These websites assist you with all aspects of your job and internship search. Sites are listed by function: job search site, career area information resource site, or a site that offers job listings and provides information and news.
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General Information Sites
AfterCollege – Online professional platform that connects college students, alumni, and employers through customized career networks at colleges and professional organizations across the country.
CityTownInfo – An excellent resource for exploring careers, this Web site offers a wealth of information geared towards gaining a comprehensive understanding of any given career. Among the many resources provided are career profiles, real-life career stories, career-related news, a listing of top cities by career, and a listing of top industries by career.
Glassdoor – A free career resource that provides an inside look at salaries, reviews, and interview questions for over 70,000 employers.
Jobipedia – Site where employers answer questions you have posted.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information about specific occupations and jobs (both business and non-business) as well as projected job hiring. The handbook is updated every two years.
Live Careers – A website designed and maintained by career counselors with advice on every aspect of the job search. A great resource for cover letter and resume samples.
Uncubed – A site that gives an inside look at various companies spanning tech, design, and marketing through short, informational videos. You can also take advantage of career advice straight from CEOs and founders on how to prepare for and standout in interviews in the startup/tech/marketing space. View short tutorials on everything from an intro to design thinking to building a marketing campaign.
Note to McIntire students: You can access Vault and additional career resources with your McIntire computing ID by selecting online resources.
Job and Internship Search Engines and Sites
Allegis Group – Search for opportunities by industry or geographic location.
Career Bliss – A free career community designed to find you happiness in the workplace by providing company reviews, employee salaries, and millions of job openings.
CollegeGrad.com – Search engine focused on entry-level jobs in numerous industries. Provides information on career field and companies.
College Recruiter – Search engine site designed for students and recent grads.
Indeed.com – Search engine for jobs both in the United States and around the world that allows job seekers to find opportunities posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards. Also a good resource for estimating salary requirements.
LinkedIn – A professional networking site. Use this site to create an online professional profile, network with recruiters and alumni, and search for jobs. To maximize your efforts, join groups such as UVA's McIntire School of Commerce and the University of Virginia Career Networking Community. Get started with LinkedIn's page for students and recent grads.
Neuvoo – An international job aggregator that aggregates all jobs from employers' careers pages, allowing candidates to find positions available in their preferred regions at no cost.
Simply Hired – A job-search engine and free resources for students and new graduates who are beginning their online job search.
The Ladders – Free job search board and career resources.
the muse – Search engine that includes photos and information to help you decide if a company is a good fit.
Information and Job Search Sites by Industry
Accounting FAQs & Careers – This handout created by CCS highlights accounting frequently asked questions and accounting careers.
Accounting Society at McIntire – The Accounting Society at McIntire recognizes outstanding academic achievement in the field of financial information and sponsors programs that assist in the development of students interested in Accounting and Finance. The Accounting Society at McIntire is open to pre-Commerce, Commerce, M.S. in Commerce, and M.S. in Accounting students.
Accounting.com – Site committed to providing information about becoming an accountant and working as one.
Careers and the CPA – Information about career and CPA resources at McIntire.
Virginia Society of CPAs – The leading professional association dedicated to enhancing the success of all Certified Public Accountants (CPA) and their profession by communicating information and vision, promoting professionalism and advocating members' interests.
Finance and Banking
Alternative Investment Fund at McIntire – A student-run, McIntire-affiliated organization at the University of Virginia that trains young professionals for careers in investment management and other functions within the financial markets. AIF strives to expose members to the full spectrum of financial instruments and trading strategies, beyond the long-short equity model commonly employed by student investment funds. AIF deploys capital in a wide array of assets, including equities, fixed income, options, futures, currencies, commodities, and other alternative investments.
Bank Jobs – Information and job search database for the banking industry.
Deal Book – Stay in the know about "big deals" and other business news from The New York Times.
Global Markets Group – The Global Markets Group (formerly the Sustainable Investments Group) is a student organization whose members and officers collaborate in an open discussion about international trade and investments. The GMG is a strong proponent of educating its members on the financial markets and provides many opportunities for its members to learn and experience for themselves how to research, analyze, and pitch various companies and industries. GMG also competes in various national competitions and hosts a spring stock pitch competition of its own.
IPO Home – Prepare for your finance interview by reviewing up-to-date IPOs.
MergersandInquisitions.com – An excellent resource for students interested in investment banking.
McIntire Investment Institute – An entirely student-run long-short equity fund with a portfolio currently valued at approximately $580,000. Founded in 1994 by an endowment established by John Griffin, MII operates as a nonprofit organization under the McIntire Foundation.
Sales & Trading Group – The Sales and Trading Group explores sales and trading through extensive simulations, financial models, and mathematical analyses. It offers members the opportunity to attain an in-depth understanding of sales and trading models.
Smart Woman Securities – University of Virginia Smart Woman Securities (SWS), recent winner of UVA’s Best New CIO award and McIntire's 2014 Outstanding Student Organization Award, is the UVA chapter of a national organization that seeks to educate women about the fundamentals of investment and finance. Through an intensive seminar series, investment project, mentorship program, and significant networking opportunities, SWS aims to create a cohesive, supportive environment for women to achieve financial confidence and explore new career fields. After completing the seminar series, full members of SWS have the opportunity to manage SWS’s investment fund and meet with successful investors such as Warren Buffett. By providing direct investment experience, SWS hopes to succeed in creating a community of women with greater investment knowledge and financial influence.
Wall Street Oasis - An online community that gives you the opportunity to connect with current and prospective professionals in the finance industry.
Case Interview Secrets by Victor Cheng – Web site with great resources for case interview prep from Victor Cheng, a former McKinsey interviewer.
Consulting Group at McIntire – The Consulting Group at McIntire educates students about various careers in consulting by working in real-life consulting situations and offering workshops to help students learn and refine case interview techniques.
Management Consulted – A website all about consulting, including resumes, interviewing, information, jobs, etc.
PrepLounge – A case interview community where candidates with similar career goals get connected, practices cases and sharpen their consulting skills.
Energy Jobs Network – Job postings for the energy industry from a collaborative network of energy industry Web sites.
GreenBiz.com Jobs – Current job postings and industry news for a variety of positions in the energy and sustainability industries.
GreenJobs – U.S. and international job listings in the energy conservation industry.
Learn How to Become: Green Careers – Provides an in-depth guide to careers and degree programs in the "green" sector. Begins with a comprehensive look at green industries and then dives into specific professional and educational options in fields such as sustainability, renewable energy, green construction, recycling, and more.
Marketing, Advertising, and Sales
Adweek – A publication committed to covering all kinds of branding news, this online newsletter contains information on an array of industries and topics, from brand marketing strategies to industry analyses.
Advertising and Marketing Association – Provides students with the opportunity to learn about the advertising and marketing industries, as well as career paths in various areas of marketing through speakers, panels, and other events throughout the year. Within AMA is the UVA chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Each year, AAF offers a nationwide intercollegiate case competition that provides the opportunity to apply classroom theory in the development of an actual ad campaign, including research, total media plan, and creative planning and execution. All interested students are welcome to participate.
AEF – The Advertising Educational Foundation is the advertising industry's provider and distributor of educational content to enrich the understanding of advertising and its role in culture, society, and the economy.
American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA) – Provides news, industry trends, and a talent and career development section.
American Advertising Federation – Membership organization for individuals or companies within the field of advertising. See the organization's online job bank for information on jobs and internships in advertising, and explore the other career resources offered by AAF career services.
Blue Book – An annual publication of the Marketing Research Association, this online directory may be used as a reference for individuals who wish to learn more about the different types of marketing research services, or for the identification of companies engaged in different types of market research.
brandchannel – Everything you ever wanted to know about branding, from the latest thinking in the field of branding to industry hot topics, current campaigns, and job postings.
Find Spark – Tailored tips for networking, cover letters, and job postings.
GreenBook – Offers a directory of companies engaged in market research, in addition to the GreenBook job center, enabling access to job postings within the field of market research.
iMedia Connection – Job search engine for interactive media and marketing industries.
American Marketing Association (AMA) – Includes job posting and professional development resources.
Media Bistro – Site dedicated to everything media-related.
Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) – Offers 10-week paid summer internship program in a variety of advertising disciplines including public relations, account management and media planning.
National Retail Foundation – The Career Center of the National Retail Foundation, with information on finding a job in the retail industry, advancing your retail career, or engaging in education and training to continue cultivating your skills for a career in retail.
Public Relations Society of America – Public relations industry-related news and information, as well as job postings.
TalentZoo – Job search database for marketing, advertising, media, and web opportunities.
Entertainment, Fashion, and Sports
Entertainment Careers – Provides information on jobs, internships and other career-related resources within various sectors of the entertainment industry, including studios, networks, production companies, TV stations, radio stations, broadcast companies, and record companies.
greenlightjobs – This website offers information and resources related media and entertainment careers.
JobMonkey – A website devoted to jobs and careers in sports, from journalism to coaching to sales to internships.
Dice – An IT job search engine and news resources for all levels a Web site geared toward IT professionals.
TechCareers – IT and engineering job search engine.
Nonprofit and Federal Government
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence – A great LOCAL resource for those interested in the nonprofit world, offering information on a variety of programs, resources, and jobs.
Go Government – Resources and job and internship postings for careers in the federal government and public services.
Idealist.org – A project of Action Without Borders that offers nonprofit resources, including jobs, internships, mailing lists, and nonprofit resources by state and country.
DCInternships.org – A variety of educational and applied experience internships in Washington, D.C., in areas such as public policy, international affairs, communications, and philanthropy.
HillZoo.com – Jobs and internships on Capitol Hill
LovetoKnow – Provides a list of nonprofit organizations organized by interest rather than by alphabetical listing.
OpportunityKnocks – Nonprofit job postings and career information for the nonprofit sector.
Partnership for Public Service – Nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.
USAJOBS – Official job site of the U.S. federal government.
Darden i.Lab Incubator – Supports the development and growth of promising seed- and early-stage business ventures.
Entrepreneurship Group at UVA – Student-run organization that offers programming and informational/recruiting activities for startups and tech firms.
Enactus – Entrepreneurially oriented student organization that applies business skills to community projects that address social, economic, and environmental concerns both in Charlottesville and in the greater global community.
The Galant Center for Entrepreneurship at the McIntire School of Commerce – Dedicated to advancing the study and practice of entrepreneurship.
SEED (Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development) – Student organization that provides consulting services to NGOs and social entrepreneurs, with an emphasis on sound microfinance.
UVAStart – A resource provided by the Entrepreneurship and Innovations Committee of Student Council that documents the people, events, and creations that shape and define the entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University.
Virginia Venture Fund – Student-led venture fund that partners with established venture capital and private equity firms invest in startup companies.
AngelList – Platform for startups, angel investors, and job seekers looking to work at startups.
CBIC (Charlottesville Business Innovation Council) – Supports entrepreneurs and tech-based businesses by providing networking, education, and advocacy opportunities.
Hack.Cville – A local “clubhouse for creative entrepreneurship.”
Startup Virginia – Nonprofit group that offers guidance, networking opportunities, and access to potential investors.
Virginia Center for Innovative Technology – Provides information about the growing startup, high-tech, and entrepreneurial opportunities in Northern Virginia.
Code Academy – Offers free, self-guided online courses on programming basics as well as on specific coding languages.
Y combinator – Provides seed money, business advice, and networking contacts for startup ventures.
Career-Related Volunteer Opportunities
Connect-123 Internship and Volunteer Postings – Facilitates career-related internship and service learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in Cape Town, South Africa, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, in a wide range of fields, including public health, medicine, education, economic development, business consulting, human rights, and journalism.
Financiers Without Borders – Volunteers spend several weeks at a small business or organization abroad, providing guidance in finance, marketing, strategy or further economic development.