Career Tools & Resources

University Career Services offer a variety of online resources to assist you with your career and professional development. Whether you’re just beginning to explore majors, deep in your job search, or ready to hit the interview circuit, we have selected some of the best resources to help you succeed. These online services are available only to St. John’s University students. Here is just a sampling of the resources you are encouraged to explore:

Online Resources

Handshake

St. John’s recruiting platform connects degree-seeking students with internships, job opportunities, and events.

Big Interview

Is video-based software that allows you to practice your interviewing skills and review your performance through user-friendly, web-based technology.

Parker Dewey LLC

Offers paid micro-internship opportunities for all majors, years, and degree levels.

Candid Career

Offers more than 8,000 informational videos featuring industry professionals who give you the inside scoop on careers.

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium offers the world’s largest database of higher education and related jobs.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a resource for career and industry trends, salary, and job outlook.

O*Net OnLine

Use O*Net OnLine to learn more about your desired occupation’s requirements, characteristics, and available opportunities.

Catholic Volunteer Network

The Catholic Volunteer Network offers domestic and international faith-based service opportunities.

Forage

Virtual work experience programs replicate work at top companies and help you gain the skills, build your resume to be successful when applying and working there.

Focus 2

Guides users through a reliable, intuitive career and education decision making model to help select a major, explore occupations, make informed career decisions, and take action in your career development.

Career Assessment Tools

A Johnny’s Journey to Success offers a four-year internship and career plan.

What Can I Do with This Major? provides information on the possible careers to explore within your major and the employers who hire people with your major.

Once you have chosen your major it's important to know how you will apply your education to your career. Here are 8 easy steps to help get you started on your career path and a worksheet on the back to help you document your research.

Download a PDF of How to Explore Your Major in Eight Easy Steps

Choosing a major is a process that requires self-reflection and obtaining information. Many students don’t know where to start. Here are 10 easy steps to help get you started on your career path and a worksheet on the back to help you document your research.

Download a PDF of How to Choose Your Major in 10 Easy Steps