Career Search and Employment

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Quincy University is devoted to supporting students in their search for employment and internship. Our Career Services Center will help you write your first resume, conduct a job search and host several networking opportunities for you to gain experience. You may find the links below useful as you prepare to find your first job.  Click HERE for a downloadable copy of our 2011-12 Graduate Outcomes.

Resume and Interview Preparation

Meet with Kristen for an individual resume and interview coaching by making an appointment or use Optimal Resume at your convenience.

NACElink: Access job listings, add your resumes to the resume data base, and use any of the other tools provided through NACElink.

Job Search Sites

Career Salary & Cost of Living Calculator: This web site offers a free salary potential calculator and a cost-of-living calculator for over 7,200 U.S., Canadian and international cities.

Occupational Information Network: The Occupational Information Network – O*NETTM database takes the place of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT) as the nation’s primary source of occupational information. The O*NET database will help students make informed decisions about education, training, career choices, and work. The O*NET Project is administered and sponsored by the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.

CareerBliss.com: This is a free career community that empowers job seekers with jobs, reviews, and salariess along with hundreds of great career advice articles.

Reviews.com: This resource includes expert Q&A, detailed site reviews, expert ratings, data-driven comparisons, and commentary.

Livecareer.com: A job board with thousands of jobs in every industry that give job-seekers opportunities for employment.

Entry Level Sites

NACElink: Access job listings, add your resumes to the resume data base, and use any of the other tools provided through NACElink.

NAIA Career Center: In 2005, NAIA embarked on a new chapter by creating the Career Center, whose vision is to provide opportunities for our students and alumni so they can build successful careers while promoting our character building tenets throughout the workplace, as well as in sports.

Inside Jobs: Discover a career you’ll love. Check out job videos, explore career options, and get inspired to make career choices for your future.

Indeed.com: Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages in one fell swoop.

Glassdoor.com: Glassdoor offers salary details for employers, reviews of employers by employees, and interview questions and details – all posted anonymously by employees.

College Recruiter.com: This site is also geared to students and recent graduates.

The College Grad Job Hunter: Career web site for entry level job search for college students and recent grads. Provides information on resumes, networking, jobs, employers, interviewing.

After College: You can search for jobs by type, location, industry, and company name.

Simply Hired: You can search for jobs by title, keyword, category, and location.

Career Builder: This site lists jobs that can be searched for by location, job description, salary, and keywords.

hotjobs.com: You may search for jobs by keywords, location, or specific company. You may also post your resume on-line.

metrochicagojobs.com: Listing of Chicago positions

Juju.com: Search for jobs by title, keyword, category, and location.

Voolkan.com: Thousands of listings nationwide.