ASC Career Services Staff's Favorite Links

Below are a collection of links compiled by our office that can assist in your career exploration and job/internship search.

I = Internship search resource
J = Job search resource
S = Short-term/Seasonal search resource
*Access is restricted to those eligible to use our office's services


FutureLink* (I J)
Primary link for students and recent graduates to connect with employers and internship sites in the corporate, non-profit, and government sectors that are interested in recruiting Ohio State students.

Alumni Career Connection (J)
Online career management system for alumni of Ohio State. Job seekers can search and apply for opportunities and manage their job search and networking activities. Job postings include temporary, part-time, entry-level full-time, and experienced positions. (J)
Job posting aggregator featuring positions in more than 50 countries and 26 languages.

LinkedIn Jobs (I J)
Leverage the world’s largest professional network to connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network and get hired. LinkedIn Jobs surfaces insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.

Job posting aggregator featuring positions from over 100 top job boards and social media sites (I J)
Job posting aggregator featuring positions around the world. (I J)
Search over 70,000 internships and entry-level jobs from some of the top companies in the world.

AngelList (J)
Search for jobs with over 17,000 of the world's best start-up organizations

Short-Term Options

CoolWorks (S)
Seasonal and summer jobs are captured on this site. Cool Works actively seeks job opportunities in places like national parks, various resorts, ranches, camps, ski resorts, and jobs on the water.

SummerJobs (S)
Offers positions with camps, amusement parks, resorts, national parks, hotels, environmental organizations and more.

American Camp Association (J S)
Resource for students seeking a summer or year-round (or longer) camp job. All camps are ACA- Accredited. There’s also the option of reviewing camp job fairs.

Back Door Jobs (I S)
Focuses on short-term job adventures (e.g., outdoors jobs, farming, adventure camps, ranches) (S)
Offers positions as nannies, babysitters, special needs caregivers, tutors, senior care providers, pet
sitters, dog walkers, and housekeepers.

Elance (J S)
Elance is a platform for identifying online work. Businesses invite freelancers to submit proposals for jobs and view jobs that have been posted by organizations seeking freelancers. Areas sought but not limited to include: IT and programming, sales and marketing, writing and translation, design and multimedia. (S)
Each year, Teach for America, City Year, the Peace Corps, and other service organizations provide more than 65,000 service-year positions. A service year is a paid opportunity to develop real-world skills through hands-on service. Whether you’re figuring out what’s next after college, searching for an opportunity to find a new path, or looking to gain skills and experience for a job — a service year may be just what you’re looking for.


ABILITY Jobs is the largest job board for job seekers with disabilities.

GettingHired: Jobs for Disabled (I J)
Site offers several free services. The social networking tool offers individuals a platform to connect with each other and career mentors. Job seekers will find opportunities posted by employers.

USAjobs – Disabilities (J S)
Explains how to apply for jobs with the Federal Government as a disabled job seeker.

MyVisaJobs (J)
Resource for international students looking for employment in the U.S.  Includes a variety of  information sources, including blogs, forums and the ability to search for the Top 100 H1B Visa sponsors within the year.

Feds Hire Vets (J S)
Veterans, transitioning service members, and their families will find this site to be full of resources and information that can assist in finding a Federal career.

WorkPlaceDiversity (J)
Extensive database of corporate employment opportunities across all sectors nationwide for diverse job seekers.

Diversity Employers (I J)
Targeted to recent college graduates as well as more experienced job seekers and professionals who seek information on careers, job opportunities, graduate/professional school, internships/co-ops, study abroad programs, and other employment and career advancement opportunities. Also helpful for identifying jobs with employers who are interested in recruiting a diverse workforce.

Feminist Majority Foundation (I J)
An organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. From the homepage students can access the Resource Center which includes access to feminist jobs and internships nationwide.

National Employment Minority Network (J)
The National Employment Minority Network is the premier resource for the identification and recruitment of minority teachers, administrators and coaches in North America. Candidates receive centralized access to employment, which includes teaching positions that don’t require certification, at 350 educational institutions nationwide.



OhioMeansJobs (I J)
A comprehensive resource to help you explore career options, learn about key industries in Ohio, and access current position postings for a wide variety of Ohio employers

Ohio Means Internships (I)
Search thousands of Internships and Co-op opportunities throughout the State of Ohio.

NEOintern (I)
Free database students can use to find internships in Northeast Ohio.

Franklin County, Where Government Works (J S)
Students can access job openings with Franklin County, gain information about city officials and each agency across the county.

Ohio Hiring Management System (I J S)
Postings with State of Ohio Agencies

City of Columbus (I J S)
Students can access job openings with the City of Columbus.

State & Local Government on the Net (I J S)
Directory of government web sites. Search sites of interest to find where employment openings are posted; many will be listed in sections with “civil service,””personnel,” or “administrative services”  headers.

The Riley Guide (J S)
Directory of international employment and career information resources. Job seekers can search for employment in specific countries and/or regions worldwide. Information related to living and working overseas, cost of living, etc. is also available.

Going Global and USA/Canada City Career Guides* (I J)
Accessed through FutureLink for Arts and Sciences undergraduates and recent grads, Going Global and USA/Canada City Career Guides provide comprehensive information about searching for jobs or internships in major U.S. or Canadian cities and abroad. Includes job posting boards, employer directories, work permit and visa regulations, and much more specific to each metro area or country.

LocalJobBoard (J S)
All of the jobs posted are categorized by city, state, and industry; site provides posting for 6,000 U.S. cities.

International Organization Careers (I J)
Learn how to start a future career working for an international organization through internships, junior professional officer and associate expert programs, and young professionals programs.

Career Cluster-Specific

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Green Jobs (I J)
Focuses on employment in renewable energy worldwide.

AG Careers (I J)
3000+ jobs posted monthly, recruitment targets include students in the natural sciences.

Architecture & Construction

Archinect (I J)
Since 1997, Archinect has been connecting students in fields such as interior design, project management, and architecture with their job board and news site.

ConstructionJobs (J)
Jobs in the construction, design/build, and engineering industries. Job seekers can search by industry, city, or company.

Arts & A/V Technology & Communications

Ohio Broadcast Jobs (I J)
Site is operated by the Ohio Association of Broadcasters (I J)
Site focuses on theatre and live production opportunities (I J)
Source for behind-the-scenes jobs in the Live Entertainment Industry

Variety Media Careers (I J)
Resource for film, TV,  music and digital entertainment careers

AIGA Design Jobs (I J)
Postings for a variety of design disciplines:  advertising, exhibit, graphic, industrial, interaction, interior, and web

Art Job (I J S)
Features jobs, internships, fellowships, and other employment opportunities in all areas of the arts, including visual arts, performing arts, commercial art and design firms, film, public arts agencies, academic arts departments, galleries, conferences, commissions, non-profit organizations engaged in the arts and cultural policy, and more.

Journalism (I J) is the largest and most-visited resource for journalism jobs, and receives between 2.5 to 3 million page views a month.

Book Jobs (I J)
BOOKJOBS.COM was created to aid in the recruiting of the best and the brightest college graduates around the country.

Freelance Writing (J S)
Deliver daily and real-time freelance writing jobs for freelance writers.

Online Writing Jobs (J S)
Website dedicated to providing writing job listings for hundreds of organizations/companies.

Musical America Worldwide (J)
A comprehensive resource for musicians featuring industry information, professional development resources, and networking information.

TalentZoo (J)
Thousands of jobs separated into four categories: advertising, marketing, design, and web.

Mediabistro (J)
Find jobs in social media, publishing, advertising, PR, and television, along with career-related advice articles.

Business Management & Administration

Career Overview (I J)
Helps aspiring career professionals, job seekers and students make better, more informed career choices by providing them with relevant, reliable and up-to-date career and job information.

Careers in Business (I J)
Careers in Business is designed to help job-seekers select a satisfying career in the business world. The site is set up in channel format, providing focused info on:

Education & Training

Education America (J)
Can browse jobs without registering; to apply, you must complete the free registration.  Includes teaching and support jobs; the teaching positions require Master’s degrees or other credentials.

i-to-i TEFL (I J S)
Access information on TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) courses and jobs.

TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) (J)
Provides advice from TESOL instructors, job listings, and information on the TESOL certification process.

Pro Z Translation Workplace (J S)
Online listing of translation jobs.  Search by language to make it even easier to access the database of opportunities. (J)
Over 2000 employers and the opportunity to search for your desired teaching position based on location.


eFinancial Careers (I J)
The job opportunities available are from companies around the world and cover a wide choice of positions for investment bankers, traders, asset managers, analysts, risk managers, treasurers, auditors, CFOs, graduate trainees and many others in the financial community. Job seekers can carry out highly targeted job searches, set up search agents and post resumes.

Wall Street Jobs (J)
Online Job Board dedicated exclusively to the Financial Services and Wall Street.

Careers in Finance (I J)
Resource for finding jobs in finance including corporate finance, financial planning, investment banking insurance and real estate. A detailed overview of each area, relevant books/videos/blogs, and job listings are also highlighted. (I J)
Online job board for the banking and financial industry.

Government & Public Administration

USA Jobs (I J S)
USAJobs is the U.S. Government’s official system for posting Federal jobs and internships. Some Federal agencies post their openings on their individual sites, though.  Therefore, when interested in a specific government unit, it’s best to look on BOTH USAJobs and the unit’s website.

Go Government (I J)
Resource for finding and applying to federal jobs and internships.

Fedscope (I J)
Site operated by the Office of U.S. Personnel Management. (I J S)
State of Ohio hiring management system.

Public Service Careers (I J)
Organizations that work closely to support government entities fall within the “public service sector” and include lobbyists, NGO’s, and nonprofit foundations.

Political Job Hunt (J)
The latest listings of jobs in politics, public policy, and government affairs.

Opportunities in Public Affairs (I J)
Government affairs, legislative policy, PR, communications, fundraising, research, writing, and journalism jobs and internships.

Health Science

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (I J)
Site offers full-time, internship, and international opportunities.

Explore Health Careers (I J)
Online job board for health science jobs.

Ohio Department of Health (I J)
Site offers job posting and access to a detailed overview of the divisions and offices of the ODH. Helpful for students exploring careers and seeking greater knowledge of the Public Health field.

Healthcare Jobsite (J)
Search for positions in the healthcare industry by title and location; research schools and read healthcare related articles.

Hospitality & Tourism

HCareers (I J)
From the homepage students can also access the Resource Center to obtain information about several industry associations including the National Restaurant Association, American Hotel & Lodging Association and the Caribbean Hotel Association. Hcareers  powers a job board for each association listed in the Resource Center.

Hospitality Online (I J)
Online hospitality job board.

HotellerieJobs (I J S)
Leading job site for hospitality, food service, and tourism professionals.

Human Services

Idealist (I J)
Global directory of jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities with non-profit organizations around the world.

Social Service Job Site (I J)
Online job board for social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, mental health, case management, employee assistance, volunteer management, substance abuse treatment, domestic violence, community development, youth development, child welfare, developmental disabilities and all other areas of social services.

2-1-1 Directory (HandsOn Central Ohio)
Connecting residents in Franklin county with comprehensive and up-to-date information about social, health and government services.

How to Become a Social Worker
This comprehensive guide dissects the education and training required for entry into the field, specific certifications needed, the job prospects that lie ahead and social worker salaries across the country.

Information Technology

Career website for technology and engineering fields. Job seekers can search and apply nationwide for jobs free of charge. Entry-level opportunities are listed. They are identified by entering “entry level” as a keyword when conducting a job search.

TechCareers (I J)
IT jobs, engineering jobs and career resources for IT.

icrunchdata (J)
icrunchdata is the leading brand for job seekers, advertisers and employer solutions in Data Science, Analytics and everything Big Data.

ITJobPro (J)
Top jobs in the IT industry; each posting expires after 30 days to ensure all opportunities are relevant.

Hacker News (J)
Y Combinator is a company that has funded startups such as Dropbox, Reddit, and AirBNB. When these startups have job openings, they go back to Y Combinator, who in turn posts the opportunity to their website, Hacker News.

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

PoliceEmployment (J)
Find positions with  federal, state and local law enforcement. Also provides general career information about obtaining a law enforcement job.

Law Enforcement Jobs (I J)
A website for police officers, deputy sheriffs, federal agents, law enforcement, corrections and security professionals in the United States.

Jobs to Careers (I J)
Search engine for security jobs by state. (J)
Posts positions with private and government sector correctional facilities.
Features the latest data, statistics, and employment requirements from judicial districts across the nation so as to offer a resource to men and women interested in pursuing careers in corrections.


The Riley Guide: Manufacturing Links
Mega site with links to multiple job boards devoted to manufacturing jobs.

Marketing & Sales

Careers in Marketing (I J)
Site offers postings for advertising, PR, research, retailing and non-profit.

American Marketing Association – Columbus (J)
Career advice and links from the Columbus chapter

Marketing (I J)
Site for postings covering a broad range of marketing functions. (J)
Search by sales positions in a variety of industries (e.g., advertising, financial services, media, pharmaceutical, retail).

American Advertising Federation Job Bank
A partner in the Marketing Career Network, this resource assists in finding to advertising or marketing jobs.

Sales Gravy (J)
Search for sales jobs based on job title, keyword, company, or location

Recreation, Gaming & Sports

TeamWork Online (I J)
Resources for job seekers pursuing a career in sports or live events. Job seekers can apply for jobs and network with professionals.

ESPN Careers (I J)
Online job board for ESPN. (I J)
A site for personal trainers, group fitness instructors and other fitness professionals.

Work In Sports (I J)
For over 10 years, has worked with thousands of employers, establishing a reputation of providing the most current and comprehensive job board in the sports industry.

Casino Careers (J S)
Learn about positions with  gaming/hospitality  companies, tribal enterprises, regulatory agencies, and vendors/suppliers in the U.S. and worldwide.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

ScienceJobs (I J)
ScienceJobs.Org is an online recruiting / career service for science/research communities and is hosted in association with the The Journal of American Science.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (I J)
Online job board and resource center for careers in mathematics.

Bio Ohio (I J)
Online job board for bioscience jobs in Ohio.

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center (I)
Geared toward college students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare.

Be An Actuary (I J)
Site developed by the Society of Actuaries.

Ohio Energy Pathways (I J)
Includes information about each energy sector as well as energy efficiency to help those who are interested in energy careers connect with the types of occupations and training programs available throughout Ohio. Featured content areas are advanced energy, renewable energy, energy efficiency and oil and gas.

New Scientist Jobs (J)
An online source for science and technology jobs. New Scientist Jobs works in partnership with the science and academic community. (J) offers a range of opportunities for jobseekers with a background in physics or engineering; for all stages of career - undergraduate, graduate, researcher or industry professional.

Life Sciences Job Center (I J)
Hosted by The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, the Life Sciences Job Center features internship and full-time employment opportunities for candidates with backgrounds in the life sciences.

icrunchdata (J)
icrunchdata is the leading brand for job seekers, advertisers and employer solutions in Data Science, Analytics and everything Big Data. (J)
In addition to career advice and job tips, this website allows you to search for positions by category, city, or state to find the engineering position for you.

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (I J)
Professional Association for Supply Chain Management professionals. Students can utilize the online job board and review several resources and educational events.

Logistics Career Connections (I J)
Site dedicated exclusively to logistics and supply chain career connections (I J) is a job search engine that finds job listings from company career pages, other job boards, newspapers and associations.

Job Search Advice & Research Sites

Site offers comprehensive free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), and serves as a directory of links to all the best job sites. Site includes sections specifically for college students and job seekers.

Making the Difference
Site includes helpful information for a federal job search. Learn more about agencies, careers based on your field of interest, and helpful information about applying for a federal job or internship.

Hoover's Online**
Resource provides comprehensive company and industry information. Valuable tool to use when preparing for interviews and career fairs or for identifying companies related to your career interest. Select the Build A List tab to search using specific criteria.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Resource provides helpful information about occupations including training/education required, expected job prospects, related occupations and what a typical day might consist of.

Excellent resource to use when preparing for interviews and career fairs.  Search within the Get Company Info tab to access financial information, staff e-mail addresses, and news articles for a particular company or nonprofit organization.

View company salaries, reviews, and interviews posted anonymously by employees at over 32,000 U.S. companies. Creating a free account with your email address allows you unlimited access to this information.

News coverage of the Central Ohio business community, including scheduled networking events. Use to also access online business newspapers for 39 other U.S. cities.

Merchant Web Reports**
Excellent resource to use when preparing for interviews and career fairs.  Click on the “Search Merchant WebReports” tab, then use the Industry Report Search tab to access overviews of 24 major industries, which include listings of leading companies, and descriptions of market trends.

Service for storing and delivering recommendation letters that have been written on your behalf.  Fee based service, but some faculty and staff require students to have an Interfolio account for the letters they provide.

A free career community that empowers job seekers with jobs, reviews, and salaries, along with hundreds of great career advice articles

Buzzfile Employers by Major
Designed to enable students and alumni to immediately identify and research thousands of potential employers for each of over 150 majors Career Guide for Students with Disabilities
Provides career planning resources for students with disabilities who are just beginning their job search.

**Ohio State Library Resource; access is restricted to Ohio State students, faculty, staff and to those with guest authentication.

This collection of links represents a small sample of job and internship sites.  It should be viewed as a starting point for learning about resources related to your career interests.  When networking with professionals working in the fields that interest you, make sure to ask for suggestions about other career related Internet resources that tend to be regarded as helpful sites for college students or recent graduates.