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Where to Look for Jobs

The search for a job can start just about anywhere you look...friends, family, your professor, your adviser, your roommate, just about anyone can serve as a resource to get you started down the path toward a job. There are also literally thousands of websites that can help you search for that perfect position in which to put your knowledge and skills to use. Check out some of the sites listed below...and happy hunting!

General Job Search Information

Job Search Assistance

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.

Occupational Information

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Career information by occupation.

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.

Relocation Information

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.

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

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.

Internships

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, D.C.

Nebraska

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.

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.

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

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 Cabela's).

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 Teacher Recruitment Service

Des Moines Register Newspaper

Siouxland Chamber of Commerce

Sioux City Journal Newspaper

Kansas/Missouri

State of Kansas Employment Center

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

Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan

Yankton Chamber of Commerce

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

Colorado

The Denver Post Newspaper

Denver Chamber of Commerce

State of Colorado Jobs and Workforce Center

Nationwide

AgCareers.com - The leading online job board for agriculture, food, biotechnology and natural resources.

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.

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.

JobSearchShortcut.com – Search by metropolitan area and company.

Monster.com – Nationwide job listings and job search articles. Searchable by location.

Quintessential Careers  - Career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as links to jobs.

ZipRecruiter - More jobs. More opportunities. Search hundreds of search engines to find the best match for you.

International Jobs

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

Bayt - 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 national or 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 (fee-based).

Foundation for Sustainable Development - Lists nonprofit internships available in community and economic development, education, environment, health, and human rights. 

Go Abroad - Search 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. 

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.

Overseas Jobs - 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.

US Agency for International Development - Foreign service opportunities including internships,  entry-level positions and opportunities for candidates with previous experience.

WOW Jobs - Search over 250,000 jobs from thousands of job boards, employment and career sites in Canada.

Education

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

Teach Iowa - Iowa's marketplace for education jobs - a statewide education job posting system that centralizes the search for employers and employees

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.

IREAP - Instantly put your application in front of Iowa member districts, schools and AEAs serving more than 400,000 students.

Prospects - Lists jobs, work experience and career information for  various countries around the world.

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.

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.

JET Program - The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

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.

TEFL – World's largest source of worldwide jobs for the ELT professional.

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.

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)

USAJOBS  - The official United States Office of Personnel Management site with current openings, general information and on-line applications.

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

State Government   - Listing of Government websites for each state, the district of Columbia, U.S. territories and associated states.

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

Nonprofit and Service Organization Resources

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

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

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

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.

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

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.