Non-Academic Jobs Tools

Job Search Tools
Non-Academic Job Search
Where to Find Information on Non-Academic Careers (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
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General Job Search Resources

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Handshake is an exclusive job and internship database for ECU students and alumni. Access job and internship opportunities, upload various documents, track the status of your application, learn about upcoming events and sign up for on campus interviews and special events.



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CareerShift is a job search tool designed to provide company and contact information gleaned from company websites, newspapers, and internet listings. Take advantage of the resume wizard and calendar function to maintain focused attention to your job search.


To gain access and login to Career Shift, first login to Handshake and hover over the Career Resources tab then click the link to Career Shift.




  • LinkedIn now offers a new job search page with rich insight of organization information and a preview of the team you might be working with
  • The jobs homepage utilizes customized recommendations and content from your LinkedIn profile and the LinkedIn publishing ecosystem including LinkedIn Influencers, members and news publishers


LinkedIn for Students


Download the free LinkedIn Students app to your smart phone and begin developing your professional network and career information from alumni:


Buzzfile - Employers by Academic Majors

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A unique resource for identifying, researching, and networking with thousands of prospective employers for over 150 majors.



For more information on job searching review the Career Resource Guide.

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