While networking is still the number one way to find opportunities, searching various databases and Web sites for job and internship postings should still be part of your search process.
Online Search Engines
This is a listing of niche job and internship posting sites categorized by career field. You should also explore the "general" category, which lists job search engines that post opportunities in all career fields.
Dickinson is collaborating with Forage, a resource that offers virtual, free/unpaid, self-paced modules designed to help students develop skills and gain a real understanding of different roles and sectors through simulated projects. You can work through a series of resources and hypothetical tasks that are designed to simulate the sort of work you would undertake as an intern or a graduate employee at the organization. It's a unique opportunity for you to try out a career at your own pace and in your own time, from the comfort of your home. It takes five to six hours to complete one program and you can complete as many programs as you like. All experiences are completely free of charge for students and graduates from Dickinson College. For international students on an F-1 visa, this resource does not require work authorization! Create an account and start building your skills today. If you have questions about Forage, please contact Amity Fox.
PARKER DEWEY & MICRO-INTERNSHIPS
Dickinson is collaborating with Parker Dewey to help students connect with “micro-internship” opportunities. Micro-internships are short-term, paid, professional projects posted by employers across a wide range of industries. These opportunities typically require 5-40 hours of total remote work across 2-4 weeks. Opportunities are posted on a rolling-basis. Parker Dewey’s micro-internships are a great tool to learn and hone new skills while exploring potential career paths. Create a profile and start applying for micro-internships today. If you have questions about Parker Dewey, please contact Amity Fox.
Dickinson is partnering with Scouted – a talent firm that helps match students and alumni with internships and full-time jobs (entry and mid-level)! Scouted focuses on non-technical roles across functions including finance, operations, marketing, project management, business development, customer service, and business analytics. Visit scouted.io to get started.
Specialized Search Resources (free for you!)
The Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development subscribes to many web-based employment publications. View the Employment Publications & Subscriptions page for a list ranging from internships to non-profits to green jobs, and the username/password information.
Apps for Smartphones and Tablets
There are hundreds of career development apps; here’s a list of a few favorites for job/internship searching and networking.