Loyola University Maryland

The Career Center

Online Resources

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The following resources are available to Loyola students and alumni. Please contact The Career Center at thecareercenter@loyola.edu or 410-617-2232 for usernames and passwords.

Career Exploration

Alumni Career Network

Network with Loyola graduates who have volunteered to provide career guidance for students and alumni. Alumni can be a fundamental part of the job search and a great resource for gaining information about a particular career field, geographical location, and job and internship opportunities. Available through HireLOYOLA (under the "Alum Career Network").

Focus

Focus, a career and educational planning system, consists of the following self exploration assessments: current career planning status, interests and work values, education and training, personality and life values, leisure time preferences, and current or future skills.

Self Assessment Testing

(Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)
Assess your interests and personality type relating to possible careers. Initial meeting with a career advisor is required.

What Can I Do With A Major In...?

Learn Loyola's majors, explore different career paths, fields and settings, review a sample of where previous majors have gotten internships and pursued graduate school.

Industry Information

American City Business Journals - Book of Lists

Copies of the Book of Lists for several metropolitan cities are available in The Career Center for review.

CareerSearch

CareerSearch is an Internet-based, employer research database system. With this tool you can search more than 3.5 million companies worldwide, 250 publications, 9 million executives, 400 city reports, and more than 300,000 websites. This comprehensive system is available in HireLOYOLA.

Job Search Prep

CareerSpots (videos & bytes)

CareerSpots offers short, informative, engaging job search videos with expert career advice from leading employers and career services professionals.

Glassdoor

Glassdoor is a free jobs and career community that offers an inside look at jobs and companies. The "employee generated content", including anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions and more, is posted by employees, job seekers and sometimes companies. Job seekers also can browse job listings and get instant, in-depth details for any job listing, including salaries and review posted by employees.

Job Choices

Job Choices, a resource from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), is now available in digital format. Get resume, cover letter and interview tips, find links to employer websites, learn how to market yourself to employers, obtain job search advice, and much more. For access to the diversity edition of Job Choices, click here.

Job and Internship Search

ExecuNet

ExecuNet is recognized as the Internet's most comprehensive resource for effective career management, exclusively for executives and senior-level managers with salaries above $150,000. Through ExecuNet, you can gain access to daily executive job postings, job search and career advancement guidance and information, and monthly networking meeting opportunities. (Associated fee depending on membership; see website for details).

Going Global

Going Global offers expert advice and resources for finding jobs and internships both at home and abroad. Find more than 35,000 country-specific career and employment resources, corporate profiles for key employers in 31 countries, worldwide internship and job listings, a global chat forum, and conduct H1B research. Available only through HireLOYOLA. Register for a live web based training session (offered monthly) to learn more about to navigate and use the tools and resources on Going Global.

HireLOYOLA

Students can develop and upload resumes and cover letters, publish resumes for employer viewing, select on-campus interview times and search for jobs, internships, and employer information. For a review of how to navigate HireLOYOLA, click here.

InternMatch Internships

InternMatch is a free listing resource that helps students find internship opportunities. InternMatch highlights paid and summer internships while having a leading list of start up and non-profit positions. No registration is required to use the resource of the career development guides provided.

Internships.com

Create your own account using your Loyola email address. Internships.com is the largest database of up-to-date internships offered to students. There are postings for the U.S. as well as abroad. Search by major, compensation, and/or location to locate an opportunity that suits your needs.

TheLadders.com

TheLadders.com offers online job search resources and content for the $100k+ job seekers and recruiters. Their specialized job search engines cover the following fields: sales, marketing, finance, human resources, law, technology, operations, and more. Obtain expert career advice and career planning resources as well as proactively reach out and network with recruiters in your industry and location of interest. (Contact The Career Center to receive a 25% discount off membership fees.)

Graduate/Professional School

Gradschools.com

Gradschools.com is the leading online provider of graduate school information. Learn the benefits of attending graduate school, research the application steps, and review financial aid information. This comprehensive resources allows you to search for 60,000 graduate programs by subject, category, and location.

Petersons.com

Use Petersons.com for assistance with each aspect of the graduate school search including program selection, essay writing, test preparation, and financial aid.

Additional Resources

CareerLeader

CareerLeader is an interactive, online program currently being used by more than 170 top business and MBA programs in the U.S. and around the world to help guide their students. ($30 alumni fee; free for graduate business students).

CareerLeader will:

  • Provide you with expert assessments of your unique pattern of business-relevant interests, values and abilities.
  • Integrate your results, recommending specific career paths that are likely to be your best career path matches.
  • Rate your entrepreneurial attributes.
  • Provide you with in-depth views into 27 business career paths, including information about the interests, rewards, and abilities associated with each one. Many career paths also include an in-depth interview with an industry insider, for further insights.
  • Help you to understand key elements of corporate culture and how you will fit in with each.
  • Recognize and help you to cure your career "Achilles Heel."

Take a guided tour.

Diverse Populations Resources (PDF)

Web resources for diverse populations including: minority, disability, GLBT, women, and international populations.

Out for Work: LGBTQ Career Center Library

This library serves as a one stop location for everything LGBTQ career related: job searching, resumes, interviews, coming out at work, etc. The library houses books, magazines, links, and video clips all at your fingertips. Available only through HireLOYOLA.

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