Job Search Assistance

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The Office of Career Services can help students gain experience and establish connections with prospective employers.

The Office of Career Services helps both current and former students with all aspects of the job search process, including resume and cover letter review, interviewing skills, job search resources, and networking.  Visit the Students and Alumni pages for more information.

Recent employers of Sarah Lawrence graduates include:

  • 511 Gallery
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • AOL/Huffington Post
  • Braven Films
  • Conde Nast
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Denise Shannon Literary Agency
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Drug Policy Alliance
  • Folio Literary Management
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Inside Edition
  • MacMillan Publishers
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Merrill Lynch
  • MTV Networks
  • NBCUniversal
  • New York University
  • Oxford University Press
  • Peace Corps
  • Penguin Group
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Poets & Writers
  • Psychology Today
  • Rodale Inc.
  • Sesame Street Workshop
  • Teach for America
  • The Feminist Press
  • The Legal Aid Society
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Peace Corps
  • The White House
  • Urban Justice Center
  • Vice Media

Job Search Resources: General

Finding an exciting, fulfilling, and challenging job that will start you on the road to a successful and happy career is your goal. It is important to be realistic, while keeping your enthusiasm. Keep in mind it can take several months to land a first job. Below are some resources and tips to help get you started on your job search, succeed in the workplace, and establish life/work.

General Online Resources

Search Employers by Discipline

Access to employers’ pages, listing company information as well as job and internship openings posted within their career page. 

Industry Information: Spotlight on Careers

Spotlight on Careers is a collaborative project between twenty-nine private liberal arts colleges. Its goal is to make available the best information from a wide range of career fields. It provides career information, links to professional organizations, internship and full-time job resources, and information on a wide variety of career fields for liberal arts students. Contact Career Services via e-mail to receive login information.

LinkedIn Jobs

Leverage the world's largest professional network to connect with opportunities.  Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network and get hired.  LinkedIn Jobs surfaces insights such as who, you know at the company, proiding you an edge in your job search.  LinkedIn Jobs

Industry Specific Resources

Career Services subscribes to a wide variety of resources intended to provide the most up to date and accurate information for both current students and alumni. Contact Career Services via e-mail for login information for the resources listed below, as well as with any questions.

Environmental Career Opportunities

The number one source of environmental jobs, Ecojobs receives over 500 current environmental jobs every two weeks. Natural Resources & Conservation Jobs, Environmental Policy, Legislation & Regulation Jobs, Environmental Advocacy & Communications Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs & Engineering Jobs, Outdoor & Environmental Education Jobs, Environmental Jobs in Higher Education, International Environmental Jobs, Environmental Degree Programs, and Environmental Internships. Contact Career Services via e-mail for login information.

Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities

The Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities was established in 2004 to advance our understanding of the cultural, social, political, economic, and natural factors affecting the Hudson River Watershed. By promoting collaboration among its members, the Consortium works to provide ecosystem-based curricular and co-curricular programming aimed at improving the health of the regional ecosystem. Contact Career Services via e-mail for login information.

Spotlight on Careers

Spotlight on Careers is a collaborative project between twenty-nine private liberal arts colleges. Its goal is to make available the best information from a wide range of career fields. Provides career information, links to professional organizations, internship and full – time job resources, and information on a wide variety of career fields for liberal arts students. Contact Career Services via e-mail for login information.

US News and World Reports

Subscription to US News and World Reports. Website offers many rankings including rankings for graduate and professional schools. Contact Career Services via e-mail for login information.