| Career-Related Web Links
Build Your Career - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Resources for veterans, family members, and civilians to obtain career advice and find jobs. Helpful information whether seeking a job at the VA, another federal agency, or the private sector.
Hiring Our Heroes: A Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Resources and fair listings.
Job listings, resume databank, and career advice.
Veterans' Employment & Training Service (VETS)
The U.S. Department of Labor provides information for service members, veterans, and employers.
Transition Assistance Online-Careers for Transitioning Military
Source of transition assistance information, jobs, and tools for today's separating military.
Military informtion, but more importantly information of job hunting and translating military skills to the private, non-profit, and government sectors.
Jobs database/search tool, post a resume, career resources including an excellent article on how to that speaks to private, non-profit, and government hiring managers. More articles under career resources.
Key to Career Success for Veterans
Connects veterans and transitioning service members with high quality career planning, training, and job search resources available at local One-Stop Career Centers.
TurboTAP (Transition Assistance Program)
U.S. Department of Defense website.
Use your Military Occupation Classification to identify similar occupations. Government and private-sector resources to help you make a successful military-to-civilian transition.
Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program
Assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.
Military Vet Jobs
G.I. Jobs: Your Guide to Post-Military Success
Excellent information on how to write a private sector resume. Career, wardrobe, and eduction tips. Employer interviews about transitioning and adapting to the private sector.
Student Veterans of America
Coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States.
Job hunting information and a selected list of federal agency Veteran Employment Program Office. They promote veterans' recruitment, employment, training and development, and retention. List of the names, e-mails, and phone numbesr to ask questions.
Helmets to Hardhats
How to transition from the military to the construction industry.
In partnership with Monster.com, veterans, active duty, guard and reserve can search for thousands of jobs for veterans from employeers who value military experience. Plus a special section for security clearance jobs.
Veterans Green Jobs
Weatherization, green jobs, and programs and training.
Military Crosswalk Search
Search codes or titles from the Military Occupational Classification (MOC) and find comparable job titles in the private sector.
has a selected list of internships for minorities.
Teachers of Color
Provides teachers of multicultural backgrounds with career development opportunities and resources for finding schools committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Post resumes for recruiters to view and search the job listings.
NemNet - The National Employment Minority Network
Job listings across the country. Resume data bank.
Association of African American Museums
Urban League Employment Center
Find employment with companies committed to diversity throughout the area and nationwide. Resume database and additional career assistance.
Greater Baltimore Urban League Online Career Center
Doors of Opportunity - Summer Opportunities for Minority Undergraduate Students
Lots and lots and lots of great opportunities in the pdf document.
Co-op/Internship Opportunities for Minority&
United Negro College Fund Corporate Scholars/Intern Programs
UNCF has linked with several major corporations to provide scholarships, summer experience, and internships.
Summer Medical Education Program
National academic enrichment program to prepare promising, highly motivated students for the competitive medical school admission process.
Jobs and information for ethnic groups, women, people with disAbilities, women, gay men, lesbians.
National Society of Black Engineers
Put your credentials in their online resume book.
Black Collegian Magazine
Many valuable resources including both career and graduate school information, job search advice, and profiles of companies that are actively recruiting minority students.
Black Enterprise Online
Information for African-American business people including a list of the top 100 black-owned businesses in the United States.
IMDiversity Career Center
Sections for African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Native-Americans. Jobs, resume databank.
The magazine is no longer being published, but the website is still going strong. General business news, news about Hispanic businesses, business news for Hispanic individuals, articles about Hispanic business owners and leaders, rankings in various categories of Hispanic businesses.
Jobs, resume databank, resources
Sponsored by Saludos Hispanos magazine and dedicated to promoting Hispanic careers and education. Job listings from many employers who are actively recruiting qualified Hispanics.
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
Links to commercial resources, job notices and lots more.
A job listing site dedicated to advancing women in the work world.
Women for Hire
Jobs database, resume databank, career fairs in numerous cities, career advice.
Minority and Women-Owned Businesses
A searchable directory of suppliers certified by the Small Business Administration as minority or women-owned.
Women's Career Organizations
Yahoo's directory is a good place to find links to associations of women in particular job fields.
Organizations Encouraging Women in Science & Engineering
Search by name or discipline from Aeronautics to Zoology.
Working Mother Magazine
Look for the special feature of the 100 Best Companies for Working Women and Best Companies for Women of Color.
UM Women's Studies Page
This comprehensive site includes listings of jobs in women oriented organzations.
Out for Work
Internship and job board, career information, programs, and resume reviews for students attending colleges and universities certified by Out for Work. The University of Maryland, College Park is one of them.
Includes a library with extensive information.
Pride at Work
Human Rights Campaign--WorkNet
Click Work Life to find information on workplace policies and laws surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity. Includes a database of over 2,900, employers who have non-discrimination policies that include sexual orientation. Download the current copy of "The State of the Workplace for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered America."
A gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual resource center.
Simply Hired - Pro Gay Jobs on the Web
Transgender at Work
Addresses workplace issues for the transgendered. Provides resources for transgendered workers, including a checklist for transitioning in the workplace and a list of companies that have formally stated they will not discriminate against transgendered or gender variant people.
People with disAbilities
"Where people with disabilities gather, network, and find success in the workplace with enlightened employers."
EntryPoint - American Association for the Advancement of Science
AAAS partners with IBM, NASA, Merck, NOAA, Google, Lockheed Martin, CVS, NAVAIR and university science laboratories. AAAS identifies and screens undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities pursuing degrees in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business, and places them in paid summer internships.
Federal Opportunities for People with Disabilities
A video created by the Partnership for Public Service.
In addition, the Department of Defense has a Live Chat at http://www.godefense.com and a Call Center where individuals can speak with Human Resources Specialists at 1.888.363.4872.
ABCs of Federal Schedule A for Candidates with Disabilities
Directory of Selective Placement Program Coordinators:
Careers and the disAbled
Website for the magazine.
Bender Consulting Services
Places disabled individuals in companies and government agencies in the fields of technology, finance, and accounting. Excellent list of links
to Web sites related to the employment of people with disabilities. Presence in the Washington DC area and other cities across the country.
National Business and Disability Council
The NBDC assists corporations with hiring, working with, and marketing to people with disabilities. Use their resume databank and job postings to maximize your opportunities.
Job Accomodation Network
The JAC is an international toll-free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. Helpful for both job hunters and employers. The site doesn't have job listings but does give resources to help you.
Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MD TAP)
Provides information on available products, devices, services and other resources to assist individuals with disabilities.
U. of Maryland Disability Support Services
Links to various issues for people with disabilities.
American Association of People with Disabilities
Offers a Congressional Internship and a Federal Information Technology Internship.
Mobility International USA
Empowering people with disabilities around the world through international exchange and international development to achieve their human rights.
"Provides a place where people with disabilites can seek employment, confident that they will be evaluated solely on their skills and experience."
National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities
Students will find several articles of interest under Resource Papers in the Publications section.
The University Career Center has written a special section for international students with resume, interviewing, and job search tips.
Our subscription to Going Global includes a database of employers who have submitted H1B visa applications for the prior 12 months, from September to October. The records contained in Going Globalâ€™s database are the most recent records available. It also has job listings in overseas countries.
To access Going Global go to our home page, and click the Going Global button on the left side of the page.
University of Maryland International Education Services
Excellent information on Curriculum Practical Training, Optional Practical Training, and visa regulations. Stop by their office and talk to the staff.
When to Tell an Employer About Your Work Status
H-1B Specialty (Professional) Workers
U. S. Department of Labor overview.
Directory of Companies Using H1-B Visas
On the main FLC data center page, see: “Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) disclosure data are available for the Permanent, H-1B and H-2B programs. FLC Case Data." Click FLC Case Data. Scroll down to select a state or you can download the entire database. WARNING: This is a huge database. Use a high speed connection. It can also be downloaded as a CSV, which means seeing it as an Excel file. Once you have your results, sort by the headings at the top of the table columns to narrow options. To sort by type of job, use the job code column. The job code is the three digit occupational group.
From the University of Michigan International Center
U. S. Immigration: A Guide to the Visa and Green Card Process
Initially targeted to international current and prospective students, pursuing an MBA in the US, but is now a comprehensive site for everything related to the MBA.