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Career & Job Search Resources

Research the company or organization you wish to target in your resume, networking, and job search! And make sure you are on the right track with your job search by taking a look at our job search checklist.

The UHD Main Career Center periodically hosts career fairs, which are events that give students and employers a chance to meet one another, establish professional relationships, and discuss potential job and/or internship opportunities. Many employers from a variety of industries attend, and there are both general and specialized career fair events. Learn how to prepare for a career fair by viewing this short video!

Company-Specific Research:
Mergent Intellect Database - Search this extensive database of companies and organizations for key information about potential employers. You can also research industries and learn about top players and industry growth indicators.
Monster Jobs - In addition to searching for a specific job, you can use Monster to conduct career research. Find company profiles, reviews, and other information.
Securities and Exchange Commission - Targeting public companies? Research SEC filings to gauge a company’s financial strength.

General Search Engines:
www.Indeed.com
www.Monster.com
www.CareerBuilder.com
www.disabilitytalent.org

Non-Profit Career Listing:
txnp.org
www.idealist.org
www.unitedwayhouston.org/job-bank
www.learnhowtobecome.org/volunteer-and-nonprofit-careers

Government Career Listings:
Harris County employment site hrrm.harriscountytx.gov
City of Houston employment site  agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm    
State of Texas posting site www.twc.state.tx.us
Recent Graduates posting site www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads/
Federal Government posting site www.USAjobs.gov

Veteran Specific Resources:
LoneStar Veterans Association jobs postings www.vetslist.us
Recruit Military job postings Recruitmilitary.com
Federal veteran employment information www.usajobs.gov/Veterans
Military to Civilian Occupation Translator www.acinet.org/MOC/Default.aspx?nodeid=213
Guide to Jobs for Veterans zety.com/blog/best-jobs-for-veterans
Writing a Military to Civilian Resume zety.com/blog/military-resume

LGBTQ Job Search Resources:
www.progayjobs.com/whyprogay.php
www.hrc.org/resources/best-places-to-work-2018
www.glassdoor.com/blog/companies-lgbtq-equality/
lgbtcareerlink.webscribble.com/
lgbtpipeline.org/jobs

Entrepreneur/Freelancer/Small Business Resources:
Click here for a detailed list of resources and information regarding freelancing, entrepreneurship, and starting your own business.


 

Need help with your search?
Call the Career Development Center to schedule a 30 minute appointment today!
713-221-8980

Last updated 3/11/2019 10:41 AM