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Internet Job Seeker - Career Changer sites
The following is an annotated list of internet sites that Oakton counselors have found provide good information for the job seeker or career planner. These are not found elsewhere in "Using the Internet to Find a Job".

Ability Links: Aimed at job seekers with any type of disability and includes local employment programs, success stories, information about seminars. Pages are all in large print.

Academic360 (Jobs in Higher Education)
Academic360.com is a meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions.

Chemical and Engineering News - ChemJobs: This American Chemical Society site requires you to create a log-in (free). It has the resources and tools to help job seekers find quality jobs in the chemical sciences and related fields. Only members have access to jobs the first two weeks they are posted.

Best Jobs U.S.A.: Offers a broad array of job search and career management resources, including the electronic version of Employment Review magazine.

Black Collegian Online: The career site for students of color. Includes jobs listed by employers with a special interest in minority candidates.

Career Exchange: International job search database and career information center.

Christian Jobs: is a full-featured employment Website
focusing on employment within the Christian community.

CNET Tech Jobs: Includes job listings, employer profiles and salary surveys. Requires registration to search job listings.

College Grad: Aimed at the new grad. This site offers job listings, résumé templates, interviewing advice and Forum "Ask the Hiring Manager."

College Journal: from the Wall Street Journal. Search the database of more than 75,000 available positions and internships by entering a company name or using a range of criteria; including industry, job function and location. Also included are offerings from Career Journal's national network of job postings.

Cool Works: Specializes in seasonal jobs at resorts, National Parks, camps, ski areas, cruise lines, etc. Can search by state. Includes volunteering opportunities. Apply as directed, not online.

Cruise Portal: This site links you to a number of resources on cruise ship employment, some with job listings, some with information only.

Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search: Lists jobs in natural resource occupations, ecology and environmental disciplines.

Dice: Connects employment agencies and recruiting firms with job seekers in high tech fields.

EnLAce Career Center: Electronic network for Latin American careers and employment.

Entreworld: Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, this site gathers resources on starting and growing a business and supporting entrepreneurship.

Environmental Careers Organization (eco): At ECO's Career Center, you'll find career tips, answers to your questions, links to other sites, and brief information about environmental fields.

Go Abroad: Contains listings of international job, intern and volunteer opportunities as well as travel information.

Hospitality Net: News, trends, and facts on the hospitality industry. Global job postings, index of industry-related info, global events calendar, and a link to International Hotel Association.

Hospital Web: The HospitalLink.com® web site directory makes it easy to locate more than 6,000 hospitals and 1,700 web sites by city, state, hospital name and/or zip code.

Hot Jobs: Part of Yahoo, covers a wide range of careers.

Internet Career Connection: This site strives to help job seekers and career planners advance their careers and achieve higher levels of success by connecting them with the career information, career guidance, professional contacts, and career opportunities.

Internet Nonprofit Center: Jobs and information on not-for-profits.

The Internet Professional Association - Recruiters OnLine Network: World's largest online association of recruiters, search firms, employment agencies and employment professionals. Keyword search only. Must apply through recruiter, but can send the network your résumé for free so members can scan.

JobBank USA: Award-winning site. Very detailed search capability -- by keyword, location, experience level, and salary type. Free resume database. Also linked with other excellent job search sites, newsgroup sites, and career consulting sites.

JobNET, State University of West Georgia: Provides job search resources by region or by profession, resume and job search advice and a list of sites to use when researching employers.

Job Web: Includes job listings, internships and post grad options, job search and industry information, links to business sites on the web, lots of worldwide company databases searchable by state, product, and industry. This site was developed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers to help new college graduates.

Marketing Jobs: This Web site is a good place to check for marketing, public relations, advertising or sales positions.

National Business and Disability Council: For more than 30 years, NBDC has been providing people with disabilities the resources needed to get jobs. This site provides the following free services to job seekers: a national résumé database, job listings from member organizations, links to resources in specific areas, information regarding upcoming career events and information about internship programs.

Nation Job: This site is offered by a network of computerized recruitment services provided by Nation Job, Inc. Job seeker can search by keywords or job category, city/state, experience level, company type, or any combination of these criteria.

Net-Temps: Contains only listings for temporary, temp to perm and full time employment through staffing agencies, as well as a job seeker resource section. There is no fee to use this site, although many of the career tools are vendors who do charge.

Non-college Alternatives: Information on occupations which don't require a college degree.

Online Sports Career Center: A resource of sports-related career opportunities and a résumé bank for potential employers within the many segments of the Sports and Recreation Industries.

Overseas Jobs: Provides information about overseas opportunities (teaching, engineering, medical, etc.)

Saludos Web: This site is an offshoot of Saludos Hispanos magazine, a national career and employment journal targeted to Hispanics. Listings by state. Includes career-related article reference library, career and employment resources, college and financial aid information and links. Free résumé posting service for college educated, bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates who are seeking employment.

Showbizjobs: Entertainment Professional's Network is a membership of recruitment professionals from corporate leaders in the entertainment industry . This is a good resource site for entertainment job seekers. Can search by categories, companies, and/or location. Includes a free résumé bank.

Social Service: Job site for jobs in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, mental health, case management, employee assistance, volunteer management, substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, community development, mentoring, youth development, child welfare, developmental disabilities and all other areas of social services.

Telecommuting Jobs: Listings of a wide variety of telecommuting jobs, including art, writing, photography, sales, plus lots of computer-related work. Also includes telecommuting job resources.

U.S. Department of State: Good information about civic service, foreign service work, diplomatic security, student programs and internships. This site also provides information regarding traveling and living abroad plus information on a variety of international issues.

Wet Feet: Provides information on companies, careers, and industries that job seekers use throughout their careers to make career decisions. Wet Feet also offers job seekers expert advice, newsletters, salary benchmarking tools, and discussion boards on everything from negotiating a raise to writing better cover letters.

Yahoo! Classifieds: Yahoo! Careers, search for jobs and research salaries with a salary wizard.

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