Research Tools - Careers
Career Alphabetical List
This is a partial list of sites for researching careers and finding links to internships and job listings by career field. Some links also contain related career resources for the particular field which can help as you research potential industries.
- Advertising and Public Relations
- Computers and High Tech
- Entrepreneurship/Small Business
- Event Planning
- Forensic Science
- Government and Public Policy
- Health Care
- Human Resources
- Law and Legal Services
- Media and Communications
- Nonprofit and NGO
- Peace and Justice
- Think Tanks
AAF: The American Advertising Federation's site includes a College Connection section with advertising competitions, awards, and internship opportunities. Note: You can access the AAF Internship Directory with 1,500 listings in advertising and marketing. Each listing includes type of work, duration, compensation, and internship contact.
Advertising Educational Foundation: The AEF site includes a panel of experts in the field answering questions on topics such as entry-level positions, job searches, experience, and salaries.
AdAge.com, the website of Advertising Age, a premier magazine of marketing, media, and advertising, provides marketing, advertising, and media news.
PRSA: This is the official website for the Public Relations Society of America. It provides listings of upcoming events, including seminars that discuss skills, leadership, and management. The site is an excellent site for an introduction to the field, and it allows individuals to search by location, company, or industry.
O'Dwyers' Public Relations Daily presents daily news and commentaries on Public Relations. It offers a database of resources that include a directory of PR related firms, blogs with career advice, how-to articles, written commentary of working professionals, as well as upcoming event listings.
Media Bistro will give you a round-up of news on the media business, give access to job listings (registration is free and it includes some entry level listings) and solid editorial content on topics from pitching stories to interviewing.
Holmes Report provides insight into public relations field. Its services include advertising consulting, customized research, and a weekly newsletter.
Adweek Stay up-to-date on the advertising world via inside stories on creativity, client/agency relationships, and global advertising strategies. It also includes events, industry reports, career advice, and job listings.
Council of Public Relations Firms: Who does PR for the PR industry? The Council of Public Relations Firms promotes the value of public relations as a strategic business tool. The website features a special career section for students.
PRWeek has news, analysis, job listings for the public relations world. It offers a global outlook with news, jobs, message boards, and a great lineup of articles.
The Ad Club is the trade organization for the New England Communications industry. It offers diverse internships and scholarships for college students interested in pursuing a career in marketing, advertising, media or communications.
Americans for the Arts is an arts advocacy website with information on grants, non-profit organizations supporting the arts, and more.
ArtDeadline.com has an extensive database of resources such as internship and job listings, contests, exhibitions, and more.
Arts and Humanities: The Riley Guide has a directory of career resources in acting/entertainment, dance, fashion, film, graphics/design, music, photography, and more.
MatchBook.org is a free online marketplace designed to match New England's performing artists with the schools, libraries, theatres, festivals, galleries, clubs and coffee houses who book them to perform
Arts - Technical or Management
ArtistLink.org | ArtSpaceFinder.org is a new effort to develop work and living space for artists across Massachusetts. It includes a free directory of artist space listings and the definitive place to help artists find and list space to create.
Association of Performing Arts Presenters is an online job bank for positions in performing arts management and presenting.
BackstageJobs.com is a source for behind-the-scenes jobs in the live entertainment industry. There are positions in directing, set design, stage management, playwriting, and more.
Creative Hotlist: Part of the Communication Arts Network, this website provides assistance for finding job opportunities and building portfolios.
Fine Arts / Graphic Design / Photography
American Design Drafting Association has career resources, conference and event listings, and student chapter information for the design drafting field.
Art Job is dedicated to listing currently available positions, internship information, featured articles about the industry and useful links. Highly recommended.
Art Support: Creating a Successful Career in Photography gives career advice and tips for photographers. There are topics such as "How to Find Exhibition Space" and "Artist Portfolio Guidelines".
Coroflot.com is for individuals interested in the design industry. You can post your profile, get career advice, and browse firms that are hiring.
Printjobs.com is exclusively for the printing industry with jobs in design, plate making, and graphics.
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Artist's Resource Center (ARC) at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, helps people succeed as professionals by fostering a relationship with the School that continues throughout their careers.
World Wide Arts Resources provides networking and job opportunities, arts industry information, news, and an online artist portfolio directory.
Television / Radio / Film
AFMA is a trade association for the independent film and television industry. You can find News, events, and member information.
Animation World Network maintains an extensive list of animation industry resources such as online communities, career information, publications, and news.
Entertainment Careers has a large listing of jobs and internships in the entertainment field. It includes variety of periodicals to keep you informed about the latest industry developments.
Mandy's International Film and Television Production Directory allows you to search for job vacancies in film/television production by regions.
New England Film has information about current film projects and jobs in the area. You can find internships in all parts of the industry and a complete list of recent and future New England films.
TVjobs.com is a database with over 1,800 employers. It includes resume posting, as well as information about fellowships, scholarships and job development.
ShowBizJobs You can search entertainment industry job listings by geographical region or job category.
Theater / Acting
Actors' Equity Association is a union of American theatrical actors and stage managers. There is audition information, industry news, and more.
American Association of Community Theatre has a thorough career/ industry information resource for those interested in community theater.
Playbill.com shows theater events and job listings, as well as information about current theatrical productions.
StageSource, the Alliance of Theatre Artists and Producers, seeks to promote the art of theatre and in increase public visibility and support for theatre through advocacy and professional development.
CollegeGrad has nationwide listings for entry level jobs for all students. There are engineering and computer positions in all disciplines, as well as lists of top employers and other information are available.
Engineering Central Jobs Database is a good site for entry level jobs nationwide in all engineering disciplines, including chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical and computer/IT. There is a larger database for experienced professionals as well.
Engineeringjobs is a job site for engineers and high tech professionals. You can create an online resume and search job listings. It is for all engineering disciplines including biomedical, civil, environmental, software, chemical, electrical and mechanical.
Bioplanet has job listings specifically in bioinformatics. employer and recruiter listings, resume posting, education information, and more.
BioSpace provides web-based products and information services to the life sciences. Its career Center allows you to search jobs, post your resume, and learn about events such as BioSpace Career Expos.
Bio-Jobs features resume and interviewing tips, employer profiles, and automatic notification of future openings. There is a limited number of job postings.
Bio-IT includes university programs offering degrees and certificates in bioinformatics and related courses, monthly columns, listing of workshops, e-learning and courses, salary surveys, and career-related articles.
Science Careers has job listings updated daily, a salary calculator, employer links and profiles, career fair information, career advice, and more.
Bioinformatics is an international organization which promotes freedom and openness in the field of bioinformatics. It provides free resources for research, development, and education to invite further development.
MedBioWorld Outstanding and extensive collection of free resources relating to biotechnology, health care, chemistry, and more. The career section has links to dozens of related webs it es.
BiologyJobs is a highly focused resource for job seekers and employers in the Life science. Categories in the database include Agriculture, Bioinformatics/Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Ecology, Genetics, Medicine, Pharmacology, and more.
Massachusetts Biotechnology Council is a not-for-profit organization that provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry. You can view job postings, event listings, and educational opportunities.
Jobscience is a step-by-step guide of finding a career in health care or biopharmaceutical research.
Biotechnology News and Resource is a great site for finding information on the biotechnology industry, career tips, and other relevant resources.
Computerjobs has tech job postings.
Computerwork allows you to search computer professional jobs, and provides resources to both employers and IT professionals. There are over 5,000 listings in this database.
Computerworld has information on hiring forecasts, a specific IT career adviser column, and job search.
Dice has a job search engine that helps you find computer programming and highly technical employment opportunities in contract and full-time positions. Many other websites use its database. Recommended.
Geekfinder is a human resource site for IT and computer professionals. consulting professionals. Large online community and discussion boards.
Jobsearch-Computers Search for Computer and Technology jobs in About's database. Also, resume posting services can save you time and energy and assist you in getting broad exposure for your resume.
Techies has career resources, job search engine, and information on tech courses, tech jobs and career positions. You can find IT opportunities, management training resources, and job fairs information.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Career Resource Center is the largest and oldest not-for-profit educational and scientific society serving the technical and professional needs of computing and Information Technology professionals and students worldwide. It also has links to the Boston chapter of SIGCHI, Human-Technology and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
Boston CHI is a local group with terrific jobs e-mail list serve for professionals in human factors and user interface design careers.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) is a leading authority in the technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. IEEE's President is Tufts Gordon Institute's own Dr. Arthur Winston.
Vault: Visit it through the Career Services' website to access a vast online library which is available exclusively to subscribers. It exhibits an exceptionally comprehensive look at consulting through an Industry Guide (which is available for downloading or in hard copy at the Dowling Resources Library), message boards, company listings, and career advice.
Wetfeet: Go to Wetfeet's industry profiles and select consulting for an in-depth overview, job prospects, trends, major players, and company profiles. It is a good place to start for an introduction to consulting.
CaseQuestions offers preparation for case interview, along with links to top 50 consulting firms. Case In Point, the companion book by Marc Cosentino, is in the Dowling Resources Library.
Targeted version of the Wall Street Journal for college students
Financial News & Analysis from "The Street"
Business Search Engine and Directory
McKinsey & Company
Academic Careers Global academic job site to search jobs in education and academia. Find full and part-time teaching and administrative jobs at colleges, universities, and research institutes around the world. Applicants can for free search current job openings, submit their resume and receive e-mails informing them when matching job opportunities are listed.
Education Resources This site offers an Education Index, a directory of over 100 sites with a corresponding brief description for each. It is specifically designed for current teachers, but may be useful for those simply interested in the field. It provides information on lesson plans and on integrating ideas into classrooms.
U.S. Department of Education Contains information on grants & contracts, education resources, and statistics. A useful place to begin.
Teach For America Corps of recent college graduates of all majors and cultural backgrounds who commit two years to teach in under-resourced urban and rural public schools.
SchoolSpring Comprehensive site for jobs in education.
ESL Employment Search for the latest teaching jobs and career opportunities abroad in the field of ESL / EFL.
Teachers on Reserve Place teachers and administrators in private and independent schools in California.
Riley guide to Education Scroll down to "K-12 and Other Educational Opportunities". Many sites listed, including Teach for America, opportunities in NYC and Canada. The site under "Special Education" is also a good resource.
www.TeachAbroad.com An extensive website listing teaching programs by GoAbroad.com.
Teach English Abroad How to find temporary and permanent jobs as an English teacher in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
I-to-I Teach abroad in schools, orphanages, community projects and summer camps.
TedJob.com TedJob.com is an Internet higher-education job marketplace that lists many administrative, faculty and postdoctoral positions for universities, colleges, and other academic organizations.
Jet Program Look for answers to questions about teaching in Japan.
Linguistic Funland Job Opportunities and information. Contains links to numerous websites pertaining to teaching English as a Second Language abroad.
Petersons This is the official site of Peterson's, the leader in college searches, test preparation, and financial aid. This site offers in depth descriptions of colleges and universities, specifically their Graduate degree programs.
PhD InfoFIND A website designed to provide you with many resources for deciding on and making a smooth transition to graduate study.
The Steppingstone Foundation The Steppingstone Academy website. This school is designed to prepare scholars to get into, and succeed at, top independent and public exam schools.
Engcen (Engineering Central Jobs Database) is a good site for entry level jobs nationwide in all engineering disciplines, including chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical and computer/IT. There is a larger database for experienced professionals as well.
Engineer500: is a nationwide and international job search engine for entry level and experienced engineers in all disciplines.
Engineermax is an engineering job site for engineers and high tech professionals. Set yourself up, create an online resume, and search job listings. It is for all engineering disciplines including biomedical, civil, environmental, software, chemical, electrical and mechanical.
Engineer.net lists engineering jobs and resumes for aerospace, chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, mechanical, or software engineering.
Startup Journal is the Wall Street Journal's center for entrepreneurs. This site contains industry-related information and how-to guides on financing, operating, and maintaining a small business in today's economy.
SBA has detailed, step-by-step information on how to start a small business. Everything from how to finance your small business to the creation of effective signage is discussed.
entreworld.org is the entrepreneur's search engine. There is information on starting and growing your business, as well as weekly featured articles on various small business topics.
BizMove.com is a small-business-specific site with guidelines and tools you need to start, operate, and succeed in a business of your own. Highly recommended.
Entrepreneur Interviews The interviews provide insights into their key lessons learned, business model, marketing plans, business objectives, and also the type of people they are looking to hire.
Startup Jobs A hosted job board solely focused on startup jobs. There are currently well over 700 startup jobs on the site, including a number in the Boston area. These resources are completely free to view, read, and apply to.
EPA Student Center is a Student Center sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It offers career, scholarship, and internship information, as well as links to other helpful resources.
Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) is an interdisciplinary, university-wide education and research institute. TIE is a focal point for new research and policy development, outreach, service and teaching initiatives, and related technology.
Student Conservation Association
Riley Guide: Earth, Environmental & Water Sciences
Alliance for Sustainability
Air & Waste Management Association
American Society of Associations Executives is dedicated to advancing the value of voluntary associations to society and supporting the professionalism of the individuals who lead them. Represents some 10,000 trade, professional, and philanthropic associations worldwide. They feature trade magazines, research and statistics, and jobs.
The Connected International Meeting Professionals Association is an online association of buyers and sellers of meeting and incentive products and services.
EventWeb: The EventWeb Newsletter is an independent guide dedicated to helping you leverage the Internet to enhance your meetings, conferences and tradeshows.
ExpoWorld.net provides a directory and search engine linking over 1000 of the most important event-related Search Tools serving the events and international trade communities worldwide.
International Special Events Society: The Mission of ISES is to educate, advance and promote the special events industry and its network of professionals along with related industries.
International Association of Assembly Managers: IAAM's mission is to provide leadership, to educate, to inform and to cultivate friendships among individuals involved in the management, operation and support of public assembly facilities. IAAM represents entertainment, sports, conventions, trade, hospitality, and tourism.
International Association of Conference Centers is a not-for-profit, facilities-based organization founded to promote a greater awareness and understanding of the unique features of conference centers around the world.
Meeting Professionals International is a leading global community committed to shaping and defining the future of the meeting and event industry. The website features educational conferences, industry event listings, and an online career resource enter.
MeetingNews.com is an online source for news and information for the meeting, convention, incentive and trade show professionals.
Professional Convention Management Association: The mission of the Professional Convention Management Association is to deliver breakthrough education and promote the value of professional convention management. It offers information about grants, scholarships, foundation events, and a career resource center with job listings, resume postings, and compensation surveys.
Vault offers a job board plus guides to finance, case interview, top 50 firms, and a message board where you can learn what professionals have to say about their companies. Visit Vault through Career Services' website to access the online library which is available exclusively to subscribers.
WetFeet: A great resource! This provides an access to profiles of companies, careers, industries, cities and a library of career advice. Check out real people's profiles to find out what different professionals do each day, the best and worst parts of their jobs, and their compensations.
Wall Street Journal Online: The Wall Street Journal is a "must read" for students interested in financial services. WSJ also publishes a career edition that targets college students (see link below).
American Academy of Forensic Sciences offers general background information on forensic science. It explains what skills, education and training you need to be successful in the industry. There is also a list of colleges and universities with forensic science undergraduate and graduate programs.
Forensic DNA allows you to download an informational brochure that includes a description of the profession, areas of concentration, sample job descriptions, and much more. Visit the Criminalistics Bookstore to order relevant books.
Canadian Society of Forensic Science is open internationally to professionals with an active interest in the forensic sciences. It is organized into sections representing diverse areas of forensic examinations. It also provides a journal, meetings and workshops, and information on careers and schools.
International Association of Identification provides training and educational opportunities in many areas of forensic identification. You can gain access to the Journal of Forensic Identification and publications, information on certification, and job listings within the field.
Resources for Different Areas of Forensic Science
American Academy of Forensic Psychology offers continuing education for psychologists and Professional Training workshops
American Board of Forensic Odontology is recognized by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences as a forensic specialty that offers board certification to its members.
American Board of Forensic Toxicology Offers information on the certification of forensic toxicologists and laboratory accreditation. Also contains informational brochures.
Association of Firearms and Tool Mark Examiners offers news, journal articles, forensic links, information on AFTE Certification, and more.
California Association of Toxicologists The California Association of Toxicologists provide mutual exchange of information during meetings that are held quarterly, and discussion of professional problems within the field.
International Association of Forensic Nurses provides information about the field, certification, news and events, and job listings within the field.
International Association of Forensic Toxicologists: This site contains contact information of TIAFT members, a collection of all papers presented at TIAFT meetings, and news about the field.
National Association of Medical Examiners: The website lists recent job opportunities by position and location. It provides information about the different medical examiner professions
Careers In Government is full of information, resources, and jobs available in public sector organizations in America and abroad. Resources include a directory of government-related associations, a list of related books and periodicals, and explanations on government employment needs.
Govtjobs.com is a leading website for individuals seeking jobs in the public sector. Complete job descriptions and application information is available for positions in a variety of fields.
Ecoemploy provides links to environmental government job openings in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Riley Guide - Government has a listing of government industry-related websites.
Partnership for Public Service offers job, internship, and career information for students interested in public service.
Institute for Humane Studies assists undergraduate and graduate students worldwide with an interest in individual liberty. There is information about career workshops, internship programs, grants, summer seminars, and more.
MDRC is a social policy research organization, and the website has links to recent publications, press releases, and public-use files. You can also learn more about current policy issues such as welfare reform, the working poor, Community initiatives, family and children and education. There are career links.
American Friends Service is an organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. The sites provides links to jobs and volunteer opportunities as well as Periodicals, newsletters, and news. You can search its Archives and find ways in which to contribute to current programs.
Public-Policy.org is a gathering place for those who strive for change. It has a number of links to Public policy issues.
National Center for Policy Analysis provides links to national as well as international news.
Government Agencies to Consider:
www.nasa.gov: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
www.fda.gov: Food and Drug Administration
www.usmint.gov: The US Mint
www.usgs.gov: US Geological Survey
www.usdoj.gov/crs: US Justice Department's Community Relations Service.
Health Care Source provides career search resources, professional Information, and resume advice.
Healthecareers.com maintains a huge list of employers in all realms of medicine, from Dentistry to Radiology.
Society for Human Resources Management is a leading professional association for HR professionals, and it offers job listings, industry news, conferences and learning opportunities. It is perhaps the best known of all HR organizations on the national scale. Check out their "Tip of the Day."
North East Human Resources Association is the most comprehensive resource for HR jobs, professional development, and networking at the regional level. NEHRA offers programs, industry information, and job listings that are available to both members and non-members. Calendar of local events in HR, online career center, and the special student section are especially helpful. Highly recommended.
International Association for Human Resource Information Management is a link to the world of HR information management, systems issues, trends, and technology.
WorldatWork is a leading source on compensation, benefits, and total rewards information. You can search for jobs, certification opportunities, and daily news. It was formerly known as the American Compensation Association.
American Society for Training & Development is the best HR training resource at the national level.
BusinessandLaw.com Human Resources: It is a business and legal guide as well as a search engine for information, research, other webs it es, and news.
Human Resource Planning Society combines leading thinkers and practitioners from business, industry, consulting and academia. It is a nonprofit organization with an interesting mix.
American Management Association addresses a wide range of management issues, one of them which is Human Resources. There is a plethora of opportunities for learning through seminars and conferences.
Full-Time Employment Abroad
International Jobs Center: Gain access to international jobs and profiles of major employers in international development and humanitarian assistance. Online access to jobs is limited to "Hot Jobs This Week."
Campus Career Center requires that you log on to use its search engine, but it has interesting articles and information that you can read without logging on. The search engine uses specific countries, rather than a general "international" heading. Has internship listings as well, but the majority of positions are within the U.S.
Hoover's Online: Click "UK A-Z List" to find employers in the U.K. in various industries, click "Country" to find information in other countries. Best for students who already know the companies that they would like to work for.
International Monster.com: This is a good website with valuable information and listings for both jobs and internships. It has a wide list of opportunities many in the IT and marketing departments. If you have graduated and are looking for a quick list of possible opportunities this may be the place to start.
The Riley Guide to International Job Opportunities provides a collection of helpful country and region specific links. No information about the countries or traveling; only multiple links.
EscapeArtist.com has links to hundreds of job listings, organized by country and region. There are also many links on living abroad, along with information about specific countries and regions.
ESLCAFE has job listings for teaching English abroad. Also has a journal of job experiences from several different countries, and forums for discussion. At the bottom, check "Job Links" for hundreds of job links organized by country.
ESL Employment: Search for the latest teaching jobs and career opportunities abroad in the field of ESL / EFL.
Internships and Volunteer Work Abroad
Visa Exchange Programs
Bunac After clicking on the country in which you live, you are sent to a site with information on a few short-term work programs in other countries. The time frame varies by country, but are usually somewhere between up to 4 months to up to 12 months.
CIEE (Council on International Exchange): Click on "Exchanges" to learn more about working, studying, teaching, or volunteering abroad.
Usitie is an Irish site showing opportunities in Africa, China, Europe, and Jamaica.
AIPT: Most of these programs involve training for future careers.
Cdsintl.org is for U.S. citizens looking for internships in Germany. There are also some U.S. internships for international students.
Amscan.org has fellowships, training, study, and awards programs in Scandinavian countries.
Global Jobs has thousands of global organizations participate in the Global Jobs page including NGOs, international nonprofit and relief organizations, think tanks, and policy organizers. With over 100,000 monthly visitors, many international organizations now use Global Jobs as their only HR source.
Electronic Embassy is a good place to start before you go abroad. It has a large list of recommendations for Americans as well as specific information pertaining to country-specific visas. It does not have job listings.
Apsia.org has a consortium of graduate school programs from all over the world that prepare students in international affairs.
Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation of 200 law schools in the U.S. and Canada. LSAC is best known for administering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Law school forum listings, LSAT registration, law school rankings, and resources for LGBT and other minority students. Provides up-to-date information on law schools and related resources. Not particularly helpful for career decision making, but a necessary tool once you've made up your mind.
Martindale-Hubbel Legal Network is perhaps the most widely used resource for identifying lawyers, firms, and specialized practices. The Martindale-Hubbel Legal Network is powered by a database of more than one million lawyers and firms in 160 countries. Also offers career information for future legal professionals, including resume and interview tips, compensation surveys, and an online job database.
Careers-In-Marketing provides overviews of job opportunities in marketing such as product management, retailing, and market research. The website includes salary information, top firms, career resources, industry trends, and skills sought by employers. It also recommends printed and online career resources.
American Marketing Association: You can find daily industry news, job database, events and training listings, AMA membership information, and publications.
KnowThis.com is a knowledge source for market research, marketing plans, internet marketing, marketing careers and much more. There are a wide variety of information such as legal issues in marketing, job hunting advice, university level marketing study, marketing firms, and more. This is a reference and resource site for those interested in all subcategories of marketing, as well as advertising, sales and e-commerce careers.
MarketingJobs.com is a marketing job database for nationwide searches that offers option to post resume for employers to view.
Mathematical Sciences Career Information has career profiles, career planning resources, and links to various resources including the Mathematical Applications Index.
American Mathematical Society: Look at the Employment Services section of the site. It contains job listings and information about careers in the mathematical sciences.
Actuary.com is a comprehensive source of actuarial information and employment in the field. It offers exam information and study materials, seminars, job listings, and more.
Fun Mathematical Site is developed by Tufts mathematics professor Todd Quinto. It contains general information and links for undergraduates about math resources, summer programs, internships, and graduate schools.
Canadian Mathematical Society has employment resources and academic positions for those interested in a career in the mathematical sciences.
Mediabistro.com has opportunities in media. It is a straightforward and informative site with job listings, resume posting,and discussion board.
Entertainment Careers contains a large listing of jobs and internships in the entertainment field. Includes variety of periodicals to keep you informed on the latest industry developments.
TVjobs.com has a data base with over 1,800 employers. There are resume posting, as well as information about fellowships, scholarships and job development.
Bookbuilders of Boston is a non-profit organization involved in book publishing and manufacturing throughout New England. It provides mostly publishing resources.
Bookwire has industry news and directories of publishers, booksellers, and others related to this industry.
Association of American Publishers has an extensive list of job openings available at many of its 300 members. It provides industry news and resources.
American Society of Newspaper Editors has tips on finding a job or internship, with a list of paid and non-paid internships. It also has information about small papers.
US Museum Directory is a comprehensive network of museum information. You can search for museums by name, state, or type. A feature called Top Sites lists "the best" with direct links. The "What's New?" feature is interesting albeit outdated (2002).
HireCulture: The Massachusetts Cultural Council sponsors this site, which provides a free searchable database of cultural employment opportunities in Massachusetts.
artjobonline lists current positions, internship information, and featured articles about the art industry. The link to related sites offers useful information, from career planning to a state-by-state listing of arts agencies.
Museum Jobs: Jobs, internships, fellowships, and career resources are part of this section of about.com, which is dedicated to museums. It has great links!
American Association of Museums is a comprehensive site with a basic tutorial on careers in museums - explaining what's involved, the types of jobs, how to prepare, professional programs, and more.
Globalmuseum:This international museum webzine offers a global perspective on museum news and as well as job listings from entry-level and fellowships to curators and senior executive level.
Museum Employment Resource Center: Access positions listed by U.S. Museums and other cultural resource institutions. Two other features are particularly helpful: listing of museum studies programs and a great, truly comprehensive set of links to museums, national parks, as well as historic and architectural preservation sites. The links list hasn't been updated since 2001 but most of it seem to be working.
Commongood Careers: An '00 alum, James Weinberg, is the organization's founder and CEO. It pairs job-seekers with nonprofit employers, with the goal of making the best matches between the two.
Idealist.org is an online career center for those interested in nonprofit, volunteer, and community organizations. There are hundreds of job, internship, and volunteer listings available, focusing on human rights, the environment, prison reform, women's issues, and more.
Interaction American Council for Voluntary Action represents the largest alliance of US based international and humanitarian NGOs. Their bi-weekly newsletter - Monday Developments - gives great background information on international humanitarian efforts. It does a good for job interview prep! Job listings are usually mid-level to senior, but there are also some entry level opportunities.
Good Works is a national directory of social change organizations and is the first directory to present alternatives to traditional corporate employment. This directory lists the aims and projects of over 1000 organizations and provides background information on contacts, starting salaries and benefits, types of staff openings, available internships, annual budget and funding sources, and the application process. It also profiles individuals who are building public interest careers.
The American Friends Service Committee
Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation
FirstGov for Nonprofits
Nonprofit Career Network
Quintissential Careers - Nonprofit Info
The Conflict Resolution Center is an organization dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution. It features conference and training listings as well as association publications.
Idealist.org is an online career center for those interested in nonprofit, volunteer, and community organizations. Hundreds of job, internship, and volunteer listings are available, focusing on human rights, the environment, prison reform, women's issues, and more. This is a project of Actions without Borders.
Institute for Global Communications: The Mission of IGC is to advance the work of organizations and individuals for peace, justice, economic opportunity, human rights, and environmental sustainability through strategic use of online technologies. There are job and volunteer opportunities, advocacy tips, and links.
Grassroots Homepage is a non-profit organization which provides consulting services to other non-profits, primarily for causes such as education, government reform, consumer protection, and youth issues.
GreenMoney Homepage is an information resource from the GreenMoney Journal for people interested in socially and environmentally responsible business, investing, and consumer resources.
Social Responsibility is an alliance of young people supporting and challenging each other to effect social change through the creative, responsible and strategic use of financial and other resources.
Social Research on Organizations KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. promotes global socially responsible investing by providing corporate social research products and services to institutional investors.
Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan social policy research organization dedicated to improving the well-being of low-income people. Through their research and the active communication of their findings, they seek to enhance the effectiveness of policies and programs.
American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service.
Peace and Collaborative Development Network is a network which provides several free guides to scholarships, careers and jobs in conflict resolution, social entrepreneurship, human rights, international development and related fields.
AlleyDog is a psychology student's best friend on the web. AlleyDog.com was created to help students learn about psychology, enjoy psychology, meet other students who share similar interests, and get the most out of your college psychology career.
Psi Chi Even if you're not a member, the National Honor Society in Psychology offers a vast array of resources. You can explore careers, gain up-to-date information for job interviews, and identify networking resources. Check out the comprehensive links, from careers to other psych sites.
American Psychological Association (APA) From advertising and criminal justice to human resources and museums, psychology graduates are doing a range of interesting work. Check out the job outlook for the next two decades, different settings in which psychologists work, and a great article about "Interesting Careers in Psychology."
American Psychological Society (APS) Most of the employment ads here are for academic and research environments. Some resources are restricted to members; however, there is access to current news and research, as well as a lengthy list of links to US and international psychological societies and organizations.
Pursuing Psychology Career Page Read interesting articles regarding a career in Psychology as well as descriptions of possible jobs available to you. A section called "Resources for Psych Majors" includes perspectives from a number of different professionals about career development, marketable skills, and entry-level opportunities in the field.
Psychology Library on the WWW Virtual Library The table of contents covers everything from formal resources such as psychology website directories, books, professional societies, and academic resources to more informal networks such as e-mail lists and newsgroups.
The Riley Guide is a directory of online career websites relating to psychology and counseling. See also "Mental Health," "Social Services," and "Counseling Associations and Services" on their A-Z Index.
Tufts University Psychology Department offers links to professionals associations, library research, psychology indexes, and government funding organizations.
Bookbuilders of Boston is a nonprofit organization founded in 1937 dedicated to bringing together people involved in book publishing and manufacturing. Browse event listings and job postings in the New England area.
Publishers Weekly is the international news source of book publishing and bookselling. Features job listings and online newsletters.
Association of American Publishers (AAP), with some 310 members located throughout the United States, is the principal trade association of the book publishing industry. Find industry statistics, government-related information, career resources, and much more.
Secular Jobs for the Christian: Job seekers can search for opportunities with Christian-friendly employers.
Christian Careers helps Christians integrate their faith with career/life planning. Most of the jobs listed are within the church.
Jewish Vocational Service is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit corporation offering career and employment counseling, job placement, English instruction, and occupational skills training programs. Last year, JVS listed some 30,000 job opportunities from 8,000 Bay Area employers.
Career Moves provides career counseling services, networking opportunities and job leads to Jewish professionals in the Greater Boston area.
The Jewish Coalition for Service is a network of Jewish service opportunities.
JewishJobs.com provides web-based interactive staffing and employment services to both employers and job seekers within the nonprofit Jewish communal world.
Hindus and Other South Asian
CareersIndia addresses decision-making issues among students, job seekers and corporations. This is a good site for students who wish to spend time in South Asia.
CareerAge is a comprehensive career site providing information, trends in career choices, career development information as well as job listings.
Association Central has listing and links for professional trade organizations, associations, and societies.
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) lists summer research opportunities at universities nationwide.
ResearchGate has career information and job listings, publications and a a network of professionals within the science community
Science Careers has job search engines, resume posting, and other resources for a career in the sciences.
Physics and Astronomy
The American Astronomical Society Education Office has information for those seeking employment in the astrological sciences. You can find tips on how to prepare for a career in astronomy, a listing of where the jobs are, and related resources.
PhysLink.com is an online reference guide for physicists and astronomers. There are links to Physics and Astronomy departments from colleges around the world, and a job bank to search for available positions in the field.
American Institute of Physics is a search engine for job seekers to find careers in the physical sciences.
Physicsworld has news, jobs, and resources. It also lists events and conferences that might be of interest.
Physicist/Astronomer Occupational Handbook has general details pertaining to a physicist/astronomer career from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Atmospheric and Earth Sciences
Naval Research Laboratory is the navy's corporate laboratory. You can find scientific research opportunities in ocean, atmospheric, and space sciences.
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) specializes in online data and information management, spatial data integration and training, and interdisciplinary research related to human interactions in the environment.
Top U.S. Chemical Companies include Dr. Harry E. Pence, Professor of Chemistry, SUNY Oneonta. "This site provides a quick reference to the webs it es of the top Industrial Chemical companies. The emphasis is on companies that have major operations in the U.S. and also provide web information on careers."
cen-chemjobs: Search for internships, fellowships, post-doc positions, entry-level and early career opportunities.
- American Institute of Chemical Engineers
- American Chemical Society
- American Association for Clinical Chemistry
- American Institute of Chemists
- Association of Consulting Chemists & Chemical Engineers
- National Society of Black Engineers
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
- Society of Women Engineers
The Sports Careers Program targets both job seekers and employers. Includes daily career tips, directory of industry contacts, event listings, job profiles, chat room, and a free newsletter.
Sports Jobs For Women provides career counseling and resume help (for a fee), a newsletter, networking club, event listings, and information about jobs and internships for women.
Jobs In Sports is an internet-based employment service for job-hunting in the highly competitive sports marketplace.
- Work in Sports: www.workinsports.com/home.asp?cnnsi=yes
- The Alumni Athlete Network: www.alumniathlete.com
Foreign Policy In Focus is a think tank that focuses on Unites States foreign policy to all parts of the world.
Brookings Institute is an independent analyst agency that brings new knowledge to the attention of decision makers and affords scholars a better insight into public policy issues.
Policy Expert: The Insider Guide to Public Policy Experts and Organizations.
Rand is a nonprofit institution that that helps improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.
The Cato Institute provides public policy analysis, limited government analysis, and free market analysis.
The National Center for Public Policy Research is a conservative think tank.