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Job Search Sites

Career Services is committed to assisting Marymount Manhattan students and alumni in the job search process. Below are some popular job search sites, organized by industry, that may help you prepare your resume, look for positions, and compare salaries.

  • Advertising & Public Relations

    Advertising Age: A good place to find advertising jobs.

    Careers in Marketing: Areas to explore in marketing, including recommended books and links.

    Agency List: List of internet marketing, graphic design, SEO, advertising, digital marketing, public relations, and branding agencies in New York. Also listed are useful education, career, and professional resources.

  • Arts & Fashion

    Art Staffing: Offers staffing, consulting, and training programs for museums, non-profit organizations, and art businesses nationwide.

    Entertainmentcareers.net: Jobs, internships, and career information in the entertainment industry.

    Mandy.com: Great resources and job listings related to film production.

    New York Foundation for the Arts: Site headlines include jobs in the arts, event listings, and opportunities and services for artists.

    Smithsonian Institution Office of Human Resources: Listing of Smithsonian Institution vacancy announcements.

    New York Women in Film and Television: A nonprofit membership organization, NYWIFT is dedicated to helping women reach the highest level of achievement in television, film, and other moving-image media, and promoting equity for women in these industries. It is a part of a network of 40 international Women in Film chapters, representing more than 10,000 members worldwide.

    Clothing Industry Jobs: Jobs for both design and merchandising.

    Coroflot: Jobs for designers including a small listing for fashion design. National and international jobs.

    Fashion Net: Jobs and internship postings and advice for getting a job in fashion.

    Women’s Wear Daily: List of classified ads in fashion, sales, account executives, and management jobs, primarily in New York.

  • Business Advice and Resources

    Ashoka.org: An influential organization which strives to shape a global, entrepreneurial, competitive citizen sector: one that allows social entrepreneurs to thrive and enables the world’s citizens to think and act as change-makers.

    Legalzoom.com: Provides templates for creating your own business contracts and other legal paperwork.

    The Wall Street Start-up Journal: This site includes a list of unique tools for entrepreneurs including email alerts, interactive quizzes, and tips on a variety of business tasks.

    GlobalExchange: Building an alternative economy.

    Social Venture Network: Social entrepreneurs involved in leadership, standard-setting, education, and support.

  • Communications & Media

    Bookjobs.com: Career opportunities in the publishing industry.

    Collegejournal.com: Sponsored by the Wall Street Journal, this site contains job search and resume tips plus market research.

    Ed2010.com: A group for young magazine editors seeking dream jobs.

    I Want Media: News in media, links to online publications, major newspapers and more.

    Journalismjobs.com: Current openings in journalism nationwide.

    Mediabistro.com: Site devoted to the publishing world, some job/internship listings.

    Bookwire: links to publishers, articles, and a forum for writers.

    Poets & Writers: information, support, and guidance for creative writers

  • Community, Public Service, & Non-Profit

    Idealist.org: Over 46,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location or mission.

    Americorps: Volunteer positions (some with stipends).

    The Foundation Center: A philanthropy site with many links to grants and funding sources.

    NY Cares: Take advantage of more than 300 hands-on service opportunities each month- a single, one-hour orientation is required.

    Peace Corps: “The toughest job you’ll ever love.”

    Student Partnership Worldwide: International volunteer positions.

    Volunteer Match: Dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer!

    Social Security Administration Work Site: Provides a focus within the Social Security Administration on matters affecting the employment of Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities.

    US Department of Labor: The mission of the Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities is to create a coordinated and aggressive national policy to bring adults with disabilities into gainful employment at a rate that is as close as possible to that of the general adult population.

    Professionals for Non-profits: A temporary/placement agency, located in NYC specializing in non-profits.

  • Diversity Resources

    Black Collegian: The Black Collegian Online provides cutting-edge information on career resources for Black collegians. Job search strategies, graduate school opportunities, blogs reporting on current issues, and career and industry reports are abundantly explored.

    OUT for Work:A resource for the LGBT community and allies in finding LGBT-friendly workplaces through their Nationwide Job Board. 

    Out & Equal Workplace Advocates: the pre-eminent national organization devoted to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the workplace.

    Hace-USA: The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement.

    Latpro: the largest Hispanic & bilingual jobs and diversity career board in the Americas.

    Lambda Legal: Lambda Legal pursues high-impact litigation, public education, and advocacy for equality and civil rights for the LGBT community, as well as those living with HIV.

    LGBTQ: Scholarships for LGBTQ students.

  • Education and Teaching

    Academic360.com: A meta-collection of Internet resources for the academic job hunter. Search for academic and administrative positions by function, discipline, and location.

    Beyond Academe: Alternatives to teaching for historians.

    Education America: Thousands of teaching and education job opportunities from public and private schools from across the United States.

    Independent School Placement: Independent school jobs in the NYC area.

    CDS International: A non-profit organization that specializes in education and training in diverse fields and in many countries and offers summer internship programs.

    AAAS: Search the American Association of the Advancement for Science internships and fellowships, including Entry Point! Internships for students with Disabilities in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and others.

    Research Experience for Undergrads (REU) Program: Funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

    National Science Foundation: Lists program and grant information.

    American Psychological Association (APA): Lots of info for those considering continuing education and careers in Psychology.

    American Sociological Association (ASA): Ideas for what you can do with a degree in sociology, student membership, and job listings.

  • Environmental Careers

    EcoEmploy.com

    Environmental Career Opportunities:Environmental job listings, free email alerts, and biweekly newsletter by subscription.

    Greenbiz: Far-reaching expert site with job listings.

    Foundation for Sustainable Development: FSD Provides volunteer opportunities and internships for students to work with local communities to develop economic, social, and educational systems in nine countries.

    Sustainable Careers Institute: Gives general information about the institute and its programs, as well as a list of recommended career development resources.

    Orion.org: A link for environmental activism and networking.

  • Finance

    OneWire.com: Career opportunities for finance professionals.

    Accounting.com: Updated often, the Accounting.com job board aggregates the best open positions online, including entry-level to senior employment, jobs in the public and private sector, and a range of general business and finance opportunities.

  • General Job Search

    Chegg.com: Large Internship database. Over 70,000 internships are listed here.

    Career Builder: One of the most frequently used sites, other features include company information.

    Direct Employers: National employment network of job listings. Searches can be made by keywords, city, or state.

    Futurestep: An executive recruiting firm – a good site for alumni.

    Google Students: Information and tips from Google on the job search process. 

    Indeed.com: worldwide employment-related search engine

    Internweb.com: Internship search tools for students.

    Joblift: aggregator of various job boards into one

    Jozii: While streamlining the job application and hiring process for student and employer alike, Jozii’s primary focus is the culture fit of employee and employer. A jobs board for all majors and interests. 

    MetroNewYorkJobs.com: Best NYC jobs and careers.

    O’Dwyer: Information on careers in Public Affairs, Public Relations, Communications, Media, and related fields. You can get some useful information here without paying for their service.

    The Ladders:  See top markets for your profession now, with real-time insights for 2,000+ job titles. Findings based on current job listings and salary data.

    Vault.com: Advice on internships and jobs from people who have worked at particular companies and in various fields.

    Wetfeet.com: Information and advice for jobseekers.

    internjobs.com: InternJobs.com is a global database of internships and entry-level positions for students, recent graduates and career changers.

    internzoo.com:Search open internships and find tips on cover letters, resume writing and more.

    Career Bliss: Jobs Board, Salary, Tips and Career Trends. 

  • Government and Politics

    Central Intelligence Agency: Database of jobs available at the CIA. Listings can be navigated through various career paths.

    Partnership for Public Service: A non-partisan organization dedicated to revitalizing the federal civil service. Provides information about federal jobs and internships in student-friendly language. It also offers guidance to help students navigate other sites.

    USAJobs.gov: USAJobs is the federal government’s main website for job postings. Job-seekers can search through all currently available positions by salary, location, key words and job type.

    Foreign Policy Association: Provides independent publications, programs and forums to increase public awareness of, and foster popular participation in, matters relating to policy issues. Also includes a job board where you can search to find internships, job, and volunteer opportunities. If you would like to be notified of new job and internship postings, you can also sign up for their weekly Global Jobs Newsletter.

    United Nations: Information on employment at the United Nations.

    The New York County District Attorney’s Office: The D.A.’s office has the responsibility and authority to investigate and prosecute crimes in the borough of Manhattan.

    Campus Progress: Internships in public policy, human rights, politics, journalism, government, peace and justice, environment.

    New York City Department of Health, Health Research Training Program

  • Graduate School

    GradSchools.com: A directory of schools.

    Public Health: Graduate School Guide for Public Health Professionals. 

  • International Opportunities

    O_Hayo Sensei: Teaching jobs in Japan.

    Find a Job in Africa: Includes job searches, resume advice and posting, and a hottest jobs section by country.

    German American Chamber of Commerce: Services include Personnel Consulting and Career Services: from internships to top positions.

    French American Chamber of Commerce: Has a frequent schedule of events and well developed student and young professional training programs. Also has listing of internships and links.

    American-Scandinavian Foundation: Promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

    Career Jet: Canadian job site featuring both Canadian and international positions. 

    One Small Planet: Contains virtually every country in the world and provides some information on work, study, volunteer, and travel programs available.

    Transitions Abroad: Resource for work abroad, study abroad, cultural travel overseas, and international living.

    US Department of State Office of Overseas Schools: Provides links to international schools by region, training programs, employment opportunities, lists of international topics and issues, and general information.

    Foundation for Sustainable Development: FSD Provides volunteer opportunities and internships for students to work with local communities to develop economic, social and educational systems in nine countries.

    World Health Organization (WHO): international health resources.

    My Visa Jobs: Quickly allows you to learn which employers have utilized H-1B visas for a three-year period and also provides other excellent resources.

    USCIS H-1B Cap: monitor the USCIS H-1B visa cap. USCIS will allow you to monitor the number of available H-1B visas and provides helpful information.

    WASP Speech Technology: provided by University College London. When an American speaks, their voice goes up and down in inflection/pitch. Use this resource to record yourself. Practice until you mirror the pitch/inflection of an American speaker.

  • Music

    Music Jobs: Search engine for jobs in the UK, USA, and Germany. Performing arts and radio/promotion.

  • Public Health

    American Public Health Association (APHA): links to science and practice programs, publications, advocacy efforts, news and publications, job resources.

    MedWorking: provides online job boards for medical careers and recruitment

    Public Health Jobs: this site is a service of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) Employment Council; you can search resources and other career links.

    Social Work Job Bank: The new social worker’s online job board and career center. Offers current job listings, resume posting, and more.

  • Sciences & Healthcare

    Association of Women in Science (AWIS): Check out the career development section. There you will find information on AWIS internship and scholarship programs, and links to other opportunities.

    MedHunters: free job board for healthcare professionals, in addition to listing healthcare jobs from across the USA, Canada, and overseas, the site includes articles on self-assessment and career strategy, as well as entertaining and informative articles of interest to all types of healthcare professionals.

    American Institute of Biological Sciences: The Careers in Biological Sciences section covers what biologists do, how students/grads can prepare for a career in the field, what the future job outlook is for biologists, the salaries biologists make, and more.

    American Chemical Society: Advanced Career Tools from the ACS Department of Career Services.

    ChemJobs: has listings of chemistry, pharmaceutical, and biotech jobs. The classifieds and careers site of Chemical & Engineering News offers tools, resources, and expert career advice to help new and experienced chemists reach their professional goals.

    Medzilla: Listings for biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medicine and related fields.

    ORAU: The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Internship Program provides opportunities for qualified undergraduate and first year graduate students to receive hands-on experience in a real-world setting that prepares them to become part of tomorrow’s workforce in engineering, computer science, health physics, meteorology, chemistry, physics, biological sciences, environmental sciences, emergency management, public health, epidemiology, accounting, finance, audit, communications, graphic design, human resources, and instructional technology.

    Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): REU program supports active research participation by undergraduates students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs.

    H-Net Job Guide for Social Sciences and Humanities