Resources provided by Northeastern

Once you’ve formulated your strategy and have an idea of how you’re going to approach your job search, take advantage of the resources at your fingertips and most importantly use your network.

NUcareers –  Northeastern’s online job database. Search and apply for On-Campus Recruiting opportunities and other job openings. Publish your resume to a resume book. Research employers using NUcareers and CareerSearch. Access NUcareers through the Career Development website, or myNEU.

Goin Global – Search for jobs and internships around the globe. Access this tool via NUcareers.

Join the Employer Engagement and Career Design group on LinkedIn.

Alumni Directory – Starting in the fall semester, juniors and seniors can find alumni contacts via “HuskyNation” in myNortheastern. Use the Informational Interviewing guide on the website to make the best use of alumni contacts. Network! 80% of jobs are found through networking contacts.

Attend Career Design Events 

Northeastern Career Fairs 

Career X – An on line career resource center filled with easy-to-use materials designed to help you succeed and compete professionally, including:

  • Self-Assessment for Career Management,
  • Resumés,
  • Cover Letters,
  • LinkedIn,
  • Networking,
  • Interviewing,
  • Communication,
  • Digital Literacy,
  • International student resources
  • Career and industry specific content.

Networking

Network with friends, family, professors, co-op contacts; attend panel & industry talks, alumni events, etc.

Use LinkedIn for informational interviews. For details, see Informational Interviewing on the website.

In-person Social & Professional Networking: www.bostonypa.comwww.meetup.com; attend the Alumni Networking Exchange events: www.northeastern.edu/alumni.

Consider doing volunteer work as a way to build your network: NU’s Center of Community Service & www.idealist.org

Online job search resources

Job search engines

www.simplyhired.com  www.indeed.com  These are the Google of job search.  They save you time by searching multiple job boards and company websites.  Use advanced search, “entry level” or 0-2 years, and keywords.

Entry level jobs:

www.bostonworks.com/college has entry level jobs and internships.

www.craigslist.com is an informal job site but can have great opportunities.

Non-profit & Government Jobs:

www.idealist.orgwww.opportunityknocks.orgwww.nonprofit-jobs.orgwww.nonprofitjobscoop.org & www.massachusetts-job.com.

For a database of non-profits searchable by keyword, try www.guidestar.com.

Federal:

www.makingthedifference.org  &  www.usajobs.gov

Massachussetts:

https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/mysubmissions.ftl?lang=en

International Job Search Board:

 jobs.ac.uk

Goin Global

Additional services and resources

See your local community mental health clinic or ask your health care provider for a mental health referral