates. The section also offers thirteen pointers to other sites that provide job information for new grads. Another highlight is partial text from _College Grad Job Hunter_, by Brian Krueger. College Grad Job Hunter also provides information on writing cover letters, resumes, and negotiating offers. Note that at this time most of the jobs offered are computer related. (ISP)

Graduate Schools
More than 50,000 graduate programs browsable by subject and school, and by online distance learning, certificate, McNair, and minority program offices throughout the United States. There are articles about getting into graduate schools and what to expect, a chat room, and several discussion groups. Registration allows a user's information to be made available to graduate school recruiters.

Health Career Web
If you’re looking for an entry-level job, or a mid-management position, has got you covered. With our FastAPP feature we have made searching for jobs faster and easier than ever. Simply complete an application and we’ll send it to matching employers in your area. (HCW)

With its proprietary technology and expertise in the recruitment marketplace, Wanted Technologies provides direct access to the most comprehensive database of online recruitment data. The company's ultimate mission is to help its clients optimize their data-acquisition processes to generate more revenues at a lesser cost and/or save money and increase profitability. (H)

Internet Career Connection
The ICC was developed to help job seekers and career planners advance their careers and achieve higher levels of success by providing them with a means of "connecting" with career information, career guidance, professional contacts, and career opportunities. A second objective is to help companies, organizations, and individuals achieve their business goals by providing them with an online forum from which they can publish information about their Human Resource needs, business services and products, and business opportunities. (ICC)

JobBank USA
Contains job listings, resume postings, hundreds of videos on specific jobs and career paths, articles, related links, and more. Searchable and browsable. Registration (free) required for some parts of site.

Job Choices Online
Career development and job-search advice for new college graduates. (JCO)

JobSmart Salary Surveys
A database of salary surveys and information onhow to negotiate for a better salary.

Law School & Test information

MBA Explorer
Information, registration, and test preparation for the Graduate Management Admission Test.
More than 400,000 job opportunities, worldwide (more than 1,500 international employers) makes this the largest online jobs database on the Web. You can search by company name, location, discipline, industry, job title, or combinations of these. The employer overview gives some background information into the company selected, the products and services, and employee benefits. They also have a large database of information for the job seeker and the employer. The Online Career Center is now a part of this huge site. (LII)

National Internships
National Internships Online provides up-to-date listings of internships in many geographic regions for part/full-time positions with public/private institutions for seasonal/summer/year-round terms that are paid/unpaid in many academic disciplines. (NI)

Nationjob Network
Job search, careers, employment, and resume services for job seekers . (NN)

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Online version of the career handbook by the same name. Research a specific occupation or profession and find out the training and education required, salary, job prospects, working conditions, and the nature of the work. Searchable and browsable. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor. (LII)

Pennsylvania Jobs
PennsylvaniaJobs.Com brings together at one site the resources to connect the best companies to the best employees, whether professional, technical, non-professional or any other job category. (PJ)

The Riley Guide
Excellent resource for using the Internet for finding a job. Contains introductions to, and annotated links for, jobs resources. Sections for career fields, salary surveys, research, and help with resumes, cover letters, and more. Compiled and regularly updated by librarian and consultant Margaret F. (Riley) Dikel. (LII)

State Civil Service
Civil Service jobs, information about the application process, exam schedules, and links to jobs in other state agencies.

Study Abroad
Searchable (by country, subject, or summer program) directory of thousands of study abroad programs in about 200 countries. The database includes high school through graduate level programs as well as intensive language training programs. Also includes general information about traveling and living abroad. (LII)

Summer Jobs offers summer jobs and seasonal staff positions with camps, resorts, national parks, hotels, environmental organizations and more. (SJ)

Teachers at Work
This nation-wide, online database matches the professional staffing needs of schools with teacher applicants who can fill those positions and provides an efficient and economical way to overcome the geographical limitations of recruitment, locating the most desirable teaching candidates. (TW)

The Web's ultimate federal job list--every vacancy in the United States government, both in the U.S. and abroad. The current job openings database is updated daily and offers many search options. Also includes general federal employment information. (LII)

Volunteer Match
Contains listings of thousands of volunteer opportunities around the country, searchable by zip code or area of interest. Includes listings of opportunities in nonprofits and businesses. (LII)

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