The Center for Career & Professional Development is here to help you in your job search!  See below for job search resources.

Handshake

Handshake is Centre College's online job and internship posting system, which allows jobs to be filtered towards your major, minor and coursework and allows for you to view and sign-up for on-campus events in a more convenient way. All current students have access to their Handshake accounts. Click here to make Handshake tailor jobs and internships specifically to your experience and interests.

GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal career and employment resources include more than 80,000 pages of constantly updated content on topics such as: job search sources, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice…and much more!

On campus users can go to http://online.goinglobal.com to create an account and to login. Off-Campus users can go to https://centre.joinhandshake.com/articles/19787 and log in to Handshake. Click on the link GoinGlobal to create an account. 

Additional Job Resources

Arts

American Community Theatre Association. Positions in administration, directing, education, fundraising, marketing/development and technical staff.

American Institute of Graphic Arts. Locate jobs in design.

Americans for the Arts. Search for arts-related jobs in a variety of career fields and throughout the country.

ArtSearch. Job listings for theatre jobs. (Contact your career counselor for a code to receive a free subscription.)

American Association of Museums. Search for museum jobs and information on museum careers (*excellent resource for museum employment).

Creative Hotlist. Huge array of arts, communications, and media/entertainment jobs.

New York Foundation for the Arts. Locate arts positions in New York and across the nation.

OffStageJobs.com. Behind-the-scenes jobs in the live entertainment industry.

Playbill. Locate on-stage and off-stage positions throughout the U.S.

Business and Finance

Accounting.com. Search a variety of accounting and financial sector positions.

Actuary.com. Search a variety of actuary positions in life and annuity, casualty, health and disability, pension, and more.

AllRetailJobs.com. Huge database of positions in retail sales (including buyer and management positions).

American Marketing Association. Find entry-level and experienced marketing positions throughout the U.S. and abroad. Also includes job searching resources for the marketing field.

BankJobs.com. Careers in the banking and financial services industry.

eFinancial Careers. Find jobs in a wide variety of finance careers including accountants/auditors, financial planners, budget analysts, actuaries, asset managers, bankers, and more.

Goinglobal. Positions in international business in the United States and abroad.

Marketing Jobs. Job listings and resources for marketing and sales careers.

MBA Careers. Search for entry-level and advanced career opportunities for MBA degree holders.

Nation Jobs. Jobs in human resources.

OneWire Financial. Matches you with jobs in finance – you must sign up and fill in information but you control your profile, only revealing it to matches to which you’re interested in applying (watch short video for more info).

SalesJobs.com. Find a wide array of outside sales positions.

Vault. Find jobs in a wide array of consulting areas (including management and strategy, IT, HR, finance, health care, marketing, and business development) and finance areas (banking, investments, accounting, financial planning and more).

Advertising Age. Search for jobs in a variety of specialties in the advertising field.

AdWeek Media Job Market. Locate positions in the advertising industry.

International Association of Business Communicators. Comprehensive job listings in communications and public relations

Newspaper Association of America CareerBank. Find editing, advertising, and other positions in the newspaper industry.

O’Dwyer’s Public Relations. Find public relations jobs and research public relations companies (by state or by specialty).

PR News. Locate positions in PR, marketing, and communications.

Public Relations Society of America. Search for public relations positions by state.

Talent Zoo. Lists jobs in advertising, marketing, and public relations.

ComputerWork.com. High-tech jobs throughout the U.S

CreativeHeads.net. Jobs for the right brain. Find careers in video games, animation, design, software, multimedia and more.

Dice.com. High tech opportunities are just a click away.

IT Classifieds. Search for information technology positions nationwide.

Education

Education America. Lists tons of teaching jobs throughout the U.S. in public and private schools.

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.  Jobs in higher education.

HigherEdJobs.com. Search for jobs in post-secondary education in administration, student services, development, and more.

Independent Schools Association of Central States. Search for positions in independent schools.

Kentucky Department of Education. Find education positions in Kentucky.

Kentucky REAP (Regional Education Applicant Placement Program). Search for and apply to educational positions throughout Kentucky.

MATCH Corp. One year teaching positions in inner-city Boston. Don’t have to be an education major – this is much like the AmeriCorps program.

SchoolSpring. Large amount of teaching and administrative positions.

Southern Teachers Agency. Teaching opportunities in the Southeast in for both certified and non-certified teachers.

Teach for America. Dedicated to serving under-resourced urban and rural public schools.

Teachers Support Network. Search for teaching positions throughout the nation (you must register but registration is free).

Teachers-Teachers.com. Free on-line teacher placement service (in partnership with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education).

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Search for jobs in post-secondary education in administration, student services, development, and more.

The Education Group. Placement service for teaching jobs in private schools. You must register but services are free.

Entertainment

Creative Hotlist. Huge array of arts, communications, and media/entertainment jobs.

EntertainmentCareers.net. Job listings, internships and career information in the entertainment industry.

Music-Jobs.com. Variety of positions in the music industry (you must register to search but registration is free).

NewEnglandFilm.com. Lists jobs and casting calls for both film and video in the New England area.

Playbill. Locate on-stage and off-stage positions throughout the U.S.

Show Crew Network. An online resource for production professionals in the live event, film/television, theater, touring and entertainment industries. (You must sign up but registration is free.)

Environmental

Environmental Career Center. Environmental and natural resources career information and job listings.

Environmental Career Opportunities. Positions in conservation, policy, advocacy, education, and more. (NOTE: you may view 10-20 jobs in each category. In order to view complete listings, must purchase a subscription.)

GreenCorps. One-year paid training program in environmental organizing.

Green Dream Jobs. Find entry-level jobs in sustainable energy.

GreenJobs. Jobs in renewable energy in the U.S. and abroad.

North American Association for Environmental Education. Search for environmental positions nationwide.

Orion Grassroots Network. Environmental positions in administration, conservation, education, and research.

Student Conservation Association. One-year gap-year opportunities in conservation.

Sustainability Career Resources. A Google document listing of multiple resources maintained by HEASC, DANS, and the US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development.

Government and Politics

Government Jobs. The Center for Career & Professional Development’s dedicated page for jobs in the government, including think tanks and NGOs.

History

National Council on Public History. Numerous history positions listed by state (including a few overseas).

Organization of American Historians. View history-related job openings.

Smithsonian Institute. Search for job opportunities at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

Society of American Archivists. Locate positions in the archival profession.

Law

GoLawEnforcement.com. Find law enforcement and criminal justice positions.

Lawyers.com. Law firm directory from LexisNexis. Search for attorney positions by topic, area of specialization, or geographic location.

LawJobs.com. Find law jobs nationwide.

Math

Accounting.com. Search a variety of accounting positions.

American Mathematical Society. Search for positions in mathematical science (mostly academic and PhD positions ).

American Statistical Association. Resources and job listings for a career in statistics.

Math-jobs.com. Locate math positions in the United States and abroad.

Media

iHeart Media. Jobs local, regional, and national for television stations.

Creative Hotlist. Huge array of arts, communications, and media/entertainment jobs.

Fox Careers. Find a job with one of FOX’s many subsidiaries (including 21st Century FOX, FOX Sports, FX, National Geographic Channel, and more).

KET (Kentucky Educational Television). Find positions at Kentucky’s public educational television network.

MediaBistro.com. Search for media positions nationwide.

MediaRecruiter.com. Locate media sales positions in all 50 states.

Newspaper Assocation of America. Career opportunities across the nation in all areas of newspaper production and distribution.

TVandRadioJobs.com. Find jobs in radio, television, film, and music.

Non-Profit/Social Services

AmeriCorps. Your World. Your Chance to Make it Better. National community service opportunities with education stipend given.

New Vista. Community mental health centers and programs located in central Kentucky.

Centerstone Kentucky. Locate positions in community mental health services in Louisville, Kentucky.

Idealist.org. Thousands of non-profit opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.

Feminist Majority Foundation. Jobs with non-profit employers working toward women’s advocacy.

National Nonprofits. Job listings with non-profits.

Non-Governmental Organizations. Gigantic listing of NGOs and job sites for international and stateside positions.

Non-Profit Times Classifieds. Employment marketplace for non-profit organizations.

Peace Corps. Join the Peace Corps, the toughest job you’ll ever love.

Philanthropy Careers. Non-profit newspaper filled with opportunities.

Psychology Job & Internship Opportunities.  A blog for undergraduates and recent grads seeking full-time or summer employment.

Social Work Jobs. Find jobs for social workers in schools, medical settings, mental health agencies, private practices, and more.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Job opportunities in all 12 organizations that make up the HHS.

Work for Good. Welcome to a world of non-profit opportunities.

Religion

Christian Careers. Find ministry and other church jobs, plus get career advice and information.

ChristiaNet. Locate Christian opportunities across the country.

Church Jobs Online. National job listings in numerous church-related professions.

Church Staffing.com. Variety of positions in churches nationwide.

Youth Specialties. Find positions in youth ministry nationwide.

Science and Health Care

American Public Health Association. Lists a wide variety of jobs in public health across the nation.

Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Search for positions in zoos and aquariums across the nation.

BioSpace. Digital hub for life sciences careers. 

Health Careers. Careers in administration, allied health, pharmaceuticals, research, medicine and more.

Health Jobs Nationwide. Find jobs in medicine, nursing, therapy, biotechnology, and healthcare management.

Hospital Jobs Online. You must register (free) to apply for jobs, but you can search without registering.

National Institutes of Health. Locate positions with the NIH in scientific research, management, or administration.

National Institute of Standards and Technology. Locate positions within NIST.

Pharmiweb.com. Life Science jobs in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Sports

ESPN. Search thousands of positions in the sports industry.

NBA.com. Career opportunities with the National Basketball Association.

NCAA Online. Search for jobs with universities, colleges, high schools, and athletic conferences.

SportsMedicineJobs.com. Jobs listings and information for careers in sports medicine.

TeamWork Online. Search jobs and sign up for email alerts in just about every different sport (NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, Soccer, ATP Tours, and more)!

Work in Sports. "Make your passion your career." Must register (free) to search jobs.

 

American Horse Publications. Search a variety of positions in equestrian-related publications.

BookJobs. Careers in a variety of areas in the book publishing field.

Newspaper Association of America CareerBank. Find editing, journalism, and publishing positions in the newspaper industry.

The Write Job. Search for positions in journalism, editing, technical writing, business communications, medical writing and more. 

 

Georgia

Atlanta Business Chronicle. Vast array of opportunities in the Atlanta area.

Indiana

IndianaJobs.com. Search for a variety of positions throughout Indiana.

Kentucky

Commonwealth of Kentucky Personnel Cabinet. Opportunities with the Kentucky state government.

Help Wanted Lexington. Search site for positions throughout Lexington.

Help Wanted Louisville. Search site for positions throughout Louisville.

Kentucky Job Network. Search for positions throughout Kentucky by city or career field.

Kentucky Works. Search for positions throughout Kentucky.

LouisvilleWorks.com. Searchable jobs database for positions in and around Louisville.

Northern Kentucky Area Jobs Board. Job opportunities in the Northern Kentucky area.

Michigan

CareerMatrix.com. Search for jobs in over 60 cities in Michigan.

Pure Michigan Talent Connect. Find employment opportunities throughout Michigan (search by county or the entire state).

New York

NewYorkJobs.com. Locate jobs in a huge variety of categories throughout the state of New York (click on Job Search at the top and you will not need to register).

North Carolina

North Carolina Job Network. Search for positions throughout North Carolina.

Ohio

Ohio Means Jobs. Locate jobs throughout Ohio or visit their virtual job fairs.

South Carolina

South Carolina's Information Highway. Search jobs throughout South Carolina by industry and city.

Work in the Triangle. Resources and job openings in Research Triangle Park.

Tennessee

Internships and Jobs in Nashville Info Session.  Alumni in Nashville talk about the internship and job search in Nashville and provide resources for the search.  Hosted October 31, 2019.

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. Job board for Nashville and surrounding cities sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

TennesseeJobs.com. Locate employment opportunities throughout the state.

Texas

Nonprofit Job Board. Find non-profit jobs in Austin and Central Texas.

Work In Texas. Sponsored by the Texan Workforce Commission. Search jobs throughout Texas.

Washington

Seattle Personnel Department. Locate jobs with the City of Seattle.

Washington State Careers. Job listings in a variety of fields in Washington State.

Washington D.C.

DCJobs.com. Find jobs in Washington, D.C. in a wide variety of career fields.

WashingtonPost.com. Search for a variety of jobs throughout Washington, D.C. (hosted by The Washington Post).

Washington Network Group. Search for positions in business, finance, foreign and government affairs.

CareerBuilder.com. Searches over 70 career sites for position openings nationwide.

College Grad. Find a wealth of job postings and career advice for new grads.

CollegeRecruiter.com. Search for entry-level jobs in a wide array of career fields.

Handshake. Centre’s job posting system. Search for full-time, internship, summer job opportunities.

Hound.com. Huge database of jobs searchable primarily by city, but also by company and/or keyword.

Indeed.com. Search for jobs by career field and/or geographic location. Searches multiple job boards and company web sites for results.

LinkedIn. Job search advice and a huge database of entry-level jobs.

Monster.com. Great employment site with lots of options and resources.

Simply Hired. Search for jobs by career field and/or geographic location. Searches multiple job boards.

Vault. Great place to start your job search. Includes job directories, company profiles and more.

Zip Recruiter. Search for open positions across the nation.

Federal

How to Apply for Federal Employment: Go to USA Jobs for all federal job listings.  Then check out CareerOneStop for help in identifying the specific KSAs needed for each federal job.

AmeriCorps. Your chance to work in service to your community.

Central Intelligence Agency. Employment opportunities with the CIA.

DC and Political Job ResourcesA Google doc dedicated to resources related to the job search in Washington, DC and political jobs.

Federal Bureau of InvestigationInformation on becoming a Special Agent and other employment opportunities with the FBI.

Go Government. A guide to considering and applying to federal employment, including resources for students and recent grads.

Peace CorpsJoin the Peace Corps, “the toughest job you’ll ever love.”

Roll Call JobsPolitical jobs on Capitol Hill and throughout the U.S.

U.S. Department of StateWork in Foreign Service or Civil Service in Washington, DC or overseas.

U.S. House of RepresentativesEmployment opportunities with the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. SenateEmployment opportunities with the U.S. Senate.

State and Local

Commonwealth of Kentucky Personnel CabinetFind opportunities throughout the Kentucky government.

State and Local Government on the NetNationwide state and local government links.

International Non-Governmental OrganizationsHuge listing of international NGOs.

National Institute for Research Advancement (USA)List of think tanks and other policy research institutions in the U.S.

National Institute for Research Advancement (Abroad)Lists of think tanks and other policy research institutions in over 90 different countries.

Worldpress.org. Alphabetical listing of think tanks and NGOs.

Europe

CareerJet UK. Multiple site search engine of jobs throughout the United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales).

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX). International opportunities for graduates in Germany.

EuroJobs.com. Find job opportunities in Europe.

Fish4Jobs. Search for a variety of jobs in the United Kingdom.

Graduateland. Locate hundreds of employment opportunities throughout Europe.

Jobsearch.ie. Search for jobs in Ireland (plus get information on relocating to Ireland and the Irish employment sector).

MIT European Career Fair. Attend a career fair that connects top-tier US students and young professionals with European companies, universities, and non-profit organizations.

Australia

CareerJet Australia. Multiple site search engine for jobs in Australia.

Immigration 2 Australia. Comprehensive information for U.S. students wanting to work in Australia (including which jobs are in demand and where to locate them).

Various Countries (including Europe)

BUNAC. Work in Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, or other countries.

JobsDB. Jobs in Hong Kong.

EscapeArtist.com. Your complete guide to international living and employment.

Federal Government Jobs Overseas. Listing of U.S. federal government jobs by countries and cities overseas.

Global Vision International. Locate jobs in Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Britain, Egypt, and Africa.

GoinGlobal. Career and employment resources include more than 80,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as: job search sources, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice…and much more! (To create an account, login to Handshake, go to the "Career Center" tab, click on the "Resources" box, and find the resource for GoinGlobal.  If you click on the link in Handshake, you will be able to create an account with your Centre email address.)

Idealist.org. Thousands of non-profit opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.

International Non-Governmental Organizations. Gigantic listing of NGOs and job sites for international positions.

Monster Global Gateway. Find a variety of international positions.

OverseasJobs.com. Large database of job openings in the UK and Vietnam.

Peace Corps. Join the Peace Corps, the toughest job you’ll ever love.

TransitionsAbroad.com. Numerous types of work opportunities in multiple countries.

U.S. Department of State. Work in Foreign Service or Civil Service in Washington, D.C. or overseas.

Teach Overseas

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE). Teach abroad programs in China, Spain, Thailand, and 16 other countries.

Cultural Ambassadors: North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain. K-12 English and French language assistant positions in the Spanish public school system.

English First. Teaching positions in China, Indonesia and Russia. Placement service that includes certification training.

English Open Doors Program. Offers volunteer opportunities for English speakers to assist Chilean public school students with English language learning.

ESL Cafe. Find English teaching positions in Korea and China. Also includes a wealth of information on ESL teaching overseas.

Explore Abroad. Resources for ESL and TESOL positions in Asia, South America, Europe, and the Middle East.

Footprints Recruiting. English teaching positions in Asia and Eastern Europe.

HESS Educational Organization. Places college graduates in English teaching positions in Taiwan.

InterExchange. Opportunities for teaching English in France, Italy, and Spain.

International Schools Service. Locate teaching and administrative positions in ISS schools around the world.

JET Programme. One of the largest and most respected programs for students interested in teaching English in Japan.

Reach to Teach. Free ESL teacher placement agency.

Search Associates. Places teachers, administrators, and interns in international schools across the globe.

Teach Away. Teaching positions in Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea and Italy.

TransitionsAbroad.com. Teaching opportunities in a variety of countries. Also includes helpful information on teaching abroad.

WorldTeach. Jobs in English teaching, communication technology, and environmental education in Asia, Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe.

Research Companies

The following links will help you locate information on companies. It is important to get as much information as you can about an employer before interviewing or seeking employment with them.

BuzzFile. Research potential employers by major and by state.

Glassdoor.comGet inside information on companies including salaries, reviews, and interviews; all posted by employees.

Hoover’s: The Business NetworkA leader in providing company and industry profiles.

Vault: The Insider Career NetworkGet insider company and industry information.

Salaries & Cost of Living

Use these resources to research cost of living in different geographic locations and salaries in different career fields. Knowing this information will make you better informed and give you an edge when negotiating new job offers. It will also help you weigh competing offers in different cites or industries.

Career InfoNetComprehensive information on states, wages, and salary and job trends.

GlassdoorGet salary information and even company reviews from current and past employees.

LinkedIn SalaryExplore salaries by job title and location.

Salary.com. Find salaries by occupation and location.

Salary Expert: Cost of Living CalculatorCompare salaries from one location to the next (tip: enter 0 when asked for observation of costs).

U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsResearch labor statistics compiled by the federal government.

How to Negotiate Salary After You Get a Job Offer.

Some companies require applicants to participate in assessments or tests to qualify for their positions. Below are links to sites that help you prepare for these sorts of requirements.

123 Test. Tips to perform well on assessments.

Flex Jobs. Information about pre-employment tests.