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Academic Job Search Resources
     Community College Websites
     Discipline Specific Academic Employment and Information Websites
     General Academic and Employment Information Websites
     General Academic Employment Job Search Websites
     Graduate Student and Graduate School Organization Websites
     Higher Education Organization Websites
     Preparing Faculty Resources
            General
               Research
               Teaching
     Postdoctoral Position Information
Funding and Scholarship Opportunities
     General Funding and Scholarship Opportunities
     Humanities Funding and Scholarship Opportunities
     International Affairs Funding and Scholarship Opportunities
     Science & Engineering Funding and Scholarship Opportunities
Grant Writing Information
     Grant Writing Information
International Job Search Websites & CV Websites
Job Search Websites - All Degree Programs
     General Job Search Websites
     Government Job Search Websites
     Non Profit Websites
Non-Academic Job Search Resources for Humanities Candidates
Specific Industry & Occupation Websites (Includes Non-Academic and Academic Resources)
     Business Websites
               Business Recruiting Conference Websites
               Consulting Websites
               Finance Websites (Information and Job Posting Websites: Accounting Included)
               General Business Websites - Job Search Websites and Information
               Healthcare Management Websites
               Human Resources & Training and Development Websites
               Marketing Websites
     Health Care and Human Service Websites
               Criminal Justice Websites
                         Criminal Justice Job Websites
                         Criminal Justice Resource and Information Websites
                Nursing Resources
                Social Work Websites
                          Florida Social Work Websites
                          General Social Work Websites
                          Gerontology Websites
                          Human Services Websites
                Sociology Websites
      Media Websites
                General Media Websites
                Videogame, New Media, and Internet Industry Websites
                Writing & Journalism Websites
      Research Position Websites (Includes Position in Institutional and Industrial Research)
      Science (Physical, Life, & Social), Technology, Math & Engineering Websites
                Biotechnology, Life Science and Pharmaceutical Websites
                Computer Science and Engineering Employment Websites (Academic & Non-Academic)
                Engineering, Mathematics, and Related Associated Websites
                Psychology Websites - Academic and Non-Academic Included Employment in Psychology
                Science, Math and Engineering Employment Websites - Academic & Non-Academic
                Technology and Information Technology Websites
      Teaching K-12

 

Academic Job Search Resources

Community College Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Employment at Florida's Community Colleges http://cisit.santafe.cc.fl.us/~cat/fccdlc/JOBS.htm

Description: Lists all community colleges in Florida and links to their employment page.

American Association of Community Colleges http://www.aacc.nche.edu/

Description: Has information, resources, and a career center.tc.

The Chronicle's Community College Section http://chronicle.com/cc/

Description: Has articles, job postings, facts and figures etc.

California Community College Registry http://www.cccregistry.org/jobs/index.aspx/

Description: This website links individuals interested in positions at one of CA's 109 community colleges. You can sign up to be on the registry or search for positions by community college district. There is no fee to search for positions.
Association of Canadian Community Colleges http://www.accc.ca/

Description: This has extensive information about the Canadian community colleges and also has job listings under the "Opportunities" section. There is no fee to search for positions.

Community College Week http://www.ccweek.com/index.asp

Description: This website has articles and resources and a very small job posting section.

Community College Web http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/cc/

Description: Provides search functions for community colleges and community college resources.

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Discipline Specific Academic Employment and Information Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Information About Faculty Jobs, by Discipline - Compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education http://chronicle.com/jobs/faculty_resources.htm#accounting

Description: A very thorough listing of resources for academic searches for faculty positions in Accounting, American Studies, Anthropology and Archeology, Art and Art History, Astronomy, Biology, Business and Finance, Chemistry, Classics, Communications and Media Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, English as a Second Language, Environmental Sciences, Folklore, Geography and Geology, History, Language and Literature, Latin-American Studies, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Oceanography, Philosophy, Physics, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Religion, Science and Medicine, Sociology, and Women's Studies.

American Anthropological Association - Job Search http://www.aaanet.org/careers.htm

Description: Has information on Academic and Non-Academic Jobs for Anthropologists and Fellowship and Internship Opportunities. Also has a Job Search Component for positions. Has specific links to specialized components of anthropology - such as applied anthropology, biological anthropology, physical anthropology etc.

American Historical Society - Job Information Site http://www.historians.org/info/AHA_Data.htm

Description: Has hiring statistics and job outlook for the Academic Job Market for History

American Historical Society - Job Search http://www.historians.org/jobs/index.htm

Description: Can search for positions in academia but must be a member (membership fee)

American Studies Association - Job Search http://www.georgetown.edu/crossroads/AmericanStudiesAssn/newsletter/o&r/employment.htm

Description: Can search for employment opportunities in American Studies - no fee to search for positions

Modern Language Association - Job Information List http://www.mla.org/

Description: Listings primarily announce full-time academic job openings in postsecondary departments of English and foreign languages. The job openings range in rank from instructor to full professor and include faculty positions, administrative posts, vacancies abroad, and some opportunities for nonacademic employment. About two-thirds are openings at the rank of assistant professor. A list of departments reporting no vacancies is also provided, so that job candidates know where it would definitely not be profitable to direct letters of application. There is a fee for individual membership but graduate students and faculty members in departments that are members of Association of Departments of English (www.ade.org) and Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (www.adfl.org) can search for free as part of the departmental membership.

American Accounting Association http://aaahq.org/placements/default.cfm

Description: The organization focuses on accounting education and research. Many of the positions posted on the website are for faculty appointments. AS information on faculty development in the following areas: teaching, research, practice, and service.

The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature in the U.S. (MELUS) http://www.boisestate.edu/english/melus/about_melus.htm

Description: According to their website, this organization "endeavors to expand the definition of American literature through the study and teaching of Latino American, Native American, African American, Asian and Pacific American, and ethnically specific Euro-American literary works, their authors, and their cultural contexts." They hold an annual conference as well as distribute a journal. The website also has a syllabus database that is accessible without being a member.

The National Council of Teachers of English www.ncte.org

Description: Has job postings for individuals wishing to teach at two year colleges, colleges & universities, and K-12. It also has positions which relate to the English profession. You do not need to be a member to access these postings. This website has 4 subgroups: NCTE which serves faculty teaching English studies in college; CCCC which serves faculty focused on college composition and communication; TYCA which focuses on faculty who teach at 2 year institutions, community colleges and lower division courses; and CEE which focuses on the preparation of teachers in language arts & literacy. The organization also holds conferences and has resources on its website.

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs www.awpwriter.org

Description: In the careers section it lists articles specifically for writers. There is a page of helpful website links. There is also a job list that is only available to members. There is a student membership rate ($37/year). The website also advertises writing conferences and workshops throughout the country.

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General Academic Employment Information Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Academic Interview Advice - Prepared by Mary Corbin Sies http://www.otal.umd.edu/~sies/jobadvice.html

Description: Commentary on academic interviews prepared by a professor in the department of American Studies, University of Maryland.

Academic Interview Questions - Prepared by Mary Corbin Sies http://www.otal.umd.edu/~sies/jobquess.html

Description: A list of academic interview questions prepared by a professor in the department of American Studies, University of Maryland.

Faculty Development Sites- Sponsored by University of Florida http://users.ce.ufl.edu/~cglag/fac_dev/OtherSites/othersites.htm

Description: Provides links to websites at other institutions and organizations that provide resources for faculty development.

Information about Administrative Jobs in Acadame - compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education http://chronicle.com/jobs/administrator_resources.htm

Description: A very thorough listing of resources for individuals searching for a variety of types of administrative positions in higher education.

Networking on the Network http://polaris.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/network.html

Description: Detailed article on how to network on the internet for PhD candidates interested in Academic positions. It has sections on networking, using email, academic language, landing tenure, and other topics.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - College and University Teaching Outlook http://www.bls.gov/oco

Description: Provides an overview of the nature of work, necessary training and qualifications, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, etc.

Preparing Future Faculty www.preparing-faculty.org

Description: PFF programs provide doctoral students, as well as some master’s and postdoctoral students, with opportunities to observe and experience faculty responsibilities at a variety of academic institutions with varying missions, diverse student bodies, and different expectations for faculty. You can search by your discipline to see which institutions have programs that you can participate in. The resources section has resources on job hunting, mentorship, faculty roles and responsibilities and teaching and research resource links.

Re-envisioning the Ph.D. http://www.grad.washington.edu/envision/phd/index.html

Description: Contains a large amount of information about obtaining employment after a Ph.D. in the academic and non-academic arenas.

The Chronicle of Higher Education - Careers Section www.chronicle.com/jobs

Description: Provides news for college & university administrators, articles about employment issues, and has job postings for faculty and administrative positions.

Tomorrow's Professor Listserve http://sll.stanford.edu/projects/tomprof/newtomprof/index.shtml

Description: This site contains all the information sent out on a list serve from Stanford that no longer is in operation (closed in 2002). There are articles in the following areas: Tomorrow's Academy, Tomorrow's Graduate Students and Postdocs, Tomorrow's Academic Careers, Tomorrow's Teaching and Learning, and Tomorrow's Research.

Inside Higher ED http://www.insidehighered.com/

Description: This website has articles on current issues in higher education, a job posting area, and a free e-mail newsletter for today's higher education headlines. It also has a higher education links section with hyperlinks to associations, faculty groups and unions, higher education research and policy groups, international education, regional and national accrediting groups, scholarly associations, and state higher education commissions.

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General Academic Employment Job Search Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Academic Careers Online http://www.academiccareers.com/

Description: Academic Careers Online includes faculty, research, post doc, adjunct, administrative, and senior management positions at (community) colleges, universities, and research institutes around the world.

Academic360.com www.academic360.com

Description: Job Posting Site searchable by location, job function, and discipline focus. Includes a variety of positions including teaching positions. By searching under disciplines you are connected to associations related to a certain area of expertise and their position openings.

HigherEdJobs.com http://www.higheredjobs.com/
The Chronicle of Higher Education www.chronicle.com/jobs

Description: Can search by location or position focus.

University Job Bank http://www.ujobbank.com/index.html

Description: Can search for faculty, postdoc, and staff/administrative positions.

Administrative Careers - The Chronicle of Higher Education http://chronicle.com/jobs/archive/administrative.htm

Description: Has a very comprehensive list of advice columns and first person accounts about the job search process and about being successful once one lands a position. Has articles about the presidency, development, deanships, student affairs, etc.

FAU Libraries Research Guide - Educational Leadership http://www.library.fau.edu/depts/ref/rsguide/edulead.htm

Description: This is a guide designed by the FAU library to identify the resources on educational leadership and related topics at the FAU library. It contains the following sections: electronic databases, bibliographies, biographical resources, dictionaries & encyclopedias, directories, handbooks and manuals, indexes and abstracts, microform collections, selected periodicals, selected web sites, statistical sources, and study guides.

Adjunct Solutions http://www.adjunctsolutions.com/newspr.html

Description: This website provides links to a variety of articles written by Jill Carroll for The Chronicle of Higher Education. These links provide the reader with free access to the articles. Topics include teaching, salary issues, and healthcare.

H-net - Humanities and Social Sciences On-line http://www.h-net.org/jobs/

Description:H-net is an organization that unites humanities and social science scholars. They have a job posting portion of their website where you can search for academic positions. It is free to search for these positions and you can search by category as well as new postings. The advanced search option lets you search by keyword, date of posting, state, country, job category and institution.

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Graduate Student & Graduate School Organizations Websites
Website Name Website Address & Description
Council of Graduate Schools http://www.cgsnet.org

Description: Has information on financial aid and fellowships, graduate programs and schools, graduate student organizations, etc. FAU is a member school.

Conference of Southern Graduate Schools http://www.csgs.org/members/members.htm

Description: FAU is a member.

National Association of Graduate-Professional Students’ (NAGPS) http://www.nagps2.org/

Description: NAGPS acts as a clearinghouse for graduate and professional student organizations, serves as an advocacy group for graduate-professional student needs and rights at all levels, addresses a broad range of issues via our national committees (international student concerns, human diversity concerns, legislative concerns, and employment concerns), and much more. The website has a section on graduate student resources. FAU is a member through the Graduate Student Association.

Scholarly Societies Project www.scholarly-societies.org/subjects_soc.html

Description: Has links to scholarly societies and associations grouped together in the following categories: arts & humanities; biology & environment; business, economics & math; health & medicine; science & engineering; social sciences; and miscellaneous.

The Association for Support of Graduate Students http://www.asgs.org/

Description: Contains information and discussion lists to assist graduate students as they complete their theses.

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Higher Education Organization Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Association for Higher Education http://www.aahe.org/

Description: Provides a wide variety of information and resources includes many articles on contemporary issues in higher education.

American Association of University Professors http://www.aaup.org

Description: Provides a wide variety of information and resources includes many articles on contemporary issues in higher education.

American Council on Education http://www.acenet.edu/

Description: Another organization advocating for higher education issues. Website contains resources about the state of higher education.

American Association of University Women www.aauw.org

Description: This organization promotes education for women. It has an extensive listing of fellowships/grants/ and awards. The career center portion of the website (http://www.aauw.org/about/jobmarket.cfm) is accessible without being a member. It lists positions in higher education (check the deadline dates of these postings, as some of them have expired). They also have a links of interest section (http://www.aauw.org/about/links_interest.cfm).

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Preparing Faculty Resources

General Resources

Website Name Website Address & Description
Faculty Development Sites- Sponsored by University of Florida http://users.ce.ufl.edu/~cglag/fac_dev/OtherSites/othersites.htm

Description: Provides links to websites at other institutions and organizations that provide resources for faculty development - including teaching resources.

On-line Resources - Provided by Faculty Development Associates http://www.developfaculty.com/online/index.html

Description: Links provided connecting you with academic organizations, teaching strategies, academic issues, academic resources, and learning models.

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Preparing Faculty Resources

Research Resources

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Educational Research Association http://www.aera.net/

Description: Has events, publications, resources, fellowships, grants, awards, and job opportunities listed on its site.

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Preparing Faculty Resources

Teaching Resources

Website Name Website Address & Description
A Brief Summary of Best Practices in Teaching http://northonline.sccd.ctc.edu/eceprog/bstprac.htm#_ftn12

Description: Listing and description of teaching best practices compiled by a Community College Professor

A Berkeley Compendium of Suggestions for Teaching with Excellence http://teaching.berkeley.edu/compendium/

Description: Presented as a series of suggestions for improving teaching, this compendium describes more than 200 teaching techniques that faculty members have found to be effective in their courses at the University of California, Berkeley. Taken together, these suggestions cover the major aspects of college and university teaching from planning and preparing courses to presenting material and motivating students to giving and getting feedback on learning.

Preparing Future Faculty - Teaching Resource Section http://www.preparing-faculty.org/PFFWeb.Resources.htm#teaching

Description: This section provides links to a wide variety of teaching issues. It includes links to information on pedagogical approaches to teaching, developing teaching portfolios and philosophies, evaluating your teaching.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/

Description: The improvement of teaching and learning is central to all of the work of Carnegie. The Foundation seeks to be both an inspiration and catalyst as we work on issues across regions, disciplines and levels of the education system from kindergarten through the level of doctoral education.

The National Teaching and Learning Forum http://www.ntlf.com/

Description: Articles about students and learning. The site has some areas that are restricted to paid members but there are many articles and past conference information that is accessible without membership.

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Postdoctoral Position Information

 

Website Name Website Address & Description
National Postdoctoral Association http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/

Description:
This organization provides resources and information (including surveys) for individuals interested in pursuing and currently employed in postdoctoral positions in the U.S.. Some areas of the website are free to the public and others have members-only access. It has a job search feature that looks for postdoctoral appointments as well as faculty positions.
National Postdoctoral Association's Institutional Postdoctoral Policy Database http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/committees/policy_committee/NPA_Pol_Database_Limited.xls

Description: Contains information about postdoctoral programs throughout the country including: policies, healthcare, stipend information, survey results, etc.
The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley - Postdoc opportunity list http://townsendcenter.berkeley.edu/postdocs.shtml

Description: Contains a list of humanities postdoctoral opportunities. The listing contains websites addresses, grant amounts, deadlines, and program descriptions.

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Funding and Scholarship Opportunities

General Funding and Scholarship Opportunities
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
The Chronicle of Higher Education - Grants & Fellowships Section http://chronicle.com/free/grants/

Description: Lists out individual fellowships, university grant opportunities, and has links to a variety of other funding resources.

International Research Fellowship Program (IRFP) http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2002/nsf02149/nsf02149.htm

Description: The research awards are for research to be conducted outside of the U.S. in any field of science or engineering research and education that is currently supported by the NSF. Proposal deadline is the second Tuesday in October.
Human Frontier Science Program http://www.hfsp.org/

Description: This organization promotes research on the "complex mechanisms of living organisms" and emphasizes collaboration across disciplines. It offers funding opportunities through postdoctoral fellowships and research grants.

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Funding and Scholarship Opportunities

Humanities Opportunities

Website Name Website Address & Description
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation http://www.jamesmadison.com/

Description: Each individual entering the James Madison Fellowship Program will be expected to pursue and complete a master’s degree in one of the following (listed in order of the Foundation's preference): Master of Arts (MA) in American history or in political science (also referred to as "government and politics" or as "government"); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) concentrating on either American Constitutional history (in a history department) or American government, political institutions, and political theory (in a political science department); Master of Education (MEd) or the Master of Arts or Master of Science in Education with a concentration in American history or American government, political institutions, and political theory. 2005 Application Deadline: March 1st

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                                                    Funding and Scholarship Opportunities

International Affairs
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
Women in International Security (WIIS) http://wiis.georgetown.edu/programs/summer_symposium.htm

Description: Now in its sixteenth year, the WIIS Summer Symposium is an intensive six-day program in Washington, DC comprising seminars on security issues with leading policy experts, career development workshops, a crisis simulation, student research presentations, and unique networking opportunities. The 2005 Symposium on "International Security Challenges: Forging Global Responses" will be held June 9 - 14, 2005 at Georgetown University and will focus on crucial security challenges, including proliferation of weapons of mass destruction; regional conflicts in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia; terrorism; human trafficking; and infectious diseases; and governmental and non-governmental strategies to effectively address these challenges. Applications for the 2005 Symposium must be received by March 4, 2005. WIIS covers the costs for accommodation, most meals, and the program itself. There is a registration fee of $125 for accepted participants, and limited fellowships are available for travel.

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Funding and Scholarship Opportunities

Science and Engineering Opportunities

Website Name Website Address & Description
The National Academies Postdoctoral and senior Research Associateship Programs http://www4.nationalacademies.org/pga/rap.nsf

Description: The National Academies administers Postdoctoral and Senior Research Awards through its Associateship Programs, part of the Policy and Global Affairs Division. The Research Associateship Programs are sponsored by federal laboratories and NASA Research Centers at over one hundred locations in the United States and overseas. Research Associateship awards are given for the purpose of conducting research at a specific laboratory chosen by the applicant; are made to doctoral level scientists and engineers who can apply their special knowledge and research talents to research areas that are of interest to them and to the host laboratories and centers; are made to Postdoctoral Associates (within 5 years of the doctorate) and Senior Associates (normally 5 years or more beyond the doctorate). 2005 Deadlines: Feb 1st, May 1st, August 1st & November 1st

Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities - National Institute of Health (program is for minority students) http://www.niaid.nih.gov/dir/otsep/inro/description.htm

Description: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) takes pride in offering its annual program for underrepresented minority students interested in exploring career opportunities in allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases. The Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities program, or INRO, will introduce students to research and training opportunities in NIAID's Division of Intramural Research and the Vaccine Research Center. 2005 Application Deadline has passed

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Grant Writing Information

Grant Writing Information

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Grant Writers Association http://www.agwa.us/

Description: Offers a certified grant writing credential and multiple workshops, hosts an annual conference, and has a job posting section which is free for job seekers. If you become a member there are additional services.
Research Associates - the Grant Experts http://www.grantexperts.com/

Description: They provide training, including a certification program. The website contains information on where to find grants, useful websites, a dictionary of grant writing terms, and a sample proposal.
Association of Fund-Raising Professionals http://www.nsfre.org

Description: Has a resource center and an area to explore for employment opportunities. This association also hosts an annual conference.
Grant Writing Resources - Sponsored by Carolina Science and Math http://www.carolina.com/grants/links.asp

Description: Has information on finding grant opportunities (from private companies and the government) and writing grant applications. It also has links to other helpful resources and actual great opportunities.
Associated Grant Writers of America http://www.agmconnect.org/

Description: This is a regional organization which focuses on Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Has workshops and job listings as well as resources for writing and applying for grants.

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International Job Search Websites & CV Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Newspapers Online Around the World http://www.siteone.com/papers/intern.htm

Description: Has links to newspapers arranged by country. You can use this to search for information about the current industry outlook as well as job opportunities.

International Jobs Center http://www.internationaljobs.org/

Description: There is a membership fee to search for positions on this website.

International Pharmajobs http://www.pharmajobs.com/

Description: Can search for positions at Pharmaceutical Companies
Total Jobs http://www.totaljobs.com/jobseekers/totaljobs.asp

Description: Can search for a variety of employment opportunities in the United Kingdom.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services http://uscis.gov/graphics/index.htm

Description: For information on visas, etc.
Workopolis http://www.workopolis.com/index.html

Description: Can search jobs in Canada.

iAgora.com http://www.iagora.com/iwork/resumes/

Description: Has tips on writing CVs and cover letters for the following countries: France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, and the US.
Eurograduate http://www.eurograduate.com/plan2.php

Description: Provides information on drafting a CV for countries in Scandinavia, Southern Europe, Western Europe, and Central and East Europe. The careers section of this website also has career related information and job search capabilities.
Goinglobal.com http://www.goinglobal.com/

Description: Has information on careers in 23 countries. The website provides some information but also markets the sale of its career guides.
JobERA http://www.jobera.com/job-resumes-cvs/international-resumes-cvs/international-cvs-resumes.htm

Description: Has tips on CV writing in 32 countries and states key content areas that should be included. The website also indicates suggested document length and language preferences for selected countries.
Overseas Digest - General CV Information http://teachingabroad.net/cgi-bin/QA_v1.2.cgi

Description: Provides an overview of how to write international CVs and Resumes.
Overseas Digest - Specific Company CV Info. and Market Analysis http://teachingabroad.net/cgi-bin/QA_v1.2.cgi

Description: Contains company profiles that provide information on drafting CVs for particular countries. It also contains county information and industry information.
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Job Search Websites - All Degree Programs

General Job Search Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
The Riley Guide http://www.rileyguide.com/

Description: The Riley Guide is 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. Has sections on preparing your search, resumes & cover letters, targeting and researching, executing a search, job listings (broken out by industry - there are sections for higher education under the education category), networking, and salary guides.

CareerBuilder.com http://www.careerbuilder.com

Description: A website that can be used to search for positions in a wide variety of occupations.

Hidden Job Market http://jobstar.org/tools/career/spec-car.cfm

Description: Has career guides and resources for job searches. The career guides are divided by discipline and link to resources, organizations, and associations specifically related to certain careers.

Job Web http://www.jobweb.com/

Description: A website that can be used to search for positions in a wide variety of occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Description: This is a resource that can be used when researching career occupations. The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Re-envisioning the Ph.D. - Web Resources www.grad.washington.edu/envision/phd/obtaining_employment/web_sites3.html#C

Description: Contains information and resources for academic and non-academic job searches. These web resources provide information about a variety of funding resources, employment opportunities, and career paths. The "General Resources" cover a broad range of disciplinary career resources and include a few articles about the intellectual, social and psychological implications of individuals' transitions from academic to other types of work. The "Discipline-specific Resources" are by no means comprehensive but offer specific starting points for some disciplines. Be sure to check academic and professional organizations in your field. "Useful Related Resources" relate to a wide range of career possibilities. Some are also posted as Promising Practices on our site: to read more about these, click on the resource's name.

University of Chicago's - Website List http://caps.uchicago.edu/careers_a_z.html#music

Description: Lists websites for job searches and resources broken out by discipline.

US Chamber of Commerce http://www.uschamber.com/default

Description: Can be used to find local chambers of commerce that can help you identify businesses in a certain geographic area.

FAU Libraries Research Guides - Surveying a Company and Industry http://www.library.fau.edu/depts/ref/rsguide/survey.htm

Description: This is a guide designed by the FAU library to help you research companies and industries using the resources available at the FAU library. It contains the following sections: identify a company; analyze a company; identify an industry; analyze an industry; find industry ratios; and compare companies and industries.

WEDDLE's Association Directory http://www.weddles.com/associations/index.cfm

Description: Has links to many association websites organized by category. This list is very extensive and easy to navigate.
Guru.com http://www.guru.com/

Description: This job site advertises freelance positions in the following categories: creative (writing, multimedia, fashion, graphic design, etc.), IT, engineering and business. After posting a profile you can search all open positions.
Telecommuting Jobs http://tjobs.com/

Description: This site charges $15 per year to search for positions that are looking for telecommuters. The website lists technical (IT, engineering), sales, webdesign, and writing positions.

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Government Job Search Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Guidance on getting a government job www.calltoserve.org

Description: Provides information on securing positions in governmental agencies.

Opportunities in Public Affairs http://www.opajobs.com/

Description: By subscribing to Opportunities in Public Affairs you will receive over 200 current entry through senior level JOBS in Public Relations, Government Affairs, Legislation, Print & Broadcast Journalism on Capitol Hill, in nonprofits, corporations, and Federal Agencies in the Washington, DC area every two weeks. You can also search jobs that are posted there.

Security Clearance Jobs www.clearancejobs.com

Description: Job board posting only jobs that require a security clearance.

USAjobs http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

Description: The official job site for jobs in the federal government.

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Non Profit Websites
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
onPhilanthropy http://www.onphilanthropy.com

Description: Can search for non-profit jobs. It also has articles on fundraising, marketing, current issues, government relations, corporate giving, foundations, etc.

Idealist.org http://www.idealist.com/

Description: Can search for positions. Has non-profit career fairs. Can also search for organizations and volunteer positions. A more comprehensive search website when compared to some of the other ones.

nonprofitOyster http://www.nonprofitoyster.com/

Description: Can search for positions. And a resource sections with links to other non-profit websites and organizations. On the resources page there is also a salary survey.

ExecSearches http://www.execsearches.com/exec/default.asp

Description: Has job postings for positions in nonprofit, government, healthcare, education, and other non-profit sector industries. You can set up automatic email alerts for positions.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy's - Career Section http://philanthropy.com/jobs/

Description: Can search for jobs, read articles, and set up automatic email notifications.

Nonprofit Career Network http://www.nonprofitcareer.com/

Description: Has an list of nonprofits that registered with the organization . You can search for open positions and career fairs throughout the country.

American Association of Museums - job posting service http://museumcareers.aam-us.org/search/

Description: You can search for positions within museums by category of position, location, level of job, and if the job is entry level, or for an intern or experienced hire. If you become a member you can have positions automatically emailed to you when they are posted.
Eelink - North America Association for Environmental Education http://eelink.net/eejobsdatabase.html

Description: Not only does this website have information to support K-12 environmental educators, but it also has a job posting section. It has a job posting database and also provides links to job posting websites related to the environmental field (http://eelink.net/eejobs.html).
The Non Profit Times http://www.nptimes.com/

Description: The leading business publication for non-profit management. It has articles about the industry as well as a job resource area. You can set up job search agents on this website.
Volunteer Opportunities - Palm Beach County http://www.volunteersolutions.org/uwpbc/volunteer/

Description: This website lists current volunteer opporunities in Palm Beach County. By browsing agencies you can research organizations of interest.

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Non-Academic Job Search Resources for Humanities Candidates

Website Name Website Address & Description
Humanities at Work Career Resource Center http://www.woodrow.org/phd/Career/about_the_carerer_resource_cen.html

Description: The Humanities at Work Career Resource Center is designed to support humanities PhD students and recent graduates interested in exploring employment opportunities outside of college teaching and research. Has articles, links, tips on resumes and cover letters, etc.

WRK4US - The Humanities at Work List Serve http://www.woodrow.org/phd/WRK4US/WRK4US_Discussion_Index/wrk4us_discussion_index.html

Description: The Humanities at Work list serve. You can subscribe to participate in future discussions about topics relating to using your humanities PhD in non-academic areas. You can also view the transcriptions of past discussions on a variety of different topics.

Sellout: A Resource for PhDs Considering Careers Beyond the University http://www.ironstring.com/sellout/

Description: Great links and articles about non-academic careers

A yellow wood: diverging career pathways for humanities PhDs http://yw.english.ucsb.edu/

Description: Has sections for alternative career paths and links to various sites. The "status quo" section contains information regarding the job market and future outlook. It also has a funding section, a job resource section (links to other job sites) and resources for students.

American Anthropological Association - Job Search http://www.aaanet.org/careers.htm

Description: Has information on Academic and Non-Academic Jobs for Anthropologists and Fellowship and Internship Opportunities. Also has a Job Search Component for positions. Has specific links to specialized components of anthropology - such as applied anthropology, biological anthropology, physical anthropology etc.

College Art Association (CAA) http://www.collegeart.org/caa/career/index.html

Description: Access to job postings (must be a member); Grants, Fellowships & Internships; Sample CVs for Art Historians, Museum Professionals, and the Visual Arts

Guide to Careers in Child and Family Policy http://cfp.igpa.uiuc.edu/brSeek/homesearch.htm

Description: The Guide to Careers in Child and Family Policy covers the diversity of child and family policy careers, which can be pursued across private, non-profit, academic, and government settings and can begin with formal training or through experiential learning in internships, fellowships, volunteer positions, or jobs at all life stages.

Freelance Writers http://freelancewrite.about.com

Description: Website has a newletter, job postings, and resources for individuals interested in working as a freelance writer.

SmartThinking www.smarthinking.com

Description: SMARTHINKING is the leading provider of live, online, just-in-time tutoring and academic support solutions for high schools, colleges, universities, government, and textbook publishers. Companies like this hire Ph.D.s and ABDs to provide academic support to students.

Nonacademic Careers for Ph.D.'s - The Chronicle of Higher Education http://chronicle.com/jobs/archive/nonacademic.htm

Description: Has a very comprehensive list of advice columns written by graduate career counselors and Ph.D. candidates in various fields about the job search process. Has articles about publishing, government work, library work, teaching options, working at associations, consulting options and many, many more.

National Council of Public History www.ncph.org

Description: This association is focused on the study and practical application of public history. In its resources section there full time job opportunities, internships, contract opportunities, and job links. You do not need to be a member to search the postings. There is also a listing of public history degree programs.
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Specific Industry & Occupation Websites (Includes Non-Academic and Academic Resources)

 Business Websites

Business Recruiting Conference Websites
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
Career Conferences http://www.careerconferences.com

Description: They arrange a conference for students completing MBA and M.S. in Information Technology/Computer Science and Engineering. The conference is for international students and students with dual citizenship. It is typically held in the fall.

National Society of Hispanic MBAs http://www.nshmba.org/

Description: The host an annual conference and career expo for both experienced and new MBA candidates. The companies that recruit there will also recruit for internships. This conference is for individuals of Hispanic/Latino background. The 2005 conference will be held in Anaheim, CA from September 29th - October 1st.

Women for Hire www.womenforhire.com

Description: Women for Hire is an organization that works to promote career connections for women in a variety of occupations. They host 20 career fair/networking events a year - 10 in the fall and 10 in the spring. These events are held in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, Tampa and Washington, D.C. They have a very diverse group of employers that attend their events - visit their website for recruiting dates and employer events. Their website also offers additional links and resources for women to help them to navigate their job searches.

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Consulting  Websites
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
American Association of Healthcare Consultants http://www.aahc.net/

Description: Has a membership directory with contact information and company individuals that can help you identify industry participants and who to contact.

Association of Management Consulting Firms http://www.amcf.org/

Description: Has a membership directory with contact information and company individuals that can help you identify industry participants and who to contact.

CaseQuestions.com http://www.casequestions.com/

Description: Will provide sample case questions asked by consulting firms during interviews. It also provides frameworks to help you to structure your answer to the question.

Consulting Central http://www.consultingcentral.com/

Description: A research firm that analyzes the consulting profession. Can read articles about the industry. Also has directories and other information that is available for a fee. You can subscribe to their free newsletter.
Women in Consulting http://www.womeninconsulting.org/

Description: This non-profit organization seeks to connect companies that are looking for consulting talent with consultants. Some of their services require membership. They host events, have email distribution lists, and provide resources, including articles, links to networking associations, technology associations, agencies, freelance resources, and research websites.
Top-Consultant.com http://www.top-consultant.com/US/career/appointments.asp

Description: A job search engine for finding consulting positions. From this website you can also search for consulting positions internationally. You can also register for a weekly career alert.
ConsultingMagazine.com http://www.consultingmag.com/

Description: Has articles and job openings.
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Finance Websites (Information and Job Posting Websites: Accounting Included)
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
Careers in Finance http://www.careers-in-finance.com/

Description: Has sections on the following industries: Commercial Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning, Insurance, Investment Banking, Money Management, and Real Estate. In these sections you can find an overview of the area, skills and talents needed, types of jobs in this sector, salaries (however these statistics may be slightly outdated - some of their data is from 1999), links and resources, facts and trends, and job openings.

Florida Venture Forum www.floridaventureforum.org

Description: According to its website it is "Florida's oldest, largest and most prestigious statewide support group for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs." The put on an annual conference to share information. Additionally their "FAQ" section on their website provides answers to key questions about venture capital.

eFinancialCareers http://www.efinancialcareers.com/

Description: Allows you to search for positions by sector (includes a variety of sectors from accounting to banking to consulting to investing). This website focuses on investment banking, investing, and securities. It also has a section for graduates and internships. Additionally, you can search by location and there are positions both in the US and internationally listed. There are also articles on financial topics such as: job market news, salary surveys, graduate/MBA news, and sector information.

National Venture Capital Association http://www.nvca.org/

Description: Has a very extensive overview of the venture capital industry. Links to regional venture capital organizations around the United States as well as International venture capital organizations.
Securities Industry Association http://www.sia.com/

Description: Has information about the securities industry as well as a membership directory that can help you locate firms of interest. There is a career resource center that allows you to search for information about securities careers. Additionally, in the "Jobs on Wall Street" section, it provides brief descriptions associated with general career titles to help you learn about the industry. The "Job Bank" allows you to search for jobs.
CNN Money http://money.cnn.com/

Description: Has news and information as well as job search capabilities.

 

Financial Times - US edition http://news.ft.com/home/us

Description: Has news and information as well as job search capabilities.

 

eFinancialCareers - Employer Profiles http://news.efinancialcareers.com/EMPLOYER_PROFILE

Description: This area of eFinancialCareers has detailed employer profiles broken into the following areas: Graduate Trainee Programs, Undergraduate Internships, Company Profiles, Fund Manager Profiles, Fund Management Firms, and Investment Banks. These profiles can provide company information, hiring timelines, and company culture. Some companies provide direct links to their websites.

Financial Women's Association of New York ("FWA") www.fwa.org

Description: This non-profit organization was started by a group of Wall Street women and has a strong presence in the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut region. They put together professional development events many of which are open to members and non-members and career resources for their membership.
American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) www.awscpa.org

Description: This organization provides support and professional development opportunities for its membership. There are local affiliates (including one for South Florida). Under the Career Opportunities section there is a job posting area that is accessible to members and non-members. The job postings are divided up by geographic region. There is also a useful links area.
JobsintheMoney http://www.jobsinthemoney.com/

Description: This website states that it is the "#1 job site dedicated to corporate finance, accounting and commercial banking jobs and resumes." The website allows you to search for positions by keyword, job category, and state. It also allows you to view jobs by company. It has articles on hiring and pay structures. Additionally, you can set up job alerts and have them emailed directly into your in-box.

Vault.com - MBA Job Board http://www.vault.com/jobs/jobboard/ind_jobboard.jsp?keyword=mba&hub_id=888

Description: You can browse positions by segment including: consulting, finance, marketing, corporate planning/general management, and other MBA jobs. You can also research employers in the following areas by looking through their vault profiles: consulting firms, finance employers, brand management employers, healthcare employers, and tech employers. Vault sells subscriptions to its content so some of the material (especially surveys and extended profiles) may be unavailable. However the job search capabilities and some company and industry information is free.

Localaccountingjobs.com www.Localaccountingjobs.com

Description: Lists opportunities in the following metros areas: Boston, Cleveland, Detroit, Atlanta, Columbus, Ohio, Cincinnati/Dayton, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
iHireAccounting.com www.iHireAccounting.com

Description:This is a free job search website.
National Society of Accountants http://www.nsacct.org/index.asp

Description: Association for independent practitioners. It hosts an annual conference and has a variety of resources on its website. Its other useful links area has helpful website links.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners www.cfenet.com/home.asp

Description: This national organization also has a local chapter located in Miami. You must be a member to access their job postings. Student membership is $25.

Institute of Internal Auditors www.theiia.org

Description: This organization has a job seeking area that is accessible only to members ($30 for a student). There are affinity groups and discussion groups within this organization.
American College of Forensic Examiners International www.acfei.com/main.php

Description: This association has a forensic links section which can be useful as well as a small job posting section. You do not need to be a member to access these job postings.

FAU's Directory of Firms (forensic accounting) www.forensic-accounting-information.com

Description: This website is run by FAU's School of Accounting. The global FA directory has lists of firms in and outside of Florida that specialize in forensic accounting and/or offer forensic accounting services. The web resources section also has resources that might assist you in your search.
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General Business Websites - Job Search Websites and Information
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
Fast Company http://www.fastcompany.com/homepage/index.html

Description: The magazine's on-line website has interesting articles and company profiles. It is a great tool for company, industry, and trend research. One particular area of interest is the "Fast Company On-line Guides" (which is found on the "Guides" tab). These guides provide articles on a variety of topics including: Internet & Technology, Leadership, Strategy & Innovation, Marketing & Branding, Human Resources, Sales & Customer Service, and Education & Resources. There is also a section on Careers - and in that section a researching company database which allows you to link to articles that appeared in FastCompany about specific companies. You can search for companies by name, location, and industry.

Graduate Women in Business www.gwib.org

Description: Focused on assisting women MBA candidates and those that have completed their MBAs. They provide networking opportunities as well as a national conference. In the "Career Center" section you can view current job opportunities. You do not need to be a member to view opportunities. You can also set up job alerts on this website.

MBA Careers http://www.mbacareers.com/seeker_jobseeker.jsp

Description: Can search for positions by keyword, industry, company name, or state.

MBA Jungle http://www.mbajungle.com/

Description: Has industry guides for investment management, consulting, investment banking, marketing, venture capital/private equity, start-ups, real estate, media/entertainment, internet/new media, high tech/telecom, healthcare/biotechnology. While these industry guides provide a good basis, many of them were last updated in 2001. Look at other sources for more recent trend & development information. There are a variety of company profiles in all industries provided by the companies. Some companies even provide the contact information for their recruiter. There is a job posting section - however the positions as of 3/14/05 have not been updated since 2003.
MBA-Exchange http://www.mba-exchange.com/

Description: This is a job posting site that connects MBA candidates with employers. Students go on-line and fill out a profile and then can search positions. When employers post positions they can select specific schools to have access or can open access to all candidates with profiles on MBA-exchange. You can set up job alerts to notify you of newly posted positions. Additionally on this website you can establish a career profile and upload your resume. There is no charge to register. According to the website, they have 800 companies currently registered.
Vault - Industry Information Section http://www.vault.com/hubs/industrylist.jsp

Description: Provides profiles and information on the following industries (the industries are also broken down into sub-categories): finance, consulting, health, government & non-profit, real estate, energy, manufacturing, leisure, consumer products & retail, media and marketing, technology & science, and education. If you go to the "company research" areas in these industries it will provide a list of companies. Click on the company of interest to find a profile as well as access to a message board where you can read comments by individuals interviewing with and working at the firm. Some of the content on the Vault website is only provided with a membership fee.

 

Vault.com - MBA Job Board http://www.vault.com/jobs/jobboard/ind_jobboard.jsp?keyword=mba&hub_id=888

Description: You can browse positions by segment including: consulting, finance, marketing, corporate planning/general management, and other MBA jobs. You can also research employers in the following areas by looking through their vault profiles: consulting firms, finance employers, brand management employers, healthcare employers, and tech employers. Vault sells subscriptions to its content so some of the material (especially surveys and extended profiles) may be unavailable. However the job search capabilities and some company and industry information is free.

 

Women for Hire www.womenforhire.com

Description: Women for Hire is an organization that works to promote career connections for women in a variety of occupations. They host 20 career fair/networking events a year - 10 in the fall and 10 in the spring. These events are held in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, Tampa and Washington, D.C. They have a very diverse group of employers that attend their events - visit their website for recruiting dates and employer events. Their website also offers additional links and resources for women to help them to navigate their job searches.

WorldWIT www.worldwit.org

Description: Offers on-line and off-line networking opportunities for women in business and technology - including hosting conferences.
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Healthcare Management Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Association of Healthcare Consultants http://www.aahc.net/

Description: Has a membership directory with contact information and company individuals that can help you identify industry participants and who to contact.

American College of Healthcare Executives www.ache.org

Description: The Faculty & Students Section (http://www.ache.org/Faculty_Students/students.cfm) has information on scholarship opportunities, networking, and other on-line resources. In the career section there are articles and resources helping to define a career in healthcare management and the variety of options, articles to help you to navigate your career including answers to frequently asked questions, and career guides on how to market your skills and manage your career.

Careers in Healthcare Management - resource provided by the American College of Healthcare Executives http://www.healthmanagementcareers.org/

Description: This website provides a history of healthcare management. It also provides professional profiles (sample career options/paths) written by individuals. In the getting started area there is information about undergraduate and graduate programs as well as fellowship/scholarship information.

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society http://www.himss.org/ASP/index.asp

Description: The website has a variety of industry resources and articles that relate to specific healthcare topics and information technology issues and trends. In the Career Services section there is a "JobMine" that allows you to search for positions (you do not need to be a member to search for positions). Additionally, in the Career Development Resources section there are articles on interviewing and resumes. The association plans an annual conference and also provides a link to HealthcareIT news - a publication for individuals interested in healthcare information technology.

Medical Group Management Association http://www.mgma.com/

Description: According to its website: "The national membership association for individuals who manage and lead medical group practices." In the Students/Faculty area you can search for internship and residency positions. Additionally you can search for full time positions at hospitals and other organizations. You do not need to be a member to search for positions.
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Human Resources & Training and Development Websites

 

Website Name Website Address & Description
Human Resources Association of Broward County www.hrabc.org

Description: They have a job leads section which lists positions in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach County. You do not need to be a member to access their job posting list. There is also a newsletter, a section for professional development, and a HR website link page.

Human Resources Association of Palm Beach County www.hrpbc.org

Description: The job connection section allows you to view open positions. You do not need to be a member to access this area. They have also put together an extensive website links area and there is a news and articles section.

Society for Human Resource Management http://www.shrm.org

Description: A national organization that has resources on human resources and training and development. There is a job posting area that allows you to search for positions - you do not need to be a member to access this information. There are extensive resources on this site for HR professionals - you can access many sections without being a member.

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Marketing Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Marketing Association http://www.marketingpower.com/content966C271.php

Description: Has a marketing jobs section with some free content. Some of the other resources on the website are for members only. They are part of the marketing career network, so when you post your resume with them you are also posting it with their partners. In the marketing services directory you can search for marketing related companies by city, state, and by marketing category.

Association for Consumer Research http://www.acrwebsite.org/

Description: There is a job posting area on the website (http://www.acrwebsite.org/univ/) which is the Position Announcements section found under the ACR new area. You do not need to be a member to access these job listings. This website has a "Quick Links" section (which is free) that is broken down by categories. In each category are links to associations, articles, and resources. There are the following categories: Consumers, Marketers, Public Policy Makers, Researchers, Teaching, PhD Students, and the Press. There are some resources on the website that are only accessible to members. They also offer conferences.

Business Marketing Association http://www.marketing.org/common/home.asp?ShowType=bma

Description: Focuses on business to business marketing and communications. In its Career Link section you can view job postings. You do not need to be a member to access the job postings. There are articles and other resources which are also free on this website.

Council of Public Relations Firms http://www.prfirms.org/

Description: Can search for firms by location, size, and industry focus. There is also a career center that has labor statistics, some links to other PR job websites, some career articles relating to careers (and particularly one for MBA students) and the ability to post your resume.

Marketing Research Association http://www.mra-net.org/

Description:There are resources available on the website include a job positing section - although the job positing section is not that extensive. They hold annual conferences as well as workshops. One very helpful section of the website is the Career Guide Part I and Career Guide Part II which provide information about entering the industry, resources, degree options, training, as well as sample titles and positions available. You do not need to be a member to access the job postings or the career guides. They are located under the Career & Training section.
MarketingJobs.com http://www.marketingjobs.com/

Description:Allows you to search for jobs and create automatic job search agents. Also allows you to search by the following subcategories: market research, market coordinator, analyst, communications, sales, account management, business development, product management, etc.
Product Development & Management Association http://www.pdma.org/

Description: This association is focused on providing resources and information for people who are interested in managing and developing new products - both manufactured ones and services. The job bank provides access to job postings (you do not need to be a member to access these postings). Some sample titles of positions posted in the job bank are Product Developer, Product Manager, Product Design Manager, and Marketing Manager.
ResearchInfo.com www.researchinfo.com

Description: This website focuses on market research. You can search for market research firms using their directory or for positions.
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 Health Care and Human Service Websites

Criminal Justice Websites

Criminal Justice Job Websites
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
Employment Mega-Links in Criminal Justice - Hosted by North Carolina Wesleyan College http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/employ.htm

Description: The site lists a variety of job resources for individuals focused on criminal justice. It has links to: top employment websites; law enforcement related sites; court related jobs; correction related jobs; academic jobs; North Carolina jobs (since the site is from NC); police departments in every state; federal agencies; state agencies; internships; and other fields (business, computer science, mathematics, medicine, and the social sciences).

Criminal Justice Resources - Hosted by Michigan State University http://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/crimjust/jobs.htm

Description: Contains information broken into the following areas: job information sites hosted by academic institutions; job information sites hosted by associations or other groups; and articles about criminal justice job hunting. It also lists the books available at the Michigan State University's library.

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Criminal Justice Resource and Information Websites

 
Website Name Website Address & Description
National Criminal Justice Association http://www.ncja.org

Description: National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) has information on publications, seminars, internships, and web resources. It exists to promote the development of justice systems in states, tribal nations, and units of local government that enhance public safety; prevent and reduce the harmful effects of criminal and delinquent behavior on victims, individuals and communities; adjudicate defendants and sanction offenders fairly and justly; and that are effective and efficient.

National Criminal Justice Association - Web Resources http://www.ncja.org/web_resources.html

Description: Breaks down resources into the following areas: funding information; U.S. government sites; legal information; technology resources; nonprofit and association information; information on terrorism, victim assistance, and domestic preparedness; other sites, and membership links.

Criminal Justice Resources: Associations and Organizations http://www.lib.msu.edu/harris23/crimjust/assn.htm

Description: The following list of criminal justice associations provides an excellent means for keeping updated on current issues, trends in the profession, and networking opportunities. In addition, many of the web pages provide a variety of additional resources of interest to criminal justice professionals, instructors and graduate students. At the bottom of the list are descriptions that describe the content of many of the websites and the date that the website was reviewed last by the host.

Criminal Justice Mega-Sites http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/linklist.htm

Description: Provides information on top professor website (according to the author). Lists out (and links to) comprehensive sites where you can find information on a variety of criminal justice topics. Provides links to key data and statistical sites. Has sections on police resources, legal and law resources, internet law libraries, corrections and prison related resources, criminal justice textbook publishers, journals in criminal justice, discussion boards, and professional associations.

FAU's Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Links of Interest http://www.fau.edu/dcj/links.html

Description: Provides links to general US criminal justice sites, criminal justice statistics, Florida state and local justice sites, US federal criminal justice agencies, and legal searches.

Florida Corrections Commission - Criminal Justice Links Associations http://www.fcc.state.fl.us/fcc/justice/assoclink.html

Description: Links to correctional associations in the US

Indiana University - Criminal Justice Sources http://www.indiana.edu/~libsalc/cj/cj_gen.html

Description: Lists out resource sites, associations and organizations, and good place to begin research.

University of Delaware - Internet Resources for Criminal Justice http://www2.lib.udel.edu/subj/crjs/internet.htm

Description: Breaks down internet resources into the following categories: general resources, corrections, Delaware agencies and offices, drugs and alcohol, federal agencies and offices, international resources, juvenile delinquency, law enforcement, statistics, associations and organizations, discussion groups and mailing lists, electronic journals and newsletters.

Florida State University - School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Links http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/cjlinks/

Description: Has a significant amount of information and links to other sites created under the following headings: federal criminal justice agencies; international criminal justice sources; criminal justice information; crime and crime prevention pages; juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice; drug and alcohol information; police agencies and resources; the courts: due process and civil liberties; pornography, obscenity, censorship and the communications decency act; searchable law databases; other law sites on the web; community corrections, restorative justice, prisons and the death penalty; criminal justice education; forensics; on-line criminal justice discussion groups and e-journals; criminal justice images and illustrations; and criminal justice in the media.

Interest groups, think tanks, and other organizations associated with criminal justice reform http://faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/thnktank.htm

Description: The site has links and brief descriptions of various groups, mostly nonprofit organizations, that exert an influence in one way or another on crime and criminal justice policy in the United States.

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 Nursing Resources

 
Website Name Website Address & Description
American Association of Colleges of Nursing - Career Center http://www.aacn.nche.edu/CareerCenter/index.htm

Description: The AACN-CampusRN partnership involves two components: a Scholarship Program for currently enrolled nursing students and a Career Center for new graduates looking to transition into the professional practice environment. The Career section has a job search function, a career resources section (with advice articles and interview questions you should ask your potential employers), and information on faculty careers and graduate school programs.

Boston College's Resources for Nursing Careers http://www.bc.edu/offices/careers/resourcesfor/sonresources/#resources

Description: Has the following sections: Nursing Career Descriptions, Advice and Information, Job Listings, Employer Listings, Licensing, Certification, and Grad School, Professional Associations, and Nurse Practitioners. Some resources are focused in the Boston area.

The Complete Guide to Resume Writing for Nursing Students and Alumni - Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing http://www.son.jhmi.edu/student_resources/career/documents/resume_guide.pdf

Description: Has information about writing a resume and uses nursing scenarios and examples to demonstrate points.

Mastering a Job Fair: - Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing http://www.son.jhmi.edu/student_resources/career/jobfair/default.asp

Description: Step by step approach to job fairs including how to prepare, what to ask, and what to bring.

The Complete Guide to Successful Interviewing for Nursing Students and Alumni - Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing http://www.son.jhmi.edu/student_resources/career/documents/interview_guide.pdf

Description: Has information about interviewing including general questions that you may be asked and question that you can ask the employer.

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow - Career Profiles http://www.nursesource.org/description.html

Description: Provides descriptions for a variety of different nursing careers including education needed, salary ranges, and related associations.

Are You a Nurse Looking to do a PhD? - MedHunters.com http://www.medhunters.com/articles/nurseLookingToDoPhD.html

Description: Discusses the difference in graduate degree options for nurses and correlated employment opportunities. Also includes how to finance your education.

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Social Work Websites

Florida Social Work Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
National Association of Social Workers - Florida Chapter http://www.naswfl.org

Description: The Florida Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is dedicated to promoting the quality and effectiveness of social work practice in a state rich with diversity. Wherever you work, whomever you serve, the National Association of Social Workers - Florida Chapter is your link to ideas, information, resources and the brightest and best social workers in the state. NASW offers many membership benefits including state annual conference, continuing education seminars, advocacy, and an opportunity to network with social workers across the state.

National Association of Social Workers - Florida Chapter - Employment Listings http://www.naswfl.org/employment/

Description: Florida Employment Listings - Click on an area of state for current job listings from that region.

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Social Work Websites

General Social Work Websites 

Website Name Website Address & Description
SocialWorkJobBank.com http://www.socialworkjobbank.com

Description: SocialWorkJobBank.com is the place to turn when you are looking for social work jobs or a new employee in social work! Brought to you by THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER® magazine, this online career center features real social work jobs at all professional levels, in a variety of settings, and in locations around the world—as well as articles and resources relating to careers in the profession of social work.

National Association of Social Workers https://www.socialworkers.org/pdev/default.asp

Description: Contains information broken into the following areas: job information sites hosted by academic institutions; job information sites hosted by associations or other groups; and articles about criminal justice job hunting. It also lists the books available at the Michigan State University's library.

National Association of Social Workers - Employment Listings https://www.socialworkers.org/joblinks/default.asp

Description: JobLink is free to all job seekers; however only NASW members receive unlimited access to all JobLink features:

Social Work and Social Services Jobs Online - Job posting link http://gwbweb.wustl.edu/sw/jobs/joblist.asp

Description: Job posting site provided by the George Warren Brown School of Social Work and its Career Services office (Washington University, St. Louis). It lists positions throughout the country.

Social Work and Social Services Jobs Online - Website link http://gwbweb.wustl.edu/jobs/links.html#ger

Description: Links to job services and job lists, college and university career placement offices, and organization homepages are listed by category. Links may appear in more than one section. Links are divided into the following categories: health & mental health; social and economic development; gerontology; children, youth, and families; volunteer and service organizations; academia; government job listings; social work specific resources; general job resources; and books. Provided by the George Warren Brown School of Social Work and its Career Services office (Washington University, St. Louis).

SocialService.com http://www.socialservice.com/

Description: Social service job listings and resumes from throughout the U.S.

The Social Worker Online http://www.socialworker.com/home/menu/Social_Work_Jobs_&_Career_Development/

Description: One of the primary goals of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER is to give social workers information that will help them start their careers on the right foot and/or advance toward their career goals. Each issue of the print magazine includes job search tips and other career guidance information. We offer an online Social Work Career Center with articles and an "Ask Our Experts" feature.

Social Work Conferences Worldwide http://www.conferencealerts.com/socialw.htm

Description: Upcoming events in social work and related fields

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Social Work Websites

Gerontology Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI) http://www.gswi.org/

Description: Site has resources and information about trends, careers, and employment opportunities in gerontology.

Careers in Aging http://www.careersinaging.com/careersinaging/

Description: Has resources and information about careers in gerontology.

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Social Work Websites

Human Services Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Mental Health Jobs http://www.mentalhealthjobs.com/

Description: Can search for jobs and review employer profiles.

Delta T http://delta-tgroup.com/jmps/

Description: Delta-T Group is a national broker of contract staffing service for specialized types of healthcare professionals. The link will direct you to positions that they are currently trying to fill. Search using "social worker" as your job type category. You can register with them to apply to those positions.

Hspeople.com http://www.hspeople.com/

Description: Site has social work, human service and social services jobs; articles; and other resources.

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Sociology Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Sociological Association http://www.asanet.org/

Description: In its Careers Section (http://www.asanet.org/student/career/homepage.html) there are articles on professional opportunities that are available after securing an undergraduate and graduate degree in higher education and outside of higher education. One in particular - The Common Core of Sociological Careers Open to MAs and PhDs: Teaching, Research, Practice - may be helpful. The employment bulletin (http://www.asanet.org/pubs/eb/) has job postings both for careers in academic settings and outside practices & fellowships. You do not need to be a member to search these bulletins and you can also search past bulletins. There is also a funding opportunities section for both current students and those that have achieved their PhDs. The "Sections" part of the website (http://www.asanet.org/sections/general.html) provides content areas of interest and resources related to those interest areas. There is also a student forum area and a student membership option.

American Sociological Association - Preparation for Careers in Business & Organizations http://www.asanet.org/pubs/brochures/businessread.html

Description: Provides insight into options available for graduates of sociology programs outside of higher education. Discusses research and strategic planning options, industrial relations, and marketing.

International Sociological Association www.ucm.es/OTROS/isa/

Description: This international association has funding opportunities listed on its website that you can search by theme or by country. It has a page of additional sociology links. It also lists international conferences. There is a job positing area but it is relatively small.

Internet Resources for Sociology & Social Work http://www.lib.auburn.edu/socsci/docs/sociology.html

Description:Has links to criminal justice, social awareness, and other websites.

Society for Applied Sociology http://www.appliedsoc.org/

Description:This association has a job resource area with an employment listings page (you do not need to be a member to access them), a careers in sociology section, links to regional, state, international, and interdisciplinary sociological associations as well as associations that are aligned with certain causes. It also has a section in its job resource area to other professional associations, public policy institutes, and social science research organizations. This association is going to be merging with the Sociological Practice association - www.socpractice.org.

SocSite - Careers in Sociology Section http://www.abacon.com/socsite/careers.html

Description:Has chapters on careers in the following areas: international relations, healthcare, business consultation, federal government, urban social work, military, state government, criminal justice, seminar and workshop consultations, education - administration, state agencies, consulting - education, city management, evaluation research, law, child welfare, gerontology, and business.

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Media Websites

General Media Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Mediabistro.com http://mediabistro.com/joblistings/

Description: This job positing service is free, however you do need to establish a profile. It has positions in a wide variety of media areas including: editing, sales, management, marketing, design, publicity, etc.


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Media Websites

Videogame, New Media, and Internet Industry Websites
 

Website Name Website Address & Description
Gamasutra http://www.gamasutra.com/

Description: Job posting website for technical positions such as programmers and software engineers, as well as animators, designers, and creative directors. The free membership provides you with access to the jobs.
Datascope Recruitment http://www.datascope.co.uk/USA/

Description: The organization has two locations - one in London and one in Chicago. This link goes to the jobs in the USA - there is also a link for jobs in the UK. There are positions in companies developing video games and well as internet and new media. The website does not tell you the company that the position is in - you must apply to Datascope. There is no charge to view the positions.
gamesindustry.biz http://www.gamesindustry.biz/

Description: This website has a company director that allows you to search for companies that relate to specific areas of the business. You can sign up to receive a free newsletter. You can search for jobs in North America, in the UK and Europe, and in the rest of the world.


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Media Websites

Writing & Journalism Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Freelance Daily http://freelancedaily.org/index.php

Description: This is a paid service ($29.95/year) that states it will email you 20-30 new freelance writing/editing jobs each day and provide you with access to articles and other reference material.
Freelance Writing http://freelancewriting.com/

Description: This website has free access to its job postings. It also advertises writing events on the website.
JournalismJobs.com http://journalismjobs.com/

Description: This site has an internship and a fellowship section in addition to full time job opportunities. It also has job search articles, career advice, and salary information. Positions are in TV/Radio, print, and on-line media.
JournalismNext.com http://journalismnext.com/

Description: This website is a community website and a job search vehicle for minority journalists and individuals who work in media. There is not charge to view the job postings.
WritesWeekly.com www.WritersWeekly.com

Description: It its "Markets" section it pulls freelance writing positions from a variety of other websites. It also has articles and resources to help the freelance writing professional.


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Research Position Websites - Includes Positions in Institutional and Industrial Research

Website Name Website Address & Description
Association for Institutional Research http://www.airweb.org

Description: Has job information, professional development resources, grant information, forums, publications, and a calendar of events for upcoming workshops and meetings. Also has job postings.

Association for Institutional Research - listing of graduate certificate programs in institutional research http://www.airweb.org/page.asp?page=466

Description: Listing of graduate certificate programs in institutional research

Life After Grad School - Heaven or Hell? http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~emigration/heaven_and_hell.pdf

Description: Two alumni offer advice from the world beyond the ivory tower. What useful things did we learn in grad school? What wasn’t so useful? What did we not learn that we wish we had? What to look for in a job and a company. How to succeed once you get there. How to get hired & a typical day. This talk will look at those questions from two different viewpoints - for a job in an industrial research lab, and at an Internet startup. Information for making a decision if you’re close, and things to think about if you’re not. From the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

Is work hell? Life in industrial research? http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/John_Wilkes/papers/CMUemigrationCourse.2up.pdf

Description: A presentation written by John Wilkes (from HP laboratories). He explores what might attract someone to industrial research, the application process (including what to include), the interview process (what hiring managers are looking for), salary negotiation, and what it's like to work in industry as a PhD. Talk was conducted at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Science (Physical, Life, & Social), Technology, Math & Engineering Websites

Biotechnology, Life Science and Pharmaceutical Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
Bio.com http://www.bio.com/

Description: Provides articles on new research, industry analysis, and company profiles - which is located under industry analysis. You can search for companies by category or by their name. The profiles provide general information and sometimes a contact person. There is also a career center that allows you to search for jobs and set up automatic job search agents to have jobs emailed directly to your in-box.

BioSpace http://www.biospace.com/

Description: Has a news center and feature stories.

BioSpace - Company Research http://www.biospace.com/company_index.cfm

Description: Has companies grouped by industry and specialty. The profiles provide a profile, stock information, research and product focus. It also has links to the company homepages.

Bioview.com http://www.bioview.com/bv/servlet/BVHome

Description: This website focuses on positions in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life science industries. There are company profiles, job search capabilities, and job search agent capabilities so you can have positions emailed directly to your in-box.

Dice http://www.dice.com/

Description: Job search website for technology careers. When searching for jobs you can type "MBA" in the keyword search to select positions related to an MBA degree. You can also search my metro area, region, or all positions in a company. You can also set up automatic job search agents and have job postings emailed to your inbox.

Pharmaceutical Sales Interviewing Tools http://www.pharmaceuticalinterviewquestions.com/

Description: Has sample questions. Also links to pharmaceutical sales jobs.

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Computer Science and Engineering Employment Websites
 

Website Name Website Address & Description
CRA (Computing Research Association) Taulbee Survey http://www.cra.org/statistics/

Description: The Taulbee Survey is the principal source of information on the enrollment, production, and employment of Ph.D.s in computer science and computer engineering (CS & CE) and in providing salary and demographic data for faculty in CS & CE in North America. Statistics given include gender and ethnicity breakdowns.

CRA (Computing Research Association) Job Announcements http://cra.org/main/cra.jobs.html

Description: CRA's jobs service is one of the premier places to read and post position openings for Computer Scientists, Computer Engineers, and Computer Researchers.

CRA (Computing Research Association) On-line links for Job Searching http://www.cra.org/highlights/student.html

Description: Has a variety of links. Links are separated for Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Life After Grad School - Heaven or Hell? http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~emigration/heaven_and_hell.pdf

Description: Two alumni offer advice from the world beyond the ivory tower. What useful things did we learn in grad school? What wasn’t so useful? What did we not learn that we wish we had? What to look for in a job and a company. How to succeed once you get there. How to get hired & a typical day. This talk will look at those questions from two different viewpoints - for a job in an industrial research lab, and at an Internet startup. Information for making a decision if you’re close, and things to think about if you’re not. From the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

Is work hell? Life in industrial research? http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/John_Wilkes/papers/CMUemigrationCourse.2up.pdf

Description: A presentation written by John Wilkes (from HP laboratories). He explores what might attract someone to industrial research, the application process (including what to include), the interview process (what hiring managers are looking for), salary negotiation, and what it's like to work in industry as a PhD. Talk was conducted at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.

Computer Science Research Jobs Listing Services http://www.cs.hmc.edu/~fleck/computer-science/jobs.html

Description: This page contains pointers to places where jobs in computer science are listed. It emphasizes jobs requiring an MS or Ph.D. in computer science. However, some of these sources also list jobs requiring only a BS, jobs in EE or Cognitive Science, and the like.

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Engineering, Mathematics, and Related Association Websites
 

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Institute of Engineers http://www.members-aie.org/

Description:The links of interest page has links to other engineering organizations & resources, other engineering professional societies, and website specifically for female engineers.
American Mathematical Society http://www.ams.org/outreach

Description:Conducts an annual survey which provides information about faculty salaries, doctoral degrees granted, and profiles on faculty and student enrollment. You can search their membership directory without being a member and can search by the individual's name, position, state, country, and institution of employment. There is a useful links section which lists other related organizations. The current issues in mathematics education is a good area to explore if you are thinking of a teaching career. Additionally there are two sections on the website- one for academic careers (http://www.ams.org/employment/) and one for non-academic careers (http://www.ams.org/outreach). If you are interested in an academic career the organization holds the "Employment Center" each January at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, for students graduating with PhDs. The non-academic section has career profiles on individuals who work outside of academia as well as job search resources. The advice center also has advice for individuals pursuing academic & non-academic positions (http://www.ams.org/employment/job-articles.html). There is a job search function for employment in academic and non-academic careers (https://www.ams.org/eims/eims-search.html). There is also funding & fellowship information.
American Society of Civil Engineers http://www.asce.org/

Description:
Under the "Professional Issues" section in the Career Development Area, there is a section on "Career Paths in Civil Engineering." This document provides sample career paths for the following: Basic Career Path, City/County Organization, Education, Private Practice - Small Firm, Private Practice - Large Firm, and Military - U.S. Army. It also has information on state licensure (under the Professional Issues section). In its Career Connections Section (http://www.asce.org/careers/) you can search for both positions at universities as well as in other industries. You do not need to be a member to search for positions.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers http://www.asme.org/

Description:In the career center of the website you can search for positions based on category, keyword, internship or full-time, and location. You do not need to be a member to search for positions. There is also a frequently asked questions area (http://careerlifeguide.asme.org/careerfaqs/index.html) that can provide some guidance on engineering careers, expectations, and the job search. The global career resources section has some links that may assist international students. There is also a student internship area that provides links to top employers looking for interns (this list can also help you identify companies for full time employment). The association also puts on conferences and other professional development events.
Association for Women in Science www.awis.org

Description: Has job listings in the following areas: life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, mathematics, technology, educational, administrative, and fellowships. They also award undergraduate and predoctoral fellowships. They also have a mentoring program - including Mentornet which is for women at the undergraduate or graduate level. This program is conducted via email. There is a statistics area which compiles education, employment, salary, and other statistics. Additionally, the host a national conference as well as other events. There are local chapters and you can become a member.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) www.ieee.org

Description:According to its website: "IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others." It has a job search component which is available to members.
Institute of Industrial Engineers http://www.iienet.org/

Description:Has information about careers in industrial engineering, a career center where you can search for positions, and other resources. You do not need to be a member to search for positions. You can also set up job alerts and have jobs emailed automatically to you. The association also puts on conferences and has other professional development resources.
National Engineering Resources http://www.nerinc.com/

Description: This company is a national staffing firm that works to place individuals with engineering and technical backgrounds into the following areas: control systems, engineering, materials testing, and software engineering.
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers http://www.shpe.org/

Description:The "Graduate Students" section has information on scholarships and funding, writing your dissertation, book and links, and applying to masters and doctoral programs. They also host a national technical and career conference - the next conference is in Florida January 2006.
Society of Women Engineers www.swe.org

Description:Has local chapters tied to the national organization. The career center is only accessible to its membership. This organization provides scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. They also arrange conferences and professional development activities.
The National Society for Black Engineers www.nsbe.org

Description: The association has professional development and career resources (including a list of the top 50 companies to work for). The have a job positing section but you need to be a member to access it. They also host a national conference.

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Psychology Websites - Academic & Non-Academic Included

Website Name Website Address & Description
Psychology- The Non-Academic Career Path http://www.apa.org/apags/profdev/nonacadcareer.html

Description: Provides information and links for psychology students considering a non-academic career path. Has links to a variety of agencies, non-profit organizations and international organizations where students may want to consider employment.

Master's and Doctoral level Careers in Psychology and Related Areas http://www.psywww.com/careers/masters.htm

Description: This section describes a number of psychology and psychology-related career options that require graduate degrees.

Non-Academic Careers for Scientific Psychologists http://www.apa.org/science/nonacad.html

Description: Has a chart detailing where psychologists work in non-academic settings and links to articles and skills that may be obtained through graduate study in psychology. This skill list is useful in designing a resume for non-academic employment.

2001-2002 Faculty Salaries in Graduate Departments of Psychology http://research.apa.org/facsals2001report.pdf

Description: American Psychological Association Report on Faculty Careers and Faculty Salaries 2001-2002 Faculty Survey

Graduate Study in Psychology: Questions & Answers http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Flats/5353/classes/faq.html

Description: Provides typical questions and answers and links to other resources

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Science, Math, and Engineering Employment Websites - Academic & Non-Academic Included

Website Name Website Address & Description
Science's Next Wave http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/us/

Description: Contains career resources for scientists. There is a section that paid members only can access and a section that is free to all users.

Science's Next Wave Free Career Section http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cdc/index.shtml

Description: Can search for jobs, search for grants and read career related articles.

"The Academic Scientists' Toolkit" - Science's Next Wave http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/feature/cdctoolkit.shtml

Description: This section of the Next wave provides many articles on topics such as: getting hired; getting funding; researching grant sources; publishing; book reviews; managing your lab; managing people; teaching; tenure issues; and immigration issues.

Science's Next Wave Free PostDoc Section http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/pdn/index.shtml

Description: Contains articles, resources, and discussion boards.

Science's Next Wave - job hunting website list http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/jobsnet.dtl

Description: Has links to job hunting websites in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. There are general science sites, general faculty position sites, and specific science sites such as biotechnology, neuroscience, clinical research, chemistry, and physics.

PhDs.org Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources http://www.phds.org/

Description: Links to resources related to careers, graduate school, post docs, and undergraduate research among others. Has ratings of different sites.

Careers in Science and Engineering www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/careers/index.html

Description: Information on careers and career options (academic and non-academic) put together by the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. Has information on defining career goals, survival skills and personal attributes for different careers, graduate school and postdocs, and how to find the position in academia, government, research firms, etc. that is right for you.

Industry vs Academe vs Government: Choosing a Path- Sponsored by NIH (National Institutes of Health) http://www.training.nih.gov/careers/careercenter/industry.html

Description: Provides links to info on careers in academic, government, and industry

Developing Your Academic Career - Sponsored by NIH (National Institutes of Health) http://www.training.nih.gov/careers/careercenter/develop.html

Description: Provides links to info on careers in academic, government, and industry

Chemistry Majors: Choosing Advisors for Careers in Academia and Industry: Doing Your Homework http://careerchem.com/CAREER-INFO-ACADEMIC/choosing.html

Description: Includes how to find an advisor and key questions to ask and investigate.

National Science Foundation Career Opportunities http://www.nsf.gov/oirm/hrm/jobs/start.htm

Description: Can search for employment opportunities at NSF.

National Postdoctoral Association http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/

Description: Has links to articles and resources for students pursuing a postdoc or interested in pursuing a postdoc. Can also search for postdoc positions on the website.

SmartThinking www.smarthinking.com

Description: SMARTHINKING is the leading provider of live, online, just-in-time tutoring and academic support solutions for high schools, colleges, universities, government, and textbook publishers. Companies like this hire Ph.D.s and ABDs to provide academic support to students.

Dice -Engineering http://www.dice.com/engineering/index.epl?rel_code=105

Description:Job search website for engineering careers. You can also search my metro area, region, or all positions in a company. You can also set up automatic job search agents and have job postings emailed to your inbox.

Mathematical Sciences Career Information - Project for Nonacademic Employment http://www.ams.org/careers/home.html

Description: Has over 90 career profiles archived that you can search. It also has a career planning and resources section and a career profiles section. The American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics provide information listed on this website and there are links to their organization at the bottom of the page.

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Technology and Information Technology Websites

Website Name Website Address & Description
American Society for Information Science and Technology http://www.asis.org/

Description: Contains career resources for scientists. There is a section that paid members only can access and a section that is free to all users.

Association for Women in Computing www.awc-hq.org

Description: Founded to promote communication and education among women in computing. It has chartered chapters around the country. It has some articles on careers and other topics.

Association of Information Technology Professionals http://www.aitp.org/index.jsp

Description: The association arranges a national collegiate conference which attracts both students and faculty. As a non-member you have very limited access to the website. You can join as an individual student member. There are local chapters as well as student chapters at colleges and universities.

Dice http://www.dice.com/

Description: Job search website for technology careers. When searching for jobs you can type "MBA" in the keyword search to select positions related to an MBA degree. You can also search my metro area, region, or all positions in a company. You can also set up automatic job search agents and have job postings emailed to your inbox.

Jobs for Programmers http://www.prgjobs.com/

Description: Can search for positions by location, by keyword, or other aspects such as contract work.

RedHerring http://www.redherring.com/

Description: Focuses on technology and trends and opportunities within technical areas. It also reports on the financing of technology. You can research by a variety of industries including biosciences, communications, computing, energy, entertainment & media, internet & services, security & defense, and venture capital.

Women for Hire www.womenforhire.com

Description: Women for Hire is an organization that works to promote career connections for women in a variety of occupations. They host 20 career fair/networking events a year - 10 in the fall and 10 in the spring. These events are held in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, Tampa and Washington, D.C. They have a very diverse group of employers that attend their events - visit their website for recruiting dates and employer events. Their website also offers additional links and resources for women to help them to navigate their job searches.

WorldWIT www.worldwit.org

Description: Offers on-line and off-line networking opportunities for women in business and technology - including hosting conferences.

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Teaching K-12
 
Website Name Website Address & Description
The National Council of Teachers of English www.ncte.org
Description: Has job postings for individuals wishing to teach K-12. It also has positions which relate to the English profession. You do not need to be a member to access these postings. The organization also holds conferences and has resources on its website.
University of Kentucky - Teaching Cert. http://www.uky.edu/Education/TEP/usacert.html

Description: This site has links to the teaching certification requirements of each of the 50 states.

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