Job Search Resources

HuskyCareerLink (HCL) -  Northeastern’s online job database. Search and apply for On-Campus Recruiting opportunities and other job openings. Publish your resume to a resume book. Research employers using HCL and CareerSearch. Access HCL through the Career Development website, or myNEU.

Going Global - Search for jobs and internships around the globe.  Access this tool via HuskyCareerLink.

LinkedIn - Join the Career Development group

Alumni Directory - Starting in the Fall semester, seniors canfind alumni contacts via “HuskyNation” in  myNEU. Use the Informational Interviewing guide on the website to make the best use of alumni contacts.

Networking

Network with friends, family, professors, co-op contacts; attend panel & industry talks, alumni events, etc.

Use LinkedIn for informational interviews.  For details, see Informational Interviewing Guide on the website.

In-person Social & Professional Networking:  www.bostonypa.com, www.meetup.com; Attend the Alumni Networking Exchange events: www.northeastern.edu/alumni.

Network and gain information through professional associations: www.asaecenter.org - under “People and Groups,” select Directories, then Gateway to Associations.

Consider doing volunteer work as a way to build your network: www.volunteermatch.org & www.idealist.org

Additional Job Search Resources

www.simplyhired.com  www.indeed.com  These are the Google of job search.  They save you time by searching multiple job boards and company web sites.  Use advanced search, “entry level” or 0-2 years, and key words.

Entry level jobs:

www.bostonworks.com/college has entry level jobs and internships.  www.craigslist.com is an informal job site, but can have great opportunities.

Non-profit & Government Jobs: 

www.idealist.org, www.opportunityknocks.org, www.nonprofit-jobs.org, www.nonprofitjobscoop.org & www.massachusetts-job.com. For a database of non-profits searchable by keyword, try www.guidestar.com.

Federal: www.makingthedifference.org  &  www.usajobs.gov

Mass: https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us

Web Sites for Career Research & Guides to Job Search Process

Riley Guide: a well-organized gold mine of a guide to the job search process. Don’t miss the sections on job search, research, and the A-Z Index to find industry specific job search sites.

Twitter: Follow career professionals @CareerCoachNU, @mypromotion, @doostang.  Also find people to follow that are specific to your field of work.

Google: Use varied key words while searching to yield relevant results, "Careers in______"