Career Services Resource Library

Information about career exploration, jobs and internships, company and salary research and specialized job and internship websites is only a click away. Take a look at these useful links to learn more.

Career exploration

Discovering subjects you’re passionate about and how to apply that passion is the first step to a career you’ll love. Look at these resources to help guide your process:

Major exploration:

  • What Can I Do with this Major?
    How others have applied their Clark majors and degrees in a variety of fields.
     
  • Spotlight on Careers
    An excellent resource created by the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK for students interested in more than 30 different liberal arts fields.
     
  • O*NET and the Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Provides information on skills and required training, values and salaries for a variety of occupations.
     
  • Learn How to Become
    Explore a variety of career fields and access resources to help you find opportunities.

Resources by major

Architecture

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture: Look for the student section
The American Institute of Architects: Nice section on education

Art & Design

Education/Teacher recruitment

National Center for Alternative Certification: Search for programs that provide alternative routes for becoming a teacher
School Spring: Job search site for new and experienced teachers
Carney Sandoe and Associates: Recruitment, search and strategic consulting services for independent service worldwide; specializing in recruiting teachers and administrators.
Teachers-Teachers.com education recruitment
The National Minority Network: A national recruitment firm that helps minority students and professionals looking for jobs in education.
Education America
Massachusetts Department of Education
National Association of Independent Schools job listings
Dave's ESL (English as a Second Language) Café
Loan Forgiveness program

Engineering

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology
Society of Women Engineers: connects interested women with professional female engineers through email and provides resources to women engineers.
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center: Science, Math and Engineering career resources
Discover Engineering
Try Engineering
Mass Technology Leadership Council – Internship Network and Future Tech Leaders Program

Training Programs: Abbott Laboratories: Professional Development Programs; engineering, environmental health & safety, financial, I.T., manufacturing, quality assurance.
DuPont: Early Career Development Programs: Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing (Including the Marketing Leadership Development Program).
Eaton: Dimensions Development Programs; Accounting, Engineering, Human Resources, Information Technology, General Management, Supply Chain, Technical Sales.
Ingersoll-Rand: Leadership Development Programs; Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Human Resources, Supply Chain
Intel: Rotation Programs; Engineering, Sales & Marketing.
Lockheed Martin: Leadership Development Programs; Communications, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Operations.
Pratt & Whitney: Manufacturing Engineer Development Program.

Entertainment and the Arts

Websites for the Arts: A list of links compiled by the University of South Carolina
Acting/Theater resume examples from students participating in the Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company MFA acting and directing programs.
University/Resident Theatre Association assists students with their transition into the profession.
American Alliance of Museums provides information about museum jobs
New England Conservatory of Music Employment
Show Biz Jobs: the Entertainment Professionals Network
Entertainment Careers.net: Jobs and internships in the entertainment and music industry
The Art and Business of Making Games
Digital Music News
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association
Hire Culture.org (Massachusetts Cultural Council)
BackstageJobs.com: Theater jobs

Entrepreneurship

Clark's Innovation and Entrepreneurship program
163 Ways to Become an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur magazine
Kauffman: The Foundation of Entrepreneurship is an international resource with content and resources designed to assist entrepreneurs

Mentor Capital Network identifies, supports and rewards the next generation of sustainable businesses.
Small Business Development Center, located on Clark's campus this office offers free advice to prospective businesses

Environment/green careers

Environmental Consulting Career Advice
Environmental Careers Organization
Green Careers Resource Guide
Cool Works: Information on seasonal employment at parks, preserves, monuments and wilderness
Student Conservation Association
Green for All: founded by Van Jones, special advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality
Sustainable Business

Event planning

Fashion

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a Mentoring and Networking Program
Fashion Schools and Careers provides information about salaries, opportunities, industries and graduate schools

GIS

Government

Health

Human resources

International development

Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs Career Guide; Funding for Work and Travel Abroad
US AID and Global Health Bureau staffing agencies:
IT Shows Pal-Tech
Internship Series Online: Internships in International Affairs (call for username/password)

Journalism

Languages

Logistics and Operations

Management

Marketing

Mathematics

Nonprofit

Businesses for Social Responsibility
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Non-Profit Times
US AID: Private Voluntary Organizations
Foundation Center: nonprofit management, law and strategy as well as extensive job listings
American Association of Museums: museum jobs and information
Idealist: public service jobs in 153 countries
Cultural Survival
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
Student Conservation Association
The Riley Guide: section on international agencies and NGOs

Nurse practitioner

Psychology/counseling

American Psychological Association includes great student section with info on careers and grad school
Clark's Prehealth Career Advising Program
American Counseling Association includes a section with info on graduate training and entering the field.
National Association of Social Workers
American Mental Health Counselor Association
State Certification Requirements – School Counselor
Massachusetts Department of Education listing of certification requirements for Guidance Counselor, School Psychologist, School Adjustments Counselor and Social Worker.
American School Counselor Association for students and professionals in the field
MA Licensed Mental Health Counselor Requirements
Council of Graduate Schools
Social Psychology Network ranks Clinical PhD programs
Society for I/O Psychology

Research

Sciences

Science Careers
BioMed Central Career Network
The Protein Society is an association for professionals in academia, industry, government and non-profit institutions
Nature Jobs, science jobs recruitment website
Massachusetts Biotechnology Council Industry Directory, job and internship listings; graduate programs
Mass Technology Leadership Council, internship network and future technology leaders program
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center internship challenge
UMass Biomedical Sciences Internship Listings

Social work

Council on Social Work Education
National Association of Social Workers
Be a Social Worker.org, the National Association of Social Workers site designed for students considering social work as a profession.
National Association of Social Workers Massachusetts chapter
Society for Social Work and Research
Providers Council, Massachusetts' largest human service trade association of private providers

Technology

Think Tanks

Harvard Kennedy School of Government list of think tanks
New England Board of Higher Education
New England Public Policy Institutes
NIRA's World Directory of Think Tanks
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs Career Guide

Urban Development and Planning

Additional resources for:

Work Abroad

  • If you plan to experience working life outside the United States, you'll need information and planning tools. The U.S. Department of State is an essential stop to learn about visa requirements, safety information and more.
  • Transitions Abroad provides resources for those interested in careers, internships, volunteer work, short-term work and teaching. The website also provides information about studying abroad and general travel.
  • GoAbroad.com's Interns Abroad page connects those looking for internships in other countries with information about the region and the field. You can also find internship opportunities on this website.
  • The Institute of International Education is an independent not-for-profit international education and training organization. Look for information on scholarships, fellowships and other funding sources here.
  • If you plan to work in the European Union, read up on how CV's are formatted in different countries, and find helpful templates, on EuroPass.

Corporate Management/Leadership Training

Fellowships & Scholarships

Fellowships and scholarships provide essential funding for research and experiential learning projects domestically and abroad. You can find Clark University funding opportunities and scholarship information on Clark’s website, but these additional links connect to search tools to help you further fund your work.

Find helpful tips for interviewing for fellowships here:

Gap-year Programs

Graduate School

Learn about rankings and financing your graduate education from these links:

Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Clark University is home to the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and students from across majors take an interest in this subject area. The following are links to domestic and international organizations working and researching in this important field.

HOLOCAUST ORGANIZATIONS IN THE U.S.

HOLOCAUST ORGANIZATIONS ABROAD

GENOCIDE-RELATED ORGANIZATIONS IN THE U.S.

GENOCIDE-RELATED ORGANIZATIONS ABROAD

ENDOWED INTERNSHIPS

The Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Fund for Scholars of Holocaust Studies funds awards to undergraduate students for research or internships related to the Holocaust. The Ina R. and Haskell R. Gordon Fund for Undergraduate Students of Holocaust Studies provides annual awards to one or more undergraduate students for research, travel or internships related to the Holocaust. Contact Prof. Shelly Tenenbaum for more information.

Student populations

ALANA students

The following links are intended to serve as helpful resources for the ALANA (African, Latino, Asian, Native American) community.

International students

The following links offer international students information on immigration requirements and job opportunities in the United States and abroad. We advise you to meet with Patty Doherty, director of the International Students and Scholars Office, to learn more about the required documents that must be completed to work in the United States.

Students with disabilities

These links provide information on career opportunities, your rights as a person with a disability, and gateways to job search engines.

Women

Women will find the following links provide resources and information of workplace rights. Moreover, these resources offer job postings and resume tips focused on women.

LGBTQ+ Career resources

The following links provide legal information on LGBTQ+ undergraduate experience, scholarships and rights in the workplace. You’ll also find links to job search engines featuring pro-LGBTQ+ employers.