Career Assistance Websites
Career Liftoff is a resource designed to assist Linfield students and alumni in their search for careers, whether they are deciding upon a major or transitioning between jobs. The Career Liftoff Interest Inventory will help you evaluate your top six areas of interest and will give you the opportunity to explore jobs that fit you. Use the shared login 'wildcats' to take the survey.
- Click here to go the survey. Login with the shared login password 'wildcats'.
- First Name, Last Name and Email address are required fields. Demographic info is optional (research data). College Major: undecided can be used.
- After reading the instructions and sample questions, click on continue to begin the inventory.
- Please find a time when you can complete the inventory in one setting. You will not be able to return to the inventory if you are unable to finish.
- Please answer all the questions. Any un-answered question will appear at the end.
- Once completed, you will receive a message saying click here to view your report.
Cat Connections - Cat Connections is designed to connect current students looking for career information, with alumni. This is an opportunity to learn more about a particular career, geographic area, etc. without having to dive into it head first! Click on the link to register.
The following sites offer career and employer information:
Inside Jobs - This website features videos detailing professions in various fields. There is also information about job opportunities within different fields.
CareerThoughts - CareerThoughts.com was founded with a simple goal in mind: to provide students with tools they can use to help them identify careers that match their skills, interests, and abilities.
CareerBuilder - This is a pointer to several resources, including job postings, tips on job hunting and information on career development. CareerBuilder also provides a "Virtual Job Fair" for prospective employers and employees.
CampusPoint - A variety of job listings and job-search assistance in the Portland and Seattle area.
Oregon Labor Market Information System - This database has statistics and infomation on the Oregon labor market. To find information about various careers, click on "Careers" in the left hand menu and scroll down until you can enter the name of a profession in the Occupational Information Center. Then click on the profession and continue on to the full report.
NACE - The National Association of Colleges and Employers provides access to job-search and employer information with their Business, Diversity and Science magazine editions.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - An overview of the kind of information found in the OOH, links to career information sites, the outlook for specific occupations.
This publication is available in the Linfield College career center, Walker 124.
The Riley Guide - One of the most comprehensive online guides to job hunting and career guidance information by broad occupational category. Includes pointers to Usenet newsgroups, mailing lists, electronic journals, telnet sites, gopher services and online resources. Also provides instruction on effectively incorporating internet information into your job search and career planning.
Job Hunt - Advice with job search, figuring out what you want to do, help for specific groups of job seekers, in specific industries, and more.
Jobweb - Features online advice and employer profiles.
Career Magazine - News and articles, employer profiles, resume bank, career links and much more.
Internships - Provides information on internships and guidance on how to go about searching for them.
Careers in Psychology - Provides search of information about psychology careers, psychology education, psychology internships, and psychology jobs, as well as licensure information.