Job Search Engines/Resources
The following web sites, provide a list of possible sources to guide your job search as well as information about different employers profiles. However be sure to utilize your Career Services Office as they offer more resources to assist you with employment. Career Connection does not work with employers or provide employment assistance.
You can search for different employers in the state of Ohio and, if relocating to another State, you can narrow down your search by U.S. regions. In addition, non-profit jobs, government jobs, and job data bases are presented. Finally, if you are a graduate student who is searching for jobs outside academia, you may benefit from these web sites as well.
- Job Opportunities
- Jobs by Regions
- Jobs in the State of Ohio
- Non-Profit Jobs
- Government Jobs
- Working Abroad
The Buckeye Careers Network is Ohio State's university-wide online resource to connect Ohio State students with employers for jobs, internships, co-ops, and career opportunities.
Click on the NACE Link for Students. NACE provides entry level position information. They are not affiliated with OSU, so do not use your OSU Username / Password here.
AfterCollege™ is a network for college students and recent grads who are looking for entry level jobs, internships, and other opportunities.
- Career One Stop
By some estimates this is the largest job site. AJB is maintained by the US Labor Department and state employment agencies and boasts 600,000 job openings offered by 9,500 employers and recruiting firms. Also includes links to 1000 plus employer Web sites and 450 other job banks.
- Best Jobs USA
List of jobs in the US by states targeting a wide variety of work industries.
- Jobs openings in Education
Lists job openings in education.
Helps educators and future educators to find jobs in education and summer employment.
- Cool Works
Features postings of jobs that most would consider fun (e.g. video game tester, net surfer).
- Work in Sports
Includes job postings for almost any type of sport-related careers you can think of.
- Green Careers
Careers for solar energy, wind energy, sustainable building, clean tech, skilled trades, environmental health and safety, engineering, and much more!
- Research Gate
This free job board is targeted to scientists and researchers and is broken down into many different scientific disciplines.
- Career One Stop
Allows to search for jobs not only by states but also by specific cities, giving a comprehensive state profile and employers links.
- State of Ohio job postings
Lists jobs and paid internships with state agencies. Also includes information about civil exam procedures.
- Lists jobs specifically with the City of Columbus
Features links to local job search resources (e.g. Columbus Dispatch classified ads) along with information about the city's largest employers.
- Ohio Department of Education
Provides information about licensure requirements and job openings at Ohio Schools.
- Bright.com is a referral-based job site that shows you where your connections can get your foot in the door at over 2 million jobs nation-wide and 55,000 Jobs in Ohio
Lists non-profit jobs.
- Community Career Center
Lists non-profit jobs.
- Hands On Central Ohio
Can connect you to volunteer opportunities in Columbus, and surrounding areas that suit your skills.
- Volunteer Match
A database that connects people with volunteer opportunities throughout geographic regions.
- US Federal Jobs
Updated daily. Comprehensive listing of students jobs with the Federal Government
Comprehensive listing of full-time jobs with the federal government.
- Go Government
Comprehensive source for federal jobs and internships.
- The State and Local Government Job Net
Sponsored by the Local Government Institute (LGI), it is the leading online source of job resources available in state and local government nationally.
- Going Global
Provides country specific career and employment information including internship and job postings, H-1B employer listings, corporate profiles and career resources.
- Overseas Jobs
Features international jobs opportunities for professionals, expatriates, and adventures seekers.
- Peace Corps
Currently, more than 7,300 Peace Corps volunteers are serving in 77 countries.
- Transitions Abroad
The Magazine Guide to Travel, Work, Study and Living Overseas