Job Search Resources
Looking for a Job?
Your first impulse may be to search for job postings on web-based job banks. But your job search will be more effective if you first take the time to create a plan. Make a weekly or daily schedule of job search activities. This plan will help you keep on track during your search. Your best advocate and coach in this process is your Career Strategist! Be sure to make an appointment to begin working with them today!
Handshake is the Career and Civic Engagement Center's platform for Moravian University students and alumni to learn and connect! Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help one more easily connect with employers and source jobs and internships, event information, and schedule appointments with Career Strategists.
Log in to Handshake and begin to search for and apply to available opportunities.
Job Search Websites
The Moravian University Center for Career & Civic Engagement does its best to identify quality opportunities for our community, however, it is the responsibility of the student/alumni to vet jobs and internships to ensure legitimacy of the position/organization. Always use caution and common sense when applying for any opportunity. If something seems suspicious, please contact the Center for Career & Civic Engagement right away. For more information on best practices for safe job searching, please click here.
A wealth of information exists online. Here are some additional search engines to get you searching:
- Idealist.org (seeking jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities in the non-profit sector)
- USAjobs.gov (seeking federal government jobs)
- Go Government: This site is designed to be your guide as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment. We’ll help you research federal agencies and government careers as well as provide practical tips for completing your application.
- Spectrum Careers (A free job search website that helps connect job seekers with autism with interested employers as well as employment service providers (i.e. job coaches)
Find a Job in Healthcare - Liquid Compass
Whether you are seeking a clinical position or a more administrative position in healthcare, Liquid Compass is the the search engine for you. You also can search featured employers hiring Moravian graduates, read blog articles, and conduct market research on hiring trends. Click here, to begin your Liquid Compass exploration!
QuadJobs: If you are looking for a part-time job, off campus, there are ways in which you can seek out opportunities. QuadJobs can help you find part-time jobs, such as: babysitting, tutoring, party help, dog walking, restaurant, office and retail work. For a quick tutorial on using QuadJobs, click here.
Interview Preparation and Practice
For many people, the most nerve-racking part of trying to find a job is the interview. You may not be able to control how an interview goes, but you can control how well you are prepared.
Big Interview, an online interview practice and preparation module, allows you to conduct an online mock interview and then review it. These interviews can be kept private or shared with a Center for Career and Civic Engagement staff member or a faculty member. Participants only need a webcam, microphone and a moravian.edu email address.