Finding a Job

Job Resources

There are literally thousands of websites with career-related information; what follows are some of the best ones we have found. Click on the links below to find out about listings or to research careers.

How do I spot a job scam?

WebSites With Special Access Required

  • Career Search has over four million organizations that can be searched by field, industry, location and key word
  • NACELink  Click this link to obtain access to thousands of jobs across the country. Once in the NACElink system click “NACElink Extended Job Search” for the largest listing of opportunities.

What Can I Do With This Major?

  • What Can I Do With This Major: Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through the websites provided.

Virginia Education Wizard

  • Virginia Education Wizard helps you choose a career, get the information you need to pursue your career, find the college that is right for you, pay for college, transfer from a community college to a university, and get answers to your questions about your future.

General Sites

Business Related Sites

Non-Profit Sites

Education Resources

Entertainment/Media

Attorney/Law Jobs

Government and Political Jobs

Science

International Resources

Museum Jobs

Post-Graduation Internships and options

Research your Career Options

Summer and Part-time Positions

Salary Information

SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Resources and job listings

Use Ripoff Report (a consumer driven site) to identify employers/job postings that may be a scam.

Use Glassdoor.com to see company reviews by current and former employees.

 

Upcoming Fairs

The Office of Academic and Career Services does not endorse or provide transportation to the following fairs. This is simply a list of career or internship fair opportunities that is either open to the public and/or UMW students have been directly invited. Please direct all questions to the website or phone number for each listing. Schedule an appointment with a counselor if you would like help preparing for a career fair.

The Office of Academic and Career Services hosts several fairs on the UMW campuses during the spring and fall semesters. Please visit our Events page for more information on these fairs.

GENERAL

Career Fairs and Open Houses, list provided by Staffingadvisors.com (Washington/Baltimore)

Washington DC Job Fairs (including virtual fairs)

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT/STATE RELATED

VEC Sponsored Job Fairs (Public and Military).

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission career events

Federal Bureau of Investigation career events and information