Searching Job Ads
There are many different places to look for job/internship advertisements. You are probably most familiar with newspapers and job banks like Monster.com. These are good sources, but there are many other resources. There are also websites specific to certain fields/majors and employment listings on individual companies websites.
Once the only way to look for jobs, newspapers are losing popularity. However, they should not be overlooked. Most major newspapers have their job listings on-line in easy searchable formats. Don’t ignore small town papers. Their listings may be short, but it only takes one good lead to make it worthwhile to look.
- General Job Banks
There are many good job banks that advertise openings in many different career fields, in many areas. Most let you search by location as well as by job category. Some will even notify you when new jobs that fit your interest are posted. College Central is Lasell's own job bank including internships, full-time and part-time positions.
- Job Banks by major
In addition to the general job banks that you are most familiar with, there are many sites specific to your field.
- Employers HR/Employment Web Pages
Almost all companies have a web page where they list open jobs. If you know where you want to work, don’t wait for it to appear in the paper, go directly to the company’s web site. Look under Human Resources, Personnel, Employment, or Jobs.
- Internship Resources
Internship listings can be found in many of the same places as full time jobs. The trick may be knowing where to look. In addition, there are a few websites specializing in internship listings.
- Summer Jobs
If you are looking for a summer adventure, there are many sites that will help you find a position in camps, resorts, and as a live in nanny. Local positions are harder to find in online sites, but there are a few to check out.
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|Targeting Employers||Job Ads|
|Professional Associations||Employment Agencies|