Find A Job
Here are some of the top sites to help you start your job search:
A networking tool to find connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts, and business partners.
Find millions of jobs from thousands of company websites, job boards, and newspapers.
Find volunteer opportunities, non-profit jobs, internships, and organizations working to change the world.
The Federal government’s official job list and employment search utility.
Ohio Department of Education
Search for positions in Ohio by region, county, and district.
Ohio Means Jobs
A job search engine to find and apply for the job of your dreams in Ohio.
Search for jobs or careers using 13 different criteria, or post a resume and let employers with find you.
Search job classifieds for employment in Columbus, Ohio.
Additional Job Search Resources
Many employers today discuss their employee brand. This tells you much about the culture and types of employees they are looking for. Consider connecting with them through social media sites, following their blog activity, or reading company news and events. You can also use sites like Kompass to research companies and industries, and to find employers and opportunities.
Most organizations will allow you to apply directly online. When applying, be sure to follow instructions carefully so you know what information to provide, when, and to whom.
Leverage the power and opportunity of LinkedIn to find jobs, get noticed, and connect with other professionals. Here are some additional helpful resources from LinkedIn:
Specialty Job Boards
Most major industries have specific websites, or groups, where you can go to network and find job postings. These sites give you a glimpse into industry terminology, trends, job outlooks, and major employers.
- Dice (Tech) – Here is also a great article from Dice on finding a tech job: http://insights.dice.com/career-toolkit
- Medzilla (Healthcare, Pharma, and Science)
- EnergyFolks – A not-for-profit network of networks dedicated to connecting energy students and professionals in their neighborhood and around the globe
- eFinancialCareers (Finance, Banking, Accounting & Insurance)
- MoneyJobs (Finance & Accounting)
- MiracleWorkers (Healthcare)
- ChurchStaffing (Ministry)
- ChristianJobs (Ministry)
- Vanderbloemen (Ministry)
- HigherEdJobs (Education)
- TopSchoolJobs (Education)
- Teach.org (Education)
Thinking of working internationally? The following sites offer great information on available jobs and preparing for an international career.
- U.S.A. Jobs (Government)
- Global Jobs (NGO, Think Tanks, Government, and Private Sector)
- Global Placements International
- My World Abroad (NGOs and public sector job boards, private sector job boards, and international) –
- Escape Artist (global opportunity)
- Going Global – Offers country career guides on 23 foreign countries and some U.S. cities
- International Jobs Center
- U.N. Careers
- International Organization Careers
- The World Bank
Consider joining a professional group. Not only is this a great way to learn about your chosen industry, but these groups often post jobs and offer events to help you network with others who have specific expertise and knowledge about the industry.
- American Institute of CPAs
- Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Project Management Institute (PMI)
- Society for Human Resource Management
- National Human Resources Association
- International Federation of Business and Professional Women
- American Marketing Association
- American Finance Association
- National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Google & Yahoo Groups
Consider finding and joining a group of ‘like’ professionals in the location where you wish to work, such as ‘Columbus Finance Professionals’. Many of these groups share job opportunities and help connect you to people who can assist you to find a great position.
Twitter’s built-in hashtag searching makes it easy to find relevant new job openings, quickly and efficiently.
- Huffington Post: Twitter is the best job search tool you’re not using
- Forbes: How to get a job offer on Twitter
Schedule a meeting with Career Development if you are interested in individual advising, taking a career assessment, getting help to explore career options, obtaining graduate school information, or receiving help with a resume, interviewing, networking, and more.
To schedule an appointment, please contact:
Coordinator of Career Development