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Career Resources

Resources for job seekers and career improvement

Careers and Jobs

Use the following resources to begin planning your life after college.  Research careers and occupations, get forecasts for jobs, information on the deomographics and  cost-of-living in different US cities, etc. to help you plan.



All student jobs at Mason are advertised using the HireMason system.


Job Search Websites

  • BestJobsUSABrowse companies that are ranked best employers across a variety of industries
  • Career Builder- Search jobs and post your resume
  • Search jobs and post your resume
  • Search jobs and post your resume

Magazines, Blogs and More

Links marked with and asterisk (*) are subscriptions provided by the Mason Libraries.  Access is limited to current students, faculty and staff.

  • *Campus Access- A comprehensive resource and information guide for current/prospective university and college students
  • CareerCast- premier career site for finding targeted job opportunities by industry, function and location
  • Creative Hotlist (Communication Arts Magazine)- career resource for creative professionals in visual communications
  • connecting idealists - people who want to do good - with opportunities for action and collaboration.
  • Job Hunters What Color Is Your Parachute?- a complement and supplement to my book, What Color Is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers
  • LinkedIn- the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 467 million members in over 200 countries and territories.
  • MonsterTrak- global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people
  • *Washington Business Journal -- Look for jobs in the DC area
  • Wetfeet- Discover the top employers in America

Use the following resources to find information on salaries for specific occupations.

21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our times- Explores the three main categories of 21st Century Skills: learning and innovations skills; digital literacy skills; and life and career skills

Careers in STEM (video)

Goodbye college - hello life! go-to answers from a got-there grown-up- that little voice that nudges young people and encourages them to trust themselves, take a chance and believe that they can do it

201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions- a powerful book no job seeker should be without

Entrepreneurship- From the Safari Tech Books Collection


Government and Non-Profit Job sources

Government/Public resources:

Non-Profit resources: