Job Boards

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Use these resources in combination with networking to set yourself up for success! Searching for jobs through online portals, websites, and newspaper ads is only one part of the process of finding a job. 

 A Word of Caution

Please read this Public Announcement from the FBI regarding employment scams targeting college students.

Complete University of Massachusetts Amherst disclaimer regarding job and internship postings - downloadable .pdf

The Career Hub does our best to research the integrity of positions listed, but if an offer or posting seems “too good to be true,” be cautious.

  • Never give out any personal or banking information.
  • Never agree to deposit a check or money order into your bank account from a company to start the work.
  • Never agree to send money to another individual.

If an employer asks you to do any of the above, please contact the UMass Career Hub, and forward any suspicious emails to careerservices@umass.edu

Beyong notifying the Career Hub, please read this information from UMass Amherst  IT on tips and what to do if you become a victim:

Job Search Resources

There are many websites where you can search for positions or post your resume.​

General

CareerBuilder Network
CareerJet.com
College Grad
JobStar
Quintessential Careers
Womenworking.com
LinkedIn Jobs
ZipRecruiter
Searchbankingjobs.com
Granted.com

Massachusetts Jobs By Zip Code
Boston Job Source
Massachusetts Job Quest

Part Time/Local - Western, MA

UMass Financial Aid Student Job Board

Western Mass Jobs
Jobted.com
Student Freelance

Non-Profits

www.idealist.org 

Environmental

Cyber-Sierra.com

Nursing and Healthcare Services

Sign up for a free account with Liquid Compass Professional Exchange, the largest collection of job openings in healthcare for CNAs and EMTs, through RN graduates. Searchable by state. Updated daily.

Industry Specific Job Boards

In many cases, employers will place their job listings on specialty job boards that cater to their occupational field, rather than generalized job listings sites. To find one for your field of interest, try a Google search using your occupation. For example, if you’re interested in jobs in environmental issues, search for “environment jobs.” You can also search for the type of sector in which you’d like to work, such as “non-profit jobs” or “adventure jobs.”

Professional Associations

Professional associations are one of the most frequently overlooked sources of job listings. It is becoming increasingly common for employers to post jobs through associations, and in many cases, these are the only places they post. In addition, association Web sites often include discussions groups that feature job postings and important career advice. You can find professional associations in your intended occupation by talking to faculty members or people already in the field. You will also find many through a Google search. Search for “professional association” “professional organization” and your field(s) of interest and you will find a wide range of resources.

Newspapers

For access to newspapers in the U.S. and around the world, go to Newspapers Online.

Company Web Sites

If you’re interested in working for a particular company or organization, go to their Web site. Most employers will post openings on their own sites first, since this does not cost them anything. Look for links in the navigation such as “human resources” or “career opportunities.”

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