Looking for a summer internship? Or a full-time job after graduation? There are plenty of resources out there to help you in your search. Whether you’re seeking job boards, networking events or information about companies, here are some of our favorite tools and websites.
Handshake is CU’s online job database. Thousands of employers post about 8,000 jobs and internships a month, from all over the globe. You can also use Handshake to learn about upcoming events, connect with employers and apply for on-campus interviews. If you are a current student, you already have an account. Start here to get it set up.
You might already be familiar with Indeed. But did you know that this is one of the top places to be recruited if you don’t have an internal connection at a company? According to a 2018 study by SilkRoad, Indeed “was the dominant source of both interviews and hires,” accounting for over 65% of online hires. Browse jobs, upload your resume and find events to start connecting with employers.
If you’re interested in international opportunities, GoinGlobal is the place to start. Every country has a different way to approach the job search. For example, some countries expect your picture or your marital status on your resume – not something you normally do in the U.S. GoinGlobal provides sample resumes, job boards and cultural guides for cities and countries around the world. Use GoinGlobal to learn how to stand out in an international market, find job openings and learn about the work visa process.
Are you an international student looking to find work in the U.S.? GoinGlobal also offers information on the top 200 companies that have applied for H1B visas in most major U.S. cities. This can help you identify international student-friendly employers. You can access GoinGlobal through the Career Services Resource Library.
Built In Colorado is “Colorado’s hub for startups and technology.” Check out the internship and job board, plus events like free skill-building workshops, lectures and networking. There is also a database of startups based in Colorado. You can research companies by size and how long they’ve been around, or read featured articles.
Are you looking to stay in Colorado with a summer internship or future career? BizWest is a great resource to identify business trends and learn about new companies. On BizWest, you can see companies that may be hiring, have gained funding or have new projects or initiatives. It can help you target companies or do research for upcoming interviews.
AngelList is an internship and job database for computer science and data analytics positions in startup companies around the world. Browse thousands of jobs by location, skill level or type of position.
Want instant feedback on your resume? VMock, is an online resume-review tool that leverages data science, machine learning and natural language processing to provide personalized feedback on your resume based on criteria gathered from employers and global best practices. VMock is designed to work with resumes from many different fields across various industries.
Vault is like the Google of the professional world. You can use it to find reputable information for your career exploration and job search. Vault provides resume and interview information, industry guides and video interviews with professionals in different fields. You can access more content with CU’s Vault subscription through the Resource Library.
Connect with CU Boulder alumni and other students on the Forever Buffs Network. You can create an account and network or set up informational interviews with alumni to learn more about jobs or industries you’re interested in.
Most people don’t know that LinkedIn’s alumni pages are searchable databases. On CU’s LinkedIn page, you can search alumni to connect with fellow Buffs, find companies that hire Buffs and view potential jobs of interest. This feature works best if you have a LinkedIn account. If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile yet, review these tips to set one up.
Have an offer letter and want to know if it’s competitive? Payscale can help. By creating a free profile, you can find out what kind of pay to expect by location, industry and experience level.
While you may know Glassdoor for its company reviews and salary information, it also offers information on interviews within companies. Some reviews include sample interview questions to help you prepare. Keep in mind, you have to create an account and post a review of your own to see all of the information. You can access Glassdoor through our Resource Library.
As always, career development advisors are here to help you in your search. Learn more about getting started with Career Services.