The Office of Career Education recommends the following resources for Allegheny students and alumni who are searching for professional opportunities or internships.
Gator Connect: The Job and Internship Database in Gator Connect is the go-to place for Allegheny students and alumni to search for an opportunity.
Current Students: Use this link to access the login screen. Your Gator Connect username is your full Allegheny email address (ex- firstname.lastname@example.org). Click here if you have never logged in before or aren’t sure of your password.Type in your full Allegheny email as your username and you will receive a reset link at that email.
Alumni (Class of 2015 and older): If you think you already have an account, use this link to access the login screen. Your username is your full email address on file with Allegheny College (email@example.com). Click here if you have never logged in before or aren’t sure of your password.Type in your full email address as your username and you will receive a reset link at that email if you have an account. If you do not receive an email, click here to request an account.
Alumni (Class of 2016 and younger)- Your Gator Connect username is still your full Allegheny email address even as alumni. You should update your email address in Gator Connect so you can receive information from Allegheny, but your username will not change. Use this link to access the login screen. Click here if you have never logged in before or aren’t sure of your password. Type in your full Allegheny email as your username and you will receive a reset link sent to your updated, non-Allegheny email address. If you do not receive an email, click here to request an account.
Glassdoor: Glassdoor gives you a free look at company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and jobs at over 250,000 companies. If you are a current US student you can create a free Glassdoor account using your student (.edu) email address.
LinkedIn: Edit your “Career Interests” and mark that you’re open to recruiters to see relevant jobs and internships and be visible in recruiter searches.
Idealist.Org: Employment site for jobs and internships in the nonprofit field. Can register to receive alerts when new opportunities are posted.
imaginePittsburgh: Search for jobs in the Pittsburgh region by job title, company name, or education level.
Indeed.com: Useful site to search both jobs and internships by keyword, geographic location, experience level, or professional field.
USAJobs Pathways: The Pathways Program offers federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates, and those with an advanced degree.
Internships.com: One of the largest searchable databases for internship opportunities. Is powered by Indeed so results are the same on both resources.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): National Science Foundation funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students across the country through its REU Sites program.
WayUp: A platform for college students and recent grads to find relevant opportunities. Once you create a profile, you can access a dashboard with jobs and internships specifically curated for you based on your profile.
ZipRecruiter: Is a free job search tool designed for students. With easy apply buttons and an app, it is ready for the modern job search.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA): Paid service opportunities for young adults 18+ with a passion for the environment. Positions last from 8 weeks-12 months and there is a 3-month summer internship option.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR): Provides internships (both paid and unpaid), available to full-time college students. The number of positions varies from year to year, based on Department needs and are located in the state of Pennsylvania. Full-time positions are available through the State Civil Service Commission.