|To feel grounded in the type of career you would like to pursue, ask yourself the following:
• Where do you want to be geographically?
• What employers or industries excite you?
• Is there a particular work environment you desire?
By researching potential employers, you can make your eventual job search manageable, show motivation and commitment to a potential employer, and foster greater job satisfaction.
CareerSpots Videos - View videos on entry-level job search and application
Quintessential Career Toolbox - Comprehensive career information and job postings
Military to Civilian Transition - Help for military personnel in their transition from military life to the corporate world
Job Search Databases
- online résumé referral service and exclusive job and internship listing source for SBU students and alums
Research Gate - Discover positions in science and research
- a free résumé/job posting database with job and internship opportunities from across the country
Indeed.com - Comprehensive site for nationwide opportunities
CareerBuilder.com - Job listings from six of the country's largest newspapers including the New York Times, The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times
CampusCareerCenter - Tips and strategies for the job search, as well as job listings
Vault.com - Information on a wide range of career topics, as well as jobs and internships
Monster.com - Comprehensive site of career opportunities and personal career assistance on-line
Black Collegian - Extensive employer database for college students seeking full-time and internship opportunities
Get That Gig - Discover exciting opportunities available from a variety of industries
Visit sbu.interviewstream.com to get started or click here for more information.
- Online interview prep
- Choose from interviews for accounting, management, teaching and many more
- Grab a webcam and go!
New York State Resources
IamBuffaloNiagaraJobs.com - Job and internship opportunities in WNY
Jobs in Rochester - From Career Builder and the Democrat and ChronicleJobs in the Metro New York Area - New York City Job Source
US Newspapers - Visit the Classified section of each paper to view jobsCareer Center Homepages from other Colleges and UniversitiesNationwide Job Resources for Educators - Compiled by Buffalo State College
Online Chamber of Commerce Directory - Contact information for worldwide chambers of commerceJobs in Higher Education - Find jobs with colleges and universities across the U.S. and internationally
International and Volunteer Resources
Ameri Corps - Find opportunities and apply to the program
Faith-based Volunteer Opportunities - From the Catholic Network of Volunteer Service
Habitat for Humanity - Find projects in your area and volunteer
Peace Corps - Learn more about the two-year volunteer program and apply
Transitions Abroad - international job, internship and volunteer opportunities
World Teach - Year-long and summer opportunities to teach in a variety of countries
Note: The job announcements listed via these sites are not necessarily endorsed by the Career and Professional Readiness Center. Applicants are encouraged to research all employers and employment opportunities.
Explore the Job Choices publications for an in-depth look into the current job market. Plus, find examples of thank you notes, cover letters, and other professional correspondence. Choose the edition below that fits you.