Career Field Links
American Association of Advertising Agencies - The premier association of the advertising profession featuring agency news and a career center.
American Advertising Federation - Industry news and a job bank.
Advertising Educational Foundation - Career paths in advertising and advice from professionals on getting started.
AdAge.com - Industry news, trends, and jobs.
National Ad2 - How to gain the contacts, education, and leadership opportunities needed for industry success.
The Advertising Club of New York - Industry buzz, internship programs, grants, scholarships, and more.
Architecture & Landscaping
The American Institute of Architects - Professional association with career information for those in and entering the field. See also Architect, the AIA's online magazine.
American Planning Association - Career resources, salary, and certification information.
The American Society of Interior Designers - Career information, professional organizations, and resources on sustainable design.
Architecture 2030 - A non-profit committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by changing the way buildings and developments are planned, designed, and constructed.
Architectural Record - News updates, links to people, and GreenSource, the magazine for sustainable design.
American Public Gardens Association - Visit the APGA Career Center for career and internship opportunities.
American Society of Landscape Architects - Career information, landscape firms by state, and the latest on sustainable design.
Association of Professional Landscape Designers - Information about certification and resources on sustainability and the US Green Building Council
Arts & Arts Administration
Artists Resource Guide - Covering several different arts and media careers.
ArtSearch - Search for arts jobs by category and location; log-in located in E-Access.
New York Foundation for the Arts - Resources, professional development, jobs, and internships in New York and elsewhere.
American Association of Museums - The premier professional association of the field. Search the AAM list of accredited museums.
New England Museum Association - Professional development, conferences, promotes excellence in museum operations; and encourages support for the museum community. NEMA Job & Internship listings
CyberDance - Links to dance resources from classical ballet to modern dance.
Casting.net - is the platform that connects talented people to published castings. From actors to models, to dancers to musicians... and many more! Casting.net shows the latest international castings and helps performers find their stage.
League of American Orchestras - For those looking to develop a career in orchestra administration or conducting.
MusicalAmerica.com - Career Center, articles, industry contacts, and more.
Visual Arts and Design
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) - Premier professional association for those in and those aspiring to enter the design field
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) - For students, designers, industry representatives, and educators committed to interior design.
Graphic Design & Publishing Center - Resources for graphic designers, web designers, typographers, and photographers.
Bio.org - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is the world's largest biotechnology organization. The mission of BIO is to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for its member organizations - both large and small.
BioSpace.com - BioSpace is a leading online community for industry news and careers for life science professionals.
Massachusetts Biotechnology - The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council is an association of more than 600 biotechnology companies, universities, academic institutions and others dedicated to advancing cutting edge research. We are the leading advocate for the Bay State's world premier life science cluster.
Science Careers - Science Careers is dedicated to being the world leader in matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia, and government. Our mission supports the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS's) commitment to furthering careers in science and technology.
Science Jobs Search - Jobs website produced and owned by Reed Elsevier - publishers of New Scientist magazine and the Cell Press journals.
mediLexion.com - International directory of pharmaceutical employers.
Communications, Media & Publishing
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) - Professional association of magazine journalists. Sponsors the ASME Magazine Internship program, a 10-week summer program (annual application due date is typically December 1).
The Association for Women in Communications - Includes job listings and excellent links for women interested in the communications field.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Jobline - Database of jobs in public media.
Journalism.org - The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to trying to understand the information revolution. Includes job links and list of j-schools.
JournalismJobs.com - Search jobs in newspaper, TV/Radio, Magazines, Publishing, Online Media, Public Relations, Not-for-Profit and more.
Mandy.com - International film and television production resources. Production jobs, casting calls, classifieds and more.
MassBroadcasters - The website of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. Includes job and internship listings, broadcast industry news, and links to organizations in the broadcasting field.
MediaBistro - Dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. That includes editors, writers, producers, graphic designers, book publishers, and others in industries including magazines, television, film, radio, newspapers, book publishing, online media, advertising, PR, and design. Founded by Smith alumna Laurel Touby.
Publishers Weekly - Leading trade publication and publishing industry news source.
EngIN Engineering Internship Network - Generating Potential in Engineering & Science. The engIN database features internships from employers seeking talented students in engineering, computer science, and related science and technical disciplines.
Dice.com - A top job database for tech professionals
CreativeHeads.net - Search jobs in the Video Game, Animation, TV & Film, and 3D Technology & Software Tools industries
Women in Technology International - WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity. Hundreds of great resources!
What is a consultant?
A consultant provides expert advice in a particular domain or area of expertise such as management, economics, finance, accountancy, information technology, law, human resources, marketing, medicine or more esoteric areas of knowledge, such as engineering and scientific specialties including materials science, instrumentation, avionics, and stress analysis.
Association of Management Consulting Firms -International association of firms engaged in the practice of consulting to management.
Consulting Magazine - Features the latest information on consulting careers, thought leadership, and corporate strategies. The magazine’s annual features include The Top 25 Most Influential Consultants, and The Best Firms to Work For - which receives responses from over 10,000 individual consultants about their careers.
Institute of Management Consultants USA - Education, resources, news.
Professional and Technical Consultants Association - Non-profit organization created specifically to help businesses and independent consultants connect.
Women in Consulting - Non-profit affiliation of business consultants, find a job or a consultant.
During a case interview, the interviewer poses a problem or question and asks the candidate to explain the steps she would take to solve it. The interviewer may not be seeking a specific “correct” answer, but instead uses the case to evaluate the candidate’s problem solving skills, logical reasoning, numerical agility and creativity, and ability to brainstorm.
Many top consulting firms offer case interview resources online. Examples:
Accenture - Tips for a Successful Interview.
Bain & Company - Crack the Case.
Booz & Company - Case prep.
Boston Consulting Group - Check out the careers section for career path info, internships, training, and more.
Deloitte - Internship recruitment process, general interview tips, behavioral interviews, Case Interview Prep Tool.
McKinsey & Company - McKinsey & Company Interview Tips Specific resources for case interviewing. Includes videos, online case studies, practice test, and more.
Monitor - Case Interview Preparation
Education & Teaching
Public and Independent School Teaching
Education Week - Online weekly publication focused on public education. Career resources include TopSchoolJobs.org, Career Corner Blog, and a state-by-state guide to certification and salary data.
Massachusetts Teachers Association - Most state have similar associations for job postings, state education news, and professional development resources.
SchoolSpring and Teachers-Teachers.com - Popular teaching and administration job boards.
National Center for Alternative Certification - Includes links for alternative routes to public school certification such as the Massachusetts Institute for New Teachers (MINT) program, the New Teacher Project, and the NYC Teaching Fellows Program.
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) - Visit the Career Center for job openings.
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools - Learn about the charter school movement, and check out the job board for openings.
HigherEdJobs.com - College and university administrative, staff, and faculty positions.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - The latest news in higher education, job postings, and more.
Council on Educational Exchange (CIEE) and WorldTeach - Longstanding programs which place students in teaching positions abroad. See also Teaching Abroad Resources compiled by University of California-Irvine.
International Language Institute - Northampton-based language and teacher training program.
engIN - Engineering Internship Network - The engIN database features internships from employers seeking talented students in engineering, computer science, and related science and technical disciplines.
EngineerJobs - Job listings for engineers and technical professionals by state and job function.
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) - Offers valuable information about the field including upcoming conferences, PE license requirements, links to national engineering organizations, listings of professional private practice engineers and a job board.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - A well-established professional association for women in engineering. Includes job listings, career information, publications, and links.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - Represents more than 133,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide. Features a careers database.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc (IEEE) - the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. Includes the IEEE Job Site.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) - one-stop resource for job hunting strategies, career management, workplace trends & advice and a job board dedicated to Mechanical Engineers.
NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) - Nationwide STEM internship program for undergraduates. Opportunities at all 12 NASA research centers and facilities.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Provides funding for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs, among others.
Washington D.C. Internships for Engineers (WISE) - Engineering research internships in technology and public policy. Must be US citizen or have permanent residency status.
Entrepreneur.com - Business ideas, tools and services, and a women's entrepreneurship center.
Entrepreneurship.org - A resource for entrepreneurs, policy-makers, inventors, mentors, researchers, and academics around the world.
Idea Cafe - Business ideas, financing, marketing, grants, loans and more.
Writing a Business Plan - The Small Business Association's comprehensive guide to creating a business plan.
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) - A non-profit association that educates and mentors entrepreneurs.
Smith's Women & Financial Independence (WFI) - Includes an entrepreneurship toolbox.
USA.gov for the Self-Employed - Getting started; financial assistance; copyrights, patents, and trademarks; and more.
WorkingSolo.com - Resources, FAQs, links, and advice for the SOHO (small office/home office) crowd.
EcoEmploy.com - Covers environmental employment in the USA and Canada, including natural, green and science listings.
EcoJobs.com - Environmental career opportunities.
Environmental Internship Clearinghouse - The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)'s Campus to Careers Program features this database of internship opportunities.
Environmental Protection Agency - Job listings, current events, and links to other information sources. See also:
EPA Career Opportunities for Students featuring internships, fellowships and other student programs.
EPA Design for the Environment Internship (DfE)- Work on stakeholder projects that implement green chemistry
EPA Internships in New England
Summer Opportunities for Students Student summer employment opportunities are available at EPA's headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at regional office and laboratory locations nationwide.
The National Environmental Directory - A directory of more than 13,000 organizations in the U.S. concerned with environmental issues and environmental education - may be helpful when researching prospective employers.
National Green Pages - Directory of green businesses.
AllBusinessSchools explores different career paths in finance, includes statistics
Careers in Finance is designed to help you find a rewarding and interesting job in the world of finance. You will find some of the best info on the 'net on careers in fields like investment banking, real estate and financial planning. You will also find links to quite a few other site links, job listings, recommended books and a list of helpful headhunters.
CorporateInformation.com- A great starting point to research corporations in the U.S. and abroad.
Hoover's Industry Directory covers more than 900 industries and is a great way to research financial services and other companies.
CareerOverview.com - Overview, job options, and more.
The Vault Guide To The Top 25 Investment Management Employers - 2009 Edition
Investopedia, A Forbes Media Co. - dictionary, tutorials, exam prep, articles, and stock info
Princeton Review - Investment Banker Career Profile
Job Listings, Professional Associations & Publications
American Academy of Actuaries - Uniting actuaries from all practice areas, the Academy is the voice of the profession on public policy and professionalism issues.
American Association of Finance and Accounting - The largest and oldest alliance of executive search firms specializing in the placement of finance and accounting professionals.
American Bankers Association - The ABA is the largest banking trade association in the U.S. Use this site for up-to-date news on the industry and for a listing of member banks by state.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Committed to member service and the public interest, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and its predecessors have been serving the accounting profession since 1887. No matter where your career takes you, the AICPA is there to provide the training, professional skills, programs, services and publications you need to keep you at the top of your professional life. Membership required
American Woman’s Society of CPAs- The American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants (AWSCPA) is a national organization dedicated to serving all women CPAs. The AWSCPA provides a supportive environment and valuable resources for members to achieve their personal and professional goals through various opportunities including leadership, networking and education.
Association for Financial Professionals - Treasury and corporate finance; AFP provides professional certification, continuing education, public policy research, development of industry standards, financial tools and publications, training and career development, and representation to legislators and regulators.
Bankers on Call - An agency that assists in temporary and permanent placements in the banking industry.
Career Journal from The Wall Street Journal - This excellent site includes a searchable database of job listings, advice from career columnists, comprehensive salary information by industry, and articles on electronic job hunting.
eFinancialCareers - Finance jobs & recruitment: Investment banking jobs, careers, employment & recruitment in the financial job sector: Finance jobs include banking & IT jobs
Financial Management Association - A section specifically for undergrads with links to Finance Associations, Conferences, and Publications.
Financial Women International - A resource for women in the banking and financial services industry. Experience one of the monthly TeleForums at no charge, review the Leadership Gapor Women at the Top studies, or preview the magazine, Today’s Financial Women.
Nasdaq.com - The Nasdaq Stock Market, the world's first electronic stock market, is the fastest-growing stock market in the U.S. and the market of choice for business industry leaders worldwide. Surf this site for great interview preparation.
The Review of Financial Studies- a journal for the review of Financial Studies
Yahoo - Business and Economy - This section of Yahoo will lead you to job listings, employers, and more. Start with Classifieds, E-Commerce, Employment and Work, and Finance and Investments and keep going.
Government & Public Policy
USAJOBS.gov - The federal government's official site for entry-level and experienced job hunters.
Go Government is a project of the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.
HillZoo - The home page of Capitol Hill, no matter your party affiliation.
Idealist.org - Comprehensive non-profit job resource. Keyword for organizations, jobs, and internships in public policy and by policy issue.
PLEN - The Public Leadership Education Network brings women students from across the country to Washington to experience first-hand how public policy is shaped and implemented.
Public Service Careers - Opportunities, advice, and links in government, policy, NGOs, and more.
Think Tank Directory - Compiled by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Centers for Disease Control - News topics and information about employment and educational opportunities.
ExploreHealthCareers.org - Explore various health professions and tips to making the most of an internship, etc.
HospitalLink provides links to hospital web sites throughout the world. If you are looking for internships or jobs, search for the human resources department at individual hospital sites in your desired geographic location.
MedZilla.com - Jobs in biotech, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, science, and medicine.
National Institutes of Health - The nation's medical research agency - supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health..
American Society for Training and Development - Includes jobs, news, and articles for those interested in the training field.
HR World - An award-winning site featuring resources, information, and opportunities.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - An international association of human resource management professionals. Site includes jobs, chats, resources, and more.
Workforce - News and articles of interest to human resources and talent management professionals. Includes job listings.
National Organization for Human Services - Meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life.
HSCareers.com - Your source for Human Service Jobs, Social Service Jobs, Social Work Jobs, Non-Profit Jobs, Mental Health Jobs, and Behavioral Health Jobs.
myFOOTPATH - Human Services Careers - If you want to help people and make a positive change in the world, explore human services careers.
Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services - Massachusetts agency information and job vacancies. Google other states to check their departments of health and human services
SocialService.com - Jobs for social workers and other social service professionals in a variety of fields and locations.
Idealist - Search for jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and organizations by location and interest area.
Transitions Abroad - Advice and resources for working, interning, volunteering, living, and traveling abroad.
International Affairs Resources - Over 2,000 annotated links covering a range of international affairs organizations and topics.
InterAction - Jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities abroad centering on international development and relief for the world's poor and most vulnerable people.
Council on International Educational Exchange - CIEE sponsors study, travel and work exchange programs abroad and helps applicants obtain short-term work permits.
BUNAC (British Universities North America Club) - Resource for working and interning abroad.
Career Opportunities in International Affairs - Overview of opportunities in the public, private, and non-profit/NGO sectors compiled by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs. Includes a list of all the agencies and organizations in the federal government that pertain to international affairs.
International Job Resources from the Riley Guide - Region-specific job boards, a list of international NGOs, and a link to help with Designing Your International Plan.
Devex - Job postings and news focused on international development.
See also: Internships in International Affairs in Internships-USA. Username: SmithCollege Password: Pioneers (updated 11/18/14)
American Bar Association - For lawyers, law students, and those interested in the legal profession.
Findlaw.com - A very thorough resource. Includes information for research, internships, jobs, current events, and hyperlinks.
Hieros Gamos - A comprehensive law and government site.
Internet Legal Research Group - A comprehensive resource of the information available on the Internet concerning law and the legal profession.
Law.com - Legal information, e-law services, jobs and legal products on the web.
Lawyer Directory from LexisNexis
LSAC.org - Law School Admission Council. Check out upcoming events, LSAT information, application procedures, law school sites, and more.
Martindale.com - Information on the worldwide legal profession. Search one million lawyers and law firms in over 160 countries. Visit the Career Center to find legal jobs in law firms, corporations and other employers of legal talent.
Network on LinkedIn with: Smith College Alumnae in Law
Library & Archives
American Library Association - If you're looking to enter the library profession, or furthering an existing career in libraries.
Archives and Record Association - In the UK & Ireland what a career in archives entails, the skills and qualifications you need.
Library Journal - News, Technology, Books, Jobs and much more.
Society of American Archivists - Archives are the non-current records of individuals, groups, institutions, and governments that contain information of enduring value.
Non-Profit & Social Activism
25 Environmental Agencies and Organizations - A non-comprehensive list of environmental organizations currently working for many green causes, including wildlife preservation, land conservation and climate change prevention.
Eco-Employ.com -Links to jobs pages of non-profit organization Web sites, including colleges and universities, museums, zoos, nature and environmental education centers, etc.
Galaxy.com - A comprehensive listing of web sites for anyone interested in the non-profit community.
idealist.org - Search for non-profit jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities by location.
Non-profit Career Network - A one-stop resource center for non-profit organizations, job seekers, and volunteers.
Open Secrets - A description and listing of types of advocacy groups.
Organization and Environment - a leading international journal of ecosocial research unique in its emphasis on organizations, institutions, and nature.
Religious and Spiritual Organizations - an extensive list of top-flight organizations that contribute to and address issues involving world religions, interfaith practices and spirituality. Link to an organization, listed alphabetically, in your area of interest.
World Advocacy - the world's premier list of advocacy groups.
Public Relations Society of America - The world's largest organization for public relations professionals. See also the Public Relations Student Society of America.
Council of Public Relations - Trends in the field, a career center, and more.
O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms - Complete listings of 400+ PR firms.
PR News Online - News, strategies, and success stories in PR and marketing.
PR Newswire - News and information services for communications professionals.
PR Week Careers - PR job board.
Association for Women in Communications - AWC is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era. Visit their job board.
International Public Relations Association - International PR news and links to global PR associations.
Sales & Marketing
American Marketing Association - The main professional association of the marketing field, this site includes a job database as well as information about the field and related publications.
Careers In Marketing - Marketing job links and other helpful information.
CollegeGrad.com - Detailed information for several career fields related to Sales & Marketing.
Marketing Research Association - a guide to marketing and opinion research, how to enter the industry, education and training, jobs and internships.
MarketingJobs.com - Over 6,000 marketing and related jobs to search by location. Includes links to professional publications and associations for sales, marketing, PR, and advertising.
Sciences & Mathematics
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. AAAS publishes Science, which includes career resources and internship programs.
Association for Women in Science - dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.
Association of Science-Technology Centers - Represents science centers and museums and centers; search science science museums by location.
MentorNet: E-mentoring network particularly for women and others underrepresented in engineering, science, and mathematics. Offers one-on-one mentoring programs and a rich resume database.
National Science Foundation (NSF) - The funding source for approximately 20% of all federally-supported basic research conducted by America's colleges and universities. Site includes REU and additional funding information for undergraduates, and NSF career opportunities.
NewScientist Jobs - Search for jobs in Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals, and more.
ScienceNews.org - Magazine of the Society for Science & the Public
American Institute of Biological Sciences - Dedicated to advancing biological research and education for the welfare of society. Visit the AIBS Careers in Biology page for helpful advice, resources and links for those considering a career in Biology.
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) - Nonprofit scientific and educational organization. Most members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities; others conduct research in various government laboratories, nonprofit research institutions and industry.
American Society for Cell Biology - Career Development, Educational Resources, Newsletter, Grants, Job Board, forum and more.
Society for Conservation Biology - An international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. Includes job postings.
American Chemistry Council (ACC) - Represents leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry.
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) - Nonprofit scientific and educational organization. Most members teach and conduct research at colleges and universities; others conduct research in various government laboratories, nonprofit research institutions and industry.
WWW Chemistry Guide - Collection of resources for professional chemists, including links to major job sites.
American Geological Institute - Information, education, public policy, environmental geoscience, publications, workforce, events and more.
Association for Women Geoscientists - International organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers. Offers student scholarships and career profiles.
GIS Jobs - Job postings and salary survey reports for Geographic Information Systems professionals.
MarineCareers.net will introduce you to a wide range of marine career fields and to people working in those fields. In addition, it will give those men and women a chance to tell you what they like and dislike about their careers, what they see for the future in their fields, and much more. This site also provides you with some experts' views on what the future holds for marine science careers.
Society for Marine Mammalogy - Links for those interested in marine science.
Association for Women in Mathematics encourages women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and promotes equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences. Visit the Careers Resources page for job listings.
Mathematical Association of America (MAA) - Membership, publications, professional development, meetings, organization, competitions and funding resources. Visit the Careers page for career profiles, career statistics, jobs in applied mathematics, and other information.
Physics and Astronomy
Physics News - The latest physics, technology and nanotechnology news.
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) - Builds cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology through publications, research, and community. Features career information and job listings.
Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) - a collection of social science associations.
JobSearchSite - Social Sciences - Search jobs by type, post your resume and more.
National Social Science Association - one of the largest interdisciplinary educational associations in the United States.
Social Science History Association - an interdisciplinary group of scholars that shares interests in social life and theory; historiography, and historical and social-scientific methodologies.
Choices in Social Work - An overview of the basics for the profession: choosing a school, exploring specialties, and getting licensed.
Careers in Social Work Part I - A summary of specialties in social work including substance abuse and addiction; aging and healthcare; child and public welfare; school social work; and criminal justice.
Careers in Social Work Part II - Additional specialties including clinical and mental health work; community organizing and management; international social work; and policy, planning, and research.
MSWGuide.org - Information about social work careers, training, and licensure.
National Association of Social Workers - The key social work professional association for those in and those aspiring to enter the field.
Sports & Recreation
Bluefish jobs - National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) is for professional and student development, education and research in collegiate recreational sports including student leadership and personnel management
CoolWorks -Summer and seasonal job market niche
HospitalityNet - Information on the hospitality industry
Malakye - Action sports careers and links to Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC)
National Recreation and Park Association - Search for careers with members of the National Recreation and Park Association
Sports Careers - Sports jobs, spor ts career fields and industry information
Team Work - Search for positions in professional and college sports programs
Top End Sports - Stay in the field of sports by choosing a career in a sports-related field