Additional Career Resources
Specific Career Resources for Veterans, International Students and Students with Disabilities
In order to provide you with the most comprehensive resources and opportunities available, Career Services has compiled the following list of career and job-search resources sorted by a variety of special topics. You may find this list useful as a supplement to the other career-related information provided on our website.
Students With Disabilities
- ABILITY Jobs - a website for job seekers with disabilities
- disABLEDperson.com - job search site for persons with disabilities
- Green Jobs - a resource guide for individuals with disabilities
- MD State Dept. of Education Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) - DORS offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work and become self-sufficient
- Access Careers - career preparation for individuals with disabilities
- US Dept. of State Disability Reasonable Accommodation Division - DRAD approves, determines, and implements reasonable accommodations; and ensures equal access to Federal programs, activities, and facilities to individuals with disabilities.
Counseling & Career Services partners with the Federal government’s Workforce Recruitment Program, which is intended to connect students with disabilities with summer internship positions. Click here for more information.
- Networking and Interviewing - Veterans: Uncle Sam Really Wants You - Explanation of how veteran preference relate to Federal hiring
- Military Transition - Monster.com articles
- My Next Move for Veterans - What do you want to do for a living?
- Employment Initiatives for Veterans - Department of Labor
- National Career Development Association - services for veterans
- Veterans Administration Job Bank - resources and services for job seeking veterans, including how to relate military experience to civilian jobs
Re-Careering and 50+
- I Lost My Job - ideas, and inspiration for people in job transition.
- AARP Working after Retirement - "re-careering" options to explore
- Retirement Revised - retirement issues and job search
- AARP Work Related Information - encore careers
- Guide to Career Change after 50 – resources for how to get started
- 2013 Best Employers for Workers over Fifty - an AARP list of the top employers for workers over fifty
- Employment Information - US Citizenship and Immigration Services guidelines for Students and Employment
- Credential Evaluation – please note that there is a fee for this external service
- Resume and Interview Guide – international students Information from Michigan State University -
Resumes: https://search.msu.edu/index.php?q=resumes#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=resumes&gsc.page=1 and https://www.egr.msu.edu/careers/sites/default/files/content/The%20WHO%20Resume%20Development%20Method.pdf
- Options after F1 Visa - site provides an overview of employment options for F1 students who have just graduated or have nearly completed their education program. Possibilities include Optional Practical Training after graduation, obtaining an H1B work visa, and/or obtaining a Green Card.
Beware of Job Scams
- Federal Trade Commission - consumer information on job scams
- Avoiding Employment Scams
- Multi-level marketing companies and pyramid schemes
Books and Other Resources
Visit our Counseling and Career Services Resource Library (RCF-302) to find additional information on careers, salaries, companies, resume writing, job search and interviewing, as well as personal development topics. There are job listings from local employers and an extensive list of internet sites with a wealth of career and job related information. Students can use computers to create and print resumes and conduct online job searches.