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Here you will find a listing of resources and information that provide general information about employment in the region, employment opportunities at JMU and area employers and job boards.  There are also helpful links to job search strategies, networking and career development resources.

Note: This information is provided as an outreach to new employees by the Office of Human Resources.  Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, we cannot guarantee it.  The links provided do not constitute any endorsement or recommendation by James Madison University.

Food and Beverage

Andros Foods North America



Farmer Focus

Georges, Inc.

Hershey Chocolate of Virginia

McKee Foods Corporation

Molson Coors Beverage Company

Perdue Farms, Inc.

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation

Shamrock Farms

Shenandoah Growers

Government Agencies

City of Harrisonburg

City of Staunton

Health Care

Augusta Health

Bath Community Hospital

Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital

Healthy Community Health Centers

Highland Medical Center

Page Memorial Hospital

Rockbridge Area Health Center

Sentara RMH Medical Center

Shenandoah Memorial Hospital

SRI International Shenandoah Valley

Valley Health Systems

Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind

Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center


Courtyard by Marriott

Hotel Madison

Massanutten Resort

Information Technology and Professional Services

IT Decisions


Rosetta Stone



Valley Engineering


Cadence, Inc.

ComSonics, Inc.

Daikin Applied

Everbrite Corporation

Heatex America

Hollister Inc.


LSC Communications

Merck & Company Inc.

Modine Manufacturing Company



NIBCO Incorporated


Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Blue Ridge Community College

Bridgewater College

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College

Eastern Mennonite University

Lord Fairfax Community College

Mary Baldwin University

Rockingham County Public Schools

Shenandoah University

Southern Virginia University

Virginia Military Institute

Washington and Lee University

Supply Chain & Logistics

Best Buy Distribution


Marshalls Distribution Center

Target Distribution Center

Walmart Distribution Center

LGBTQIAP+ Resources

HRC Corporate Equality Index: Outlines the best workplaces for LGBTQ+ individuals, release yearly equality indexes, and provide resources and information on key issues concerning the LGBTQ+ community. 

Disability and Accessibility Resources

Job Accommodation Network (JAN): Provides online resources and free consultation for all individuals, regardless of employment status, including one-on-one consultation about all aspects of job accommodations, referral to other resources, and more.

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS): Offers resources surrounding career exploration, employable skills, and workforce readiness for Virginians with disabilities.

Virginia Disability Services Agencies (DSA): A group of related agencies and organizations that provides various services, resources, and advocacy to older Virginians, Virginians with disabilities, and their families.

Veteran Resources

Career OneStop: Provides veterans with information on benefits and assistance, military-to-civilian job search tips, and a job board for veterans. Sponsored by the Department of Labor.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV): Employment program and resources for veterans and veterans with disabilities.

Military Friendly Employers: A list of employers that the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) has determined military friendly in recruitment and hiring practices, provided as a resource for veterans returning to the civilian workforce.

My Next Move: Allows you to search codes or titles from the Military Occupational Classification (MOC) and will bring up related civilian occupations. Provides suggestions for framing your military experience into civilian language.

VA for Vets: Employment readiness assistance and outreach for veterans provided by the Veteran Employment Program Office (VEPO).

Veterans Find a Job: Resources for veterans including job referrals, referral to training, and job search skill building activities.

Virginia Employment Commission Veteran Information: Information for veterans eligible for job referral, job training and job placement assistance through the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC).

Virginia Career Works: Employment services for veterans, including job readiness assessment, career counseling, and labor market information.

Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program:Provides a list of organizations across the Commonwealth that have made a public commitment to hire Veterans into their workforce.

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