CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OTHER WEBSITES

Links to Job Resources

The following websites offer information about general, U.S. government, state and local government, nonprofit, and international job opportunities. NASPAA does not endorse these websites. They are merely a reflection of available information, and the links may change at any time.

General Federal Government State and Local Government Nonprofit International/Abroad

General:

College Grad Job Hunter Entry level job site. Includes information on preparation, resumes, cover letters, employer research, job postings, interviewing, salaries, and offers.

America's Job Bank Find the job that's right for you. Thousands of new jobs are posted daily by employers who are searching for prospective employees.

American Society for Public Administration Search for careers in public administration. Includes access links to current federal job postings and to postings in all fifty states plus the District of Columbia.

Guide to Careers in Child and Family Policy Learn generally about a career in child and family policy or search for internships, fellowships, volunteer positions, or jobs at all life stages.

JobOptions Kick start your career. Find a job, post your resume, or use Spherion as your personal recruiter. This site can help you identify companies that meet your criteria.

National Association of Colleges and Employers An online source for launching, or advancing your career. Find an employer, search Job Web and view articles library.

National Forum for Black Public Administrators Search for jobs, as well as browse many job categories including human resources, public safety, engineering, housing, community development and more.

NationJob Network Search a variety of jobs including accounting, computers, education, human resources, public safety, government and more. P. J. Scout can also help you search for a job and keep you up-to-date on any new jobs that match your qualifications and interests.

The Riley Guide This site takes you to many resources that will connect you to job leads. Includes information on how to execute your job search campaign and how to access many new online technologies and services available to you.

Roll Call An interactive employment site designed to help you with your specialized employment needs.

Vault The most trusted name in career information. Explore the Vault career library, research careers and find a job.

Federal Government:

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Start a career with the Department of Labor. Visit their website and learn more about how to apply for a job at The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

General Accounting Office (GAO) Career tracks at GAO include analyst, financial auditor, specialist and more. Visit their website to learn more about a career with GAO.

USAJOBS The Federal Government's Employment Information System. Your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

Studentjobs.gov Explore student employment opportunities in the Studentjobs.gov database, create and store a resume for applying to Federal jobs, also learn how to apply for jobs, build resume or find the ideal job.

State and Local Government:

GovtJob.net The online source of jobs available in state and local government.

Careers In Government A clearinghouse of information, resources and jobs available in public sector organizations in America and abroad.

Nonprofit: Access: Networking In The Public Interest

AmeriCorps The Corporation for National Service has job openings at the headquarters in Washington D.C. as well as in field offices across the country. This site also contains information on other current job openings and how to apply.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Council on Foundations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Foundation Center

Idealist A project of Action Without Borders includes over 35,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location, or mission. Also includes thousands of volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world and the best nonprofit career center on the web with hundreds of job listings.

Independent Sector A coalition of leading nonprofits, foundations and corporations strengthening not-for-profit initiative, philanthropy, and citizen action. Site includes several job links with updated position announcements.

Nonprofit Career Network Resource center for individuals seeking jobs in the nonprofit sector.

Nonprofit Times The Leading Business Publication for Nonprofit Management

Nonprofitjobs.net

OpportunityNOCS.org The Internet's leading source of nonprofit jobs and career opportunities.

International/Abroad:

International Nonprofit Organization (IREX) IREX is the premier U.S. nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development and civil society programs in the U.S., Europe, Eurasia, the Near East and Asia.

U.S. News Find a job abroad. Use this site to search jobs in countries all over the world.

Web sites in Public Administration

General Information

1.   http://www.fedworld.gov

This web site was created in order to facilitate the dissemination of information to the public and the federal government.  The site provides access to a wide variety of databases, and allows the viewer to search, locate, order, and acquire a wide range of government and business information.

2.      http://fic.info.gov

This site describes telephone service for locating federal government information, provides a list of toll-free FIC phone numbers and answers to many of the most commonly asked questions about federal services.

3.      http://thomas.loc.gov/

This web site provides a wealth of information on Congress and the legislative process.

Newspapers/Journals

1.      http://www.policy.com/

Policy.com is an online newspaper providing up-to-date information on current public policy issues.

2.      http://www.aspanet.org/publications/par/index2.html

The Public Administration Review contains articles on a diverse range of topics in the fields of public service and public sector management.

3.      http://movingideas.org/

This online magazine, Moving Ideas Network, provides links to articles discussing various public policy issues such as economic policy, politics and civil life, welfare and families, health policy, education, and old and new media.  The site also provides links to a variety of online progressive journals and foundation dealing with public policy.

4.      http://www.pamij.com/

The home page of the online Journal of Public Administration and Management.

5.      http://www.govtech.net/

The home page for The Government Technology Magazine.  The magazine focuses on solutions and resources available for governance in the information age.

6.      http://familiesusa.org/

Consumer voice for health care, offering articles and reports on health care, politics, reform, Medicare and Medicaid, and other health care issues for women, senior citizens, and lower-income people.

7.      http://library.vcu.edu/guides/pubadm.html#dict

This site lists a number of books, research guides, and encyclopedias on the topic of public administration.

Organizations

1.      http://www.napawash.org/

The National Academy of Public Administration is an independent, nonpartisan organization chartered by Congress to help federal, state, and local governments improve their effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability.

2.      http://www.eeoc.gov/

The home page of the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission.

3.      http://www.excelgov.org/

The Council for Excellence in Government is a national organization dedicated to improving the performance of American government.

4.      http://www.statesnews.org/

Nonprofit organization that seeks to foster excellence in state government.  Web page includes information on the activities of regional organizations, issue alerts which inform members of breaking news that affects state government, press releases, and suggested state legislation on a variety of issues.

5.      http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~ncpp/ncpp.html

The home page of the National Center for Public Productivity.  The NCPP is a research and public service organization dedicated to improving productivity in the public sector.  The web site focuses on the performance evaluation and best practices.

6.      http://www.urban.org/

The home page for the Urban Institute, a nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization.  The site provides information on research concerning the nation’s social and economic problems and the government policies and public and private programs designed to alleviate them.

Government Agencies

1.      http://www.dol.gov/

The home page of the Department of Labor.

2.      http://www.usdoj.gov/

The Department of Justice home page.

3.      http://www.ed.gov/

The home page for the Department of Education.

4.      http://www.hhs.gov/

The home page for the Department of Health and Human Services.

5.      http://hud.gov/

The home page for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

6.      http://www.treas.gov/

The home page for the Treasury Department.

7.      http://www.state.gov/

The home page for the Department of State.     

8.      http://www.fda.gov/

The home page for the Food and Drug Administration.

9.      http://www.defenselink.mil/

The home page for the Department of Defense.

10.  http://www.commerce.gov/

The home page for the Department of Commerce.

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