Career Search

Below is a list of online resources to help you in your career search. Web sites listed are not maintained by Georgetown University but are provided as a convenience to you.

Bolded items are noted as staff picks


Georgetown University Resources

Georgetown Alumni Online – Online university-wide alumni community

Georgetown Alumni Career Services (including the Alumni Career Network)

Georgetown Public Policy Institute Alumni Resources

Georgetown MBA Career Services

Career Education Center/Hoya Career Connection

Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance (GEMA) – GEMA's goal is to connect members of the Georgetown community involved in the entertainment and media industries worldwide

Georgetown Technology Alliance – Creates opportunities for shared learning and service around technology and biotech issues while deepening ties between this business community and Georgetown University.

Latin American Alliance – This alliance is a forum for the Georgetown community to learn, discuss and analyze important issues facing Latin America

Wall Street Alliance – This alliance brings together more than 4,500 Georgetown alumni, parents and friends in the financial community

Facebook – Join various Georgetown groups including class pages, the Georgetown Alumni page, and Alumni Career Services page

LinkedIn – Join the over 7,000 strong Georgetown Alumni Group


General Job Searches



America's Job Bank – A service of the U.S. Department of Labor


CareerBuilder – Search a network of 70 sites for jobs

Career City – Cutting edge careers

Career Journal – General job site from the Wall Street Journal – Comprehensive site covering resumes to relocation – Comprehensive career resources

Creative Hotlist – A wide listing of positions in the arts, media, and entertainment

Flip Dog – General Employment Search with resources and special services

INeedAResume Guide to Green Careers



Public Service Careers – Professional public service jobs


Quintessential Careers

Recruiters' Online Network

The Riley Guide – Employment resources and job resources on the Internet

Society of Human Resource Management – Human resources jobs

Sustainable Business – Green dream jobs

USAToday Career Network – Thousands of jobs from classifieds in Gannet newspapers

Yahoo! Careers



Regional-United States

Chicago, IL – For and about Chicago-area nonprofits

Huntington Beach, CA

City of Huntington Beach's employment website

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Almanac – The Employment page has links to postings and statistics

Southern California

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California – Employment portal

San Diego County Water Authority – Employment portal

Nashville, Tennessee

Washington, DC

Craig's List – Jobs and internships in DC

DC Job Source – Pulls together listings from a number of different job websites

Washington Evaluators – Professional society that fosters knowledge and information sharing about evaluation

Washington Jobs – A service of the Washington Post

Washington Networking Group – Job postings for Washington area employers


Virginia Employment Commission – Employment assistance, job postings, labor information


Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR Europe – Nonprofit organization that promotes social responsibility

Canadian Business for Social Responsibility

Business for Social Responsibility – An organization that promotes awareness of CSR

Ethical Corporation – Corporate responsibility related jobs in worldwide companies, NGOS and consultancies

Net Impact



College Student Educators International – Internet resources gathered for the academic job hunter

Academic Careers Online – Faculty, research, post-doc, adjunct, administrative and senior management positions at colleges, universities, and research institutes worldwide

Academic Employment Network – Positions in colleges and primary and secondary education institutions for faculty, staff, and administrative personnel

The Academic Position Network – Jobs in higher education

Carney Sandoe – Recruitment, executive search & strategic consulting services for independent & like-kind schools

The Chronicle of Higher Education – News source for college/university faculty and staff – Information on Private Schools and Public Schools: Private school directory

The Education Group – Private School Teacher and Administrator Placement and Recruitment – Higher education position listings

Masters of Education Guide

National Association of Colleges and Employers

Profiles of Private Elementary Day Schools & High Schools – Information on US private schools

School Spring Employment Source – K-12 teaching and administrative jobs from multiple sites combined

National Clearinghouse for Professionals in Special Education – List of recruiters

SchoolMatters – Database of schools' strengths, challenges, stats and graphs


Government Affairs/Lobbying – Opportunities with Republican political campaigns

Open Secrets – List of lobbying groups by sector

Town Hall – Conservative job opportunities





Partnership For Public Service – Nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to revitalize the federal government and improve government performance – Security Clearance Jobs

Federal Jobs Net

FedWorld Information Network

Government Jobs – Helping individuals find jobs in the public sector

USAJOBS – A comprehensive listing of federal government vacancies



Congressional Employment Information

The Hill News

Hillzoo – Capitol Hill vacancies separated by party

House Majority Whip's Office Job Bank

Roll Call Jobs – A good source for Capitol Hill jobs

Senate Employment Office – Provides weekly bulletins on job openings in Senators' offices and Senate Committee offices and a job opening recording, listing the latest vacancies and how to apply for them.
Senate Employment Office Job Announcement Recording: 202-228-JOBS

Senate Republican Policy Committee Resume and Job Bank

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet

TomManatosJobsList – A list for people looking for Capitol Hill and non-Capitol Hill jobs in Washington, DC and across the country; most jobs lean toward the Progressive/Democratic side



U.S. Courts Online


State/Local Government

Alliance Resource Consulting – Public Sector Executive Recruiting State Personnel Board – Local government jobs throughout California

International City/County Management Association Job Center – Listings of local government positions

Municipal Management Association of Northern California

Municipal Management Association of Southern California



Graduate Nursing Job Search Resources

Graduate Nursing Job Search Toolkit

Travel Nursing Jobs at Travel Nurses Now

Online Psychology Career Network – Academic oriented analyses of job markets in psychology nonprofit/service organizations

Health Care Job Bank – Global resume exchange database with focus on healthcare, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries

Nursing Jobs – Nationwide travel nurse jobs

Nurse Without Borders


Information Technology – Computer careers online – Job opportunities organized into 18 vertical skill sets and 19 major markets. – Technology jobs in US and Canada

CyberCoders – IT High Tech Job search engine for US jobs

Computerworld – IT Careers

National Technical Employment Services


Journalism and Publishing – Jobs in publishing – The Job Board for Media Professionals

Lost Remote – Career resources in television and Internet journalism – career and community for media professionals


Legal Services

American Bar Association

National Association for Law Placement – Directory of legal employers



American Society of Association Executives – Nonprofit executive positions

Chronicle of Philanthropy

Commongood Careers – Search firm for nonprofits

Community Career Center – Nonprofit job listings

Corporation for National and Community Service – Government agency

Council on Foundations Job Bank

DC Jobs in Women's Issues

Democratic GAIN

Equal Justice Network – Civil rights clearinghouse

The Foundation Center

Good Works – National job directory of social change organizations

Greater Washington Society of Association Executives – JOBSmart

Heritage Job Bank – Nonprofit jobs from the Heritage Foundation

Hillzoo – Links to DC area nonprofit positions

Idealist – Nonprofit job and internship and volunteer listings worldwide

Independent Sector

Internet Nonprofit Center Volunteering & Nonprofit Careers

McCormick Group – An executive search firm, operates a "Nonprofit Job Board"

National Society of Fundraising Executives


Network for Good – Index of nonprofit job resources & listings

Nonprofit Career Network

Nonprofit Gateway

NonprofitOyster (also check out the salary surveys)

Nonprofit Times

Opportunity NOCs – Nonprofit organization classifieds

PND Job Corner – Comprehensive listing of current nonprofit opportunities nationwide

PNP Staffing Group

Project Vote Smart – Links to think tanks and research institutes




Health Policy

Grantmakers in Health – Job board


Child and Family Policy

Careers in Child and Family Policy – Internship, fellowship, volunteer, and job openings around the country


Environmental Policy

American Fisheries Society Job Board



Earthworks – Jobs in environmental sciences


Environmental Career

Environmental Career Center (ECC)

Environmental Careers Organization

Environmental Jobs Network (Australian)

Environmental Jobs and Volunteering in the UK

Forestry Careers and Employment

GIS Connection

GIS Jobs Clearinghouse

Green Energy Jobs

GreenBiz – A resource on business and the environment

Green Jobs

Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

North American Association for Environmental Education

Orion Grassroots Network

Professional Energy Jobs

Sustainable Business – Green dream jobs

Water Jobs


GLBT Policy



Sales/Marketing/Public Relations

Advertising Age

American Marketing Association

International Association of Business Communicators – Communications and PR jobs

National Association of Sales Professionals

O'Dwyer's Newsletter

Public Relations Society of America

Variety Careers – Entertainment and media industry career website




The Muse



General Company Information

Bloomberg – Online Magazine

Crains Detroit – Business Newspaper Online

Fortune – Online Magazine

Hoover's Online – The Business Network

Value Line – Online Investment Magazine – The Insider Career Network


Executive Job Searches

ExecSearches – An online database of senior-level positions within nonprofits

Greater Washington Society of Association Executives – JOBSmart

KAS Placement - KAS Placement is an executive level sales and marketing staffing agency that works across all industry verticals in the U.S. and Canada. 

Lucas Group – Executive search firm, recruiter, and career specialist

Six Figure Jobs – Mostly sales-related jobs, but all with 6-figure salaries

The Ladders – Executive Level Job search engine for finance, sales, marketing, HR, law, and technology



Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

Georgetown University Gervase Programs Office

Kaiser Family Foundation Fellowships

School of Foreign Service Fellowship Links



Board Options

Global Volunteers


Partners of the Americas – Volunteer exchange program throughout the Western Hemisphere

Volunteer Match


Salary Information

Cost of Living Calculator


GuideStar – National Database of Nonprofit Organizations (see tax returns)

JobStar Central Salary Resources

LegiStorm – Capitol Hill salaries

The Riley Guide – Salary resources

Salary/Relocation Calculator


Staffing Services

Aditi Staffing

PNP Staffing Group

PoliTemps Inc – Political and policy jobs


Professional Associations

Internet Public Library – Associations on the Net: Guide to web sites of prominent organizations/associations


Disability Issues

The Riley Guide – List of employment resources for individuals with disabilities

Careers and the disABLED Magazine

disABLEDperson Inc. – Job board and information on job interviewing, accommodations, and resume writing

Hire Potential – A national consulting and employment firm that works with corporations committed to diversity

Job Access – Enables dedicated system for finding employment.

Project Hired – A nonprofit that assists individuals with disabilities in finding competitive employment.


Graduate School

Peterson's – Peterson's searchable guide for graduate programs. – Online resource for graduate school and grad program information

Journalism Degrees and Programs

Ph.D. in Management - Database of online doctorate degrees in management

Doctorate Degree Database

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies – Graduate Record Examination information

Law School Admission Council

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)