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Remember that Career Services is here to help!  Please use the links below as a resource.  Also, check the phenomenal alumni tool from LinkedIn!

Watch for identity theft in the job search!

Please click on the dropdown menu for a variety of internship and job listing websites.

General job search sites

Eagle Opportunities - StudentFaculty/StaffEmployer

Job aggregators (search engines built to find jobs, multiple sites found in a single search):

Business

GAAPjobs -  accounting and finance opportunities

AllRetailJobs.com

CareerBank.com - accounting and finance jobs

Job Openings for Economists (JOE)

Human Resources

HR Jobs - Society for Human Resource Management

Wisconsin SHRM

Twin Cities Jobs

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Non-profit

Idealist - jobs and internships postings for around the world

MN Council of Nonprofits

Nonprofit Careers of WI

United Way - search for the community you are interested in moving to and search their website for either job postings or links to agency websites. Every United Way website is different.

Liberal studies

Communication Studies

Print Media

Public Relations & Telecommunications

-Students registered with EAGLE receive additional PR resources

Criminal Justice

For additional government jobs, use the dropdown menu above.

Modern Languages/International

-Students registered with EAGLE receive access to Going Global (jobs & internships)

Psychology/Sociology

Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Science, Environmental and Allied Health

General Search Sites for Science and Health Jobs

Indeed.com

  • Use keywords that you would expect to find in an ideal job posting – ex. “software” “web developer” “IT” “environment” “research” “science” “lab” “quality assurance” “physics” “intern” etc.
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  •  College and university scientific research positions
  • Useful search terms: “research technologist” “research associate” “associate research specialist” “junior scientist”
Science Careers
  • Browse national/international science jobs by sector – ex. chemistry, commputer science, molecular biology, etc.
  • Many of these listings are Master’s and PhD level jobs
Biospace.com
  • Browse national bio-pharmaceutical jobs
  • Gives an idea of various job titles in the sciences
Biopharmguy.com

Jobs in Healthcare (includes some lab and research positions, IT jobs, etc.)

Research and Laboratory Jobs at Area Universities

Research and Laboratory Jobs (industry)

  • Cedarburg Hauser Pharmaceuticals (Milwaukee area)
    Pharmaceutical development and testing
  • Hologic/Gen-Probe) (Milwaukee and Madison) 
    Medical devices and products (mainly diagnostics)
  • Sigma Aldrich (Milwaukee, Madison, & Sheboygan Falls)
    Research and development in chemicals, life sciences, and high technology
  • Thermo Fischer Scientific (Milwaukee, Madison, & Rockford, IL)
    Research and development for manufacturing, healthcare, and safety
  • Catalent (Madison)
    Pharmaceutical technologies and services
  • Conjugon (Madison)
    Technologies to reduce bacterial infections
  • Covance (Madison)
    Pharmaceutical and food testing
  • Gala Biotech – (Madison)
    Gene expression and biomanufacturing 
  • Gilson (Madison)
    Devices and products for pharmaceutical and biotech industries
  • Mirus Corporation (Madison)
    Development of technologies for use in the life sciences
  • Quintessence Biosciences (Madison)
    Development of technologies to fight human disease
  • PPD (Madison)
    Drug discovery, development, lifecycle management and laboratory services
  • Promega (Madison)
    Development of technologies for use in the life sciences
  • Scientific Protein Laboratories (Madison)
    Pharmaceutical development and testing
  • Silliker (Madison, Crete, IL, & Minnetonka, MN)
    Food safety and quality testing
  • Beckman Coulter (Twin Cities)
    Development and production of products for biomedical testing
  • DiaSorin (Stillwater, MN)
    Development and production of reagent kits for in vitro diagnostics
  • Merck Animal Health (Worthington, MN)
    Development of vaccines, antibiotics, and therapies to improve animal health 
  • MedTox (Division of LabCorp) (Twin Cities)
    Drug testing, lab services, and clinical trials
  • Pace Analytical (Twin Cities)
    Various testing and sampling services
  • PDL BioPharma (Twin Cities)
    Management of antibody humanization patents and royalty assets
  • R & D Systems (Twin Cities)
    Development and production of instruments for biological research
  • SurModics (Twin Cities)
    Development of technologies for diagnostic and medical devices
  • Upsher-Smith (Twin Cities) 
    Pharmaceutical and medical product development
  • Abbott (Chicago Area) 
    Wide variety of health product and technology development
  • LanzaTech (Chicago Area) 
    Biofuel Production
  • Cargill, Inc. (Various locations)
    Wide variety of food, agricultural, and industrial products and services

Staff/Employment Firms

These firms assist companies with screening and hiring applicants; positions could be temporary or ongoing direct hire positions

National Healthcare Employment Sites

Advance for Healthcare Careers 
CampusRN.com - Not just nursing jobs, entry-level positions in allied health too 
AfterCollegeHealthcare.com 
Minnesota Hospital Association 
OTJobLink - Sponsored by AOTA 
PTBulletinOnline - Sponsored by APTA 
The PA Job Link 
ASRT Jobbank - Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy jobs 
RADWork.com - Imaging related positions 
RehabCareer.com 

Math, Physics, and Engineering Jobs

math-jobs.com – Math and Statistics (non-teaching) jobs
Brightrecruits.com – Physics and Engineering jobs
OPTICS.ORG – The International Society for Optical Engineering
Indeed.com – some possible job titles – Test Technician, Engineering Tech, Aeronautical Geospatial Analyst, Data Scientist, Pricing Analyst, Bioinformatician

Education and Teaching

National

Wisconsin

  • WECAN  - Wisconsin Education Career Action Network, Complete an on-line application for multiple school districts in Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin teaching opportunities not found on WECAN can be found on the Job Center of Wisconsin at https://jobcenterofwisconsin.com/
  • WISEdash- GREAT website to find out information about Wisconsin School Districts. Information on tests scores, student demographics, graduation rates, extracurricular involvement, etc. Check this website before writing a cover letter or going to an interview.
  • WI Department of Public Instruction
  • CESAjobs.org  - Cooperative Education Service Agencies (CESAs) provide specialized services to school districts across Wisconsin.

Minnesota

Illinois/Iowa

Illinois

Iowa

Teaching English Abroad

Higher Education Job Search Sites

Certification Programs or Degrees

Education Job Fairs

University of Northern Iowa Overseas Recruiting Fair
February 3-5, 2017
Waterloo, Iowa
www.uni.edu/placement/overseas
Registration deadline: January 13, 2017


UNI Teacher Job Fair 
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Mauker Union, Cedar Falls, IA 
http://www.uni.edu/careerservices/events/teacherfair.html 

Southeastern Wisconsin Teacher Recruitment Fair 
TBA
http://www.cesa1.k12.wi.us/educators/trf.cfm 

Wisconsin Educational Recruitment Fair
Monday, March 27 , 2017, 3-7 pm
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
Madison, WI
http://services.education.wisc.edu/werf/

2017 Minnesota Education Job Fair 
Friday, April 21, 2017
Minneapolis, MN 
http://www.mnedfair.org/
This fair is only open to graduates from Minnesota colleges and universities. 
However, you can look at the list of employers that will be in attendance and 
contact them directly.

Alaska Teacher Placement Job Fair

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Minneapolis, MN