Useful resources to help with the job search
Don’t forget to check out our Job Search Tool Form Guide.
Search engines and postings:
- Ole Career Central – internship and job postings for Oles
- On-Campus Recruiting — employers recruit St. Olaf interns and full-time employees
- Internships & Jobs by Interest Area – listings of search engines categorized by industry
- LinkUp Job Search Engine — Search for job openings direct from local company websites
- Local internship opportunities — in and around Northfield
- Professional Association Websites
- Minnesota Internship & Job Resources – links to other MN private colleges’ career center websites
- Federal Jobs & Internships – information on opportunities with the federal government, including postings, application tips, and jobs by major/interest area
- Resources For Specific Populations – search engines and resources for ethnically diverse students as well as women, GLBT, students with disabilities and international students
- Internships – Specific Databases – includes search engines for both domestic and international internships
- Summer Job Links – links to on-campus summer employment, other summer jobs in MN, and opportunities with national and international summer camps
- JustJobs — is a job search engine that finds job listings from company career pages, other job boards, newspapers and associations.
- General Megasites — CollegeRecruiter.com, Monster, HotJobs, etc.
- Individual organization websites — check for links titled “employment opportunities, “job openings”, “careers”, or “human resources”
- City newspaper classifieds online
- Other colleges’ career center websites in your preferred location
- Other positions by interest area links — search Yahoo or Google by typing in “Internships/Jobs in… (interest area)”
- Contact local community and government organizations to learn more about these work environments and potential opportunities.
- Alumni (Online Alumni Directory — search by occupational area, city, major – conduct informational interviews with alumni of interest)
- Search site directories by major — lists organizations Oles have interned with in the past
- Staffing agencies (temp agencies, headhunters) – e.g. GradStaff in the Twin Cities area; Search the directory at the American Staffing Association for more
- Job Choices Online Newsletter — job search tips from employers
If you want advice on searching for un-posted or hidden jobs, click here.