Job Search Tools

Getting the best job that matches your skills, interests and abilities will require know-how and organization. It is the result of determination, persistence and finding resources to guide you through the job search process. Here are a few job search guides, books and websites which may provide guidance as you seek employment.

  1. USM has teamed up with eRecruiting for you to find a job that has been specifically listed for hits by USM students. Visit eRecruiting for up-to-date job and internship listings from local and regional employers.

  2. The Maine CareerCenter is the place to start when you're looking for your first job, your next job, a better job — or a whole new career. It's also the place to find information on training and education.

  3. JobWeb offers career and job-search advice for new college graduates. The website is a service of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

  4. The Job Employment Guide provides a comprehensive job search and employment guide which includes career planning, resume writing, job search, interview skills, salary negotiation, and self employment.

  5. is a free site for job seekers - from entry level to middle management. The website offers features including a video center hosting various recruitment videos provided by companies and job professionals.

  6. My is a free site for job seekers that offers links to access your account profile, job search and career management tools and resources.
  7. 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College by William D. Coplin (2003).

  8. Hand-Me-Down Dreams: How Families Influence Our Career Paths and How We Can Reclaim Them by Mary H. Jacobsen (1999).



Return to Career Preparation Tools