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					                                              Internet Job Searching
                    Buzzword of the 90’s: The
                    Internet                        Navigating with Netscape
                    Internet experience is          There are three different ways to access Web
                    becoming viewed as              pages:
                    standard knowledge for             1. click on highlighted text of pictures and
                    college graduates. The                 be automatically transferred to that
                    Internet is a global network           page;
                    of computer which allows           2. enter an “address” of a Web page
users to communicate information to one                    (under Open);
another. It also can be a valuable resource            3. use an existing “bookmark” to take you
when used as a job search tool.                            directly to a site.

No matter what your career aspirations might        Netscape Logo: displays shooting stars as a
be there is something for everyone on the           connection is made and information is
Internet. Whether you are interested in             transferred.
graduate or professional school, full-time or       Progress Bar, at bottom right of screen:
part-time employment, internships, company          displays the % of document layout being
profiles, summer jobs, or need assistance with      loaded.
relocating, the Internet can help you. In order     Stop: to halt any page transfer in progress,
to make this a marketable skill, you might          click here.
consider adding your e-mail address to your         Back/Forward/Home: will move you back to
resume and taking a seminar on using the            previous page, to next page or to Hope’s home
Internet or World Wide Web (WWW).                   page.
                                                    Go: Netscape maintains a history or pages
This handout outlines the basics of an Internet     visited (since current log-on) and lists them in
career search, and will list a sampling of useful   “Go” menu.
sites. If you need more specific sites, trying
using some of the search engines listed.            Searching
Remember, the Internet is not a replacement         For assistance: in finding a particular area or
for the more effective job search strategies such   subject on the Web, select either “Internet
as networking or direct contact. However, it        Search” or “Internet Directory” from the
can give you an edge in uncovering more leads       Directory menu or use any other “search
and information about employers in this             engine”.
competitive job market.                             Search: enter any relevant word or phrase.
                                                    Directory: presents a list of areas (ie. Art,
What is the World Wide Web?                         literature, etc._ where more information can be
The WWW is just one part of the electronic          obtained.
information exchange known as the Internet. It      Printing: for hard copies, click Print button.
is called the Web because of its structure. The     Quit: End session by selecting Quit for File
information is not laid out in neat outline with    menu.
a beginning and an end. You can “link” to
related information in many directions.             Bookmarks
                                                    A bookmark provides fast and easy access to
How do I get to the WWW?                            favorite Web Pages. While perusing pages,
You need a computer, a piece of software            you may select Add Bookmark from the
known as a browser, and appropriate wiring.         Bookmarks menu and the title and location
will be stored for you. Selecting the title from   America Net
the menu will bring that page directly to your      http://www.americanet.com/Classified/
screen. You can modify/arrange bookmarks           Career Magazine
from the menu item View Bookmarks.                  http://www.careermag.com
                                                   Career Mosaic
Web Addresses (URL’s)                               http://www.careermosaic.com
Every page on the Web has a unique address,        Career Resource Center
known as a URL – Uniform Resource Locator.          http://www.careers.org
If you do not know the URL, you can click on       *Career Path
highlighted text to get there. If you know the      http://www.careerpath.com
address for a Web page:                            *Career Resource Home Page
    1. From the File menu, select Open              http://www.rpi.edu/dept/cdc/homepage.html
       Location.                                   Career Web
    2. Type the address and click the Open          http://www.cweb.com
       button.                                     *Catapult
                                                    http://www.jobweb.org/catapult
                                                   EPage Internet Classifieds
                                                    http://www.epage.com
                                                   E-Span: Interactive Employment Network (IEN)
                                                    http://www.espan.com
                                                   Help Wanted
                                                    http://helpwanted.com
Sample Web Sites                                   Investors Edge
(Those with an asterisk are especially helpful.     http://irnet.com
This is by no means an exclusive list.)            *Job Center
                                                    http://www.jobcenter.com
General Search Engines                             Job Trak
Yahoo                                               http://www.jobtrak.com
       http://www.yahoo.com                        *Job Web
Web Crawler                                         http://www.jobweb.org
       http://www.webcrawler.com                   Monster Board
Alta Vista                                          http://www.monster.com
       http://www.altavista.com                    Nation Job
Info Seek                                           http://www.nationjob.com
       http://www.guide.infoseek.com               *On-Line Career Center
                                                    http://www.occ.com
Assessment                                         Student Center
Kiersey Temperament Test Results                    http://www.studentcenter.com
       http://susite.unc.edu/jembin/mba.pl
Occupational Index by Name
       http://www.etc.bc..ca/provdocs/jobfut       Employer Research
ures/                                              Career Fairs I
TitleIndex.html                                     http://ww.jobweb.org/cfairs.htm
                                                   Company Profiles
Job Search Websites                                 http://www.monster.com
America’s Job Bank                                 Employer Directory
 http://www.ajb.dni.us/                             http://www.jobweb.org/cgi-
                                                   dos/eindex.cmd
Margaret Riley’s Resources                 Peterson’s Education Center
 http://www.jobtrak.com                     http://www.pertersons.com

Graduate and Professional School Search    Engineering & Computer Science
Kaplan                                     Computer: Software/Systems Job Page
 http://www.kaplan.com                      http://www.nationjob.com/computers

Web Sites by Career Field                  Environment
Arts and Arts Administration               Environmental Careers Organization
American Council for the Arts               http://www.eco.org
 http://www.artsusa.org/index.html         Outdoorenvironmental Career Guide
Art Source                                 http://www.princeton.edu/`rcurtis/careeroe.html

http://www.uky.edu/Artsource/artsourceho   Finance
me.html                                    Stock Master
American Institute of Architects            http://www.stockmaster.com/
 http://www.aia.org
World Wide Art Resources                   Government & Public Policy
 http://wwar.com/                          Monday Lobby Group
                                            http://www.fas.org/pub/gen/mlg/index/html.
Business                                   Fed World
Biz Web                                     http://www.fedworld.gov
 http://www.bizweb.com/
Job Trak                                   Health & Human Services
 http://www.jobtrak.com                    HospitalityNet
Training and Development                    http://www.hospitalitynet.nl/home.htm
 http://www.tcm.com/trdev/jobs/            Club Med
                                           http://www.clubmed.com/cm/pages/homepage
Communications & Media                     MedSearch
Electronic Newsstand Homage                 http://www.medsearch.com
 http://gopher.enews.com/
                                           International
                                           Guide to Working Overseas
                                            http://www.magi.com/`issi/

Consulting                                 Asia
American Management Systems                Asia Career Web
 http://www.amsinc.com                      http://www.rici.com/acw/
Andersen Consulting                        Asia-Net
 http://www.andersen.com                    http://www.asia-net.com
Sapient
 http://www.sapient.com
                                           Australia
Education                                  Australian Employment Opportunities
Chronicle of Higher Education               http://www.careerone.com.au
 http://chronicle.merit.edu
Education Jobs Page                        Europe
 http://www.nationjob.com/education        European Job Links
                                            http://cuo,ogtsuj,ybu-wuerzburg.de/Jobs/
Russian and Easter European Opportunities
 http://www.indian.edu/`reeiweb/indemp.html

North America                                     Capsnet
Canadian Workweb                                  Cooperative Education and Internships
 http://www.cacee.com                             Email: LISTSERV@UAIVM.UA.EDU

Law                                               CDC Internet Job Search Book;
Law Employment Center                             Using the Internet in Your Job Search
 http://www.lawjobs.com                           The On-Line Job Search Companion
                                                  Hook Up, Get Hired!
Research and Sciences                             Electronic Job Search Revolution
American Institute of Physics                     Gale Guide to Internet
 http://www.aip.org
Physics Around the World: Jobs, Postdocs &
 Summer                                                   For more information, contact:
http://www.top.umu.se/tiptop/forum/jobs/
                                                               Fort Lewis College
                                                              Career Services Office
Sports & Recreation                                              1000 Rim Drive
Cool Works                                                     Durango, CO 81301
 http://www.coolworks.com/showme/
On-Line Sports Career Center                                  Phone: (970) 247-7562
 http://www.onlinesports.com/pages/Career-                     FAX: (970) 247-7653
Center.html
                                                              http://cso.fortlewis.edu
Web Sites by Geography
Boston Job Bank
 http://www.bostonjobs.com/
City Net
 http://www.city.net/
New York State Department of Labor
 http://www.labor.state.ny.us/

Relocation Services
RentNet
 http://www.rent.net
Relocation Salary Calculator
http://www.homefair.com/homefair/cmr/salcalc.
html

What are Internet Discussion Groups?
Internet discussion groups are chat/news
sessions focusing on a particular topic. You
can get on these lists by sending e-mail to the
following addresses:

Career Development Network
Email:
CARDEVNETREQUEST@WORLD.STD.COM

				
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