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Research

Subject-specific online resources, recommended websites and more.

Job Search Sites

POPULAR SITES

National

Regional

  • Craigslist: Washington DC Job Search
    Lists jobs in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

  • Maryland Workforce Exchange
    Job listing and resources from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

  • Virginia Workforce Connection
    A jobs database and links to additional resources provided by the Virginia Employment Commission.

  • Washingtonpost.com: Jobs
    Search through thousands of listings in the metropolitan area. Registered users have access additional options such as e-mail updates of new job opportunities, one-click applying and resume uploading for employer access to member profiles.

International

GOVERNMENT JOBS

Federal Government

  • The Plum Book
    Listings of federal civil service jobs subject to noncompetitive appointment. Published in November during the year of a presidential election.

  • USAJOBS
    The official source for federal government job listings and employment information. Provided by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

State and Local Government

SPECIFIC GROUPS

Older Adults

Students

See also employment laws for teens.

  • Chegg Internships.com
    Aims to bring students and employers together in one centralized location, providing tools and services for students to develop the real-world skills they will need upon graduation and for employers to find the best candidates.

  • SnagAJob.com
    To browse for opportunities by look under "Find Jobs by Category," then select "student jobs" or "teen jobs" and filter the results by location.

  • SummerJobs.com
    Find summer or seasonal jobs locally or abroad.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

See also Volunteering at the Library.

  • AmeriCorps
    Locate volunteer opportunities in your community by searching by category of interest, keyword and/or zip code. A program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

  • Senior Corps
    Senior Corps matches adults age 55 and over with volunteer opportunities. Programs include the Foster Grandparent Program, RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) and the Senior Companion Program. A program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

  • Volunteer Fairfax
    This private, nonprofit organization mobilizes people and resources to meet regional community needs, and provides opportunities for both Adults and Youth to participate in “building a better community through service.”

  • VolunteerMatch
    Adults, teens, kids and groups can find volunteer opportunities by entering a city, town or zip code.

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