The Career Guide (PDF) has a section on the various job search methods. Below are some general suggestions.
It takes time to reflect on your values, skills and abilities; what is important to you about work; what are your short and long-term goals, and most importantly, how to market yourself.
You will use the same methods and tools whether you are looking for a job, an internship or a summer research position. The right search skills will make finding a position an easier task. The staff in the Office of Career Services is here to support your efforts to find the best position for you.
Clarify your goals
Take some time to think about the career path your major may take you.
Our web-based recruiting and career information system, is your first step to finding a job. You will see positions that have been posted at all The Claremont Colleges.
This is a service for active job seekers. By clicking the YES button under “My Profile” in ClaremontConnect, you are authorizing the Office of Career Services to include your resume in the books shared with employers. The resume books are for both full-time and internship positions in a variety of fields. Books have certain restrictions that will limit resume submissions to a certain time frame.
On Campus Recruiting (OCR)
OCR is coordinated through ClaremontConnect with employers who want to come to campus for interviews. Please read OCR information and The Claremont Colleges agreement.
The General Resources page lists sites offering temporary employment. View the 2013 organizations who hired Mudders.
Networking is a highly effective, but often underutilized, strategy for finding employment.
OCS and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) are committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information provided by students, alumni and employers as users of the Office of Career Services.