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  1. Career Information
    1. Job Hunter's Bible - www.jobhuntersbible.com - supplement to Dick Bolles' book, What Color Is Your Parachute? - updated every year - good evaluation of other career web sites.
           SiteMap - www.jobhuntersbible.com/sitemap.shtml
           JobListingsSites - www.jobhuntersbible.com/jobs/listsites.shtml - with evaluations
           MetaSites - www.jobhuntersbible.com/jobs/metasites.shtml - with evaluations
    2. The following sites are highly rated by Dick Bolles.
      1. America's Job Bank - www.ajb.dni.us - US Department of Labor - mainly full-time professional, management, technical, clerical, sales 
      2. CareerPath - www.careerpath.com - search newspaper ads from 60 newspapers
      3. Job Bank USA Newspaper Search - www.jobbankusa.com/news1.html  - meta-search site has Newspaper Search that links to want ads of many US newspapers not on CareerPath
      4. Job Bank USA Meta Search - www.jobbankusa.com/search.html - Bolles thinks this is the best meta-search job listings site. It will search jobs on 28 job listings sites or search engines. Under National Search, you search the famous sites just four at a time.
      5. American Journalism Review NewsLink - www.newslink.org/news.html - 3,622 worldwide national papers, dailies, business papers, campus newspapers, all indexed and linked
      6. www.HeadHunter.NET - a commercial employment site giving access to the original job listings of 10,000 employers
      7. National Business Employment Weekly - www.nbew.com - has Peter Weddle's Web Guide (choose "Weddle's Web Guide" from the home page)
    3. Internships
      1. Search engine directories about internships.  These directories contain up-to-date links to resources about internships.  If you want an internship appropriate to your future career, it is worth spending a few hours surfing these links.
        1. Yahoo Intern Directory - dir.yahoo.com/Education/Career_and_Vocational/Career_Planning/Internships 
        2. Google Intern Directory - directory.google.com/Top/Business/Employment/Job_Search/Entry_Level_and_Internships/ 
        3. About Intern Directory - jobsearch.about.com/careers/jobsearch/cs/internships/index.htm 
        4. Excite Intern Directory - www.excite.com/careers/find_a_job/job_boards/interns_and_volunteers 
      2. Helpful websites for internships
        1. MonsterTrak - www.monstertrak.com - provides a database of job listings targeted by employers to your specific campus. SJU is a member.  Part of Monster - www.monster.com
        2. NYC Summer Internships - www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/dcas/html/summerinternguide01.html
        3. Internship Programs - internships.wetfeet.com/home.asp - has many Internet/NewMedia internships in New York City (Top rated internship website by Yahoo, May, 2000)
        4. FlipDog - www.flipdog.com - had a few in IT and engineering
        5. Experience - www.experience.com 
        6. NY New Media Careers - www.nynma.org/careers - has category for internships, was better a few years ago
        7. USInterns - www.usinterns.com 
        8. InternWeb - www.internweb.com 
        9. SummerJobs - www.summerjobs.com 
    4. Search Engine Directories for Career Development
      1. Yahoo Careers - careers.yahoo.com 
             Yahoo Classifieds for Employment - classifieds.yahoo.com/employment.html 
      2. Google Employment - directory.google.com/Top/Business/Employment/ 
      3. About.com Business/Career - home.about.com/business/index.htm 
        About.com - Job Searching - jobsearchtech.about.com/business/jobsearchtech/mbody.htm
        - evaluation of other career web sites
    5. Miscellaneous
      1. My (PJL) Webpage for Marketing
      2. My (PJL) Webpage for Financial Engineering 
      3. My (PJL) Webpage for Engineering Career Resources 
      4. My (PJL) Webpage for Biotechnology 
      5. My (PJL) Webpage for Silicon Alley 
      6. OccupationalOutlookHandbook - stats.bls.gov/ocohome.htm
      7. RiskTalentAssociates - www.risktalent.com - placement firm for risk management 
      8. CGI Staffing - www.cgistaffing.com - placement firm for quantitative financial services
      9. Vault - www.vault.com - career info -  150 West 22nd St. -- New York, NY 10011 -- 212.366.4212 
      10. TripleHop - www.triplehop.com - AI programmer
      11. Kaplan: Career Center - www.kaplan.com/career - career counseling
      12. Embark.com - www.embark.com - detailed info on every grad school
      13. Trends from the New York Academy of Sciences - www.nyas.org/trends - technology trends in the tri-state area.
      14. Geocities - www.geocities.com - post 2 Meg website for free
  2. Job Postings
    1. MonsterTrak - www.monstertrak.com - provides a database of job listings targeted by employers to your specific campus. SJU is a member.  Part of Monster - www.monster.com
    2. HotJobs - hotjobs.yahoo.com - 05Aug31 - can search by Experience (0-1 years, 1-2, 2-5 ...), Job Types (Direct employers, staffing firms), ...
    3. NY Times - Job Market - www.nytimes.com/pages/jobs/index.html
    4. Monster - www.monster.com 
    5. CareerBuilder - www.careerbuilder.com  
    6. CareerMosaic - www.careermosaic.com - CollegeConnection
    7. Dice - www.dice.com - heavily trafficked for tech jobs
    8. Techies - www.techies.com - heavily trafficked for tech jobs
    9. FlipDog - www.flipdog.com - IT and engineering
    10. Job Web - www.jobweb.org - National Association of Colleges & Employers
    11. Online Career Center - www.occ.com
    12. CareerCast - www.careercast.com - has ratings of best and worst jobs - 2009Jan8 - mathematician best
    13. ExecuNet - www.execunet.com - senior-level listings
    14. FreeAgent - www.freeagent.com - contract work
    15. Career Engine - www.careerengine.com - network of category-specific career sites
    16. CollegeGrad - www.collegegrad.com 
            collegegrad.com/topemployers/ - nice list of companies with projected number of new hirers
  3. St. John's University
    1. St. John's University - www.stjohns.edu - Emergency closing info - call 1-800-SJU-2499 or listen to WINS 1010 AM, WOR 710 AM, WCBS 880 AM, WALK 97.5 FM, WHLI 1100 AM, WBAB 102.3 FM, WBLI 106.1 FM.
    2. St. Thomas More Church
    3. Tobin College of Business - undergraduate - new.stjohns.edu/academics/undergraduate/tobin 
           TCBusiness - graduate - new.stjohns.edu/academics/graduate/tobin 
           TCB Course Offerings - new.stjohns.edu/view.aspx?path=academics&view=courses 
    4. St. John's Central - cpprod.stjohns.edu/cp/home/loginf
    5. SJU Information System - apollo.stjohns.edu 
             SJU Info Sys Login - apollo.stjohns.edu/sjusis/twbkwbis.p_wwwlogin  
    6. Career Center - SJU was included in the Kaplan Publication's "Unofficial Unbiased Insider's Guide to the 320 Most Interesting Colleges" for having one of the Best Career Services for students, as rated by high school guidance counselors nationwide.  See www.torchonline.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2003/03/21/3e7b798cbde53 
      1. Career Center Queens Campus Events 
      2. COACH Program 
      3. Career and Job Search Links - developed by SJU Career Center
      4. Internships 
      5. MBA Services 
    7. Faculty Association - www.sjufa.org - www.sjufa.org/grievances/grievances.html - a retiree requested free health benefits to age 65. The contract language is open to interpretation. The matter was settled among the parties with union assistance.
    8. AAUP SJU Chapter - www.aaupsju.org  
    9. SJU - Department of Student Life - Donít Cancel That Class Workshops - Topics include alcohol and other drugs, in addition to diversity, leadership and overall wellness and career counseling.  Contact Virginia Bello, Coordinator of DCTC Workshops at (718) 990-5278 or Natalie Maio, Associate Director of Leadership Development at (718) 990-6258.  Mary H. Pelkowski Department, (718) 990-6258, pelkowsm@stjohns.edu.

    10. St. John's University Marketplace - shop.stjohns.edu/marketplace/web/index.jsp - for SJU t-shirts, sweats, caps, sporting goods, gifts,  . . . 
    11. The Torch - www.torchonline.com - the SJU student newspaper
    12. SJU Alumni - www.alumni.stjohns.edu 
           Alumni Calendar - www.alumni.stjohns.edu/alumni/alumni.alum_calendar 
           Giving Back to SJU 
    13. SJU Sports - www.redstormsports.com 
    14. Information Literacy Tutorial - wwwsju.stjohns.edu/infolit/itl_home.htm 
    15. SJU Intranet - intranet.stjohns.edu - only access at SJU
    16. Information Week Magazine's 1998 Top 100 Intranets - www.informationweek.com/703/03ssgro.htm - SJU was one of only three education establishments in the country to make the annual list, which ranked the top 100 intranets/extranets among selected industry groups, including: media and entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, retailing, government, health care and services.
  4. Professional Organizations
    1. See Professional Organizations in My Reference Links for Financial Engineering
    2. APICS - www.apics.org        Long Island Chapter - www.li-apics.org
    3. New York Academy of Sciences - www.nyas.org 
           Science Education Net - www.sciedunet.org - science enrichment programs in metro NY
    4. Institute of Management Consultants - www.imcusa.org 
  5. Operations Management
    1. Dr. Thomas Grossman's Simulation Worksheets - www.ucalgary.ca/~grossman/simulation - from May 1999 Interfaces, pp.88-103.
  6. Other Schools
    1. My Lafayette College Page - www.patlyons.com/links/Lafayette.htm
    2. Manhattan College - www.manhattan.edu
           Jasper Jottings - ferdinand_reinke.tripod.com - maintained by John Reinke, reinkefj@alum.manhattan.edu, 732-821-5850
           Manhattan Sports - www.gojaspers.com 
    3. Case Western Reserve University - www.cwru.edu
           Case Alumni Association - www.casealum.org 
    4. Hobart and William Smith Colleges - www.hws.edu 
    5. Yale University - www.yale.edu 
           Department of Chemistry - www.chem.yale.edu  
           Prof. William L. Jorgensen Group - zarbi.chem.yale.edu/  
           Women in Science at Yale - www.yale.edu/wisay 
           Chemistry Grad Student Sounding Board - ursula.chem.yale.edu/~gradboard/ 
    6. Fordham Preparatory School - www.fordhamprep.org
    7. MIT - ocw.mit.edu - OpenCourseWare - free course material
    8. Notre Dame - ocw.nd.edu -
    9. Tufts - ocw.tufts.edu
    10. Stanford - itunes.stanford.edu
    11. Berkeley - itunes.berkeley.edu - Berkeley - webcast.berkeley.edu

                           (This page was last edited on January 08, 2009 .)