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.
GoinGlobal – Search for jobs and internships around the globe. Access this tool via NUcareers.
WayUp – is the industry leader for college students and recent grads to get hired.
Buzzfile –With detailed information on 18 million companies, 150+ majors, and 18,000 industries, Buzzfile is the most comprehensive employers by major resource available.
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
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,
- Cover Letters,
- Digital Literacy,
- International student resources
- Career and industry specific content.
Network with friends, family, professors, co-op contacts; attend panel & industry talks, alumni events, etc.
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:
For a database of non-profits searchable by keyword, try www.guidestar.com.
International Job Search Board:
These services are recommended in addition to those offered by NU Career Development.