Tulane Career Center has researched and invested in a number of premium online services to assist students with their job search. These on-line services are available to Tulane University students and may not be accessed by non-Tulane University students. Please let us know if you find these services beneficial by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or to suggest other services.
The Tulane Career Center's WaveLink is a premium service designed to bring Tulane job seekers and prospective employers together. Students and alumni can upload résumés, search for jobs, apply for positions and use the calendar to view upcoming application deadlines and special events.
Tulane WaveLink features are:
Students and alumni can publish their résumés on WaveLink so that partner employers can search the database for qualified Tulane candidates. Employers can also request that the Tulane Career Center forward résumés of qualified applicants. There is no cost for Tulane students and alumni to subscribe to WaveLink and it's one of the nine steps recommended by the Tulane Career Center for a successful job search.
Woofound's visual personality assessment, Compass, gives you deep insight on your core values and character. It's fast, accurate, fun, and easy to take. And it uses the data it gathers about your personality and preferences to recommend careers just for you. On top of that, Compass gives you:
Woofound's Compass delivers results instantly online, eliminating the long wait times and hassles of traditional assessments. Better yet, the assessment takes two to three minutes to complete. And you can review your results - or even take the assessment again - anytime a seed of doubt starts to creep in. Click here to get started!
Note: You will be directed to a secure log in page where you will need to enter your Tulane information. Compass can also be taken on your mobile device. If you would like assistance in exploring the results and what they mean for you, please schedule an appointment with your Career Advisor. Click on the logo to get started.
The Do What You Are Personality Assessment can help you find ideas of what you could based on your personality. Learning about personality type provides students with accurate and valuable insights about themselves, their strengths, and blindspots, and their career-related needs.
Note: Do What You Are asks for your student ID Number when you register. We recommend that you use your student ID and not your social security number. If you would like assistance in exploring the results and what they mean for you, call our office at 504-865-5107 or click here to schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor.
InterviewStream is an innovative learning tool that you can use to enhance your job interviewing skills and develop an edge over the competition. You will be able to simulate job interviews by responding to pre-recorded interview questions and practice both verbal and non-verbal communication skills. The site also includes an interviewing webinar and expert tips. Once you have created an account online, you can practice your interview skills from any web-accessible device with a webcam. You can select from hundreds of sample interview questions and review your performance online individually or with a Tulane Career Advisor. This system is available to Tulane students and alumni.
To access the system:
An online resource designed to help STEM, humanities, social science PhDs identify, prepare for, and succeed in non-academic careers. Graduate students, faculty, and others have free access to premium resources provided through the University's subscription to Versatile PhD. For access, please click the logo above or click here to authenticate yourself as a Tulane University affiliate.
Once you reach Versatile PhD, you'll find:
- HIRED: Authentic resumes and cover letters that got real PhDs their first jobs away from the faculty track, with detailed analysis that describes how they made the non-academic pivot and shows the application and hiring process step by step
- BIO: Inspiring first‐person stories by experienced non-academic PhDs describing how their careers evolved over several years after moving out of the academy, including promotions, advancement, and signature accomplishments
- PANEL: Detailed inside information on a wide range of specific PhD‐friendly careers provided by PhDs in those careers, along with their answers to grad student questions
All of this and more is waiting for you in VPhD's "PHD Career Finder." Then explore the Versatile PhD discussion forums, learn more about local meetup groups, and search job listings - all from the main menu.
CareerShift offers the most comprehensive online resource, designed to support the #1 request of job seekers: an easy to use website to conduct and organize their job search.
At CareerShift you can:
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With the sophisticated Optimal Resume Builder you can build and manage 5 separate résumés which can all be accessed by personal links or in a standard Microsoft Word ® document. The Flash version of the résumés can be embedded with "infobytes" or small pop-ups of background information that might be useful to the reader.
Since the résumés are online, changes made to them take place immediately, so this is an advantage over the typical emailed attachment or hard copy.
Click on the logo below to sign up.
The Going Global Career Guides/Global Key Employer Directory Database is a massive research tool that contains more than 10,000 resources for finding employment at home and abroad. Over 25,000 employer listings have been specially selected to reflect companies where professional opportunities are likely to be available.
Click on the logo below to sign up.
Career Insider Powered by Vault offers:
Vault's job board matches employers and recruiters with top Tulane talent! Click on the logo below to sign up.
The following resources are open to the public.
Job Choices is a free online service offered by NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) to provide students with information on how to write a résumé, enhance interviewing skills, learn what employers are seeking in a candidate, and how to market yourself successfully.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is an outstanding resource of job descriptions, salary information, and data posted by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
O*NET Program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. This database is available to the public, free of cost, and is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. O*NET is sponsored of the United States Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration.
Characteristics unique to O*NET:
Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help people build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Their work is guided by the common desire of members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.
Reference USA is an Internet-based reference service from the Library Division of infoUSA. The site was designed for use as a reference tool in libraries and is continually enhanced based upon suggestions from librarians and library patrons. It is the number 1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, student, job seekers, and government agencies.
Interfolio allows you to create an electronic portfolio so you can mange your important credentials online. Your portfolio can include letters of recommendation, curriculum vita, writing samples, dissertation abstracts, teaching certifications, student evaluations, and more.
Careerbuilder.com is changing the way companies around the world recruit their most important asset: their people. Their mission is to be the global leader in online recruitment advertising by being an employee-driven, customer-focused organization that provides the best rate of return to their shareholders.
Wetfeet is an outstanding resource for all of your career research needs. It includes company and industry profiles, career field statistics and information, and related articles about the job search process.
Indeed is a job site worldwide, with over 100 million unique visitors per month. Their tips help job seekers search for jobs. As the leading pay-for-performance recruitment advertising network, Indeed drives millions of targeted applicants to jobs in every field and is the most cost-effective source of candidates for thousands of companies.
The following free resources can help you search for a job in the New Orleans, Louisiana area.
Nola.com - New Orleans' source for news, information, and community interaction is the best online resource to search for over 1,100 jobs and other classifieds in the New Orleans area.
WorkNOLA is the leading website for professional employment listings in the Greater New Orleans region. Now powered by Greater New Orleans, Inc. and 504ward, the project strives to increase the economic strength of the region by connecting a talented workforce with the needs of area companies and organizations.
Click on the link below to search for faculty and staff positions available at Tulane University.
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