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Major Exploration

Major Exploration

Explore majors and what careers are linked to certain majors

Resources

Listings of resources by major, career field or topic

The following websites contain excellent information about career opportunities. 


 

General Job and Career Search

Atomic Learning : Provides training on a variety of topics that are not necessarily covered in course textbooks or workplace orientation.

Buzzfile :   "A comprehensive  Business Information Database  and  LIST Builder.  Buzzfile's interactive screening engine and smart filters empower users to search through 18 million U.S. businesses and compile highly targeted prospect lists."

CareerBliss : A resource to find jobs, research salaries, and read reviews written by employees about their own companies.  

Career Cloud Job Search : Connects job seekers to employers through social and mobile technology.  Allows users to create a social resume, browse hidden job leads and listen to CareerCloud Podcast.  

CareerConnect: Lancaster County’s resource for students to link up with local businesses for career exploration opportunities such as job shadowing, mentorships, and internships.  Also has information for students who are not sure where to start in their search for a job.  

Career OneStop: Identify your interests and talents to find the best career for you.  Explore careers and job openings.  Start your job search and learn to write a stand-out resume.  

Career Stories:  Job descriptions and advice from hundreds of people working in real jobs

Glassdoor:   "Get hired. Love your job."

iSeek Careers:  Asses your skills to find out what careers are right for you, explore over 500 careers and emerging careers and create a career plan with a successful transition from college to a career.  

LinkedIn - Creating a college student profile 

LinkedIn - Search for jobs and internships on Student Jobs Portal

LinkedIn - for Alumni

Occupational Outlook Data: (Bureau of Labor Statistics): Guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.  Search by median pay, number of new jobs projected, growth rate, education, or training required.  

O*Net Resource Center : Browse careers by key words, industry, or answer questions to see what type of work you might enjoy.  Provides the knowledge needed for jobs along with skills, abilities, education, job outlook, and similar jobs.  

Ready Prep Interview: "Find interview questions specific to the position you are interviewing for." 

Riley Guide: Job descriptions, salary data, employment statistics and education information on occupations.  Information on how to conduct a job search and how to contact companies about jobs is also available.  

International

ESL- Teaching Abroad 

E-town's Study Abroad Office:"Elizabethtown College students can participate in several type of overseas experiences."

Go (Intern) Abroad"Build your international work experience in human rights, health care, business, sustainable development, journalism and many other fields." 

Global Volunteer Network:"Making a lasting difference to a community in need."

Intraxinc: "With decades of experience in cultural exchange, passionate employees and a host of professional affiliations and partnerships, Intrax is a leader in global education and citizen diplomacy."

Peace Corps: "To promote world peace and friendship"

UN: "Explore a career with the United Nations"

Work The World (Internships):"Healthcare Internships Overseas"

Smart Intern China: Internships in China 

Learning Differences

ADA.gov:  "Informational and technical assistance on the Americans with disabilities act."

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD):  " Discover how COSD can help you find a meaningful career as you navigate through school. "

Job Accommodation Network (JAN):  “Source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.  Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.”

National Organization on Disability:  " Founded in 1982, NOD is one of the oldest cross-disability organizations in the country, and remains one of the few organizations committed to representing all Americans with disabilities, regardless of their particular condition or circumstances."

OVR:  " The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors."

LGBTQ

Glaad:   GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT equality. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. 

Out for Work:  "OUT for Work functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation and implementation of career plans and opportunities. OFW’s programs, resources, and services provide assistance to students in the cultivation and enhancement of skills to explore career options, master search techniques and strategies and research employment opportunities."

Multicultural and Diversity Resources

NAACP:  " Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans."

NSBE:  " The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is owned and managed by its members.  The organization is dedicated to the academic and professional success of African-American engineering students and professionals. NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development activities, mentoring opportunities, career placement services and more. "      

                                                                

Mjors

Resources that are Major Specific


 

Art

Business

Communications and Public Relations

Computer Science and Technology

Education

English, Publishing, and Journalism

Engineering

Environmental

Government and Law

Math

Sciences

Social Work, Psychology & Other Health Related Careers

Sports 

Major and Minors at Elizabethtown College

50+ majors, 80+ minors & concentrations

Our core curriculum emphasizes creative thinking, decision–making and problem-solving skills.
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