FULL-TIME JOB SEARCH RESOURCES
Applying to online job postings for a full-time/permanent job is just one of the search methods available. In addition to using the web sites below, you should be networking with a variety of people including alumni; applying for positions through the Career Center's on-campus recruiting and off-campus consortium programs; contacting potential employers directly; and/or looking for an internship, fellowship, part-time or volunteer position to get your foot in the door.
WESLEYAN EXCLUSIVE RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS
- MyCC: Web site listing job opportunities exclusively for Wesleyan students.
- LACN (Liberal Arts Career Network): A shared resource of nearly 4,000 current full-time jobs and internships that is maintained by a consortium of 30 top tier liberal arts schools. For access, click on LACN > Students/Alumni >Log in with your Username (Wes email address) and Password (Wes ID).
- LinkedIn: A networking tool to help you discover inside connections. Make sure you join the Wesleyan University Alumni Association group!
- WesVAULT: An extensive resource of internships, industry guides, employer profiles and message boards. For access, log on MyCC , go to the Vault box and click on VAULT.COM > log in with your Wes email address and ID > scroll down to Most Popular Internships > View All Internship Profiles.
- Career Outlook: A winter break job shadowing program that provides Wesleyan undergraduates an opportunity to explore careers through shadowing a Wesleyan alumna/us or parent during Winter Break.
- WesCAN (Career Alumni Network): A searchable database that includes over 18,000 alumni and parent names available to you for career networking. WesCAN is searchable by organization, geographic location, career field, graduate school name, and more.
- OneWire: Job opportunities at top employers of all sizes and in all sectors.
- Just Means: Lists job openings with Socially Responsible Businesses. Contains mostly full-time jobs, but keyword search "internships" for additional opportunities.
- Diversity: Resources with a Diverse focus.
- Environmental Jobs and Careers: Job listings and great links.
- Green Jobs: Internships and f-t jobs with public and private green organizations.
- Green Jobs International: Accessible information on a diverse range of full-time jobs, internships, and more!
- Idealist: Nonprofit internship postings, volunteer opportunities, programs, and more.
- Indeed: A great webcrawler with access to thousands of internships.
- InternHere.com: Internships in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.
- InternJobs.com: Global database of internships and entry-level jobs.
- InternshipPrograms.com: Internship search engine.
- Jersey Intern: Internships in New Jersey.
- Job Circle: Independent job/internship board for the mid-Atlantic region.
- MonsterTRAK: National database of internships and full-time jobs.
- NewsVoyager: Gateway to local newspapers
- Refdesk.com: Directory of U.S. and international newspapers.
- Spotlight on Careers: A variety of Web sites organized by field of interest.
REGIONAL JOB LISTINGS
Search these links for jobs in your target cities and states.
TEMPORARY, PART-TIME & FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES
NOTE: Contact employment agencies for summer or winter break jobs! These positions can provide valuable work experience.
- American Staffing Association
- Clarity: Temp agency in NYC run by a Wes alumna.
- ForrestSolutions: New York, Recommended by recent Wes grads
- HelpUnlimitedTemps: Washington, DC
- The Skill Bureau: Boston, MA
On-campus recruiting is a program that enables employers to easily post job descriptions exclusively for Wesleyan students, view applicant resumes and cover letters and make decisions for interviewing candidates on the Wesleyan campus. On-Campus Recruiting takes place during both the Fall and Spring semesters. Read More...
OFF-CAMPUS RECRUITING/RECRUITING CONSORTIUMS
Consortia events are off-campus interview days organized by Wesleyan University's Career Resource center in conjunction with the Career Centers at several peer institutions. These interview days provide students with the opportunity to apply for several jobs with the possibility of being selected for several interviews in one day and in one place. Read More...
RESOURCES FOR INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Finding a career abroad can be challenging. It is important to understand the obstacles involved, including getting a work permit. However, careful planning and persistence can help you to find a rewarding international opportunity. The Office of International Studies and the Career Center work together to provide you with information and tools to find work, volunteer and internship opportunities abroad. Read More...