CAREER RESEARCH

Make an appointment to meet with our career experts to evaluate your career plan and job search strategies, and to start researching your industry.

 

Online Resources by School

Research industry within your field of study:

 


Veterans Resources

Ready to explore career options in your field? Learn about veteran-friendly jobs, grants and industry networks.

 

MilitaryFriendly.com 

Research military friendly employers with this comprehensive list.

 

Veterans Jobs 

Assists military personnel in making the transition from active duty to employment opportunities in the civilian workforce. 

 


LGBTQ Resources

Ready to explore career options in your field? Learn about LGBTQ-friendly jobs, grants and industry networks.

Pro Gay Jobs

Out Professionals

HRC Best Places To Work List

Coming Out At Work

LinkedIn: Search for various LGBTQ groups

Out & Equal

Corporate Equality Index

LGBTQ Students Guide to Getting Hired



Additional Resources

My Next Move

Use this interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. Access tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers.

 

EMSI Career Assessment

EMSI has a career assessment tool that allows you to explore your interests tied to industry. Try it.

 

Glassdoor

Get an inside look at jobs and companies. Search jobs from over 20,000 job sites, newspapers and company career pages. Read anonymous employee reviews and more.

 

Buzzfile

Advanced company information database. Research employers by major including those that hire Veterans and more.

 

Google

Ever wonder what it takes to work for Google? Great information to make yourself a competitive candidate for their programs.

 

Top Entry Level Employers

Find optimal career options.

 

ROTC

Joining the ROTC while in college may offer you scholarship benefits and career opportunities with the military.

 


Explore Your Career Interests

 

Get Started

As you explore your career interests, think about these things:

  • What do you like to do? Think about experiences you have enjoyed.
  • What kind of school, social, community or sports activities do you like?
  • What challenges did the activities offer?
  • What skills do you need to develop to continue in those activities?
  • Which jobs are associated with the things you like to do?
  • In what industry do you want to work?
  • Where do you want to be five years after graduation? Ten years?
  • What career positions will you take you there? Entry-level? Mid-level?
  • Who can help you to meet your career goals?

 

Set Your Goals

Your career goals will combine the research you’ve conducted and what you have learned so far in your program.

Think about identifying and developing the skills you'll need to get your dream job:

  • What ultimate career position do you want to have?
  • What does this position require (in terms of education and skills)?
  • What are your related skills and interests?
  • What activities and experiences at JWU will enhance the skills you need to reach your career goal?

 


Explore Opportunities

You have many opportunities to ensure that you're on the right path and developing the skills to reach your career goals.

Concentrations

Concentrations allow you to delve deeper into areas that you love, and you’ll develop more specific skill sets related to your industry.

Check Your Program

Internships

Test drive the industry you’re interested in. Hands-on experience can confirm what you want to do, or open your eyes to new opportunities.

Explore Internships

Hands-On Learning

Try out the industry you think best fits your goals, and gain essential work experience through community service, study abroad and part-time jobs.

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