The Job Search

  

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The Westfield State University Career Center's job database.  Search for full time jobs, on-campus interviews and upcoming job fairs! 

 

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Check out our job search videos:


Steps to the Job Search

Step 1: Explore Your Career Options     

Step 2: Develop a Job Search Plan                

Meet with a career counselor to design a plan specific to you and your career aspirations. 

a. Networking

  • Participate in networking opportunities like WSU Networking Nights, Young Professional Society events (region-specific) and  Chamber of Commerce meetings
  • LinkedIn is one of the best ways to network online and build your professional presence. Check out this video on how to use LinkedIn in your job search.

b. Attending Job Fairs

c. Online Job Search

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* While most positions that you find online will be legitimate, be careful of job scams.

d. Professional Associations

Professional associations maintain job boards, host networking events, and offer job searching advice specific to your field or industry.  

Step 3: Identify Employers

Business journals (Business West, Worcester Business Journal, Boston Business Journal), Yellow Pages, Buzzfile or even Google Maps can be a good way to identify companies in your field and location.  This step is more time consuming, but will generate additional job listings.