Finding your first job (or any job) consists of more than just submitting your application.  From finding job listings, to writing a resume and cover letter, and preparing for your interview, there are a lot of steps to consider before you are hired.

Here are some great job searching tools and resources to get you started on your job hunt.

Local Colleges and Universities are a great resource for finding information about preparing for a job search.  The following schools have career services departments who may be able to provide career counseling advice:

The following list was provided by Governor’s State University:

Researching Occupations

  • O*Net
    • O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    • A guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.
  • CareerOneStop
    • Contains information about career exploration, training, and jobs.


Job Search Resources