Job & Internship Resources

Free Resources for Arcadia Students

Join Handshake!

Handshake serves as the central employment hub for Arcadia University students and alumni, connecting you to job and internship opportunities from a variety of locations and industries. Students and alumni have the ability to post résumés, sign-up for on-campus interview days, connect with employers and apply for positions. Handshake provides both students/alumni and employers with a modern and efficient recruiting experience. It's the place where students, organizations and The Office of Career Education connect, communication and create meaningful connections.

  • Apply for job and internship positions directly through Handshake.  Pro-tip: Make your profile public so that employers are able to proactively find you!
  • Get a glimpse into the day-to-day life of an intern, learn the inside scoop on the interview process, and find company reviews right on Employer Pages.
  • Message students and alumni who've gotten amazing jobs through Handshake, and find out how they did it!

Join Handshake

 

Vault: Career Intelligence

​Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. If you are on campus, you do not need to create an account. 

  • Company Profiles – rankings and reviews on industry reputation, career advancement, quality of life, salary & benefits, interview process and more.
  • Vault Guides – over 100 titles of award-winning career guides, including specific industry guides, interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of leading companies.
  • Internship Database – find thousands of ratings and reviews of internship programs, requirements, sample interview questions, how to apply and more.
  • Vault Job Board – search thousands of new jobs and internships posted daily, sign up for alerts based on your criteria, complete a profile and be seen by top employers and recruiters.

On-campus users, no account setup or login is necessary. Off-campus, use your Arcadia email address to set up an account. 

Go to Vault.com

 

General Resources for Job & Internship Searches

CareerBuilder.com This job listing service offers endless openings for jobs and careers in a specified area. Both part-time and full-time jobs are available here. Be prepared to spend time sorting through which jobs are the most applicable.

Indeed.com is the #1 job site in the world with over 250 million unique visitors every month. Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies. Every day, they connect millions of people to new opportunities.

Joblift.com is the free job search platform providing candidates with the most intuitive and frictionless experience during the recruiting process. By presenting a clear and comparative overview of job offers, the user no longer has to worry about searching separate job boards online. For users not able to check out Joblift on a daily basis, simply subscribe to their "job alerts" - you will be sent the latest job offers that match your chosen criteria, ensuring that you never miss your perfect job!

LinkedIn Network with more than 14,000 Arcadia University alumni on LinkedIn via www.linkedin.com/alumni. Search for alumni by where they live (location), where they work (organization), and what they do (industry). Leverage the connections that you make to aid in your career and graduate school pursuits. Use LinkedIn Jobs to research and pursue job opportunities tailored just for you. LinkedIn's salary tool is a great resource to discover your earning potential. For great tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile check out this step-by-step guide.

SimplyHired.com allows candidates to explore opportunities by job title, skills, or company. Positions are available for science, social services, business, finance majors and more. Search by Keywords: Recent College Graduate.

Velvet Jobs Career Paths ™ is the only company guide that will show you where your career might take you if you work for a particular company and how to get there. What jobs are high in demand? Where are you working now? Where are you going to work? Check out Velvet Jobs' unique set of insights into companies and career paths.

ZipRecruiter.com is the fastest-growing job board that is free for students to use to find jobs or internships. Students love using ZipRecruiter because you can apply with just one-click, you're notified of your progress throughout the application process, and it provides access to 100+ Job Boards (including Linkedin, Glassdoor, Vetjobs).

 

Diversity & Inclusion Resources

Bender Consulting Services, Inc. is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities have equal access to competitive career opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Bender aligns with hiring companies in the private sector and the federal government, seeking talented applicants who are passionate about making contributions and advancing in the workforce.

Diversity Employers Digital Magazine gives you quick access to more features than you find in a print magazine, such as quick preview of all pages, click to the next page, view all links, view archive issues, print, search, download the entire issue, and more.

Fairygodboss is the largest career community for WOMEN. They offer female job seekers the inside scoop on how a company's culture supports and promotes women before they apply. Their many resources include a job search checklist for new graduates, a job search platform, articles with expert career advice, and rankings & and scores for the best companies for women. All of these resources are FREE.

My Visa Jobs is a great place to learn about US organizations who sponsor work visas for international candidates. This site is searchable by location and industry. 

Visa Square is a helpful resource for international students. This site provides information about how many H1B and Green Card applications were filled out by companies to sponsor new hires. The information is broken down by States/Cities/Sectors and Job Titles. 

 

Resources for Industry-Specific Searches

AngelList is a great place to find jobs with Start-Up companies. AngelList is also a platform for startups to raise money online, recruit and apply to incubators. 

Big Data Internships & Employment  An internship in Big Data can provide students with valuable computational experience and prepare them for a career in many different fields, including Big Data and related industries such as finance, marketing, banking, and retail. Leveraging big data is a powerful and relatively new tool that has developed along with rapidly advancing computer processing technologies. This Guide sets out to help students find an Internship in Big Data and help them maximize the benefits of the experience along the way. 

Dice.com is the first place most technology job seekers look when searching for new opportunities. Users can zero in on the most relevant jobs for their backgrounds by tapping easy-to-use skill and job title search functions, from entry-level to more advanced. Dice also accommodates professional development and enhances job search skills through useful articles targeted toward the information technology sector.

Education Career Resources provides the website links to over 75 public and private schools, parochial schools, and education agencies with teaching opportunities - across the country and the globe. This includes positions for both state-certified and non-state-certified teachers.

Educate PA provides you with free access to every public school teaching position in Pennsylvania for the entirety of your Senior Year.  As Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive public school job database, Educate PA will provide you invaluable information to help you locate teaching openings across the state. In order to have access to the database, you must click here to begin the sign-up process.  A username and password will be provided by Educate PA and sent directly to your email address.

eFinancialCareers.com is the world's leading financial services careers website that helps aspiring financial professionals access career-changing roles. Search for jobs in finance, banking, accounting, and technology, and stay current on the latest news, analysis, and career-shaping advice from expert market intelligence.

ESLJobExchange.com Employers are increasingly seeking TEFL-qualified teachers to provide a higher level of English language learning to their students. With the right set of qualifications and a positive attitude, you can hop onto a plane, travel to the other side of the world, earn a decent income and save a good chunk of money - all while experiencing life in a culture completely different from your own! Whatever it is that draws you to a career in ESL, ESLJobExchange wants to help you – new or experienced – craft an amazing story for your life and career through the amazing world of ESL.

Idealist.org connects prospective employers with new graduates in fields such as public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, global and public health, theology, environmental science, and socially responsible business. 

Mediabistro.com can help you find your next career opportunity in marketing, advertising, publishing, sales, PR, digital media, television, design, and more. Apply to the best jobs - including Freelance work - and make use of resources related to the job search - including How to Pitch, Resumes/Cover Letters, Interviewing, and Hot Jobs in top media-leading U.S. cities. 

OPM.gov provides extensive tools such as the Federal Occupations Toolkit, which features a quick search on USAJOBS to see all available positions in the Federal Government, the Interns and Recent Graduates page, which features info about the Pathways Program, and an Applicant Tools and Resources section, featuring short informational videos answering job seekers' FAQs about the Federal hiring process. 

PAREAP.net is dedicated to helping applicants save time, money, and energy by using PaSan's state-of-the-art online job application system. With one simple online system, school districts instantly post vacancies across the United States and quickly search applications on customized criteria determined by each Pennsylvania district. With one simple application for Pennsylvania, job applicants apply to as many participating school districts as they choose.

 

Pennsylvania-Specific Resources

Campus Philly Careers Hundreds of internship and job opportunities await! Campus Philly Careers is free and exclusively for current students at Arcadia University and Campus Philly Partner Schools. Additionally, Campus Philly hosts career events throughout the city during the academic year.

PA CareerLink offers a variety of FREE career development services to those living in the state of Pennsylvania. Services include personalized career counseling & planning, skills & interest assessments, workshops on topics such as how to interview & write a cover letter, and no-cost computer labs to assist you as your job search. Register online to complete your free PA CareerLink profile and start searching through more than 200,000 job listings and career search tools.

Intern U lists some of the premier paid internship opportunities for students in the Philadelphia area. This business model teams college interns with seasoned professionals to deliver business solutions in the areas of technology, communications, and marketing. Intern U provides you, the student a paid internship to gain practical experience in the real world. Each student works on an Intern U team led by a professional mentor.

TeachPHL.org is a one-stop-shop for teachers and aspiring teachers in Philadelphia with job listings, professional events, neighborhood guides, and educator discounts. They provide aspiring and current teachers, school administrators and support staff in Philly schools of all types with the information and resources they need to help make that goal a reality. 

 

Entry-Level Resources

AfterCollege.com is the largest career network for college students and recent graduates, featuring 400,000 entry-level jobs and internships from 25,000+ employers. Their patented job-matching algorithm pairs new job seekers with opportunities that fit your degree, school, skills and interests. Their Career Networks tool also provides relevant entry-level jobs and internships from employers interested in reaching
students and recent grads from specific academic programs and groups - including Arcadia!

CollegeGrad.com is the #1 entry level job site for college students and recent grads and is one of the original three entry level job sites. Browse jobs by level, title, industry, or location, and get expert advice on all stages of the Job Search process - including salary information, resumes, interviewing tips, and Top Entry Level Employers.

CollegeRecruiter.com is aimed specifically at recent grads but also offers job postings and expansive resources for any job seeker. Résumé advice, interview tips, and common job-hunting mistakes are all topics you’ll find here.

Internships.com is the world's largest student-focused internship marketplace, bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one place.  Students can access over 199K internships from 125K companies all over the country for free.  Internships.com provides a wide range of interactive tools and services to enable every student, employer, and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities.

Jobipedia.org is a free service and resource designed specifically for entry-level job seekers looking for advice to support their path to employment, but can be used by anyone looking for honest and reliable career advice. Every answer on jobipedia.org is written by a professional currently employed to hire and recruit at a jobipedia.org contributing company (see contributors here). All of the advice and answers provided on the site are from an expert who meets and interviews prospective hires on a regular basis.

LiveCareer.com has helped more than 10 million job seekers build stronger resumes & cover letters, discover their career paths, and boost their chances of finding the right job faster. Their mobile app, job search tool, and resources for graduating students, and month-by-month career guide for Seniors can help you land your first (or next) professional job!

QuadJobs.com helps students pay off college loans and boost resume experience by securing short-term or long-term jobs posted by local employers. Create a free student profile and apply for jobs that fit your crazy schedule. No matter how much time you have to work - whether it lasts a day, a week, or a year - every job counts towards your work record, along with feedback from employers.  Find great opportunities to make money, gain experience, and end up with a great resume to show to employers when you graduate.

USAjobs.gov has a Recent Graduates program offering a job for every interest. These positions typically pay well, are widely available, and offer unparalleled experience to those who qualify.

 

Pre-Employment Resources

Affordable Colleges Online has excellent resources for current students and recent graduates looking to land their first job. Their Careers After College and Job Offers Guide includes expert commentary on topics such as: "Questions to Ask While Evaluating a Job Offer," "18 Career Terms to Know Before Accepting a Job," and "Negotiating a Job Offer and Salary." 

Glassdoor holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Unlike other job sites, all of this information is entirely shared by those who know a company best — the employees. Add to that millions of the latest jobs — no other community allows you to see which employers are hiring, what it's really like to work or interview there according to employees, and how much you could earn. Glassdoor is also available via its mobile app on iOS and Android platforms.

Practice Reasoning Tests is a site designed to help students improve their performance on employer reasoning tests. 

Quinncia offers online interview simulations and resume analysis with feedback.  You will need a resume and webcam in order to conduct a video interview with Quinncia.  Create your account with your school email address. Once you finish your practice interview, select “request feedback” and your interview will be scored and you will be provided with feedback electronically (typically within 24 hours).  Watch the helpful video tutorial below, then check out this Student Guide for tips on how to make Quinncia work for you.

TalentDesk.com helps job seekers plan out their next career move with data-driven in-depth guides and employer rankings. Their 2019 Best Companies to Work For rankings leverage multiple data sources to determine the best companies to work for across various industries and locations throughout the entire country.  Their free-to-use CareerFinder tool compiles US Bureau of Labor Statistics data, tens of thousands of job postings, and data from over 2 million respondents to help students discover the most popular, highest-paying, and fastest-growing careers for graduates with their degree.

UniversityHQ.org helps students navigate higher education with resources on future career paths, required levels of education, employment outlook & projected growth, and expected earnings. Their "Learn How to Become" career guides explore some of the more common career options and what it will take to pursue them - such as careers in Business, Computers, Education, Engineering, Heathcare, Humanities, Legal, and Psychology & Counseling.   

What Can I Do With This Major.com Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect to specialized job search sites for more than 80 majors.