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Career Guide: Job Search

Find a Job

If you are wondering...How do I actually find a job.

Use Job Search Engines. Use the job search engine sites to search the major job boards, company sites, associations, and other sites with job postings for you. You will be able to search all the jobs posted online in one step.  You can even set up email alerts to notify you when a new job in your field has posted!

Adapted from Job Search Tips

Regional Job Postings


Even the general websites let you specify where you want to look for jobs.  But there are also some regional sites that post a broad array of positions for specific areas.  They will often be duplicated in the general websites, but it doesn't hurt to visit these regional sites every once in a while to see if there's anything new.

Don't forget to look at the websites of local companies as well!

Job Search Engines


There are a huge number of online search sites for jobs.  Many of them overlap, so the best recommendation is to pick one or two and set up email alerts!

Industry-Specific Job Sites


Some job posting websites are industry-specific.  So if you're looking for a career in health care or education, there are sites you can go to that list JUST jobs for that profession!  Here are a few of the most common.

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