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Preparing to launch your job or internship search involves more than just thumbing through the classifieds or mega search engines for jobs. A quality job search will involve networking and utilizing a variety of job search strategies and search tools. There are many ways to get focused.

Visit the Career Services Calendar for an updated list of workshops and career fairs. Attend a workshop, watch a prerecorded video, or schedule an individual meeting with a campus career counselor. Do something to help yourself move your search to the next level.

Network

If you're serious about managing your career, LinkedIn is where you can build your professional presence. Connect with professionals that can help lead to job opportunities, research employers, link with groups that can help boost your job search and other career goals.

Research

Glassdoor is a career community where past and current employees have contributed over 5 million pieces of content on salary information, company reviews, and interview questions. They have over 300,000 companies, in all industries, as well as over 15 million job and internship postings.

Wetfeet provides profiles of companies, careers, and industries to help job seekers find the right career, industry, company, and job for them.

Vault For jobs, careers, top employers and education programs, job search advice, salary information, job listings, employee message.

Career Bliss can help you find jobs, research salaries, read company reviews and more.

Going Global can help you find international jobs and internships. Expert advice on CV, resume, work permit and visa requirements for work abroad.

Job & Internship Search

Nittany Lion Career Network (NLCN) is the portal for Penn State students and alumni to access job postings. You can upload a resume for employers to view as well as have access to hundreds of alumni to connect with via LionLink. Use your standard University User ID and Password to access the site. This service is provided for Penn State students and alumni only.

Internship Search

Below are sites that target internships. Another useful method of locating an internship or employment opportunity is searching the internet. Many internship listings can be located by simply entering the word "internships" in a search engine page.

Regional Internship Center (RIC) strives to connect diverse students with companies who recognize their value. For over a decade, the RIC continuously proves to be an incredible resource to both students and employers. RIC serves as a platform for students, non-profit organizations, and companies to get in contact to determine if they're a good fit for a long-term employment relationship. RIC has tools to help you search for internship opportunities strategically, saving you time on your internship search.

Internships.com is the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one centralized location. Recognized by Forbes as a Top 10 Careers Website, Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities.

For more job search resources, visit the Internet Job Search Resources.

 

Job search resources 

 

Brenda Schultz, MA
Student Development Center
724-773-3961

Stephanie DeMaro
Room 113-G
Student Union Building
724-773-3959 or
724-773-3953

Recruit Penn State students! All companies and organizations are invited to post internship and job opportunities with us!