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Job Search

Searching for a job is an important process and Career Development is here to assist you with Roosevelt's eRecruiting system and job search resources.  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.


Roosevelt’s eRecruiting online job and internship posting system is an excellent resource for students.  Through eRecruiting, you can create a personal profile, upload your resume and access hundreds of position listings.  Currently enrolled Roosevelt students already have an account in eRecruiting.  Follow these steps to login:
1. Go to eRecruiting at
2. Input your student ID as both your username and password
3. Complete your profile
4. Get your resume reviewed (you may have limited access until your resume is reviewed by a Career Development staff member)

Roosevelt alumni: follow the steps above if you graduated since 2006.  If you graduated prior to 2006 or are having difficultied logging in, contact Career Development.

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 - 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 - 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