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View Resource Science's Next Wave: An Electronic Network for the Next Generation of Scientists

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Science magazine produce Next Wave, a resource which focuses on providing "accurate and timely information to help young scientists develop their career prospects." Next Wave targets upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral candidates, and young faculty members. While information provided is intended primarily...
View Resource National Opportunity NOCs: Nonprofit Organization Classifieds

The Management Center of San Francisco, California provides this site, the web counterpart of a weekly jobs and information publication by the same name. The heart of the site is an interactive nonprofit job search. Jobs can be searched by region, state, or keyword. Job postings contain job descriptions and application information. Users can also view job postings made in the last week, two weeks,...
View Resource Environmental Careers Organization

The Environmental Careers Organization Website posts hundreds of paid environmental internships (650 listed for 1999). Internships are listed by geographic region and cover a variety of topics. Terms and conditions are listed for each position, along with a complete description of the internship's related tasks and stipend.
View Resource Cornell Career Services: Job-Search Resources

The newest Internet resource guide from Cornell University's Catherwood Library deals with job searching. This carefully annotated index of job hunting resources includes sites covering such topics as salary information, researching companies, and researching nonprofit corporations, as well as sites to find general job listings and specialized job databases.
View Resource Tools for the Grad School to Faculty Transition - ESA Physiological Ecology

This small metasite, from the Physiological Ecology Section of the Ecological Society of America (ESA), offers a suite of nice resources on finding science jobs and beating the job market in the US. Many resources are briefly annotated, and topics include how to land your first job, negotiating a start-up salary, and a select list of jobs sites. For the beginning scientist, this will be of special...
View Resource How to Conduct an Effective Job Search

This step-by-step guide from JOBTRACK (discussed in the June 30, 1995 Scout Report), leads the most tentative job seeker through the six necessary parts to an effective job search. Starting with "Self-Assessment" and ending with "Obtain Offer and Continue to Develop Your Career Action Plan," this comprehensive guide includes links to other JOBTRACK articles and extensive resources on resumes and...
View Resource Engineering Central

The Engineering Central website provides a plethora of listings of employment resources for engineers. The website allows users to submit their resume to a resume bank, browse through entry-level jobs, as well as post jobs online. Several links that point to other engineering resources are also provided.
View Resource The Muse

The Muse is a free job hunting service. But it's also much more than that. Since its inception in 2012, the Muse has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Mashable, CNN, Bloomberg Television, PBS, and other media outlets. What makes the Muse fresh and interesting? On the website, readers can browse over 2,500 open jobs at companies like Facebook, Zappos, Petplus, and many others. However, the...

View Resource Purdue Online Writing Lab: Job Search Writing

Applying for jobs can be a time-consuming, nerve-racking venture even for the experienced professional. It can be especially daunting for recent graduates who are entering the workforce for the very first time. The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL), well known for its helpful writing resources, has created this practical guide to assist with Job Search Writing. Readers will find four sections to...