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Career Services: Job Search Resources

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is an online professional networking site. Launched in 2003, LinkedIn operates the world's largest professional network online with more than 90 million members from 200 different countries. LinkedIn has executives from every 2010 Fortune 500 company as members. In 2010, 69 of the Fortune 100 companies used LinkedIn's hiring solutions to add to their workforce. Join Armstrong's Alumni Career Network on LinkedIn to connect with current Armstrong students and alumni and help jump start your job search! Get some tips on using social media, such as LinkedIn, in a job search on our Social Media page.

Where Do Armstrong Students Go Upon Graduation?

Career Services has compiled Armstrong Graduation Data outlining what our students do after graduating. Check it out to see what graduate schools were attended by Armstrong students as well as employers who have hired Armstrong students. 

JobChoices Guide 2013

Comprehensive JobChoices Guides are provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Find all you need to know about successfully landing your first full-time career, including information on companies hiring in your discipline, networking, social media, career fairs, résumés, cover letters, and interviewing.  NACE also offers a Diversity Edition of Job Choices.

Military & Veteran Career Assistance

Armstrong Career Services recognizes that current military members and veterans offer special skills and have unique needs when it comes to job searching. Our Military & Veteran Career Assistance page provides a list of resources is designed to address the specific needs of students with a military background, as they transition into a civilian workforce.

International Job Search: GoingGlobal International Edition

Are you interested in working, interning, or living abroad?  This is the resource for you!  Going Global career and employment resources include more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as:  job search sources, work permit/visa regulations, résumé writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice… and much more!  Free to Armstrong students and alumni.  Must access the site from an on campus computer the first time to register. Click here fore the GoingGlobal International Edition. Also, don’t forget to look into our International Jobs & Internships page!

National Job Search: GoingGlobal USA Edition

Are you planning on moving to another city in the US upon graduation?  The GoingGlobal USA Edition site provides comprehensive guides to major US cities, including information on major employers and job postings.  Free to Armstrong students and alumni.  Must access the site from an on-campus computer the first time to register.

Career & Business Information

There are many websites that can provide you with general information about various career fields and locating employment. We've compiled a list of these for you here. Also great for a student exploring career and major options!

Job Search Sites

The first part of your job hunt is finding jobs to which you want to apply! Our Job Search Sites page provides students with a compilation of job posting sites, listed by career field. 

Salary Calculator

Once an employer has extended an offer of employment to you, often you will be given an opportunity to negotiate your compensation. This Salary Calculator, offered by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, allows you to determine an appropriate salary for your position.

Graduate School Search

If you want to explore attending graduate school upon completion of your Armstrong degree, this list of major sites will help you find the right school, prepare for graduate entrance exams, and learn about what it takes to be a competitive applicant. You can also view our Graduate Guide pdf which tells you everything you need to know about why you should attend grad school, how to pick a program, what you need to apply, and timelines to follow.

Resources for People with Disabilities

Students with disabilities may encounter different situations throughout their job searches. Our Resources for People with Disabilities page provides information on how to best approach seeking employment with a disability.

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