Career Services - Websites

INTERNSHIPS: For local internships, contact Career Services

The Washington Center
Now in its 30th year, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC) is a vital nonprofit organization serving hundreds of colleges and universities in the U.S. and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington , D.C. for academic credit.

National Government Opportunities for Students - 

Student Conservation Association -
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) provides high school students, college students and others with meaningful conservation service internships and volunteer opportunities in our National Parks, Forests and other public lands.

Intern Abroad - is committed to providing the most comprehensive international education and alternative travel databases. utilizes data driven programming to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT SITES - Gives students instant access to millions of Jobs and internships from sources such as Monster, HotJobs, CareerBuilder, the New York Times and Fortune 500 corporate websites. It draws from thousands of other sources as well, including small industry-specific job boards, local newspapers and associations. -
Excellent site to gather information on careers; Includes articles and advice on researching companies, interviewing, strategies, and geographic regions to which you may want to move.

Career Journal -
Information for executives, professionals, and managers; from the Wall Street Journal -
Catholic employment and career information and to search for Catholic jobs, specifically in ministry, teaching and in Catholic businesses. -
Career advice section of; Information, articles, tips, and advice on searching for jobs, interviewing, salary negotiations, and more

Job Seekers Advice -
Free career advice site.

Quintessential Careers -
Free job search advice, articles, links, and information. -
Job site for entry level positions; includes job listings, articles, and advice.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook -
Website that allows you to search an occupational title and get information about that career


Information on the test that includes testing centers, dates, and practice tests that are available for download

Learn about the GMAT exam

Information from the Association of American Medical Colleges on the MCAT exam

Praxis -
Information on the Praxis exams for teachers

Homepage of the Law School Admissions Council, with information on law school and LSAT exam -
Comprehensive online directory of graduate and post- graduate school programs, arranged by curriculum, including contact information and program descriptions

Petersons - is one of the most comprehensive Web resource on education and careers; includes a section of finding and selecting a graduate school program

Medical Schools -
Alphabetical listing of medical schools in the United States and Canada

Writing the Personal Statement -
Guide to writing the always fun personal statement for graduate school, including law school -
Guide to successfully earning a masters degree



Career Journal - -

Quintessential Careers -

Excellent site for information on salaries; provides a feature to search salary numbers by occupation and geographic area.

Payscale -
Excellent analysis comparing your job profile to the salary and compensation of people in your location with similar skills and experience; quite accurate and up-to-date


The key to finding a career position is to find companies, learn about them, and then contact them. Advertisement boards such as Monster and Career Builder are not very effective.

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce -
Search the member directory of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Gaston Chamber of Commerce -
Search the member directory of the Gaston, NC Chamber of Commerce

Corporate Information -
A great resource for researching companies and industries in the United States and around the world; Search for company and industry information -- or search by U.S. state or by country to find companies that operate within a specific geographic region; More than 350,000 company profiles; Free to job-seekers.