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Job Pursuit: The Interview Fair

JobPursuit is an event that takes place in the early part of each spring semester. This year, JobPursuit will be held on Friday, February 17 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.


JobPursuit is a very professional event with the goal of providing space to promote students and employers getting to know one another at a meaningful level.

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Study Away Opportunities

Off campus experiential learning experiences, like study away, study abroad, internships, research, paid work experiences, volunteer work and even summer jobs, provide you with the opportunity to translate what you are learning in the classroom into real world action. Stand out and design your next adventure now.

Recommended Resources for Internships and Jobs

  • Coolworks.com – job and internship site for the adventurous student and graduate
  • Idealist.org – internship opportunities worldwide focused on non-profit organizations
  • Internships.com – Internships.com claims to be the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one centralized location.
  • Interninimichigan.com – Register with the new Intern in Michigan and get instant internship matches based on your individual needs. It’s free to post internships and it’s free to apply for opportunities.
  • Pure Michigan Talent Connect – Michigan Talent Bank connects you to postings on company websites of internship and job opportunities in Michigan
  • Michigan.gov/intern – internships with the State of Michigan in various agencies and departments
  • Mlive – Job listings in Michigan listed with Mlive
  • Pathways to Equity – Improving women’s access to good middle-skill jobs can help close the wage gap and improve women’s economic security. The Pathways to Equity Initiative shows job changes that can improve women’s economic standing and meet employers’ demands for skilled workers.
  • Science Jobs and Internships – Comprehensive list from the Albion College Library
  • UnitedOPT – Job portal for international students providing internships as well as employment assistance to students who are looking for OPT/CPT/H-1B visa jobs.
  • USAJobs – Government website where nearly all federal government jobs are posted.
  • ZipRecruiter – Great resource being touted as the best job search engine.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Job Search – The world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Job Search to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.

LinkedIn Internship Search – Same powerful tool as LinkedIn Job Search, but focused on internships.

LinkedIn Salary Search Tool – Good method for you to understand your worth as you enter salary discussions with employers.

General Internship Advice

In today’s competitive job market, it is extremely important for you to obtain experience related to your career ambitions. Employers will be asking you about your internships, part-time jobs, and summer jobs to assess your ability to perform in a full-time position. Companies are now using internships as one of the most common methods to select new employees. Albion College can help you with this process through your faculty advisor, your institute, and the Career and Internship Center.

  • Use ALL resources available to you including all personal and professional contacts, the Career and Internship Center, and your faculty advisor.
  • Apply early and apply often to any opportunity that might interest you. Do not turn down a job or internship that you have not been offered!
  • Be certain you have a quality resume and associated application materials before applying— the Career and Internship Center is available to assist you!
  • Use the Registrar’s Internship Form to receive credit for your internship

Additional Internship Sources

Research and/or Fellowship Opportunities

Additional Career Resources

Resources on Companies and Careers Toggle Accordion

Bureau of Labor Statistics – The U.S. Department of Labor site providing information on trends in careers, employment, compensation, and much more

CareerOneStop – Industry profiles, employment opportunities, and salary possibilities

GlassDoor – An inside look at jobs and companies

Linked-In.com – a network of colleagues and industry experts for inside connections and information for your questions

Arts Entertainment Media Toggle Accordion

Disney College Program – a combined education and work experience at the Walt Disney World® Resort as a cast member

Entertainment Industry Jobs – listings of entertainment jobs and internships at studios, Networks, Production Companies, Record Companies, TV and Radio Stations, VFX, Animation, and Broadcasting

American Association of Museums – post your resume and receive email alerts to jobs available at museums across the U.S.

New York Foundation for the Arts – a premier resource for jobs and internships in the arts, culture, and museum industries nationwide

ShowBizJobs – a career center dedicated to matching professional candidates and media enterprises in all phases of media production

Media 411 – matching people TV jobs and internships across the nation

Organizations which Value Diversity Toggle Accordion

All Areas of Diversity

  • Diversity Employers – Jobs with employers committed to diversity
  • Diversity Jobs – search for jobs at diversity-friendly companies in your area
  • Diversity Search – helping to promote diversity in the workplace
  • Equal Opportunity Publications – a portfolio of seven national career magazines, a diversity website, online job board, and Career Expos for women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities

Physical Disabilities

  • Ability Jobs – provides a system for people with physical disabilities in finding employment
  • Diversity World – information on job seeking if you have a disability and career opportunities
  • Job Accomodation Network – information on workplace accomodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act

For People of Color

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Friendly Employment

  • ZIPPIA LGBTQ ally in the workplace resource

Women in the workforce

  • Career Women – Job search engine focused on helping women achieve success in their careers and lives
  • Women for Hire – job search engine and resources for women seeking employment
  • Women’s Job List – jobs from companies and organizations that promote career advancement for women
  • Women’s Work – a family friendly employer board posting flexible work jobs

Education Toggle Accordion

CIEE Teach Abroad – CIEE offers paid teaching positions for university graduates looking to share their language and culture while immersing themselves in new communities around the world.

GreatSchoolJobs.com – If you´re looking for a job in education, completing the short-form profile (5 minutes) puts your basic credentials along with your attached Word.doc/txt resume in front of more than 18,000 districts throughout the country.

K12JobSpot – Job seekers can search a broad database of employment opportunities thoroughly and efficiently, based on geography, school district, and type of position.

MIREAP – Michigan REAP is a free service designed to help educators find new and exciting teaching jobs, administrative jobs and other related service positions in Michigan.

SchoolSpring.com – SchoolSpring.com scours the web for job postings from around the country and bring them together in one easy search

Southern Teachers Agency (STA) – STA helps nearly 600 private and independent schools in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern states hire teachers. These schools offer small classes, supportive and collegial faculty cultures.

Teachers-Teachers.com – Teachers-Teachers is a free service designed to help educators find new and exciting teaching jobs, administrative jobs and other related service positions.

Environment and Agriculture Toggle Accordion

BackDoorJobs.com – short-term job adventures in the US and across the world

Cool Climate Jobs – climate change, renewable energy, and green collar jobs in the US and around the world

Environment Career Organization – linking high quality candidates with green jobs to make a better world

Green Dream Jobs – internship and career opportunities at any skill level around the world

The Great Lakes Stewardship Network – conservation related job board.

North American Association for Environmental Education – internship and job links for people interested in teaching the world about the environment

U.S. Department of Energy – clean energy jobs in the public, private, and non-profit sectors

Government Toggle Accordion

Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State – Requirements and openings

GovernmentJobs – job opportunities in the public sector

Partnership for Public Service – non-profit, nonpartisan organization providing information on internship and job opportunities in the federal government

United Nations – Information on the on-line recruiting system for positions in the United Nations

USA.gov – the federal site for federal, state, and local government jobs

USAJobs – Federal government opportunities for employment across the world

Human Resources Toggle Accordion

iHire Human Resources – opportunities in Human Resources

Society for Human Resource Management – information on the field of Human Resources and job postings

International Companies Toggle Accordion

DevJobs – Provides international job announcements on various development fields

4International Careers & Jobs – leading international employment directory for overseas jobs

Global Career Center – International database for positions around the globe

graduate-jobs.com – a leading independent graduate job board in the United Kingdom.

Jobs Abroad – Job opportunities around the world

iHipo International Careers – International jobs and internship opportunities

InterExchange – International exchange programs, internships, summer jobs, and all forms of global work

Search Jobs Abroad – opportunities for people wanting to work for an international company or in a job overseas and advice for making the transition

Resources for International Employment Toggle Accordion

Anywork Anywhere – Information on Visa’s, permits, and restrictions for working abroad

EscapeArtist.com – Supporting materials and job searches to maximize your chance of obtaining a position overseas

Hostels.com – Hostels and other cheap places to stay worldwide

U.S. Department of State – Authoritative information on everything you need to travel or work abroad

Marketing / Advertising / Publishing Toggle Accordion

Advertising Age Talent Works – job postings across the country in advertising, media, marketing, and public relations

Advertising Educational Foundation – information on advertising careers including advise on preparing for a career and links to multiple career search engines

Book Jobs – jobs and internships in publishing

Marketing Research Resources – search for a wide range of jobs in the area of market research across the country

AdvertisingJobsNow.com – search for jobs in the advertising fields as well as get advice on the ins and outs of this particular fields job market

Ministry Toggle Accordion

Higher Education and Ministry – comprehensive information on ministerial careers, education, financial aid, and networking

Work Ministry – a faith-based social network of job seekers and job opportunities

Jesuit Volunteer Corp – offers men and women an opportunity to work full time to  a mission of serving the poor directly, working for structural change in the United States, and accompanying people in developing countries.

 Mercy Corps – Their mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities.

Lutheran Volunteer Corps – Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) unites full-time stipended Volunteers with financial supporters, non-profit organizations and ministries to work for peace with justice across the nation. In addition to working for justice, LVC Volunteers live together in intentional household communities of 4-7 people to encourage simple, sustainable living.

Nonprofit and Social Services Toggle Accordion

Center for Strategic & International Studies – internships for those interested in gaining practical experience in public policynonprofit sector

Federation of State Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG) – positions available across the country for people interested in social change to work in the non-profit sector

Idealist Guides to Nonprofit Careers – information and listings for career opportunities in the

Michigan Nonprofit Association – nonprofit job opportunities in Michigan

Nonprofic Career Network – opportunities in the nonprofit sector and a directory or nonprofit organizations helping the world

SocialService.com – job opportunities in all areas of the social service industry

Psychology Toggle Accordion

Careers In Psychology – Explore and search through the database for careers in Psychology

Retail and Fashion Toggle Accordion

Fashion Career Center – career advice, schools, and opportunities in the world of fashion

National Retail Federation – Retail Careers Center provides information on job openings as well as information on improving your skills in all aspects of retailing

Science, Medicine, and Health Care Toggle Accordion

American Cancer Society – bring your talent and skills to communities across the country and join in the fight against cancer

Health Careers in Michigan – Michigan.gov resource for information on the hottest health careers in Michigan

MedZilla – internship and job opportunities in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and science fields

Michigan Health Care Jobs – job board for health care professionals

Sports and Recreation Toggle Accordion

The Market: Careers in College Athletics – an NCAA site providing a wide range of opportunities in every aspect of college athletics

TeamWork Online – an online job board providing information on opening with teams in all sporting fields

CoolWorks.com – positions in recreational areas for year-round or seasonal work

YMCA of the Rockies – seasonal or year-round volunteer and employment opportunities in the Rockies and Internationally