Job & Internship Search Resources

Online Search Engines

WolfLink (also known as Handshake) is WOU’s database of job and internship opportunities, both on and off-campus. Local, national, and international employers post on our website seeking Western Oregon students and graduates.

Glassdoor is a free job and career community that offers an inside look at specific careers and companies/organizations. Review salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees, job seekers, and sometimes the companies themselves. is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 250 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages, covering 94% of global GDP.

LinkedIn has quickly established itself as not only a professional social network but an excellent way for students and recent grads to find great opportunities or get that foot in the door they didn’t know they needed.

USAJobs connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities accross the United States and around the world. From the Department of Agriculture to the Department of Education and beyond, you’ll find a variety of job and internship listings and can filter your search accordingly.

PDX Pipeline is a great Portland job resource. Listings including tech, design, advertising, service industry, office, temp jobs, and more!

Internship Search Resources

Online Internship Postings:

Chegg/ is the largest internship marketplace on the web with opportunities across the U.S. and includes internships abroad as well.

WolfLink/Handshake is also a great resource for finding internships offered by companies who are recruiting WOU students.

LinkedIn can be used to connect directly with the professionals who are hiring interns as well as researching organizations and engaging with them. also includes search options for internships.

Student Conservation Association (SCA) – America’s conservation corps. connects organizations with people and vice versa. Idealist has a focus on social impact jobs/organizations and posts thousands of opportunities.

Government Internships:

USA Jobs/Pathways – Federal Internships

Internships Abroad:

IES Abroad

IE3 Global


Tools to Research Occupations:

Occupational Outlook Handbook (

Quality Info – Oregon Employment Dept.


Specialized Resources

SchoolSpring is the online recruiting and hiring solution to connect qualified teachers, administrators and school staff with schools and districts.

Oregon Professional Educator Fair brings together top school districts and outstanding teacher candidates for a valuable time of information sharing and interviewing.

American Association for Employment in Education has information on job fairs and a handbook on education job search.

Oregon School Boards Association has listed all education institutions around the state of Oregon in one easy to use location.  If you are interested in a specific district, or area, click on the link to learn more about them!

Employment With a Disability Resource Guide – VelvetJobs has created a resource page for job seekers with a disability that includes numerous organizaiton links serving different purposes and providing wide-ranging information.

Remote Tech Jobs is a job search site that provides 1,000s of remote programming jobs at your fingertips with 37 different tech job categories.


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