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OHIO RESOURCES

Bobcat CareerLink
Online job search system specifically for current OHIO students and recent graduates. Upload your resume to apply for jobs and on-campus interviews, find out about workshops and employer events, and search the OHIO employer database. Under the “jobs and internships” tab, click “Bobcat CareerLink Job Postings” for postings targeting Ohio University students. Click “NACElink Extended Job Search” for postings outside of the OHIO network.

OHIO SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Cincinnati Jobs – SuperJobs
For the job seeker interested in Greater Cincinnati area, sponsored by the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce.

Cleveland.com Job Board
Job postings in the Cleveland metro area.

ColumbusInternships.com
Connects college students with Columbus employers. Hosted by Columbus Chamber.

ColumbusJobs.com
Job Postings in the Columbus area, sponsored by the Columbus Dispatch.

OhioEnergyPathways
Provides users with a list of programs relating to energy, along with links to the different programs and institutions that offer them.

Ohio Hiring Management System
Search and apply for State of Ohio government jobs.

Ohio Jobing
Job board for positions in Ohio.

OhioMeansJobs.com
Search State of Ohio's website for current job openings in Ohio and post your resume.

OhioMeansInternships.com
Search State of Ohio's website for current internships and co-ops in Ohio and post your resume.

OTHER GEOGRAPHICAL RESOURCES

CareerOneStop
CareerOneStop is a series of online job search resources that includes job postings. The site is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor.

Chicago Tribune Job Finder
Very useful resource for jobs in the Chicago metro area.

Glassdoor
Glassdoor is a career and workplace community giving a free inside look at jobs and companies. Opportunities can be searched for by geography.

Graduating Engineer & Computer Careers
A career and information center for young engineering and CSE majors starting their careers.

indeed
A job listings aggregate site with nice key word search functionalities and geographic search feature.

Job Choices Online
Targeting college students, this is an excellent online job search tip magazine for all aspects of the job search. Employment ads targeting engineering students are included. Hosted by National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Michigan Talent Connect
Explore Michigan jobs on this site hosted by Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth (DLEG).

Riley Guide
Excellent job directory hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Simply Hired
Another job listings aggregate site that allows functional and geographic search options. Integrates with LinkedIn so that users can utilize personal connections while applying to jobs.

US.jobs
An employment search engine that takes you directly to employers' job postings. Nice geographic search options. Site is provided by the National Labor Exchange in alliance with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Making the Difference
Your source for federal jobs and internships. Where to find them. How to get them. Plus, did you know that Federal agencies may help you pay back up to $10,000 per year of your student loans and some agencies may pick up the tab if you decide to pursue a graduate degree.

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
NASA sponsors a variety of work opportunities for students, including the Student Career Experience Program (NASA’s co-op program).

USA JOBS
The US government's official site for jobs and employment information.

INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

Career Forum
Career site for Japanese-English bilinguals, with information on their career fair/forum events in the US (Los Angeles, Boston, New York) as well as London and Tokyo.

Going Global
Going Global provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles, and career resources. Search for jobs in more than 30 countries and over 50 USA metropolitan areas.

IAESTE
The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience.

OverseasJobs.com
Features overseas jobs and international employment opportunities.

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Academic360
Collection of Internet resources for the academic job seeker.

American Society for Engineering Education
Engineering faculty and research positions.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Faculty and research positions as well as positions outside academia.

HigherEdJobs.com
Job database focused exclusively on college and university positions.

MRS (Materials Research Society)
Classified ads, list of funding opportunities and more.

PhDs.org
Job postings--academic and non-academic--for PhDs in engineering and the sciences. The section on non-academic careers includes a number of very useful articles on job search strategies. Useful information for postdocs as well.

SPECIALIZED RESOURCES

ACS
A comprehensive online career and employment site exclusively for the chemical sciences community, hosted by the American Chemical Society.

Aerospace Professional Development Center
APDC at Wright State University works with aero and defense industry and government, higher education institutions around Ohio, and STEM initiatives in the Dayton region to offer career coaching, job openings, internships, and more.

AfterCollege
Connects job-seeking college students and alumni with employers who want to hire them through faculty and career networks at colleges and universities based on student’s academic affiliation and field of study.

AgCareers.com
Online career resource for the North American agriculture industry.

AIChE
The career services area of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers site.

ASME
The careers section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Aviation Week
Worldwide job listing of aviation and aerospace professional positions.

Bio-Link
Bio-Link is the Next Generation National Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center of Excellence for Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The ATE program was created to improve and expand educational programs that prepare skilled technicians to work in the high-tech fields that drive the U.S. economy.

Biomedical Engineer
Search for biomedical engineering job opportunities.

BioSpace
Provider of web-based resources and information to the life science industry. Check out their Career Center.

Computerjobs.com
Great resource for IT jobs.

Computerwork.com
Jobs for technical people.

Construction Engineering
Jobs in the construction industry.

IEEE Computing Society
Job board for technology professionals at any stage of their career, whether getting started, advanced, or transitioning.

CorrosionJobs.com
Employment resource for job seekers in the corrosion industry.

Dice
Career hub for tech insiders.

EngineeringCentral
Job board for engineering jobs by engineering discipline or location.

EngineerJobs.com
Job board for engineering jobs by engineering discipline or location.

Engineers for a Sustainable World
A national, non-profit network comprised of students, university faculty and professionals who are dedicated to building a more sustainable world for current and future generations.

ECO
Environmental Careers Organization offers a variety of programs for students and recent graduates, including paid environmental internships.

Idealist
Job postings, advice, strategies, and resources for people considering a career in the nonprofit sector.

National Society of Professional Engineers
Job board sponsored by NSPE.

New Scientist Jobs
Searchable database with hundreds of Science and Technology jobs.

OAI
Ohio Aerospace Institute offers aerospace internship, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

Opportunity Knocks
Job listings for nonprofit organizations.

Power Engineering Careers
For students interested in the electric power industry. Search for internships and career opportunities, research businesses, post a profile and resume, and more. Sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society.

Science Careers
Provides career resources for scientists as well as job opportunities in industry, academia, and government.

SAE Career Center
Designed to connect job seekers and employers in the mobility industry. Sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Company Research Links for Students

Before applying for a job, find out about the company! Below are some links to help you with this research.

BioOhio
Ohio Bioscience Resource Directory with information on companies, research and medical institutions, technology incubators, financing resources, government entities, bioscience-related patents, and bioscience-related grants. Hosted by BioOhio, a non-profit designed to build and accelerate bioscience industry, research, and education in Ohio.

CareerOneStop
CareerOneStop is a series of online job search resources that includes job postings. The site is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor. Specific resources within CareerOneStop that are useful:

Excellent job search tools! The Employer Locator allows you to search for employers by major field (occupational search), industry, location, and company name in every state and in regions within states. Search a database of nearly 12 million employers and find contact information and maps to potential employers.

Fortune Magazine
Lists of companies (and company profiles): Fortune 500, Global 500, Best to Work For, 100 Fastest Growing, etc.

Glassdoor
Glassdoor is a career and workplace community giving a free inside look at jobs and companies. Current employees review companies they work for and provide an evaluation which is helpful when evaluating job opportunities.

Hoover's Online
An industry and company research tool.

Inc.
Entrepreneurial magazine that includes the “Inc 500” (fastest growing private companies in America).

MarketWatch
Stock market quotes, business and financial news.

Wall Street Journal
Stock market quotes, business and financial news.

OilCareersInfo.com
Career information about the oil industry. This website is a free resource provided by the Graduate Educational Information Service (GEIS).

Uniworld
Directory of American companies operating overseas and directory of foreign companies in the U.S. Useful research tool for US students with language skills looking for US companies doing business in a country that interests them; also useful for international students targeting employers who would value their language skills and cultural familiarity.

Exploring Engineering Careers

Unsure of what you can do with your engineering degree? Utilize these resources to learn about careers in your major.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides information on training, education, earnings, expected job prospects, working conditions, etc. for different types of jobs.

What Can I Do With This Major?
Helps connect majors with careers by providing an outline of common career areas, typical employers and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities in each major.

O*Net
Provides occupational information that can assist students who are exploring majors and careers and assessing their skills and interests.

CollegeGrad
Website for entry level job seekers.