Subscriptions and General Industry Resources

Career Development is part of several top tier consortiums and subscribes to exclusive job search databases. Below you will find more information on these consortiums and databases. If a password is needed, please contact our office and we will be happy to provide it for you.

  • CareerBuilder - CareerBuilder is a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent. Combining advertising, software and services, CareerBuilder leads the industry in recruiting solutions, employment screening and human capital management.
  • CareerShift - 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. Students may sign up for an account with their wlu.edu email address. 
  • Career15 - CAREER15 is a unique resource of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) that connects students and graduates of 15 private Virginia colleges with top-tier corporations looking for interns and employees. Career15 job postings are now on the Career15 LinkedIn group.
  • Going Global - Search for jobs and internships in countries around the world. Also gain country-specific information and insider tips. Contact Career and Professional Development for login informaiton. 
  • Leyburn Library Internship Resources - W&L's Leyburn Library has a number of resources listed on its website to help identify internship opportunities, particularly in politics, journalism, and related fields.
  • Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN) - Database of jobs and internships posted to the 30 selective liberal arts schools in this consortium. Go to "Forgot Password" and use your W&L email address to get started.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
  • O*NET OnLine - The nation's primary source of occupational information. It contains information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. It also provides Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.
  • The Muse - Find free career advice on topics such as Interview Tips, Resume & Cover Letter Samples, and search for Jobs from the best companies.
  • USAJOBS - The official job and internship site of the United States Federal Government. You can search for positions classified by college major and use the series number (including Architecture, Dance Therapy, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Interior Design, Music Therapy, and Museum) for opportunities that appeal to you.
  • Vault Guides - (must be on W&L network to create username/password; can access anywhere after that) Provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career and getting your foot in the door. Use the "Guides" tab for information about specific industries. **Make sure the website has the W&L logo at the top of the page**
  • What Can I Do With This Major - Explore typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.