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AQ Career Services

  • Aquinas College Career Services Office
    Here to serve you from your freshman year until after you graduate, the AQ Career Services staff wants to help you find the career that's right for you!
  • Aquinas College - Human Resources
    Information about student employment on campus
  • Focus2
    FOCUS is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool. It will enable you to self-assess your career-relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. The AQ Access code is Saints.

Job Searching

  • Career Matrix  
    Search for jobs in Michigan
    Use this site to search and apply for jobs.
    Use this site to search and apply for jobs.
    Search for a job, internship, or volunteer opportunity where you can make a difference!
    Michigan newspaper job listings.
  • International Job Center
    A comprehensive source of international careers for professionals, including international development jobs.
    Use this networking tool to connect with potential employers via shared acquaintances.
  • Pathways - federal jobs for students and recent grads
    Postings for government summer employment, federal internships, vounteer programs and coop experiences.
    Your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.
    Plenty of helpful tips here - interview advice, how-to videos, sample resumes and cover letters.
  • Michigan Works!
    A unified workforce development system designed to contribute to the success of Michigan’s economic future
  • LearningExpress Library
    Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

Job Descriptions and Salaries

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition
    This publication provides detailed information about occupations including the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, job descriptions, and working conditions.Additionally, this handbook provides job search tips and links to information about the job market in each State.
  • O*NET OnLine
    The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.
  • Wages by Area and Occupation
    Wages listed by Geographical Area in the United States and Occupation
  • Best Careers - US News and World Report
    Profiles of 50 careers that offer strong outlooks and high job satisfaction.
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For 2010
    From Fortune Magazine - get company info such as salaries, benefits, diversity, etc.

Career Assessment

    Free online career tests, career advice and resources.
  • School Soup
    Take a free career aptitude test. Lots of scholarships listed here too!

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