Job Searching 101: 


Finding Opportunities & Tailoring Applications- Check out this presentation which details where to search and why and explains how to effectively customize your application materials so employers notice you. 

Try Handshake first. Cornell's premier job platform, Handshake, is designed to help students find out about jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities posted specifically for Cornell students. Through this platform, you will also find all Berry Career Institute career resources and upcoming events compiled in one place. 

More resources: provides a wide array of free career resources to help students like  you get the most from your education and prepare for the world after college.

CandidCareer  Hear from real people about what they're job entails and how they got there. Candid Career currently features a video library of 6,000+ clips on careers, resumes, interviews, and more. 

College RecruiterGet instant access to thousands of internship and entry-level jobs. You can search by category, location, keywords, and even sign up to get jobs emailed to you. 

Dave’s ESL Cafe The Internet’s meeting place for ESL and EFL teachers and students from around the world. has been a leader in the diversity job market since 2000. Featuring job postings from some of the best diversity employers across a wide variety of industries such as manufacturing, education, non-profit, finance, healthcare, technology, and marketing from customer service jobs all the way up to high-level executive positions.  Candidates can search for jobs from diversity-friendly employers and find tons of great articles on career topics and workplace diversity issues. GoinGlobal is a great place to search for jobs, learn about different cities or countries that you are interested in going to, search the Employer directory, and look up companies who have recently sponsored H1B Visas.

  • TIP: While off campus, you will need to log into Handshake to gain access to the many resources available on GoinGlobal! A place to find volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, internships, and organizations working to change the world since 1995. Indeed allows you to search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages for job and internship listings. Online resource to help you find great internships throughout the US and in a wide variety of areas. Log on and create your own free account to browse the site.

LinkedIn   Connecting with professionals on LinkedIn brings many benefits Your networking on LinkedIn should begin as early as possible. LinkedIn can help you find jobs as soon as you graduate from college by capitalizing on connections within your alumni and social groups.

Parker Dewey  Parker Dewey connects students with employers on short-term paid projects, usually in the range of 5-40 hours - just long enough to get a foot in the door with an amazing employer. Sign up for a profile and see what types of projects are available to help you gain experience. is the premier site to find U.S. government jobs. Their superior advanced search capability helps job seekers navigate the otherwise complex web of government employment.

Virtual Student Federal Service Program  Are you a student looking for a way to make a real difference in the work of your government, while also gaining job experience and connections? Through VSFS, students can work on projects that advance the work of government on multiple fronts and choose projects from a wide variety of federal agencies. One of the largest free internship listing sites and focuses on positions with startup companies, non-profits, and other difficult to find opportunities with a unique look into companies culture through community pages.  Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers.

ZipRecruiter  Apply to jobs quickly with one click, get matched to relevant jobs based on your job search history, and get alerted as soon as hiring managers view your application. Also, see specific resources for Veterans and Students. has a wealth of career advice, workplace rankings based on multiple criteria, and much more. Check out their LGBTQ+ Resource Guide for valuable information on your rights at work, workplaces that are standing out for the actual work they have done to be more inclusive and welcoming, and more. You can also find a list of scholarships dedicated to LGBTQ+ students.