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Career Related Links

Career-related internet links that will prove useful in your career exploration efforts:

Job Search Resources

College central

College Central is the primary job site where Fitchburg State students and alumni may register with the Career Center, post their resume, search jobs, and receive career development and employment related announcements. Registration and use is free to our students and alumni.

Job Hunters Bible

Includes comprehensive and well-categorized web links to various job sites and other career topics.

Education America

Thousands of teaching and education job opportunities from public and private schools from across the U.S. Free to search, browse and register!

Education Canada

Canada’s premier online education job board. Find thousands of available teaching and administrative job opportunities from British Columbia to Nunavut to Newfoundland and Labrador. Free to search, browse and register!

Teaching Jobs

A world-wide directory of teaching jobs from around the world. Upload your resume, search and browse jobs for free.

Riley Guide

Recommended by Richard Bolles, this gateway site authored by Margaret Riley Dikel includes various categories of employment opportunities and career resources.

Job Web

Particularly helpful to recent graduates. Job Web offers career information, job postings, and employer information. Sponsored by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. (NACE).

Job Hunt

A meta-list of online job search resources and services.

Jobs Fed

Listing of Federal Jobs.

Americas Job Bank

Links to State employment offices across the country.

Science Jobs

Find the perfect Science Job.

Career Info

Great links to exploring careers and resources to help you get the training or job. Includes wages and trends, general job market information, search for employers by industry or occupation or by geographic area.

The Careers In Business

Career information on business, finance and marketing. Recommendations on books on jobs in business and career and self-assessment, links to other career and job search pages.

Information Related to Majors

The Career By Major

Links to college majors, self-assessment and exploring the world of work. Compiled by state university.

Exploring Careers

A nice listing of careers and majors. Includes career alternatives for educators and non-traditional students.

Career Exploration Resources

Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor website

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational descriptions and projections published by the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

A description of over 12,000 jobs within the U.S. labor market.

Graduate School Resources

Peterson's Guide to Graduate and Professional Programs

This listing provides information and statistics on graduate programs and degrees at over 1500 institutions.

Graduate School Guide

This comprehensive guide lists graduate schools by state, study fields, admissions, personnel, financing, and funding programs.

Educational Testing Service

Test dates and locations and online registration for tests given by Educational Testing Service include GRE and LSAT. Links to sites on careers, job listings, financial aid and college web pages.

AAMC Home Page

This site provides information about the MCAT and medical school admission.

The College Board

Database of 3,200 colleges, graduate, and professional schools, financial aid, and admissions information.

Princeton Review

Information on medical, business and law school, required tests, and schedules.

Student Services

Information on scholarships, loans, etc.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Contains registration and program services information. Free test preparation material for all registrants.

Graduate School Essays

Today, the process of admissions for graduate programs is highly competitive. In addition to the quantitative data and other materials that you will be asked to submit to a school's admissions committee, a piece of writing -- variously called a "statement of purpose," "personal essay," or "statement of background and goals" -- will probably be required as well.
This link offers some points to consider as you undertake the writing of an application essay.

GRE Prep Courses

A great GRE score will help you get into just about any graduate program. Prep work for a test this important involves more than just taking sample tests. It requires you to understand the logic behind the questions to find the correct answer as quickly as possible.

International Information

Overseas Job Express

Information about job hunting, immigration, and resumes. Must subscribe for actual job listings.