Career Center Resources

Career Center Resources

The Career Center is ready to support your job search! Make an appointment with a career counselor and use the resources listed below.

  • 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 

  • JobScan - Online tool that will reviews resumes for AI and job hiring platform compatibility and match to specific job descriptions

  • - Find volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, and internships

  • - 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