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Job Search Site Resources

 

Please Note  All links on this page are external links to other resourses outside of the WSC website.

 

General Job Search Information

 

 

Job Search Assistance

  Career Park  - An Employer List, Job Categories and a Resource Center with links to Professional Organizations
  CityTownInfo.com - Information and Analysis on US Places, Careers, Colleges and more.
  Job-Hunt  - Index to a wide range of job search related sites, including networking, industry, professions and employment offices.  Links to thousands of local job resources by state.
 

Riley Guide  - Excellent guide to searching for jobs, researching companies and basic job search information.

 

WetFeet.Com - Their mission is to equip job seekers with the advice, research and inspiration you need to plan and achieve a successful career.  Dig deeper into various topics with their 65+ Insider Guides focused on  the Job Search Process, Resume Writing, Interviewing and  Career Development  as well as guides to various careers.

 

Occupational Information

  Occupational Outlook Handbook - Career information by occupation.
  Career Overview – Career and job search resources.
 

Black Collegian Online - Occupational information for students of color, with resources related to career planning, job placement, and graduate and professional school.

 

Company Information

 

Fortune 500 - Company and Industry information for Fortune 500 companies.

  Glassdoor.com - Provides great information about company salaries, reviews and interview questions for thousands of companies, worldwide.
 

ProGayJobs - Numerous resources to GLBT jobseekers to find jobs with companies that embrace diversity. Diversity-focused employers with opportunities can post jobs and advertise to the GLBT workforce.

 

WetFeet.com - Discover, research and connect with a variety of employers.  Expect top-quality information and insight straight from the organizations’ recruiters, as well as employees who were once in your job-hunting shoes.

 

Relocation Information

 

American States  - Links to each of the 50 state home pages. Many also include job listings.

  Best Places – Compare cities cost of living, climates, crime rates, schools and more.
  Certification Map  - Provides a guide to teacher certification as well as the steps needed to become a teacher in each state in the United States.  International Teaching information and guidelines are also included.
  Find your Spot  - Search for your best place based on what is important to you.
  News Link  - Links to U.S., Non-U.S. and Campus newspapers.
  School-Jobs - Includes a link on the home page to all 50 State Departments of Education including the District of Columbia.
  SuperPages.com  - Electronic Yellow Pages allowing geographic searches for businesses by category or name including maps and driving directions.
  Towns and Cities Index  - Index and directory of United States towns and cities including maps and information.
  U.S. Department of Labor – Salary estimates for each state.
  U.S. Chamber of Commerce  - Find Chamber of Commerce offices or sites nationwide.
  World Chamber Network  -  Directory of Chambers of Commerce around the world.
 

U.S. Postal Service  - Look up ZIP Codes for cities across the US.

 

Salary Information

  NACE Salary Calculator  - Calculate salaries and find most accurate compensation data available through the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
  NACE Salary Survey - Get current, actual starting salary information for graduates in 90 majors at the bachelor's level.
  Payscale.com - Provides salary reports, cost of living comparisons, career profiles and more on careers and cities of your choice.
  Salary.com - Provide salary reports for numerous career fields as well as articles about benefits, office etiquette and dream jobs.
 

SalaryExpert - Provides salary and cost of living reports from compensation professionals. Our tools help people make informed decisions when planning careers and searching for jobs.

Internship and Cooperative Education

 

 

Internships-USA

one of the most comprehensive sources of internship information on the web!

 

 

To access, click on Student Login and use the following username and password:

Username: WayneState
Password: 
WS201314

 

  American Camp Association - Find a summer or year round jobs at all types of camps located throughout the United States.
  Career Link - Information about internships, job opportunities and employers with listings throughout the state of Nebraska.
  CollegeRecruiter.com  - A high traffic site used by students, recent grads and the employers who want to hire them.
  CoolWorks.com - Lists thousands of seasonal jobs in some of the greatest places on Earth.
  InternJobs.com - Education. Experience. Connections. Features a national database of internships for students and recent graduates.
 

Intern Nebraska - The premier source for paid internships across the state of Nebraska that provides a unique opportunity for college students and employers to co-invest in their future.

  Mountain Jobs - Your connection to ski jobs, summer jobs, seasonal and full-time professional careers.
  SummerJobs.com - Surf for the Perfect Summer Job! Features seasonal job listings with camps, parks, ranches, resorts and the environment.
  ResortJobs.com – Work & Play at the World’s Top Resorts! Features worldwide resort jobs with ski areas, cruises, parks, hotels and more.
  Rising Star Internships – U.S. and international internship opportunities listed by industry.
  South Dakota Intern Program - Provides a listing of paid Fall, Spring and Summer internships with the State of South Dakota.
  StudentJobs.gov – Provides information on student employment and internships with the Federal government.
  Student Conservation Association - Good information for students interested in conservation internships.
  National Science Foundation - Research Experiences for Undergraduates  - Information on research related opportunities.
  Minority Access, Inc.- Information on minority internship opportunities with the Federal
Government.
  The Washington Center-   Internships in Washington, DC and abroad with an integrated mix of work experience and academics.
 

Washington Internship Institute  - Internship opportunities with the private, public and nonprofit sectors in Washington, DC.

Nebraska

 

 

Nebraska Job Sites

  Statewide
  Career Link - Contains information about jobs and employers with listings statewide.
  Indeed.com  - Excellent nationwide site with many job postings in Nebraska.
 

Nebraska Bankers Association - Lists available positions in member and associated member banks and savings institutions.

  Nebraska.jobs  - An interactive, community-driven network of job related sites.
  NEworks - A comprehensive job search site offered by the Nebraska Department of Labor.
  State of Nebraska Job Listings  - Nebraska state government job listings.
  Teach In Nebraska  - Job listing and candidate application site for education jobs in Nebraska University of Nebraska.
 

Nebraska Bankers Association - Lists available positions in member and associated member banks and savings institutions.

 

  Lincoln / Omaha Area
  Cornhusker Help Wanted - Job listings in Southeast Nebraska.
  LincolnJobs.com – Fast and easy to use database of job opportunities in the Lincoln Metro area.
  City of Omaha Personnel Department  - Job openings with the City of Omaha.
  City of Lincoln Personnel Department  - Job openings with the City of Lincoln.
  Douglas County Personnel  - Lists positions available with Douglas County.
  Lincoln Journal Star  - Search the classifieds for job opportunities in and around Lincoln.
  Omaha.com  - The on-line edition of the Omaha World-Herald newspaper including a careers section.
  Lincoln Chamber of Commerce  - Provides a listing of businesses and information about the City of Lincoln.
  Omaha Chamber of Commerce  - Lists job openings in Omaha as well as provides a listing of job search websites in the Omaha area.
  University of Nebraska-Lincoln Human Resources – Includes listings of managerial, professional, office and service positions with UNL.

 

  Columbus
  Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce - Provides a listing of businesses and information about the Columbus area.
 

WorkInColumbus.com - Provides information for both newcomers and long time residents, highlighting many of the fine qualities of the Columbus community.

 

  Grand Island / Hastings
  Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation - Listing of job opportunities and employers in the Grand Island area.
  Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce - Provides information about the community as well as a listing of businesses in the area.

 

  Kearney Area
  Kearney Area Jobs  - A comprehensive listing of jobs available in the Kearney area.
  University of Nebraska at Kearney Human Resources - Lists managerial, professional, office and service positions.
  Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce - Provides information about the community as well as a listing of businesses in the area.

 

  Norfolk
  Norfolk Area Recruiters - Seeks to attract graduates to the Northeast Nebraska Area with job listings available in the area.
 

Norfolk Daily News - Job listings in the Norfolk area.

  Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce - Provides information about the community as well as a listing of businesses in the Norfolk area.

 

  Scottsbluff / Gering / Sidney
  Twin Cities Development  - Provides information and job listings for communities in the Scottsbluff and Gering area.
  Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce - Includes job listings, a business directory and information about communities in Cheyenne County, including Sidney (home to Cabellas).

Midwest (Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri)

 

This section provides you with helpful job search websites including localized job posting boards, major newspapers with employment ads, and Chamber of Commerce links which include business directories for that specific city or area. You can find numerous other sites to assist you with your job search on the internet, but we have found these sites the most helpful and easy to navigate. Please refer to the Nationwide section on our Job Search Site Resource page for additional recommended website resources.

 

IOWA

Iowa Workforce Development 

Iowa State Government
Iowa Statewide Teacher Recruitment 
Iowa Teacher Recruitment Service
Des Moines Register Newspaper 
Siouxland Chamber of Commerce
Sioux City Journal Newspaper

 

KANSAS / MISSOURI

State of Kansas Employment Center

KC Oodle Market Place
KCjobs.com
Kansas City Business Journal
Kansas Works
Kansas City Star Newspaper

Kansas Teacher Recruitment

State of Missouri Jobs
Missouri Teacher Recruitment Service
Missouri Teaching Jobs
Missouri Job Network

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Department of Labor

South Dakota Personnel Bureau

Argus Leader Newspaper
KELOLand Employment
Sioux Falls Jobs & Careers
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan
Yankton Chamber of Commerce
South Dakota Teacher Placement Center

 

MINNESOTA

Star Tribune Newspaper

Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal

Minneapolis Career Guide
State of Minnesota Jobs
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Minnesota Works

Minnesota Teacher Recruitment

 

COLORADO

The Denver Post Newspaper

Denver Chamber of Commerce
State of Colorado Jobs and Workforce Center
Colorado Teacher Recruitment

Nationwide

 

  AfterCollege  - Search for job type, industry and location or region.
  AgCareers.com - The leading online job board for agriculture, food, biotechnology and natural resources.
  CareerBuilder.Com  -Search by job type, industry, or field of interest.
  CareerJet  - Searches job listing sites for many career fields across the country and abroad.
  College Grad Job Hunter  - Site is geared to entry level and recent graduates.
  CollegeRecruiter.com  - A high traffic site used by students, recent grads and the employers who want to hire them.
  EmploymentGuide.com - Search jobs and job fairs nationwide.
 

EmploymentSpot.com - Career advice and resources to help with your job search!

  Federal Employment of People with Disabilities provides information for federal employment candidates who have a disability and resources that will assist in your job search.
  Indeed.com  - A search engine allowing job seekers to find nationwide and international jobs posted on employer career sites and job boards.
  JobSearchShortcut.com – Search by metropolitan area and company.
 

Jobs2Careers - Job Search Engine

  Monster.com – Nationwide job listings and job search articles. Searchable by location.
  Mountain Jobs – Your connection to ski jobs, summer jobs, seasonal and full-time professional careers!
  Nationjob.com - Nationwide job listings searchable by location and industry.
  Quintessential Careers  - Career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as links to jobs.
  USA Jobs - Information on federal jobs in Nebraska and across the nation.

International

 

Disclaimer:  International students currently enrolled at WSC are only allowed to work on-campus.  Please contact the international student advisor, Ron Vick, for more information and assistance.

 

  Bayt.com  - The most widely used job site in the Middle East with more than 26,000 employers from across all industries and career levels.
  Cultural Vistas - Through our array of personalized international internships, fellowships, work-study and professional training programs, Cultural Vistas' participants gain the sought-after skills and experience necessary to jumpstart successful careers while fulfilling their ambitions of traveling and living abroad.
  CRCC Asia  - Offers one and two month business internships in Beijing, China including accommodations, business etiquette training and more.
  Cross-Cultural Solutions - An incredible opportunity for students to do an international internship or gain work experience in the areas of Education, Health, or Social Services
  Foundation for Sustainable Development – Lists nonprofit internships available in community and economic development, education, environment, health and human rights.
  Go abroad.com  - Search our directory of over 27,000 opportunities abroad updated daily and find the best jobs abroad for you. Use their comprehensive directory to find your ideal study abroad, volunteer, teach, intern, TEFL, language abroad programs and jobs
  Idealist  - Offers job listings by location, skills, job description.
  Indeed Worldwide - Job listings from countries around the world.
  Interexchange - Whether you want to teach in India, work & travel in Australia, volunteer in Peru, or explore other overseas work and volunteer programs, they can help you find a truly life-changing opportunity with an experienced team helping you every step of the way
  International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience  - IAESTE is about international exposure, practical work experience, meeting a community of like minded individuals and creating and being part of global network of industry contacts. Students can become involved by applying to take part in the international work placement program or as a student volunteer
   Internship in China - Offers two programs, a professional internship with Chinese enterprises or corporations and a foreign language teaching internship where students teach English or other foreign languages in all levels of schools.
  OverseasJobs.com - Provides job listings grouped by region, by industry and for non-citizens of the host country.
  Peace Corps -  Volunteers help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children and their communities.
  Prospects - Lists jobs and career information for the United Kingdom.
  Princeton in Asia - Provides fellowships in education, journalism, nongovernment organizations and business.
  Study Abroad - No matter how you are looking to expose yourself to the world, you'll find a program that meets your needs - including summer study abroad programs, internships, volunteer abroad programs, high school study abroad programs, intensive language programs and more.
  US Agency for International Development  - Foreign service opportunities for entry-level candidates and professional with previous technical experience.
 

WSC International Student Advising - International student advising combines services such as assistance with the Wayne State College application process and procedures as needed, referral to academic resources, academic advising, personal counseling, and adjusting to U.S. culture.

Education (K-12)

 

 

Nebraska / Iowa / South Dakota Listings

 

Teach In Nebraska  - A job listing and candidate application site for education jobs in Nebraska.

  teachiowa.gov - Iowa's marketplace for education jobs - a statewide education job posting system that centralizes the search for employers and employees
  IREAP - Instantly put your application in front of Iowa member districts, schools and AEAs serving more than 400,000 students.
  South Dakota Teacher Placement Center
 

National Sources

 

Education America - Allows educators to search jobs, post resumes and apply to teaching jobs.

  K12Jobs  - A one stop for Employment at schools nationally.
 

ProjectConnect  - A place for employers to post vacancies and for candidates to transfer information about themselves. Carefully read the information available to learn how to use this service.

 

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  Sabis.net - A global education management organization that currently operates in 15 countries and educates more than 60000 students.
  Teach For America - A teacher corps for graduates of all academic majors.
 

Teachers.net - The Ultimate website for teachers.  From teacher job listings around the country and the world to lesson plans and classroom projects, this website has it all.  Teacher Job Center is designed to connect qualified teachers with job opportunities in the United States and abroad.

  Teachers Support Network   - Dedicated to placing highly qualified teachers in every classroom and supporting them through their first years on the job. Provide a marketplace of potential career opportunities, as well as, mentoring and support for long term success.
  Teachers-Teachers.Com  - Associated with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
  USREAP  - The largest online educator recruitment resources for school districts.
 

International Teaching Opportunities

 

University of Northern Iowa (UNI) Overseas Placement Service for Educators  - Excellent regional opportunity for the recruitment of overseas teaching opportunities.

  Department of Defense Education Activity  - Information on worldwide American-sponsored elementary and secondary schools overseas, current fact sheets on the 180 American international schools and helpful job hunting links.
  Peace Corps - Volunteers help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children and their communities.
  JET Program - The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.
  Council of International Schools  - Placement service for international teaching opportunities searchable by country.
  ESL Job Center  - Resource for  ESL/EFL Teachers Around the World.
 

Missionteach.com - Organization that promotes and connects qualified Christian educators with international Christian schools—worldwide.

  Sabis.net - A global education management organization that currently operates in 15 countries and educates more than 60000 students.
  TEFL – World's largest source of worldwide jobs for the ELT professional.
  Overseas Digest  - General information for those considering teaching/living abroad.
  Teaching Jobs Overseas  - Job listings and other resources for overseas employment.
  The International Educator  - A non-profit organization committed to matching the best educators with the best international schools around the world. Identified as the most comprehensive service for securing a job overseas.
  Transitions Abroad  - Information about the cultural aspects of teaching and living in another country.
 

School District Information

  Nebraska Department of Education
  National Center for Education Statistics  - Provides a means to search and obtain information about school districts.
  National Association of Independent Schools - Database containing information about independent, private schools located across the United States and in several other countries around the world
  U.S. Department of Education
  National Center for Alternative Certification- State specific information on alternative teaching certification
  Nebraska State Education Association - Provides salary and benefits information for all public schools (K-12) in the State of Nebraska.  Search: "compensation"

Government (State and Federal)

 

 

Openings

  USAJOBS  - The official United States Office of Personnel Management site with current openings, general information and on-line applications.
  StudentJobs - Job listings and training opportunities for students.
  The Intelligence Community - Organizations related to national security and intelligence.
 

Application/Resume Tips

  The USAJOBS Resource Center - Offers tips on how to write a federal resume and answer frequently asked questions.
  The Resume Place - Helps students and recent graduates find and apply for federal jobs.
  Federal Employment of People with Disabilities - Provides information and resources for federal employment candidates with a disability.
 

Exploratory/Research

  Federal Jobs by College Major - Assists in choosing a career by your major field of study.
  Federal Occupation Groups - Classifies jobs in terms of subject matter, level of difficulty and responsibility and qualifications.
  State Government   - Listing of Government websites for each state, the district of Columbia, U.S. territories and associated states.
  The Partnership for Public Service – Organization that works to make the government an employer of choice for talented, dedicated Americans through educational outreach, research, legislative advocacy and hands-on partnerships with agencies on workforce management issues.
  Where the Jobs Are - A listing of the mission-critical employment opportunities for the federal government.
  Making the difference - Assists with the search and federal government application process including tips on how to use USAJobs and information on Security Clearances.
 

State Governments (Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota)

  Nebraska State Jobs – The Nebraska State Jobs Career Center
  State of Iowa Talent Gateway  - Search Job Opportunities  with the State of Iowa
  State of South Dakota Bureau of Personnel - Search for job openings with the State of South Dakota
 

Veterans

  FedsHireVets  - Assistance for veterans, transitioning service members and family members in the federal government job search
  G.I. Jobs  - Job opportunities, education and transition assistance for military veterans
  Job Central - Identify career opportunities based on military experience
  The Employer Partnership - Allows veterans to use their military training and experience for civilian career opportunities with national, regional and local employers.

Non-Profit and Service Organization Resources

 

 

 

Guidestar  - Information on non-profit organizations of all kinds.

 

Idealist – Offers job listings by location, skills, job description.

 

Independent Sector -  The leading national coalition of national charitable organizations and foundations.

 

Impact Online – Information on non-profit and volunteer organizations.

 

Non-Profit Job Market  - Non-profit organizations job listings

 

Opportunity Knocks  - National online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community

 

Public Service Careers  - Professional positions in the public sector

 

United Way of America  - Job opportunities in both the national office as well as local offices

 

AmeriCorpVISTA Recruitment Home Page - Volunteers In Service to America assist community based agencies to help find long term solutions to problems caused by urban and rural poverty.

 

Peace Corps -  Volunteers help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children and their communities.

  Teach for America - Teacher corps for all academic majors.

 

WorldTeach – An alternative to live and work overseas.

Diverse Students and Multicultural Interests

 

Career-related resources for international students, individuals with disabilities, students of color and LGBTQ students.

 

 

General Diversity-related Resources

  Diversity World  - A site devoted to Disability and Employment Resources.
  Equal Opportunity Publications – Publications devoted to career development and equal opportunity for women, minority professionals and persons with disability-related challenges. An available option is to post your resume in the resume database, a database accessed by corporate and government employers nationwide.
  HireDiversity.com - Career resources for several diverse populations including African Americans, Asian Americans, disabled, gay & lesbian, Hispanics, Native Americans, and women.
  IM Diversity - Career and self-development information for all minorities, specifically African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and Women. The largest database of equal opportunity employers committed to workplace diversity.
  Riley Guide Diversity Resources - Resource specifically set up to meet the needs or address the interests of various nationalities or ethnic backgrounds.
 

Individuals with Disabilities

  AbilityLinks  - Job opportunities for those with disabilities.
  Careers and the Disabled  - Access to employers committed to inclusion and equal access. Select “Resume Database” to post your resume for employers and select “Career Fairs/Events” for information on career fairs.
  Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities- Consortium of universities, employers and US Government agencies focused on the career employment of college graduates with disabilities
  Disabilityinfo.gov  - one stop shop for disability-related information and programs.
  Federal Employment of People with Disabilities - Information for federal employment candidates who have a disability and resources that will assist in your job search.
  Gettinghired.com - Find employers committed to hiring people with disabilities.
  Workforce Recruitment Program - The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.
 

International Students

  International Students and Social Security  - Provides information regarding the eligibility requirements and regulations for noncitizens working in the United States.
  Myvisajobs.com - Includes information about Student Work Authorizations and other work visas as well as a list of the top 1000 Visa Employer Sponsors from 2001 – 2010.
  US Department of Labor H1B Disclosure Information - Department of Labor FLC data indicates an interest by U.S. employers to hire foreign workers; it does not provide direct evidence that these employers actually hired the workers. Click on your status and search for the state in which you are interested.
  US Citizenship and Immigration Services – The government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.  Different options and procedures related to employment of international students are explained.
 

LGBTQ Students

  LGBT Career Link - Out & Equal Workplace Advocate  for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) workforce. Find jobs, learn about employment at diversity-friendly companies and research careers by networking with your LGBT and allied colleagues.
  OUT For Work - OUT for Work’s Internship & Job Board is the only internship and job posting site dedicated to LGBT college students. Find an internship or job from a multitude of organizations.
  ProGayJobs - Numerous resources for GLBT jobseekers to find jobs with companies that embrace diversity. Diversity-focused employers with opportunities can post jobs and advertise to the GLBT workforce.
 

Students of Color

  Black Collegian Online - Provides occupational information for students of color, with resources related to career planning, job placement, and graduate and professional school.
  Black Enterprise  - Resources for students and professionals of color, with the opportunity to search jobs nationwide.
  LatPro -  Launched in 1997, LatPro became the very first job board connecting Hispanic & bilingual professionals with recruiters and continues to lead the field, consistently ranking among the top Internet job boards.
  National Assoc of Asian American Professionals -  Focused on fostering an online community that connects Asian and minority professional talent with companies across the globe. 
  SALUDOS.com  - Specializes in joining the Hispanic bilingual professional with companies looking for DIVERSITY in the workplace.

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