If you use any job search engines or have any great websites you’d recommend to members of CWIB, please forward them to colgatewib (at) gmail (dot) com!
Job Search Engines:
InternMatch: you can fill in your desired field and general area where you’re looking for an internship. Some notable employers: Google, Facebook, Kiva, Nestlé, Pixar, and many more!
Indeed: job search engine to find jobs based on job titles, general fields, or specific companies. You can also narrow it down by location. If you sign up you can post your resumé as well so recruiters can find you.
Internships.com: start out by entering your specific major and where you would like to work! As of September 2012, the site had nearly 60,000 postings at 25,000 companies in 8,800 cities across the U.S. according to Forbes Magazine.
The Muse: an awesome resource that has career advice, job searches and the ability to get a look at companies and their employees. Taken from their about section: “The Muse is a rapidly growing community of inspired professionals who believe that kicking ass and taking names is all part of the job.”
YouTern: uses exclusive matching technologies to compare the skill set and aspirations of the intern with the specific needs of each company in their database. If you create an account, internships that match your criteria can be sent directly to your email or phone!
Career Builder: has a great network to pair you with a job or internship in your desired field. Careerbuilder can recommend jobs for you based on keywords in your resumé, and jobs you view and apply for.
Idealist: shows you recent job listings so you can act fast! Idealist also has volunteer opportunities for those that prefer an alternative to the business world. This site is a great resource where you can start with your interests and explore the endless career opportunities within specific areas! Additionally, Idealist Grad School Fairs go to many major cities, so look out for when one is coming near you.
JobAware: a really neat job search engine that is the highest rated iOS job search app. It is integrated with LinkedIn, and allows you to track job listings as time goes on.
Cool Works: a job search engine specifically geared towards summer or seasonal jobs in places like national parks, resorts, ranches, camps, and the like. They also include volunteer opportunities, so check it out if you have any interest in a fun outdoors summer job!
Intern Sushi: really cool site where you create a digital profile where you can upload your resumé, videos, images and other samples of your work for potential employers! Companies also create digital profiles for you to browse, and you can apply right through the site.
Simply Hired: very easy to use, straightforward search engine! You can browse jobs by category so it is easy to narrow down your searches, including by industry and level.
TalentEgg: career hub for current college students or new graduates looking for jobs and internships! They are catered specifically towards students looking for meaningful summer internships or entry-level jobs.
As always, an advanced Google search can always start the process!
Career Networks & TIps:
Levo League: a great community of professional women. Sign up if you want to be a part of a “social good startup designed to elevate young women in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve personal and professional success.”
Career Girl Network: geared toward women to provide paths to success through a large network of other women who are there to nurture, mentor, and support you (taken from their mission statement). Definitely a great website for Colgate Women in Business!
Top 75 Websites for Your Career (Forbes): an article including 75 websites to help you kickstart your career. Many of the sites listed above are on there as well!
iBanking Insider: Founded by a group of investment banking insiders, this resource was created to fix the incorrect perception students have about the investment banking industry and the recruiting process. Definitely check it out if you have interest in the ibanking field!
LinkedIn for Students: this blog, made specifically for students in college, provides many articles about finding internships, jobs, and general tips and how-to’s. Definitely a great resource if you’re not sure about how to start your job search!
I Want Her Job: Chosen by Forbes as One of the Top 75 Websites for Your Career, this website features women from all over the country in any and every industry who love their jobs. There are an overwhelming number of women on there who are incredibly successful and doing great things!
The Prepary: a job search advice resource, written by a woman with 5 years of experience as a recruiter in finance and fashion. From the site: “whether you are in the process of looking for a job now, preparing for an interview, or just staying up to date on job search topics, the site will give you tons of valuable information that is written in an honest and straightforward way!”