Becker Career Center

Job Search Resources

To increase the opportunities available to Union students, the Career Center has developed relationships with numerous employers. Several of these employers not only post opportunities through Handshake, but also conduct on-campus interviews with selected students.

Recommended job search resources:

  • Handshake -  Handshake is now the College's comprehensive career services platform and your hub for all things college to career--jobs, internships, career fairs, events, Becker Career Center appointments, and more.  Handshake will allow current Union students to:
    • View and apply for jobs and internships across a variety of industries
    • Register for career fairs, events, and more
    • Create a profile that shows your experiences, education, and skills
    • No need to register for an account! We will have one ready for you when we launch!

  • Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN)- The Becker Career Center belongs to a consortium of 28 selective liberal arts colleges to share additional job opportunities with you. These employers are looking specifically to hire students with strong liberal arts degrees. Retrieve your password at the login page.

  • LinkedIn - Operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet. Not only is LinkedIn an effective platform for networking with professionals in your career field of interest, but it also allows you to search for internships and full-time job opportunities. To find opportunities of interest, click on the “jobs” tab in the top center of the page. In subheadings, click “Advanced Search” and then in the Experience Section, select, “Internship” or “Entry Level.”

  • Vault - Explore industry overviews, career fields, company information and more.

  • Going Global - Career and employment resources that include more than 10,000 pages on topics such as: world wide job openings, internship listings, industry profiles and country specific career information, H-1B plus searchable employer database, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice... and more!. To create an account from off campus login through Cisco AnyConnect VPN.

  • Glassdoor - Provides an inside look at salaries, reviews and interview questions posted by employees at over 500,000 organizations. Content includes actual interview questions and reviews for specific employers from previous interview candidates; specific salary, bonus, and commission details; and reviews of the company culture and working conditions. Click on this link for unlimited access without having to create an account or provide any content.

  • Job Accommodation Network - If you have a question about workplace accommodations or the American with Disabilities Act and related legislation, this resource can help.

  • ReferenceUSA - Provides instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 1.5 million Canadian businesses. Research companies, conduct job searches, find news articles; locate business addresses and phone numbers, and more. Current students can access this resource off campus – go through Cisco AnyConnect VPN.

  • Leadership Development & Rotational Programs - Leadership development and rotational programs provide you with in-depth experiences, ongoing mentorship, and targeted training across a range of business areas within a company. Many of these programs have special recruitment timelines (usually in the fall).

  • Gap Year Opportunities - Gap Year Opportunities are typically one to two year post-graduate programs (length of time varies). Some may lead to full-time career opportunities while many will be short term experiences that help recent graduates further define their next step or longer term interests. These programs can include a stipend or may be on a volunteer basis.

  • Postgraduate Fellowships at Union College
  • The Black Collegian Online
  • The Black Perspective
  • Capital Alliance of Young Professionals
  • Capital Region Consortium Site
  • Center for Economic Growth (CEG)
  • CollegeGrad.com
  • Idealist.org
  • Indeed
  • National Employment Minority Network