Career Library

The Occupational Outlook Handbook lists hundreds of occupations and describes the education needed, earnings, working conditions, and more.

What can you do with your major?

 

Salary websites

This is a great site for researching salary with an employer.  Please remember to present a range rather than a specific dollar amount.

http://www.naceweb.org/salary_calculator/ - National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) Salary Calculator

http://www.payscale.com/ 

http://money.cnn.com/calculator/pf/cost-of-living/

http://www.naceweb.org/salary_calculator/

http://www.salaryexpert.com

http://money.cnn.com/calculator/pf/cost-of-living/ - CNN’s Cost of Living Calculator

 

Job Search Boards

Use these resources during the job search phase. Please remember that 70-80% of positions that are available are not advertised. It is important to network because it is the number one way to land a job. Referrals and internal candidates are also leading hiring trends.

SWU Career Center Job Board exclusively for alumni and students

www.indeed.com

www.Sinpleyhired.com

www.snagajob.com

www.linkup.com

www.glassdoor.com

https://jobs.scworks.org/vosnet/Default.aspx

http://www.jobs2careers.com/results5.php?q=Employment&l=SC&x=32&y=16

http://www.overseasjobs.com

www.idealist.org - Related to the nonprofit sector

http://www2.guidestar.org/ - Provides a searchable directory of nonprofit organizations

https://www.candidcareer.com/ - Videos and tips on how to land your next job

http://workreimagined.aarp.org/

http://www.careers-in-business.com/ - Careers-in-Business - Designed to help you find satisfying jobs in the business world

Job Choices - put out by National Association of Colleges and Employers

Job Choices - Diversity Edition - National Association of Colleges and Employers

 

Summer Jobs

www.summerjobs.com

 

Graduate School

www.petersons.com

www.princetonreview.com

www.collegegrad.com

 

RESUME WRITING RESOURCES

SWU Resume Workshop (pdf)
Optimal Resume website

Upload resumes at CareerLink

 

INTERVIEWING RESOURCES

Practice Interviews at Interview Stream
SWU Interviewing Workshop
 (pdf)