Internet Resources

Which internet resources are REALLY helpful?

A teaching tool

  • The Riley Guide is superb introduction to all that the web can do to aid your job hunt. Read this before anything else!

Comprehensive sites with lots of information:

A variety of useful resources:

Company Research

  • Riley Guide: Business Directories & Corporate Profiles This site is arguably the most thorough employment/job resource on the net. Not to be missed.
  • Companies Check out the companies which made FORTUNE's following lists: 100 Best Companies to Work For in America, Fortune 500, Global 500, and Most Admired Top Employers.
  • VAULT, the Career Insider network (Use the Virtual Career Center menu on the Center's first page to reach Montclair State University's licensed version of Vault which has info available to you at no cost) Over 3000 company profiles are available. A search by location and industry is just one set of options. Sign-up for newsletters and find resources specifically for students.
  • Yahoo! Finance Company and Fund Index Information on over 9,000 public companies is available, including contact information, business summaries, officer and employee information, sector and industry classifications, etc.

Job Hunting Sites

  • Career Directions lists positions specifically for us!
  • America's Job Bank In addition to lob listings from 1800 state employment services, this site offers occupational information, job search aids, relocation info and more.
  • The Black Collegian Similar to the magazine of the same name, this site also has local job listings. Worth a click.
  • Search national and international jobs by company, discipline, location and keywords. You are able to post your resume and find career related resources.
  • Career Magazine Information on job openings, resume banks, employer profiles and more. Provides a searchable database.
  • Careerbuilder Provides job listings, resume postings and lets you search by industry.
  • Job Hunt LOADS of job search resources (including current listings) and services by category, resume banks, reference materials, recruiting agencies and more.
  • Job Postings is the web version of Job Postings Magazine, with listings specifically for students.
  • HireNet lists available jobs by zipcode. Works best using Career Fields as well as zip codes. Our access code is CMSU2153
  • Free site for internships and jobs, located by searching employer career pages. Very easy to use!
  • Professional, experienced, stay-at-home-moms, who want to get back to work must check this out!
  • One of the best all purpose sites: available jobs, resume writing, resume posting, on-line career help.
  • Office of Personnel Management Daily updates of government positions across the country, searchable by occupation, salary and location.
  • Yahoo:Business:Employment:Jobs An excellent site for job listings of all kinds, NOT limited to business.
  • Riley Guide's Job Banks (Hundreds all in one place!)
  • Internet Public Library Another subject oriented list.

Salary Sites

Are designed to help you learn about typical salaries and assess how much you need to earn if you leave New Jersey. (In most cases, it will be quite a bit less!)

Government and Non-profit Employer Information Sites

These sites provide information about companies, non-profit agencies and government employers. They're good places to begin your research. Start with our Guide to Getting a Federal Job!

Professional Association Sites

Local NJ/NY Sites

Sites by Major or Interest Area

Quintessential Jobs list of niche sites by occupational area.

ART: On-line Fine Art Directory

COMPUTER SCIENCE: from the NJ Technology Council, jobs that are identifiable by zip code.

EDUCATION: NJ Education Directory provides lists to school systems throughout the state.

EDUCATION: Teach for America Teach For America recruits the most outstanding graduating college seniors (who will work through the Alternate Route) to teach for two years in areas of need.

EDUCATION: New Jersey Certification information, Alternate Route Certification Information

EDUCATION: NJHire New Jersey's on-line teacher recruitment system

EDUCATION: Teach Abroad

EDUCATION: On-line programs in NJ

ENTERTAINMENT: Entertainment Employment Journal links and resources for jobs and internships in entertainment.

ENVIRONMENT: Environmental Careers Organization This site contains job listings, career advice, links to related pages. It's worth a visit.

ENVIRONMENT: provides career descriptions and listings in the green economy.

ENVIRONMENT: This site lists jobs in climate change, renewable energy, etc.: Green Jobs!


  • National Council on Family Relations The Council serves as a resource to increase awareness and understanding of family life education as a profession.

  • Child Life Council The Child Life Council serves as a resource to the next generation of Child Life Specialists by providing relevant and helpful information for students entering the field.

  • Society on Aging of New Jersey The Society is a statewide, multidisciplinary organization that is dedicated to providing training and education for professionals who serve the older adult community in the state of New Jersey

FINANCE: Interesting job listing site for beginning and experienced finance workers. Complete a profile and the employers find you.

GREEN JOBS: Great Green Careers all over the country--seasonal, part and full-time, in energy, education etc.

GREEN JOBS FOR VETS:A federal site for vets to "restore the environment, economy and communities."


HEALTH: American College of Health Care Executives provides a powerpoint presentation on career options, with salary info and more. Great for business majors as well.

HIGHER EDUCATION: Student Affairs and HigherEd Jobs are two very comprehensive higher education sites.

HIGHER ED NJ: NJ Higher Education Recruitment Consortium is brand new and well worth a visit!

HIGHER ED, NJ, PA AND DEL: Tri-state Higher Education Consortium

HUMAN RESOURCES: American Society for Training and Development A very useful site for those interested in human resources and organizational psych.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Association for International Practical Training Job listings for international students Check out

IT: Search for a job in IT on the IT job board.

IT: The Riley Guide provides a comprehensive listing of IT job sites.

IT: New Jersey Technology Council

NON-PROFIT: Links to schools and careers

PHYSICS: American Physical Society Info for those interested in physics, including jobs, outlook info, conferences, internships and more.

PSYCHOLOGY: Psychweb Interested in psychology and related fields? Visit this site, now!

PSYCHOLOGY: Psychology World Wide Web Virtual Library Everything from professional associations to jobs to academic journals.

PSYCHOLOGY: includes career info for counselors, social workers and psychologists as well as licensure information.

PSYCHOLOGY: Grad school info, with job listings and career descriptions.

ALLPSYCH: Info about careers in psychology

RECREATION: Hotel and Travel Jobs Job listings in the hotel and travel industry.

SCIENCE: Bio Jobs Links to BIO firms.

SCIENCE: From Science magazine, listings of jobs plus

SOCIAL WORK: Human Services Career Network Job listings for social services types

TV: TV Production Find job listings in TV production all over the world.

VET JOBS: A career site for separating military members, their spouses and dependents

VETS: The Riley Guide lists lots of sites for vets.

VETS: Youtube video on resume writing for federal jobs

VETS: Optimizing your military to civilian resume:

VETS: National Resource Directory, provides info to aid the transition from the military to a civilian career.

VETS: My Next Move, find careers like your military job

International Work and Study

Information for Students with Disabilities

  • Job Access Find links to special career needs and resources.
  • Job Accomodation Network Links that assist in finding work
  • ADA info
  • A federal site with lots of job links and resume banks intended for people with disabilities.
  • COSD Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities. COSD's mission is to improve the employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities on a national basis.

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