- Career Events
- Job/Internship Search Process
- Job/Internship Search Techniques
- Resume/Cover Letter Development
- Interviewing Skills
- Salary Information
- Online Resources
Take advantage of a comprehensive range of events to help you reach your career goals.
Job/Internship Search Process
Getting a good job is, in itself, a job – a job that requires you to explore your interests, values, skills, likes/dislikes, all in an effort to better understand what you want. It will also enable you to set career goals. Those goals will help you focus on the job opportunities that are right for you. Review the job search process and start working on your self-assessment, resume, cover letter, interviewing skills and your career success.
Job Hunting Advice This website was created to provide free information for individuals seeking job hunting advice. The site contains information regarding interviews, networking, resumes, and articles on economic factors. It will also help you develop your skills for the critical interview, and how to advance your career.
Job/Internship Search Techniques
Your plan of action will include a variety of job search techniques.
Resume/Cover Letter Development
The Office of Career Advancement (OCA) would like to assist you in designing a dynamite resume and cover letter. The style that you choose needs to be the one that best represents who you are to the employer. These guides will assist you in formatting your resume and cover letter. For a resume or cover letter critique contact the Office of Career Advancement (OCA) at (856) 256-4456. A staff member will be happy to meet with you and provide feedback.
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An interview gives the prospective employer an opportunity to meet you face to face in order to get a first hand impression of you as a person. The interviewer is usually interested in how well you relate to others, your communication skills, your ability to respond to questions about yourself and your experiences. The interview also gives the employer an opportunity to assess how well you would work with other employees and with the company's clients or customers.
Job Search Compensation Center in addition to giving salary information, this site provides negotiation strategies, salary surveys, and more research to show you how much you should be paid.
Salary.com will ask you to choose a job category and location and it will create a salary report for you. Also check out the section about "salary news" for current job searching information.
The Salary Calculator use this calculator to compare the cost of living in hundreds of US and International cities.
Salary Information from JobSmart has a quick guide to salary surveys.
PROFS JOBS Search for full-time, part-time, summer, and internship positions. Have your resume critiqued and posted in the electronic resume bank. Upload cover letters and supporting credentials to include in the on-line application process. View upcoming career fairs and on campus interview events. It’s convenient, user-friendly, and FREE! The PROFS JOBS system is a web-based program accessible from any computer with internet access 24 hours a day, seven days week. And it’s only for Rowan students and alumni.
American Institute of Physics: Statistical Research Center The Statistical Research Center is a resource for data on education and employment in physics, astronomy and allied fields.
Apparel Executives Apparel Executives is the most comprehensive listing for jobs in the apparel and textile industry- an unmatched resource for those in search of employment. The site provides a massive database of open positions for executives at all levels: fashion and textile designers, product development, fashion merchandising, textiles sales, marketing, quality assurance and much more.
Art, Music and Theater Majors New Jersey Theatre Alliance provides programs and services to Art, Music and Theater professionals in New Jersey.
AvueCentral.org Avue Central is a federal employment service provided absolutely free to the public. It's the fastest and easiest way to find and apply for federal employment.
Backstage Jobs A job listing service for all behind-the-scene jobs and internships in the live entertainment industry.
Biology New Scientist Jobs is a database for jobs in the field of science.
Bright.com Bright.com is a social job site that helps seekers find the opportunities with companies where they have friends, family and alumni who can help them get in the door. Our algorithm sorts through 2.3 millions jobs and returns relevant results with your network contacts and secondary connections to those who can help them get hired.
Business Provides resources for exploring careers in business.
CareerBliss CareerBliss is an online career community and resource dedicated to helping you find joy and success at every step in your career. CareerBliss discovers the hidden influences that drive your work happiness and offers you the tools to help you unlock your career bliss potential.
CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.
CareerRookie.com connects students and recent graduates seeking internships, part-time jobs and entry-level positions with the nation's top employers. Users can also post resumes, get the latest news on companies and industries, sign up for automatic job alerts, view local career fairs and tap into advice on everything from writing resumes to on-the-job success - al from entry-point of view.
CareerShift is an online job search tool designed to help job seekers successfully navigate the published and hidden job market to find gainful employment.
Careers in Psychology Careers in Psychology is a resource for students that are interested in pursuing a career in the field of psychology. The site has career and licensure information, jobs, internships and advice from some of the top psychologists in the world.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the number one source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
CollegeFrog is the world’s only job site just for accounting students and recent graduates. The system will automatically match you with jobs that fit your skills and preferences.
CollegeGrad.com CollegeGrad.com is an entry level job site for college students and recent grads.
CollegeRecruiter.com CollegeRecruiter.com features hundreds of thousands of entry level jobs and internship job posting ads from all industries.
CommArts.com Communication Arts provides daily inspiration through multiple features for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators, photographers and everyone involved in visual communication. Also, it includes information on job postings, industry news, insights and events.
Communication JournalismJobs.com is the largest and most-visited resource for jobs in journalism other fields in communication.
Department of Defense Education Activity DoDEA coordinates, and manage the education programs for eligible dependents of U.S. military personnel and civilian personnel of the DoD. The program affords teachers the opportunity to teach the children of America's military families worldwide. The agency offers employment opportunities for teachers, student teachers and interns from an accredited U.S. institution.
Education America Network (EAN) is one of the premier education employment networks for the United States that provides information and employment opportunities specifically related to the education industry. EAN provides access to information and resources, which are invaluable to both the employer and prospective employee.
Education Job Site - Education Job Site affords job seekers to search a variety of education jobs, from librarian and receptionist to teacher and director. This great resource offers helpful articles, resume posting, online career videos, and job descriptions.
Engineering Engineering.net features jobs for chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, mechanical, and software engineers.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs, and companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Add to that millions of the latest jobs — no other community allows you to see which employers are hiring, what it's really like to work or interview there, and how much you could earn.
GreenCareersGuide GreenCareersGuide.com is a resource for helping people find green jobs. With people always searching for the career of their dreams GreenCareersGuide.com has made this process simplified.
Greenjobs.com Greenjobs.com provides information on all aspects of employment in renewable energy worldwide. Also, it affords job seekers the opportunity to apply for jobs, list their resume/CV, obtain guidance on finding and applying for jobs, gain background information on the renewable energy industries and have access to a directory of renewable energy companies and organizations.
Healthcare Field This internet resource guide will assist you in exploring a career in the healthcare management field.
Health Professionals Employment opportunities for professionals in the field of health and fitness.
HERCJobs.org Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) provides web-based search engines that include job listings for both faculty and staff members in higher education.
HigherEdJobs.com HigherEdJobs.com is a central place on the web for higher education employers and professionals to connect. It is the leading source for jobs and career information in academia.
Indeed.com Indeed gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites.
InsideJobs.com InsideJobs helps people gain clarity of their career focus along with providing information on employment opportunities and career resources.
Internships.com Internships.com provides access for students preparing to stand out and be hired as interns by organizations worldwide.
Jobs4Jersey.com Jobs4Jersey.com has over 150,000 job listings in New Jersey alone and it is a powerful resource to fast forward your job search. It is a service of the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
Job Postings Job Postings provides information on employment opportunities and career resources.
JobsOver50 is a free web-based employment service for Baby Boomers and Retirees.
JuJu - JuJu provides quick access to jobs found on thousands of employer websites and job boards all around the web and offers features that will help you find the jobs you're looking for more efficiently.
JustJobs.com JustJobs.com is a job search engine that finds job listings from company career pages, other job boards, newspapers and associations.
Linkedin.com LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries. Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members. Also, the website provides a list of job opportunities both nationally and internationally.
My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers.
NJDOP - The official web site for the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (formerly the New Jersey Department of Personnel).
NJHire (Education K-12) NJHire is the state of New Jersey’s Department of Education’s free education recruitment website.
NJSchoolJobs.com NJSchoolJobs.com is owned and operated by New Jersey Educators with vast experience in New Jersey’s schools. This internet service provides immediate advertisement of vacancies for the districts throughout the state.
Physics Today - The Physics Today Career Network (PTCN) is a niche job board network operated by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) for the physical science, engineering, and computing disciplines.
PhysNet - PhysNet offers a list of links to various physics-related job sites on the web. PhysNet - the worldwide Network of Physics Departments and Documents - provides a set of information services for physicists.
Psychology Encyclopedia of Psychology provides information on employment opportunities and career resources for individuals in the field of psychology.
Recruiters Connection Recruiters Connection is composed of a comprehensive national directory of recruiting firms with the tools to help support Rowan alumni in their next job search and future career goals. This user friendly directory has over 14,000 recruiters, headhunters, staffing agencies, executive search firms, employment agencies and national recruiters all listed by state and industry.
Teacher Certification - Teacher Certification requirements for all 50 states.
The Apple - The Apple is a social networking site for new and future educators, offering an extensive library of helpful articles, online discussion forums, and a searchable job database.
TipTop Jobs Online TipTop Jobs Online provides job openings listed for full-time, part-time and summer for physicists.
Urban Employ Network Urban Employ Network provides users the ability to view and apply to career-enhancing internship and job opportunities in metropolitan regions.
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