Where do you find opportunities? What if you lack experience - can you still get 'in'? Are all job boards safe? Which opportunities are worth your time to pursue? Should you use sites that collect your information and send it to a specific company that is hiring?
IS NETWORKING A WAY TO FIND A JOB OPPORTUNITY?
WHERE DO I SEARCH FOR JOBS ONLINE?
Search websites of companies where you would like to work. Start by searching the company name and then navigate to their "employment" or "jobs" page. You can also search for jobs in the databases below.
United States Jobs (including Alaska)
Jobs Available due to COVID-19
WHERE DO I FIND APPRENTICESHIPS AND INTERNSHIPS?
Jobs combined with training can get you 'in' and help you grow.
- Alaska Department of Labor Apprenticeships
- Apprenticeships in Construction
- Alaska Apprenticeships
- Military Mentorships (ACP)
WHAT ABOUT EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES?
WHERE DO I FIND VOLUNTEERING OPTIONS? (GREAT FOR GAINING EXPERIENCE!)
- How Volunteering can Finally Get You a Job
- Anchorage Catholic Social Services Volunteering
- Anchorage United Way Volunteer Opportunities
- Volunteering in the Fairbanks Area
HOW DO I FIND JOB FAIRS?
WHAT ABOUT SELF-EMPLOYMENT?
Working for yourself results in building many skills!
- Entrepreneur Skills Quiz
- Self Employment Log
- Business Profit & Loss
- Getting a Job Versus Working for Yourself
- Small Business Administration (SBA)
- Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
- SCORE Mentorship and Training options