Your Guide to Using the Internet for Job Search The internet is a useful resource for job searching, even if you’re not planning to relocate after graduation. You can use the internet to do company research, learn about professional associations and find job leads through job banks. Several websites provide information about job search issues. Check out the following sites for some general information about job search: www.collegegrad.com www.jobweb.com jobsearch.about.com hotjobs.yahoo.com Many companies are posting job openings online or on the company website, as opposed to putting them in the newspaper or using other methods of advertisement. If you are interested in employment with a specific business or organization, check its website for employment opportunities. THE VITERBO JOB BANK The Career Services office at Viterbo sponsors a job bank that shares listings with other private colleges in Wisconsin. Check the following website frequently to locate employers interested in hiring graduates from Viterbo University and other private colleges and universities: Viterbo University Job bank: www.viterbo.edu/jobbank INTERNET JOB BANKS There are other internet job banks that can be helpful as well. A partial listing of such sites appears below: www.indeed.com www.monster.com www.careerbuilder.com www.ajb.dni.us hotjobs.yahoo.com Individual states typically sponsor state-wide job banks. Regional job banks are listed below: www.wisconsinjobcenter.org www.minnesotaworks.net www1.iowajobs.org/jobs/login.seek A variety of jobs are available in the public sector, generally listed on government websites. Check out the following sites for information about federal positions and regional state positions: Federal Government jobs: www.usajobs.opm.gov or FederalJobSearch.com Wisconsin State Government Jobs: www.wiscjobs.state.wi.us Minnesota State Government Jobs: www.doer.state.mn.us Iowa State Government Jobs: das.hre.iowa.gov/state_jobs.html In addition, there are job internet sites that exclusively list employment opportunities in a specific field. Examples of such websites include the following: www.wilenet.org (Wisconsin criminal justice positions) www.playbill.com (theatre-related positions) www.youthpastor.com (youth pastor positions) http://www.shrm.org/jobs (human resource positions) www.bigshoesnetwork.com (advertising, web development and graphic design) http://www.dieticianjobs.com (nutrition/dietetic positions) EDUCATION MAJORS Education majors can consult a number of websites featuring teaching opportunities in specific states. A partial regional listing of sites appears below: Wisconsin Education Career Access Network: services.education.wisc.edu/wecan State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/state/app/employment Wisconsin DPI: dpi.state.wi.us/hr/jbsintro.html Minnesota Association of School Administrators: www.appsitemnasa.org Minnesota Department of Education: www.education.state.mn.us/MTRC/ Iowa REAP: www.iareap.net/ Teach Iowa: www.iowaeducationjobs.com National Job Bank: www.educationamerica.net START SURFING The websites listed in this handout are just a sampling of the internet resources available to help you in your job search. As is the case with most web searches, these sites will link you to other related sites.