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Job Search

Searching for a job is an important process and Career Development is here to assist you.  Your job search includes having a strong resume and cover letter, practicing interviewing, engaging in career networking and social media, and using multiple resources for identifying opportunities in government, business, non-profit, performing arts and other career fields.

We are currently in the process of upgrading to a new job and internship posting system, which will also feature job search resources. Our new system will be available in early August.

External Job Search Resources

For external web resources, visit our websites by topic and websites by field pages.

NACE: Job Choices
NACE: Knowledge Center

Networking and Social Media

Networking is an extremely useful way to job search.  There are several ways to network, including attending career events and using social media.  Review the links below to get started.    

LinkedIn – Professional networking site (search for Roosevelt Connect and join our networking group)
LinkedIn tutorial to learn how to best launch your career!
Networking Monkey - Your #1 resource for networking in Chicagoland
Facebook – Keep your information, pictures, and data private and appropriate
Twitter – Learn about individuals and information in your field by following key contacts

Salary and Negotiation

Glassdoor.com - Company reviews, interviewing, and salary ranges for 28,000+ companies
NACE Salary Calculator Center - In-depth compensation information
National Association of Realtors Salary Calculator - Compare living costs by location
Salary.com - Allows you to search by position and location
Sperling’s Best Places - General community information
Quintessential Careers Negotiation Tutorial - In depth tutorial to assist with planning your negotiation