Job & Internship Search Resources

The Office of Career Education recommends the following resources for Allegheny students and alumni who are searching for professional opportunities or internships.

External Job Sites



Handshake Login
The Job and Internship Database in Handshake is the go-to place for Allegheny students and alumni to search for an opportunity.

Other Resources

GoinGlobal International and GoinGlobal USA/Canada: GoinGlobal helps job and internship seekers find opportunities both at home and abroad. We are an expert-created, constantly updated career resource committed to providing “grassroots employment intelligence” through our team of local career experts. These globally-minded individuals are in place around the world, personally monitoring and updating the career information and resources that we deliver to you.
*Please note Allegheny College pays for subscriptions to these resources so you may be asked to sign in through your institution on your first visit. 

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. 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. 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.