A Review of CollegeGrad.com
Looking for a job or internship, especially as a college student or recent college graduate, can be difficult. Being new to the job market, you may not know where to start. CollegeGrad.com is a job search site targeted toward college students and recent graduates. The site provides entry-level job listings, internship listings, as well as advice for those who are looking for a job or have an offer lined up.
Job Search Options
CollegeGrad.com’s homepage allows users to search for job listings by type of job and location. The “Advanced Search” option allows users to search by keyword, experience level (including entry level jobs and internships), job title, industry, location, and company. You can also search by date posted, and choose to sort your results by relevance or posting date.
CollegeGrad.com has an education center where users can find schools based on degree type, category, and specific program. For each school, CollegeGrad provides a description of the school, a list of degree programs, and a list of locations of that school.
Job Search Advice
CollegeGrad.com provides job search advice for college students and recent graduates. Job search advice includes negotiation strategies, as well as detailed job search advice from a free online job search book, College Grad Job Hunter.
Along with general job search advice, CollegeGrad.com also includes detailed advice on specific topics, including careers. The site has detailed career profiles of 30 of the most popular careers. These profiles include job descriptions, salary statistics, training information, and more.
The site also includes profiles of dozens of career categories, ranging from education to architecture to protective service. CollegeGrad.com includes more general advice on finding the right career for you; however, keep in mind that some of the career assessments they offer cost money.
CollegeGrad.com contains a variety of resume advice. This advice includes general resume advice, resume templates, and resume examples. The site also contains advice on writing cover letters, as well as information on how to request references from employers and college professors.
Have an interview coming up? CollegeGrad.com offers interview advice, including preparation advice for an interview, tips for succeeding at a job fair interview, and example interview questions. The site even has videos on interview advice, as well as videos on a variety of other topics.
CollegeGrad.com for Employers
Employers can register on CollegeGrad.com to list job and internship openings online. Employers have to pay to list jobs, and prices vary depending on the length of time of the listing. CollegeGrad.com includes advice for employers on how to best list job postings.
CollegeGrad.com and Glassdoor.com
CollegeGrad.com also contains supplemental job listings provided by Glassdoor.com. College students and grads can also use Glassdoor to search and apply for jobs, create email alerts for similar jobs, and hear reviews about particular companies from current and past employees.