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Below are links to several of the most comprehensive career, job search, and temporary agency web sites. These links will help you find job opportunities, research employers, post resumes, and learn various job search techniques. Although the internet can be a great job search tool, it should not replace other job search strategies like networking, attending career fairs, performing informational interviews, etc.

For advice on landing your first job after college, check out these links:Career Planning Articles and Job Search Advice.

General Job Boards

SPU's online job and internship source. New openings added each week  - hundreds of postings.  Follow the student instructions to login.
"Click & Print" our SPULink Student Quick Start Guide

Access Washington
State resources and information in the "employment" section.

Another Source
Third party employment service hired by well respected companies to manage their recruitment process.  (not a placement agency)

Association of Washington Cities
(AWC) is a private, non-profit, non-partisan corporation that represents Washington 's cities and towns. The AWC Jobnet board posts various types of positions with Washington cities and towns.

All Star Jobs
The internet's most comprehensive directory of career resources with more than 50,000 links.

Bright helps you connect your job search to your family, friends and alumni network. Bright’s unique job search engine shows you what jobs are available at companies where your friends work.  You can easily seek out referrals from your connections and boost your chances of landing that job interview. Over 12,000 jobs in Seattle, WA, click here to view them!

Call to Serve
Nearly half of the federal workforce may be eligible to retire within the next five years, including more than 70% of senior managers (USA Today). This website was developed as part of a national initiative designed to educate a new generation about the importance of a strong civil service, help re-establish links between federal agencies and campuses, and provide students with information about the unique and dynamic opportunities that federal jobs provide.

Campus Point
Combine passion with technology to create services that convince more employers to hire more students and recent college graduates, for more types of local jobs, more often.

Career Bliss
Millions of jobs postings, company reviews, ratings and salary information.

Career Builder
Find local and national jobs plus career advice and resources - designed


CareerEco, an online community for eco-minded jobseekers and employers.

Career Journal
A job-search and career-guidance site from The Wall Street Journal

Catholic Community Services
Postings for local counseling and social services jobs.

College Grad
Entry-level job site, with information about careers, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, employers, entry level job postings, and salaries.

Craig's List - Seattle
Local community classifieds and forums.

The leading online information technology job board.

Search for job postings from one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States representing over 100 stations in 23 markets including Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Sacramento, Denver and Boston.

Federal Government Jobs
Greatly improved job search site for federal goverment positions.

Gateway to government jobs and information.

FlipDog crawls the web and links to job openings found on employer Web sites.

Glass Door
The leading career community designed to help job seekers find jobs and address critical questions that come up during the search, application, interview and negotiation phases of employment.

Hot Jobs
Find employment with top national and international companies.

Find opportunities at over 25,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 153 countries.

Gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites.

Independent Colleges of Washington
Through the contributions of sponsors, ICW is able to provide scholarships that help students pay for college. Through internships provided by these sponsors, students can gain experience for thier careers after college.

Jobdango is the #1 most popular and most visited jobsite in the Northwest! Based in Portland, Oregon, Jobdango was built to serve the people of Oregon and Washington.

JobCentral National Labor Exchange is a service of DirectEmployers Association, a nonprofit consortium of leading U.S. corporations, in alliance with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).

Jobster.com is one of the fastest growing job search sites on the Internet. The Jobster search technology provides one-stop access to over 2 million jobs from all across the Web.

Features the largest collection of active legal jobs in the world, including more than 20,000 positions at top law firms, corporations, public interest organizations, and government offices throughout the U.S.

Search over 1,000,000 job opportunities, research companies, build a resume, and more.

Monster College
Search for the best entry-level jobs.

Over 4,000,000 jobs available in the U.S. with thousands of entry level jobs for students and graduates from companies such as Apple, Amazon, Google and Disney.

National Business & Disability Council
For more than 30 years NBDC has been providing people with disabilities the resources needed to get jobs.

nPost is a site dedicated to tech startups.  We offer a great resource for alumni who are looking to work with or begin their own startup.  We have conducted >190 one-on-one interviews with tech entrepreneurs.  The interviews provide insights into their key lessons learned, business model, marketing plans, business objectives, and also the type of people they are looking to hire. 

Specializing in helping IT & engineering professionals find the right job, with our unique artificial intelligence based matching technology from over 2 million tech & engineering jobs.

Seattle Metro Jobs
Job postings throughout the Puget Sound region.

Don't let the name fool you - this resource has other Washington area positions as well.

Tax Talent
Find career management information, search for open tax positions, have access to tax training events offered in the U.S. in one convenient, searchable database, as well as access to other career enhancing tools. Designed exclusively for the benefit of tax professionals.

True Careers (A Sallie Mae Company)
Find job listings, company research, and other valuable career information.

USA Jobs
The official site for federal jobs and employment information. Search by agency, location, or job type functions

NWclassifieds is a service of The Seattle Times Company, representing the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

A local job board from a joint venture of organizations dedicated to addressing Washington State 's employment needs.

Wycliffe Bible Translators has internship and short-term programs listed at www.wycliffenextengen.com and a variety of jobs listed at www.wycliffe.org/jobsearch.

If you discover web sites that have been particularly useful in your job search, please email us at spucareercenter@spu.edu.

Temporary Agencies


Consider submitting your resume with a Temporary/Staffing Agency to help with the job-search process. They often have the "in" you are looking for with companies that are doing well and hiring. You can secure pay, medical benefits and even additional job training skills to bolster your experience (and your resume).

2 Degrees
Focuses on matching candidates with accounting, finance, and IT corporate sponsors. Six national markets including Seattle.

The broadest range of Staffing, Human Resources and Business services available.

Accountants Inc.
Matches candidates with accounting and finance departments in companies large and small.

Focuses on matching candidates with companies in the financial industry.

Adams & Associates, Inc. - Adams & Associates is a full service Staffing Solutions Provider and has contributed to the business communities of Washington, Oregon, and Alaska for more than 30 years. 

Ajilon Office
Ajilon Office specializes in the placement of professionals in executive administrative support positions.

Ajilon Finance
Ajilon Finance specializes in the temporary and permanent placement of premier accounting, finance and bookkeeping professionals.

Another Source
Serves Pacific Northwest companies who are seeking qualified employees in the customer service, office administration, accounting, human resources, and sales fields.


Provides temporary, temp-to-hire, full-time and long-term contract employment in major markets across the United States. Our talented associates are on assignment in a vast array of job categories at top companies - from Fortune 500 corporations to outstanding regionals.

Express Employment Professionals
We’re hiring, you’re looking, let’s talk. Express Employment Professionals makes it easy – whether you’re looking for work tomorrow, a job next week or a career move for the rest of your life. Once we get to know you, we match your skills to client opportunities. The rest is up to you. “Respecting People. Impacting Business”

Kelly Services
Provides hiring and staffing services worldwide with over 20 branches in Washington.

Worldwide provider of staffing services. Supplying jobs to 2 million people per year in 61 countries.

Parker Services
A locally owned staffing company that offers a friendly, personal approach to job placement.

TechReq Staffing Agency
TechReq staffing agency provides Engineering, Software Development and IT to Southern California and Northern California serving San Diego, Orange County, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Francisco and San Jose.

Targeted recruitment, selection and placement in engineering, IT, accounting/finance, technical/professionals, light industrial/ and assembly, human resource, and administrative/clerical.

International Resources


CFN brings Japanese-English bilingual job-seekers and world-class employers together. Search by location, industry, degree & keyword.


Careerjet is an employment search engine for the UK. It allows you to search a growing selection of jobs listed on company sites as well as jobsites in one go saving you the trouble of having to go to each site individually.

ciee offers paid teaching positions in nine countries (Chile, China, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, and Vietnam) for university graduates looking to teach English abroad and immerse themselves in a foreign community.

Contact Singapore
An alliance of the Singapore Economic Development Board and Ministry of Man power. It aims to attract global talent to work, invest and live in Singapore.

Providing the most comprehensive international education and alternative travel databases

Going Global
Going Global features more than 80,000 pages of constantly-updated career and employment resources for 30 countries including: work permit/visa regulations, resume/cv writing guidelines, employment trends, professional and social networking groups, interview and cultural advice.

International Career Employment Center
A comprehensive source of international career positions, including international development jobs.

International Teaching Opportunities
List of websites with opportunities for students from any major.

Teaching opportunities overseas.

View vacancies at various international agencies and organizations

Find information on overseas jobs, visas, hiring companies and more in the "Global Gateway"

One Small Planet
Contains resources for finding work, study, volunteer and travel opportunities abroad.

The leading source for information about international jobs.

4 International Career & Jobs
A leading international employment directory selecting and reviewing worldwide top job sites. Includes more than 1000 reviewed career resources in 190 countries; a starting point to find overseas jobs.




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