Job Search Resources
We know that the job search process is not easy! It takes organization, time, resources and your search can almost feel like a full-time job. That being said, Career Services has compiled a variety of resources to help you create a successful job search campaign. In addition to the resources listed below, students are encouraged to make an appointment with a career counselor to work on your resume and cover letter, discuss job search strategies, interviewing and more! Call our office at 508-531-1328 to setup an appointment.
Our Job Search Guide details how to get your job search started! We outline action steps, resources and tips that will help make your first professional level job search a success!
CareerLink@BSU is our career management database system where you can access
Full-time Professional positions, Internships, Career Fair event information, On
Campus Interview sign-ups and our Alumni Mentor Database. Create your
free account today and start getting connected with organizations that are
looking to hire BSU students!
The Senior Recruiting Program is designed specifically for BSU Seniors to assist in planning for your first professional-level position within your chosen field. It consists of a variety of programs and events that will assist you in finding employment and preparing for the world of work.
Career Services Upcoming Events and Online Workshops
To have an effective job search you need well written resumes and cover letters, practice your interviewing and know how to network. Career Services provides several workshops each semester on these and many other topics. Click here to view our Upcoming Events. If you cannot make it to one of our workshops, we have posted our Power Points on our website. Click here to view our Online Workshops.
One job search method is to utilize job posting boards that allow you to access a variety of positions both locally, across the country and even across the world! There are literally hundreds of these websites and Career Services has put together a list of a few of our favorites to help get you started!
ReferenceUSA (U.S. Businesses)
Provides detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses, with 27 data elements including executives, financial information, and articles.
No one job search tool is as effective as networking is! Survey after survey confirms that over 2/3rds of people find their current job through some form of networking versus applying to positions online. Therefore, networking should be a major part of an effective job search strategy. Networking includes everything from attending job fairs to attending conferences in your field of interest. There are a variety of ways to network, but here are some of the easiest methods to get you started:
Read our Networking 101 Guide
Utilize the Alumni Mentor Database on Careerlink@BSU
Join LinkedIn to network with people across the country and globally
JOBipedia.org - JOBipedia.org is a public service provided by the HR Policy Association to help new entrants into the workforce find jobs. Get the employers prospective on any job search question you may possibly have. Every answer you read on JOBipedia was written by someone from a large employer who actually hires employees for a living.
You need to be aware of the places that you COULD work before you start searching! There are a host of websites and resources that you can utilize in identifying employers that are looking for your qualifications.
NACE Job Choices
Last Modified: January 31, 2013