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Job Search Resources

Whether you are switching jobs or looking for that first job after graduation, these resources can help give you a jump start in your search:


CareerShift’s set of tools and applications provide a very unique opportunity to job hunters. While other web services provides bits and pieces of the job hunt process, only CareerShift provides an easy-to-use approach for bringing all these parts together to manage the job hunt all in one place. Alumni will need to call Career Development in order to obtain log in instructions.

Going Global

Considering an international career? Search for jobs and internships in countries around the world. Also gain country-specific information and insider tips.


Focus is a great resource for exploring different occupations. It even allows you to complete a self-guided assessment to find careers that would be consistent with your interests and personality.

Liberal Arts Careern Network (LACN)

LACN provides job and internship listing services that are available to students only at 30 highly selective, small, private liberal arts colleges.

Spotlight on Careers

Learn more about a variety of career options through overviews, links to industry job sites, alumni profiles, and helpful links provided by the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN).

Opportunities in Public Affairs

Discover jobs from the White House to Capitol Hill. Positions include a variety of skill sets and backgrounds including journalism, political science, communications and more.

Vault Guides by Career Insider

Forbes Magazine has called Vault Guides, "Cliffs Notes for careers," with their concise nature and wide array of topics driving the comparison. To get a well-researched overview of a career-search or industry-related topic, Vault Guides should be one of your primary sources. These guides are purchased by Career Development, and made available to you at no cost! ***For alumni access, please contact our office at (540) 458-8595

Post-Graduation Information

To gain insight into graduates’ first career destinations, please see our Post-Graduation Information. This information information included ranges from top employers, graduate schools, and geographic regions.