Job Search Resources

NUcareers -  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 NUcareers and CareerSearch. Access NUcareers through the Career Development website, or myNEU.

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

LinkedIn - Join the Career Development group.

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


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:,; attend the Alumni Networking Exchange events:

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

Consider doing volunteer work as a way to build your network: &

Additional Job Search Resources  These are the Google of job search.  They save you time by searching multiple job boards and company websites.  Use advanced search, “entry level” or 0-2 years, and keywords.

Entry level jobs:

Nectjobs  - job search tool for all job seekers - one that includes all major professional industries organized for easy navigation has entry level jobs and internships. is an informal job site but can have great opportunities.

Non-profit & Government Jobs:,,, &

For a database of non-profits searchable by keyword, try

Federal:  &


International Job Search Board:

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 keywords while searching to yield relevant results, "Careers in______"

Career X: An on line career resource center filled with easy-to-use materials designed to help you succeed and compete professionally, including: Self-Assessment for Career Management, Resumés, Cover Letters, LinkedIn, Networking, Interviewing, Communication, Digital Literacy, International student resources and career and industry specific content.

Resources Beyond NU

Job Skills & Training

Note: These services are recommended in addition to those offered by NU Career Development

Housing & Mortgage

Healthcare, Insurance, & Assistance

Mental Health

Additionally: See your local community mental health clinic or ask your health care provider for a mental health referral



Fitness Resources