Job Search Sites for Careers beyond Academia

Index

General - For All Disciplines

Aggie Job Link - Search local and regional job and internship listings.

LinkedIn.com - A customizable job search site that offers suggested job openings based on your LinkedIn profile.

Simply Hired - Search engine that finds announcements from other career and job sites.

Indeed.com - Search engine that finds announcements from other career and job sites.

Career Builder - Good all-purpose job search site. Contains many helpful features.

Vault.com provides comprehensive industry guides, job postings, and career management services.

Wetfeet.com posts trends, markets, major players, and jobs in leading industries.

Craig's List - Sacramento - An increasingly important site for job listings - check other cities too.

US.Jobs.com - Another good all-purpose job search site.

UCD/UCDMC Postions - Local positions in Davis and Sacramento. Includes the temporary job pool at UCD.

PostdocJobs.com - Excellent source of job listings for postdoc positions in many disciplines.

UniversityJobs.com - Not limited to academic positions - contains listings for student affairs and other university-oriented positions outside of traditional faculty career paths.

Think Tank Directory - Foreign Policy Research Institute's searchable database of think tanks. Contains many different types of think tanks - not just foreign policy.

Think Tanks - Wikipedia Listing of Think Tanks

Association of Management Consulting Firms - Information and list of some of the major consulting firms

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Government

Government Jobs - A meta-site for government jobs throughout the United States - even listings for other countries.

US Federal Government - Tips on how to apply as well as how to find a job in the Federal government.

Federal Resume Template - Step by step guide to building a federal resume - downloads as Word document.

Index of all Federal Government Agencies - A-Z Listing of Federal Government Agencies & Departments.

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government - Federal departments that have high satisfaction rates and demographic information.

Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) - Competitive fellowship program for various government agencies.

California Government Positions - This site allows you to search by county, as well as position type. Contains an explanation of the state examination process.

California Association of Counties - Link to county websites.

California Special Districts - Job site from the California Special Districts Association

Western Cities Magazine - Job postings for cities in Western states.

Municipal Management Association of Northern California Cities - Job site for California cities.

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Non-Profit/Volunteer

Chronicle of Philanthropy Job Site - This site contains links to philanthropic and non-profit job listings.

Opportunity Knocks - Career positions in non-profit organizations, including universities and other institutions looking for highly educated individuals.

Idealist.org - Non-profit careers and volunteer positions.

Guidestar.org - Non-profit information site.

Foundation Center - Foundation Center's Resources for Job Seekers in the Non-Profit Sector.

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Entrepreneurial

Contract Employment Handbook - Information on working as a contract employee.

Contract Employment Weekly - Site for finding contract positions.

Entreworld - Entrepreneurship tools and resources.

Entrepreneur’s Resource Center - Hundreds of articles and briefs - solutions gleaned from CEOs, presidents and business owners.

Guru - Site for finding freelance work.

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International (Abroad)

Escape Artist - Information for living and working overseas.

Overseas Jobs - Features overseas jobs and international employment opportunities.

Top Jobs - Jobs in the UK.

International Employment Weekly - A comprehensive source of international careers for professionals, including international development jobs

H1Visa Jobs - Online database of american employers for international professionals.

Insidetrak - Jobs in Australia.

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For International (Graduate Students and Postdocs)

MyVisaJobs.com includes information on top employer sponsors by year and visa options as well as a job search function.

Goinglobal.com lists international jobs and internships.

H1VisaJobs.com includes a searchable database with thousands of firms and jobs available.

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Social Sciences & Humanities

The Versatile Ph.D. - Some job listings, job search tips, sharing job postings, career panels. UC Davis has a subscription for premium content.

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation - The Doctorate Beyond the Academy. Provides innovation awards for doctoral students in the Humanities and some disciplines with the Social Sciences to pursue careers outside of academia.

BeyondAcademe.com - For History Ph.D.'s leaving academia, but contains information of interest to anyone looking for careers beyond academia.

Art Historians - Creative career alternatives for art historians.

Linguistlist.org - Career opportunities for linguists.

JournalismJobs.com - Source for media jobs of all kinds - writers, editors, journalists, television media etc.

California Courts - Listings for many types of positions such as analysts, managers, attorneys and researchers.

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Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics

Statistics Job Site - Maintained by the American Statistical Association, this job site contains both academic and non-academic job listings for advanced degree holders in Statistics.

Employment Information in the Mathematical Sciences - Not just for mathematicians! Contains listings for computer science, engineering, operations research, statistics etc. Academic and non-academic listings both featured.

Engineering Jobs - Engineering Jobs has a wealth of career opportunity information - also allows you to post your contact information and on-line resumes.

Engineering Central - Engineering Central also has a variety of resources similar to the above - including job banks and space to submit your resume.

DICE - Career hub for jobs in technology.

NewScientistJobs.com - Chemistry and other science positions in North America and abroad.

Earthsworks-Jobs.com - Earth science-related positions abroad and in the U.S.

CoolClimateJobs.com - Jobs related to climate change.

CarbonPositive.net - Click on "Jobs in Climate Change in left menu.

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Biological & Natural Sciences

Science Careers - Job search site, career advice, and other information for positions both inside and out of academia.

NewScientistJobs.com - Biology, Chemistry and other science positions in North America and abroad.

Biospace.com - Jobs in biotechnology - contains an extensive list of links to biotech companies currently seeking employees.

AgBiotechNet - Leading database on agricultural biotechnology information.

The Alliance for BetterFoods - The Alliance encourages fact-based discussion about development in plant biotechnology.

American Dietetic Association - Organization for food and nutrition professionals.

Baybio - Northern California's lifescience association.

BIO - Biotechnology industry association.

Biospace - Biotech and pharmaceutical news and jobs.

Biotech Career Center - Biotech job board.

Council for Biotech - Council for biotechnology informatjion.

Café Pharma - Website for pharmaceutical and medical sales professionals.

Food and Drug Administration - Federal food safety information.

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) - Not-for-profit international organization that shares the benefits of crop biotechnology to various stakeholders, particularly resource-poor farmers in developing countries, through knowledge sharing initiatives and the transfer and delivery of proprietary biotechnology applications.

Job Science - Sales and marketing science jobs.

New Scientist - Site for jobs in science, general.

Science Online - Science magazine online job search tool through AAAS.

USDA - USDA's agricultural biotechnology website.

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