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Virtual Library

While Career Development posts these resources for your use, we are not in a position to guarantee the professional standing of all companies or organizations listed below. Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to research organizations as part of the job search process.

 

Barnard Career Development Library

You can also access the Barnard Career Library online or in person search for internship directories industry guides, job search materials, and more!

ADVERTISING, PR, HOSPITALITY

  • Advertising Age: Powered by monster.com, a good place to find advertising jobs.
  • American Association of Advertising Agencies
  • American Educational Foundation: Information on the field of advertising, including advice and career stories.
  • BizBash: Jobs and information on event planning and event marketing.
  • Careers in Marketing: Areas to explore in marketing, recommended books and links.
  • HCareers: Restaurant and hospitality jobs.
  • O'Dwyer: Information on careers in Public Affairs, Public Relations, Communications, Media, and related fields. You can get some useful information here without paying for their service.
  • PR Week: Stay up-to-date on industry trends. Also has job listings and industry directories.
  • Work in PR: Great resources and job listings in public relations.

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ARTS & FASHION RELATED SITES

Arts

  • Actorsite.com: Information on how to become a working actor.
  • American Association of Museums: The Mission of this not-for-profit Association is to represent the museum community, address its needs, and enhance its ability to serve the public.
  • American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Work: National membership organization of conservation professionals dedicated to preserving the art and historic artifacts of our cultural heritage for future generations.
  • Art Jobs: Jobs in visual arts.
  • Art Staffing: Offers staffing, consulting and training programs for museums, non-profit organizations, and art businesses nationwide.
  • Artist's Health Insurance Resource Center: at the Actor's Fund, database of information about health insurance and health care.
  • ArtSearch: Jobs in theater administration and education (You must come to the Career Development office to gain access to ArtSearch).
  • ARTSIntern: The Arts Intern program places students from diverse cultural backgrounds who have financial need in paid summer internships with New York City museums. Interns must either be New York City residents, or enrolled in a college or university within the five boroughs of New York City. Interns work alongside museum staff involved in all facets of the institution's fiscal and exhibit activities. Interns have worked in museums such as Bronx Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, El Museo Del Barrio, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of the City of New York, and many others.
  • Casting Society: Lots of information on how to get yourself casted or become a casting director.
  • CUArts Initiative: Website includes several listings of art events in and around town and art internships and jobs.
  • Entertainment Careers: Jobs, internships and career information in the entertainment industry
  • Museum Jobs: Site provides international recruitment for museums and galleries
  • New York 411: Listings of producers and production companies.
  • New York Foundation for the Arts: Site headlines include jobs in the arts, event listing, and opportunities and services for artists. 
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Human Resources: Listing of Smithsonian Institution vacancy announcements.
  • New York Women in Film and Television: A nonprofit membership organization, NYWIFT is dedicated to helping women reach the highest level of achievement in television, film, and other moving-image media and promoting equity for women in these industries. It is part of a network of 40 international women in film chapters, representing more than 10,000 members worldwide.

Music

Fashion

  • 24 Seven Talent - Employment agency specializing in fashion. Most jobs in CA and NY.
  • All Retail Jobs - This is an excellent site for entry-level jobs all over the United States. You can also minimize your search to meet your criteria.
  • Clothing Industry Jobs - Jobs for both design and merchandising.
  • Costume Society of America, The: Advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance. Working to stimulate scholarship and encourage study in the rich and diverse field of costume.
  • Coroflot - Jobs for designers including a small listing of fashion design. National and international jobs.
  • Creative Hotlist - Large site of desgn jobs including fashion.
  • Fashion Career Center - Jobs in fashion and retail industry, including some design jobs, as well as career advice. 
  • Fashion Net - Job and internship postings and advice on how to get a job in fashion.
  • Style Careers - Free registration is required to view listings, but focuses on all areas of the fashion industry. Positions range from purchasing agent to color specialist.
  • Women's Wear Daily - List classified ads in fashion, sales, account executives, and management jobs primarily in New York.

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BARNARD STUDENT- RUN AGENCIES

The following student-run agencies are advised by Career Development:

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BUSINESS/ FINANCE/ CONSULTING

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COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA

General

  • Bookwire: links to publishers, articles, and a forum for writers.
  • Center for Communication: A non-profit organization in NYC dedicated to educating students about the field of communications through a series of seminars.
  • I Want Media: News in media, links to online publications, major newspapers and more.
  • Mediabistro: Jobs for media professionals, daily newsfeed and freelance marketplace.
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Journalism

  • American Society of Newspaper Editors: Newspaper internship and job listings.
  • National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ): Online resources for students include NABJ internships, scholarships, student projects, and mentoring.
  • Poynteronline: The Poynter Institute is a school for journalists, future journalists, and teachers of journalists. The website is designed to take maximum advantage of emerging media in supporting the journalism community. It features columns by Poynter faculty, staff, and contributors.

Publishing

  • Bookjobs: information on publishing and job search tools.
  • Ed2010: A group for young magazine editors seeking dream jobs by 2010.
  • Publisher's Lunch: the industry's "daily essential read"

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COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE

See Also: NON-PROFIT JOB SITES
(also check the New York City Civic Engagement Program (NYCCEP) for Volunteer Opportunities, Events, and Resources)

  • Americorps: Volunteer positions (some with stipends) - great experience
  • Center for Development and Population Activities: CEDPA works hand-in-hand with these women leaders, local partner organizations, and national and international coalitions of organizations to design and implement programs focused on improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: The Chronicle of Philanthropy is the newspaper of the nonprofit world. It is the No. 1 news source, in print and online, for charity leaders, fund raisers, grant makers, and other people involved in the philanthropic enterprise.
  • Community Board 9: The Morningside Heights Community Board--check out what's going on in our neighborhood!
  • Community Impact: Columbia University students volunteer in 25 community service programs, which serve more than 16,000 people each year.
  • The Foundation Center: A philanthropy site with many links to grants and funding sources. Visit Career Development to access the online Grants for Individuals database.
  • The Free Child Project: Resources for social change by and with young people.
  • Idealist: Over 46,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location or mission.
  • Morningside Area Alliance: This coalition of the major institutions in the Morningside Heights community of Upper Manhattan has worked to improve and increase housing in the neighborhood, beautify the streets and parks, ensure the safety of our residents and provide educational and recreational opportunities for youth.
  • Network for Good: Network for Good is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using the Web to help people get more involved in their communities
  • NY Cares: Take advantage of more than 300 hands-on service opportunities each month--a single, one-hour orientation is required. 
  • Partnership for Public Service: The Partnership works to make the government an employer of choice for talented, dedicated Americans through educational outreach, research, legislative advocacy, and hands-on partnerships with agencies on workforce management issues
  • Peace Corps: "The toughest job you'll ever love."
  • Student Partnership Worldwide: International volunteer positions 
  • United Way of America: Check out their programs, initiatives, and projects.
  • Volunteer Match: Dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer!
  • VolunteerNYC.org: Search engine to identify volunteer opportunities all around the city, provided by the Mayor's Volunteer Center in partnership with the United Way. 

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DISABILITIES AND WORK

  • AAAS:Search the American Association of the Advancement for science internships and fellowships, including Entry Point! Internships for students with Disabilities in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and others.
  • Barnard ODS: The Barnard Office of Disability Services provides useful information and services.
  • Barnard ODS recommends UT's DCO page: The University of Tennessee's Disability-Career Office student resources page provides links to various websites in the following categories: organizations, etiquette, individuals with disabilities, training, deafness, government, accessibility/accommodations, employment, choosing a major, the job market, and careers.
  • Emerging Leaders: A highly competitive program that places college students with disabilities in fulfilling summer internships and provides them with leadership development opportunities.
  • Getting Hired: GettingHired is a national employment and social networking portal that uniquely connects job seekers with disabilities with employers committed to hiring them.
  • Job Accommodation Network: A free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the employability of people with disabilities.
  • Lift Information Technology Careers for Professionals who have disabilities.
  • New Freedom Initiative: This is a comprehensive federal website of disability-related government resources. Has links to employment news, related articles, and other information.
  • Social Security Administration Work Site: Provides a focus within the Social Security Administration on matters affecting the employment of Social Security beneficiaries with disabilities.
  • United States Office of Personnel Management: This site provides access to information that is relevant to the recruitment, employment, and retention of individuals with disabilities in the Federal Government. This information includes federal and state laws as well as other governmental and non-governmental sites.
  • US Department of Labor: The Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities mission is to create a coordinated and aggressive national policy to bring adults with disabilities into gainful employment at a rate that is as close as possible to that of the general adult population.

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DIVERSITY RESOURCES

General Diversity

  • IMDiversity: 'Village' with resources for African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic American, Native Americans, Women, and global minorities,
  • Diversity Inc: The premier source of original, managerial-level information on the business benefits of diversity.
  • Doors of Opportunity: Good resource for summer jobs for minorities.
  • HireDiversity.com: Includes job searches; career advice; "Who's Hiring?"; and Headlines.
  • Quintessential Careers: Diversity Employment Resources: this section of Quintessential Careers highlights the best career and job sites geared especially for women and minorities.

African-American

  • Black Planet: Enables members to cultivate meaningful personal and professional relationships, stay informed about the world and gain access to goods and services that allow members to do more in life.
  • Black Collegian: The Black Collegian Online provides cutting-edge information on career resources for Black collegians. Job search strategies, graduate school opportunities, blogs reporting on current issues, career and industry reports are abundantly explored.
  • blackcareerzone: Up-to-the-minute career and job search information for black people -- out of school, mid-career, starting a business, etc.

Asian-American

  • Asian Avenue: With the aid of personal publishing and communication tools, members of AsianAvenue.com can express themselves and form meaningful personal and professional relationships with people in their community.

  • National Association of Asian American Professionals: a not-for-profit organization where professionals of varying Asian descent work together on professional development, Asian American awareness in corporate America ,and volunteer and charity work within members' communities.


LGBTQ

  • Gay and Lesbian Professionals: Job search engine.
  • Gay Financial Network: The Gay Financial Network has great advice for career seekers, on topics ranging from coming out to domestic partner benefits to fitting in at workplace social events.
  • Gaywork.com: A gay job board affiliated with Monster.com.
  • LGBTQ Google Groups: A wide variety of LGBTQ groups.
  • Human Rights Campaign: The HRC offers a database of employers and their adherence to equal opportunity policies, diversity programs and partner benefits, including the 2008 Corporate Equality Index report, which provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, consumers and investors.
  • Lamda Legal: Lambda Legal is the oldest national organization pursuing high-impact litigation, public education and advocacy on behalf of equality and civil rights for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and people with HIV.
  • Progay Jobs: Job search engine for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender friendly communities.
  • Out & Equal Workplace Advocates: Out & Equal™ Workplace Advocates is the pre-eminent national organization devoted to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in the workplace.
  • OUT for Work: OUT for Work is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, preparing, and empowering Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) college students, and their allies for the workplace.
  • Out Professionals: Out Professionals is the nation's leading social and business networking organization for gay men and lesbians. The group presents year-round events focused on career, culture, and community, and lets members connect through an active online community.
  • Transgender Net : This excellent site focuses on transgender issues, with resources for both employees and employers.
  • Transgender Workplace Diversity: This blog written by a transgendered lawyer focuses on transgender issues in the workplace, with resources for both employees and employers.

Hispanic

  • The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute offers Latina undergraduates from across the country an eight-week summer program/internship in the nation’s capital with a stipend. The curriculum emphasizes work experience, community service, and learning.
  • Hace-USA: The Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement.
  • Hispanic Business: Access award-winning editorial, market research, Web exclusive features, and other resources.
  • Hispanic Jobs: Bilingual Jobs for English/Spanish-speaking professionals - Opportunities ranging from entry level to executive level nationwide.
  • iHispano: Well organized -- search jobs by keyword, city/state, and industry. Web site features career tools, articles and advice.
  • Latpro: LatPro is the largest Hispanic & bilingual jobs and diversity career board in the Americas
  • Saludos: Opening the doors of opportunity for the Hispanic community since 1967, Saludos Hispanos has been providing career information for jobs and employment by promoting equal opportunity on the pages of its bilingual magazine for over 30 years.

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EDUCATION AND TEACHING SITES

(Interested in teaching abroad?)

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ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS

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ENTREPRENEURIAL WEBSITE RESOURCES

Business Advice and Resources

  • Ashoka.org: An influential organization which strives to shape a global, entrepreneurial, competitive citizen sector: one that allows social entrepreneurs to thrive and enables the world’s citizens to think and act as changemakers.
  • AllBusiness.com: A vast resources for business owners, from contracts to business plans to legal to loans, and even business blogs.
  • Fast Company: An index of articles and guides of new ideas on leadership, career, or innovative strategies to improve your team and your self.
  • Kauffman Foundation: Provides a list of entrepreneurial initiatives, research, resources and news releases.
  • Legalzoom.com: Provides templates for creating your own business contracts and other legal paperwork.
  • New York Business: Resources and links relevant to New York business owners.
  • NYC Business Solutions: Provides free, quick, and reliable answers to your important business questions.
  • Small Business Administration: This New York site, part of the larger government site, provides info on New York business owners and a startup kit with entrepreneurial info and quizzes.
  • Small Business Development Centers: SBDAs are one-stop shops for small-business info. The site provides a list of locations nationally and locally, many on college campuses.
  • The Wall Street Start-up Journal: This site includes a list of unique tools for entrepreneurs including email alerts, interactive quizzes, and tips on a variety of business tasks.
  • Womenbiz.gov: Provides a variety of straightforward resources for women business owners, including startup information.

Networks and Organizations

  • Association of Hispanic Entrepreneurs: Professional events in New York, entrepreneurship resources (available to members only), a job search engine and links to the Association in Texas, Florida, California, and other locations.
  • Asian Women in Business: Reference materials and entrepreneurship information as well as a directory of Asian women's businesses and organizations.
  • Give 'n Take Network: This unique site provides a support network for women entrepreneurs to connect and collaborate.
  • Minority Business Development Agency: This site, in addition to many membership services for minority business owners, includes minority business headlines and demographic and industry trends information.

News

  • Inc.com: the daily news source for entrepreneurs. 
  • Public Forum Institute, The: Index of national dialogue across the nation to improve awareness of the value of entrepreneurship.
  • WomensBiz.gov: A publication for women business executives and business owners. Provides the stories of outstanding business women and spotlight their lives.

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GENERAL JOB SEARCH SITES

  • Alljobsearch.com: Will search multiple job listing sites at one time.
  • America's Career Infonet: User friendly site with info on wages, trends, employment outlook, state profile information, and lots of resources
  • America's Job Bank: Over 1,000,000 job listings, but registration is required
  • BarnardTrak: (formerly Jobtrak) This site lists jobs specifically seeking Barnard and Columbia grads and undergrads. Choose Barnard College and Columbia University on site menu. Call our office for free passwords.
  • Campus Career Center: Guidance for college grads.
  • Career Builder: One of the most frequently used sites, other features include company information.
  • College Grad Hunter: Listings targeting college grads.
  • Coolworks: Jobs in national parks and resorts.
  • Direct Employers: National employment network of job listings. Searches can be made by keywords, city, or state.
  • Employment Line: Recruiting permanent, temporary and temp-to-hire grads and undergrads.
  • Futurestep: An executive recruiting firm – a good site for alumnae.
  • JobDirect: The fourth most-visited college-related Internet site in the U.S.
  • Jobweb: Job site for seniors, grads and alums
  • Lexis-Nexis: Available only from computers on the Barnard/Columbia server, one of the most powerful and useful tool for industry information
  • Millenium Change Corporation: offers an internship program for undergraduate and graduate-level students interested in international development.
  • MediaBistro: Jobs for media professionals.
  • NACELink: A job database put together by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. You will need to register, but will not be charged any fees.
  • National Compensation Survey: Check out the Wage Query System to see what people in different professions make in different cities.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Access to lots of employment information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • O'Dwyer: Information on careers in Public Affairs, Public Relations, Communications, Media, and related fields. You can get some useful information here without paying for their service.
  • SimplyHired. A vertical search engine company building the largest online database of jobs on the planet.
  • Sustainable Business: Business jobs, environmental jobs, environmentally responsible employers.

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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

  • Best Places to Work in Work in the Federal Government: Find out what federal employees think are the best federal workplaces overall, and the best organizations for effective leadership, teamwork, training and development, work-life balance, and more.
  • Central Intelligence Agency: Database of jobs available at the CIA. Listings can be navigated through various career paths.
  • Federal Job Search: Job listings are well organized by region, pay rate, keyword, and industry. You have to register to see job descriptions.
  • Making the Difference: Find Hot Jobs and Cool Internships within the federal government, read profiles of current federal employees, and learn how to locate and apply for government jobs. Read more about jobs with the federal government in our making a difference PowerPoint.
  • Partnership for Public Service : A non-partisan organization dedicated to revitalizing the federal civil service. Provides information about federal jobs and internships in student-friendly language. It also offers guidance to help students navigate other sites.
  • Politemps: Legislative, government and political staffing service for the DC area.
  • Student Jobs.gov: This government-run site lists opportunities for students interested in temporary employment or federal internships. Students can use this site to narrow their search, but Some federal agencies do not list their internships on studentjobs.gov, so make sure to also visit the websites of agencies of particular interest to you.
  • USAJobs.gov: USAJobs is the federal government’s main website for job postings. Jobseekers can search through all currently available positions by salary, location, key words and job type.

Education Related Organizations

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HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Allopathic Medicine


Alternative Medicine


Chiropractic Medicine


Dental Medicine


Genetic Counseling


Health Administration


Health Information Science


International Health


Jobs/Professional Development

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):Lots of career and intenships/job hunting information, as well as a section for graduate students.
  • Association of Women in Science (AWIS): Check out the career development section. There you will find information on AWIS internship and scholarship programs, and links to other opportunities.
  • MedHunters - free job board for healthcare professionals, in addition to listing healthcare jobs from across the USA, Canada, and overseas, the site includes articles on self-assessment and career strategy, as well as entertaining and informative articles of interest to all types of healthcare professionals.
  • Student Doctor Network - The Student Doctor Network offers the Health Professional Schools database as a resource for current and future health professional students.

Nursing

Nutrition


Occupational Therapy


Optometry


Pharmacology


Physical Therapy


Podiatric Medicine


Public Health


Speech Therapy


Veterinary Medicine

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HOUSING FOR SUMMER INTERNSHIPS/PROGRAMS

In NYC

  • 92nd St Y de Hirsch Residence: Student housing in Manhattan
  • DJEStudios: Dorm-style loft apartments located on Hope and Havermayer in Williamsburg, near the Lorimer stop on the L.
  • Columbia University Summer Housing
  • Educational Student Housing: Student housing in various locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
  • International House: Housing for 700 international students. Applications for the summer session are reviewed between April and July on a first-come first-served basis open to all students, scholars, interns and trainees who are at least 18 years of age
  • MetroInternational: MetroInternational has a student housing directory, as well as a guide to finding the right kind of housing for any student.
  • NYC Intern: NYC Intern has a portfolio of one-bedroom apartments available for your time in New York City available to graduate and undergraduate students employed as interns in the city.
  • NY Student Housing: Booklyn-based student housing for NY undergraduates.
  • NYU Summer Housing: Living in a New York Residence hall will offer you a safe and convenient place to call home while you are taking classes, working, or interning in New York City.
  • Polytechnic University Summer Housing: Inexpensive summer housing at Polytechnic's campus in Downtown Brooklyn.

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INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

International by Continent

Asia

Africa

  • Find a Job in Africa: Includes job searches, resume advice and posting, and a hottest jobs section by country.

Europe

Middle East

North America

  • Career Jet: Canadian jobsite featuring both Canadian and international positions.

South America

  • Latin American's Professional Association: Search for jobs that require Spanish and Portuguese in Latin American countries and in the U.S.
  • Ikoporan: Volunteer opportunities in Brazil.
  • Casa Xelaju: Comprehensive site giving information about Spanish language and literature programs, specialized courses, internships, volunteer opportunities, job postings, as well as links for research in Guatemala.

Non-Profit/ Public Service International Job Sites

  • ACTION: American Council for Voluntary International Action: Work to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all. Useful publications and access to job listings can be purchased online. Ideal networking tool for anyone looking to get internationally involved.
  • AFS: An international, voluntary, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities.
  • Alliance Abroad: Offers a wide range of customized educational, cultural and language travel programs to destinations such as Costa Rica, Mexico, Spain, Italy, England, Germany, France, Africa, China, USA and many more!
  • Association for International Practical Training: Lists programs, services, and events, gives general information, has job postings.
  • CDS International: A non-profit organization that specializes in education and training in diverse fields and in many countries and offers summer internship programs.
  • Center for Applied Linguistics: Lots of good info and links on issues related to language and culture.
  • Council on International Educational Exchange: Information about international programs.
  • Electronic Embassy: Lists embassy sites from all over the world.
  • Eurograduate: Lots of good info on how to search abroad, including how to write different resumes for different countries.
  • Federation of International Trade Associations: Great information on international trade and all the related industries.
  • Foreign Policy Association: Provides independent publications, programs and forums to increase public awareness of, and foster popular participation in, matters relating to those policy issues. Also includes a job board where you can search to find internships, job and volunteer opportunities and if you would like to be notified of new job and internship postings you can also sign up for their weekly Global Jobs Newsletter.
  • Foundation for Sustainable Development: FSD Provides volunteer opportunities and internships for students to work with local communities to develop economic, social and educational systems in nine countries.
  • Going Global: All you need to know to grab an international career in the country of your choice.
  • Global Energy Jobs: Provides posting/editing of resumes, job searching/posting, and employer lists.
  • GlobalExchange: Building an alternative economy.
  • Idealist.org: Great directory of non-profit careers and internships, here and abroad.
  • International Career Employment Center: Internships and job listings, but mostly for human resources and computer positions.
  • International Opportunities Program: Gives listings of jobs and internships abroad, research tips, and information on volunteering, teaching, summer programs, and more.
  • International Service and Travel Center: Provides links for individuals seeking opportunities to travel, work, or study abroad, as well as helpful hints for preparing for international experiences.
  • National Council for Languages and International Studies: An excellent site that has info on how to write and where to find grants.
  • One Small Planet: Contains virtually every country in the world and provides some information on work, study, volunteer and travel programs available.
  • Overseas Jobs: Comprehensive website for both employers and job-seekers, including job/resume postings, job/resume searches, advice sections, specially featured books and employers, and current topics.
  • Peace Corps: "The toughest job you'll ever love."
  • Reliefweb: Serving the information needs of the humanitarian relief community.
  • Sustainable Careers Institute: Gives general information about the institute and its programs, as well as a list of recommended career development resources.
  • My Travel Bug, Inc.: Information on international travel including travelogues, pictures, and audio submitted by readers. There is also a list of travel-related fellowships and organizations on their Grants Page.
  • Transitions Abroad: Resource for work abroad, study abroad, cultural travel overseas, and international living.
  • United Nations: Information on employment at the United Nations.
  • US Department of State Office of Overseas Schools: Provides links to international schools by region, training programs, employment opportunities, lists of international topics and issues, and general information.
  • Working Adventures Worldwide: Work/travel programs for students and young people.

Visa Jobs Near Barnard College

  • My Visa Jobs: Designed to help international students at Barnard College succeed in the U.S. job market, you will find postions filed by employers for work visa.

International Teaching

  • American British Teaching: Offers courses to train teachers of English to Foreign Language speakers in other countries.
  • Dave's ESL Cafe: Teaching jobs from the around the world, as well as active teacher and student forums, podcasts and ESL resource links. Highly recommended!
  • English School Watch: Focuses on providing information about teaching EFL-ESL in South Korea and other countries worldwide.
  • Footprints Recruiting: Recruits teachers and university graduates for positions teaching English abroad, currently in South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Brazil.
  • International School Services: Schools directory and job fairs for K-12 teachers for English language overseas.
  • International Educators' Network Association (ITeach): Teaching positions and more.
  • International Opportunities Program: Gives listings of jobs and internships abroad, research tips, and information on volunteering, teaching, and summer programs.
  • Search Associates: Places teachers in position worldwide.
  • Teaching Jobs: A world-wide directory of teaching jobs from around the world.
  • Transitions Abroad: Resource for work abroad, study abroad, cultural travel overseas, and international living.
  • U.S. Department of State: this site includes general information about teaching English abroad, and specific articles on teaching in Korea and China.
  • WorldTeach: WorldTeach is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based at the Harvard Institute for International Development which provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries.

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INTERNSHIP SEARCH SITES

Note: please also see GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

Be sure to visit these three sites first:

  • eRecruiting: Log-in to access eRecruiting's internship listings
  • internships.com: For first time access, log into eRecruiting; the code is located on the left side of the home page, or call the Career Development front desk at 212-854-2033.
  • internships-USA.com: For first time access, log into eRecruiting; the username and password is located on the left side of the home page, or call the Career Development front desk at 212-854-2033.

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LAW SITES

  • ACLU: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) endeavors to preserve First Amendment rights, equal protection under the law, right to due process, and right to privacy.
  • HR.org:
  • The Association of the Bar of New York City:
  • Lambda Legal: Lambda Legal pursues high-impact litigation, public education and advocacy on behalf of equality and civil rights for the LGBT community, as well as those living with HIV.
  • Martindale Hubble Law Directory:  To search law schools, international law listings, and law firms by city and/or area of law, log into Columbia's LexisNexis Academic, click Legal above the search box, click Sources, and chose Law Directories from the Publication Type.
  • The New York County District Attorney's Office: The D.A.'s office has the responsibility and authority to investigate and prosecute crimes in the borough of Manhattan.
  • The New York Patent Law Association: Serves as a vehicle to promote the development and administration of intellectual property interests.
  • PublicLegal: A product of Internet Legal Research Group (ILRG), PublicLegal is a comprehensive listing of 4,000 legal resources from the U.S., including legal professions, academia and legal research.
  • The Vera Institute of Justice: The Vera Institute of Justice works closely with leaders in government and civil society to improve the services people rely on for safety and justice by developing innovative, affordable assistance to government officials in New York and around the world.

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NOT-FOR-PROFIT JOB SITES

See Also: INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

See Also: COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE

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PUBLIC INTEREST

See also: INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

  • Businesses for Social Responsibility: membership organization for companies exploring socially responsible practices, from the genuinely advanced to those seeking market advantage. Task forces and publications on various industries and their standards and dilemmas.
  • Campus Progress: Internships in public policy, human rights, politics, journalism, government, peace and justice, environment.
  • Foundation for Sustainable Development: FSD Provides volunteer opportunities and internships for students to work with local communities to develop economic, social and educational systems in nine countries.
  • Making the Difference Partnership for Public Service Call To Serve eNews lists internships and jobs in the Federal Government.
  • Net Impact: A socially responsible business students' organization with internship program and more than 60 international chapters.
  • Ethical Performance: Periodic updates on corporate ethics, legal actions, policy, model companies, and more.
  • Social Venture Network: Social entrepreneurs involved in leardership, standard-setting, education, and support.
  • YesWorld: Social justice links, information, and articles.

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SALARY GUIDES

(Be wary of sites that ask you to pay for a salary report. There is plenty of free information available.)

  • Salary.com: Free Salary Wizard.
  • Glassdoor.com: Obtain salary details, company reviews, and interview questions — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.
  • CareerJournal.com: From Dow Jones and Co, features salary and hiring information and useful information from the Wall Street Journal.
  • JobStar.org: Links to more than 300 industry specific salary surveys.
  • EcompOnline.com: Executive salary information compiled from data from the SEC.
  • Economic Research Institute: Offers salary survey analyses, cost of living comparisons, and executive compensation analyses in the form of database software and published reports
  • Professionals for Non-Profit Salary Reports: Provides non-profit salary range information for various positions in the field throughout the Northeast.
  • SalaryExpert.com:SalaryExpert provides FREE salary reports to students and job hunters.
  • Indeed.com: Provides free salary information by region and job title.

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SCIENCE, MATH, and TECHNOLOGY

  • American Institute of Biological Sciences): The Careers in Biological Sciences section covers what biologists do, how students/grads can prepare for a career in the field, what the future job outlook is for biologists, the salaries biologists make, and more.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):Lots of career and intenships/job hunting information, as well as a section for graduate students.
  • Orion Magazine and Grassroots Organization: a link for environmental activism and networking.
  • American Chemical Society: Advanced Career Tools from the ACS Department of Career Services.
  • Association of Women in Science (AWIS): Check out the career development section. There you will find information on AWIS internship and scholarship programs, and links to other opportunities.
  • Aquanet: For people interested in marine biology and marine science.
  • Barnard College Science Internship Opportunity Web Page: Listings of science internships available outside of Barnard. You can search for summer and academic year internships in the following fields: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Environmental Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Neuroscience and Behavior, and Psychology
  • Careers in Mathematics: Listings by the American Mathematical Society and links to other math career boards.
  • Careers in Science and Engineering
  • Careers that Count: Opportunities in mathematical sciences.
  • ChemJobs: Site has listing of chemistry, pharmaceutical, and biotech jobs. The classifieds and careers site of Chemical & Engineering News offers tools, resources, and expert career advice to help new and experienced chemists reach their professional goals.
  • Corptech: A database of 50,000 high tech companies
  • Information Technology Association of America : Info on the tech job market
  • Jobspectrum:Careers in the Chemical Sciences
  • Journal of Young Investigators, The (JYI): JYI Science Career Center provides resources in the categories of career search, professional organizations, graduate schools, and statistics.
  • Marine Science Careers: Information and job listings by Sea Grant and the NH Sea Grant Program.
  • Mote Marine Laboratory: Science foundations research for undergraduates. Paid research training experiences in estuarine science.
  • Medzilla: Listings for biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medicine and related fields
  • National Science Foundation: Lists program and grant information.
  • ORAU: The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Internship Program provides opportunities for qualified undergraduate and first year graduate students to receive hands-on experience in a real-world setting that prepares them to become part of tomorrow's workforce in engineering, computer science, health physics, meteorology, chemistry, physics, biological sciences, environmental sciences, emergency management, public health, epidemiology, accounting, finance, audit, communications, graphic design, human resources, and instructional technology.
  • Orion Grassroots Network: Lists Jobs and Internships in the nonprofit world. Description: Orion explores an emerging alternative world view. Informed by a growing ecological awareness and the need for cultural change, it is a forum for thoughtful and creative ideas and practical examples of how we might live justly, wisely, and artfully on Earth.
  • ResearchGate  List jobs in science and research within both academia and the private sector. Search through thousands of international vacancies, or post your own - all for free.
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): REU program supports active research participation by undergraduates students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects invlove students in meaniningful ways in ongoing research programs.
  • ScienceJobs: An easy to navigate site with postings from top scientific companies and academic institutions.
  • Student Conservation Association: The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America's conservation corps.  SCA's members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states. SCA lists expense-paid internships on its website.
  • Tech-Centric: lists some of the top computer and information technology related job openings

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

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SELF-ASSESSMENT

  • O*net: The online Occupational Information Network is a database of occupations that is designed to help people learn about occupational characteristics and explore careers.
  • The Career Key: Help with career decisions
  • Type Focus: Uses personality types to guide career development

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SUMMER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Research

American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine SMART Program
Biomedical Sciences Career Program
Boston University REU Program
Chester Summer Scholars Program, Cleveland, OH
Cornell UniversityJackson Laboratory Summer Student Program (Maine)
Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Mote Marine Laboratory Nature Science Foundations Research
Mount Sinai Summer Research Fellowship
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
NYU School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (National Science Foundation)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Summer Internship
Duke University Engineering World Health Summer Institute
University of Minnesota Bioinformatics Summer Institute
Weizmann Institute of Science Summer Work for Foreign Science Students (Israel)


Clinical

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Healthcare Career Track Program


Public Health

New York City Department of Health, Health Research Training Program


For Underrepresented Minority/Disadvantaged Students

American Society for Microbiology - Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Harvard Medical School Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program
Michigan State College of Veterinary Medicine Vetward Bound Programs
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)
University of Pennsylvania Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program

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US LOCATIONS

  • Apartments.com: Apartments and rented houses.
  • Homebuyer's Fair: Not just for buying a home, but also a relocation wizard and a cost-of-living calculator.
  • JobStartCalifornia: A non-profit organization that lists newspapers, job fairs, and job hotlines for jobs in California.

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WRITING

  • Bookwire: links to publishers, articles, and a forum for writers.
  • Poets & Writers: information, support, and guidance for creative writers
  • Suite101: online community of writers
  • Xlibris: offers services such as publishing, copyediting, and marketing.

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