Job Search & Career Exploration
National Association of Colleges and Employers Career Readiness Competencies
Handshake - Career Center job board and appointment scheduling tool
CareerShift - A powerful internship and job search tool searching websites, job boards, government agencies and not-for-profits
Idealist.org - Find volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, and internships
USAjobs.gov - The Federal government's official job list
PoliCorner - Government and Nonprofit internship and job search
- Alumnifire - An online networking platform that allows you to connect with Hood graduates to learn about career fields, occupations, career pathways, and practice interview with experienced professionals
Focus-2 – A self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students (Access Code = Blazer)
My Plan Values Assessment - free online assessment that matches industries and jobs to your personal and work values
What Can I Do With This Major? - Exploration tool providing information on what careers naturally flow from more than 70 different majors
NACE Salary Calculator - A salary survey data resource from the National Association of College and Employers
Reality Check - Use this tool to calculate what your monthly living expenses will be after graduation to determine how much you would need to earn.
My Next Move – A web-based interactive tool for new job seekers, students, and other career explorers to learn more about their career options
O*NET OnLine - A web-based application that provides user-friendly access to occupational information
Occupational Outlook Handbook – The government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations
Diversity Employers- A career-development magazine for job seekers looking for employers who are interested in recruiting a diverse workforce.
SAGE Corps - Information on how you can intern abroad with a start-up company.
HRC Guide to Entering the Workforce - Human Rights Campaign GEN EQ Guide, information for LBGTQ community
LGBTQ Careerlink 2.0 - LBGTQ job search tool
Opportunities in Research and Fellowships - Research opportunities at Hood College
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