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.
NUworks – 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 myNortheastern.
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 employer by major resource available.
Localized – a new provider that links candidates with employers, thought leaders, and mentors in specific – and expanding – areas of the world. For interested students the steps to participate in any of the content and services – primarily web-based – that Localized has to offer they need to take the following steps:
- Go to: https://northeastern.localized.world/ where they should sign up and create their profiles.
- Once they create a profile, they should download the app
- App Store: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1531411803 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=world.localized.mobile
Join the Employer Engagement and Career Design group on LinkedIn.
Students can find alumni contacts via NUsource. 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. If you’re seeking career advice, industry insights, mentoring, or simply strengthening professional connections, NUsource is your first step. The platform is designed exclusively for students and alumni around the globe to connect and grow their networks. Use the Informational Interviewing guide to make the best use of alumni contacts. Research shows that 80% of jobs are found through networking contacts. On NUsource, you can also access Northeastern’s full alumni directory for additional outreach. Join now: https://nusource.northeastern.edu
Attend Career Design Events
Career X – An online 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 www.ZipRecruiter.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.