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Career & Academic Planning Resources 

  • Handshake is James Madison University’s online career services management system that provides JMU students access to over 200,000 positions.
  • Vault is a great resource for exploring career fields and job titles that interest you. You can research industries to learn more about a field, or view profiles of different professions to learn what a typical day would be like in the life of a job you're considering.
  • Find Positions page on the CAP website: Our recommended resources for your job or internship search.

Comprehensive Sites

  • America’s Job Bank: Includes jobs listed with all the state employment agencies (each state's equivalent of the Virginia Employment Commission). Most jobs listed are in the private sector.
  • Bright: Provides an online job matching tool that uses a computer algorithm to determine your fit for a particular advertised position.
  • Career Builder: Browse jobs and check out career resources in the Advice & Resources section
  • Chegg: Select "Entry Level" in the search box to see paid positions in major cities across the U.S.
  • Indeed: One Search, All Jobs: Indeed is a meta search engine that searches a variety of other posting sites including industry specific job boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages
  • LinkedIn Job Search: Harness the power of your network. Uncover insights such as who you know at a company, providing an edge in your job search.
  • MonsterCollege: Entry level jobs and internships for current students and recent graduates. (Alumni with 3 or more years of experience should use Monster.com instead.)
  • Recruit.net: Free site allowing job seekers to find millions of jobs from thousands of web sites, across 18 localized websites.
  • Riley Guide: The Riley Guide provides links to more than 500 websites with job listings by category.
  • Top Jobs USA: Provides job announcements for the liberal arts, business, and health industries
  • UrbanEmploy.com: A national collection of regional job and internship websites.

Job Search Resources for Diverse Student Communities

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