Finding Your Career
Bay State College's Office of Career Services is here to guide, coach, and support you from the day you step foot on campus.
One of the most important things college can do for you is help you find a successful career that you are passionate about. At Bay State College, we do our best to make this easier than usual—through personal coaching, real life work experience, and professional job search assistance. We get to know our students well through their years at Bay State and take pride in placing so many of our students in a career that suits their skills and interests. Your success is our success.
Resume & Cover Letter Resources
The first step is ensuring you have a resume and general cover letter. Then, you can begin your job search! When you find positions you are interested in, tailor your resume and cover letter for the specific position and you're ready to apply! Check out the resources below:
- Careercup.com/resume (resume assistance)
- 6 Secrets to Writing a Great Cover Letter (forbes.com article)
- Please make an appointment with someone from the Career Services Team for Resume/Cover Letter assistance!
General Job Search Tools
On these general career web sites, you will find: job listings, newsletters, listservs, job agents, articles, resume and cover letter help, and general career advice:
|Barefootstudent is a job/internship search tool.|
|Boston.Craigslist.org is a job search tool; check to ensure job legitimacy!|
|Boston.com/jobs is operated by Boston.com and is a job search tool.|
|Careerbuilder.com is one of the largest online job search tools out there.|
Neuvoo is a job search engine that indexes jobs directly for free from company's career websites, placement agencies & job boards.
|Collegehelpers.com (job search tool catered to college student)|
|Hireculture is a cultural employment search tool in MA.|
|Indeed.com is a job search and resume posting tool.|
|Idealist.org is a non-profit jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities search tool.|
|Monster.com is a job search and resource tool.|
|The Muse is a job search and career advice tool.|
More Job Search Tools
Chamber Intern Connect (Boston Chamber of Commerce)
The Chamber Intern Connect is the newest part of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Initiative. The goal of this initiative is to connect college students with Boston-area employers through high-value, experience-based internships. These internships are designed to allow students to engage with the region's business community and develop valuable career skills, while simultaneously allowing employers to fill current workforce needs and build relationships with the region's future leaders.
Glassdoor is a free jobs and career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies. What sets us apart is our "employee generated content" – anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees, job seekers, and sometimes the companies themselves. Now with nearly 3 million salaries and reviews, you have all the information you might need to make your next career decision.
Sign up with your Bay State College email address and gain unlimited access to the site! Click the button below!
Online Resumes/Visual Portfolios
The newest and most creative way to display your personal and professional experiences is to check out the online resume and visual portfolio websites. These will help you build your own personal "brand" and can help show a full picture of who you are. If you need any help, please ask anyone on the Career Services team and we can get your set up!
|about.me is an online identity/visual profile tool|
|Intern Sushi is an online resume tool and internship/job search tool.|
|LinkedIn is an online resume, job search, and networking tool.|