College Students: General helpful information

College Life


General Career Exploration

  • Northern Michigan University Career Exploration Resources - Information and opportunities for finding out about careers. Click on the "Browse resources" link for databases with job titles, required skills and education, pay, job growth predictions, etc.
  • PayScale - Find average pay, skills, and satisfaction associated with various jobs. Even estimates what you're worth biggrin

Job and internship possibilities associated with Northern Michigan University

  • NMU Career Services Includes a link to the Cat Career Tracks "all-in-one web system... where you can search and apply for job opportunities 24/7. You can also host and manage resumes, cover letters and more. For employers, it's possible to post and manage multiple job openings."

Media Production Careers

Careers that Combine Communication and Technology

Job and Internship Searching

Job Demand

General Job Listing Sites

Media Production Specific

Strategies for Getting a Job

Don't thoughtlessly follow all of the ideas presented here. Some may not work for some circumstances. If there are reader comments after the article, scanning them may make you think twice about some tips. Even if these resources aren't always applicable, they still give you some ideas to think about.

Resume and Cover Letter Help

Thoughts about Interviewing

Online Image and Identity Management

Portfolio Examples

Business Sites

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