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Below are sites where you can search for private sector (executive), government, and nonprofit jobs, as well as jobs working in the environment, foreign affairs, medical jobs, part-time work, and many more.

Private Sector Executive Jobs

BlueSteps - BlueSteps is an exclusive service of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). The Association of Executive Search Consultants provides this service for retained executive search firms that are looking for experienced executives. For a fee, you can make your "Executive Profile" and resume available to member firms. Other services offered.

ExecUNet - ExecUNet is a nationwide networking organization for senior level executives and professionals, listing unadvertised job openings starting at $150,000 and up. Fee based.

The Ladders - TheLadders.com is the world's largest community catering exclusively to the $100k+ job market. TheLadders.com offers online job search resources and content. Their specialized job search engines are an invaluable asset to top-earning job seekers in sales, marketing, finance, human resources, law, technology, operations, and all other $100k+ fields. Fee-based membership, various levels available.

NationJob: Personal Job Scout - NationJob has one of the largest networks of both active and passive job seekers in the country. Their highly successful PJ Scout (Personal Job Scout) service has helped millions of Job Seekers search for new jobs by sending new job openings that match each user’s unique preferences to their email account on a weekly or daily basis. Job titles, company names, and locations are included in each PJ Scout email, with the direct link and full URL of each position. Each job seeker can select specific communities, industries, employers, and keywords for PJ Scout to use when searching and sending job listings. Additional preferences and fields including type of position, salary, education, and more help filter listings even further to provide the most targeted job searches possible. Additionally they offer PJ Select, where job seekers can create a profile and send a resume. Both services are free to all job seekers.

Government Jobs

Federal Job Search - Federal Job Search is a search portal to find government jobs in every career field. Search federal jobs, state jobs and government contractor jobs. Both a free job alert service and a premium (membership) job search service are avaiilable.

Federal Career Development Center - At the Federal Career Development Center visitors are guided through the planning process and learn how to compile and evaluate their personal assessment, complete an (IDP) Individual Development Plan, prepare for interviews, complete their application including KSA development, networking techniques, and much more. This service assists current federal employees in evaluating and achieving their short and long term career goals.

Federal Jobs Digest - Federal Jobs Digest publishes 25 issues a year in hard copy and periodically updates its Web site. The newspaper's focus is Federal Vacancy Announcements and news of federal hiring. Federal vacancies worldwide are reported. The vacancies from over 300 Federal Agencies are covered.

Fed Jobs - Fed Jobs is a privately-compiled, meticulously-maintained database containing thousands of currently-available federal job openings. You will find on their site one of the largest federal jobs database on the Internet, resume writing services, online library of resources, online chat, and how-to resources. Free and paid memberships are available.

Govtjob.net - Govtjob.net is an online source of jobs available in state and local government, including city, town, village, county, borough, township, public sector and others.

Govspot.com - On this Web site you will find U.S. Government, state government, congress, government jobs and more.

USAJobs - USAJobs is the official job site of the U.S. Federal Government. It is the Federal Government's one-stop source for federal government jobs and employment information. If you are looking for a federal government job, this site is a must.

USAJobs - StudentJobs - The StudentJobs area of the USAJobs site offers a search portal for a range of employment opportunities for students within the Federal Government, whether in high school, college, or graduate school.

Nonprofit Jobs

Refer to these nonprofit job search websites to assist you in your job search process. In addition, be sure to check out the sites of specific organizations you would like to work for.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals - The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 200 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. If you are looking for a career in fundraising, the AFP provides an online Jobs Service, a premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry. Here, employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill staffing needs. Whether you're looking for a new job, or ready to take the next step in your career, the resources in this section of their site will help you find the opportunity that's right for you.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Philanthropy Careers - Part of The Chronicle of Philanthropy this site provides a free job board searchable by state, organization, position, date, or field. Additionally offers free e-mail job ad notifications.

DeepSweep.com - DeepSweep is a free nonprofit job board. It includes job postings from all walks of the nonprofit sector. Positions advertised include entry-level vacancies and career opportunities for seasoned nonprofit staff.

ExecSearches.com - This is a site for middle, executive, and director level job-seekers looking for non-profit and public sector employment in higher education, health, advocacy, philanthropy, government, social and human services, and community and economic development. Search jobs by keyword, function, industry, and region. You can also take advantage of a matching service and find career resources.

GuideStar: The National Database of Nonprofit Organizations - GuideStar provides free access to detailed information about the finances and management of nonprofits. Includes information from IRS records regarding salaries of the organizations' highest level staff.

National Organizers Alliance (NOA) Job Marketplace - Organizers for America is a free service to community organizations, unions and allied groups seeking to hire community organizers and related positions. Employers can list jobs, internships and volunteer positions. Job seekers can search the listings and post resumes. Free job board and a job bank list serve.

Nonprofit Career Network - At this site you can post your resume, research nonprofit job openings, and explore volunteer opportunities. It also has a schedule of job fairs, conferences, and convention sites around the country.

Nonprofit Jobs - This site allows you to search for job listings by employer name, job title, salary level, as well as geographic location.

NonprofitJobSource.com - Nonprofit Job Source offers nonprofit employers and mission-focused candidates a place to find each other. Search nonprofit job listings (by job function, area of focus, and location), post your resume, store jobs of interest for later viewing, and create a "job search agent." Fee based.

Nonprofit Career Match - The Nonprofit Times has sponsored Nonprofit Career Match for nonprofit professionals looking for employment. Job seekers can search jobs, post resumes, and browse the career service centers resources.

onPhilanthropy - OnPhilanthropy is the leading provider of news, jobs, and community information for nonprofit and corporate professionals working in the philanthropic sector.

Philanthropy Journal Online - Philanthropy Journal Online is one of the best sources for nonprofit job listings at all levels. The main site also links to other sites with searchable employment listings.

Social Service.com - SocialService.com is the place to start looking for a social service or social work job, whether in mental health, substance abuse, children and youth, medical social work, criminal justice, domestic violence, counseling, community organizing and outreach, EAP, mentoring, homelessness or a variety of other human service areas. Their free services include their job search tool the "Job Agent" which will e-mail you notices of new job postings that match your geographic, educational and keyword criteria and their "Resume Posting" portal where you can upload resumes for viewing by potential employers.

Work 4 A Good Cause - Work4agoodcause.com provides a free job board for national and international jobs. Job Seekers can search and review opportunities in the nonprofit sector and with NGO's and post their resumes at no charge. Work4aGoodCause.com uses a special resume system to allow employers free access to all resumes while keeping job seeker's names and contact information confidential.

Work for Good - Work for Good (formerly Opportunity Knocks) is the national online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community. On their site you can search nonprofit job listings, post and edit your resume, write a cover letter, set up a "search agent," and have access to a wealth of valuable resources for developing your career


Other Job Search Portals

BackDoorJobs.com - If you are looking for a job adventure to help you discover life's options and find your place in the world, check out BackDoorJobs.com. They advertise short-term jobs, including many overseas and outdoors.

College Recruiter - This site features hundreds of thousands of internships for college students and entry level jobs for recent graduates.

Conservation International - Conservation International's mission is to conserve the Earth's living heritage—its global biodiversity—and to demonstrate that human societies are able to live harmoniously with nature. Find on their site listings of careers for those who are passionate about the environment.

Cool Works - Cool Works job search portal helps you find seasonal work in the great outdoors. On this site you can find a summer job in Yellowstone, Yosemite, or another national park, work as a camp counselor, at a ski resort, ranch, theme park, tour company, and more.

Dice - Dice.com is a leading career Web site for technology and engineering professionals. It is designed for the specific needs of technology professionals, enabling them to perform highly targeted job searches based on specific criteria, including location, type of employment, skill set and keyword. Dice.com also provides job search tools such as search agents, resume posting and career-related content.

Foreign Policy Association - The Foreign Policy Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world. Founded in 1918, the Foreign Policy Association serves as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding of, and providing informed opinions on global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs and publications, the FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process. Search on this site to find internships, job and volunteer opportunities. If you would like to be notified of new job and internship postings, sign up for their weekly Global Jobs Newsletter.

GreenBiz.com - This site offers a free job board where you can select jobs from a group of highly qualified employers, all with a focus on green, cleantech, and sustainable business practices. Search by keyword and location.

Greenpeace - Greenpeace works, through their environmental campaigns, to 'bear witness' to environmental destruction in a peaceful, non-violent manner. They seek solutions for, and promote open, informed debate about society's environmental choices. Greenpeace offers a variety of job opportunities, updated regularly.

GrooveJob.com - GrooveJob lists non-professional jobs with hourly wages. Great site for finding part time, hourly, and seasonal jobs.

JobShouts.com - Job Shouts matches job seekers with jobs via Twitter. Users set up their profile and are notified by Direct Message on Twitter when a job matches what they are looking for.

Net-Temps - Net-Temps is a leading job board for temporary, temp-to-perm and full time employment through the staffing industry. Membership with Net-Temps is free for job seekers. Users can search from thousands of new job postings, create a free Job Search Assistant to help find their next job, post up to 3 resumes and cover letters, set up job search agents and access other career resources including resume writing and interviewing tips, salary calculator and weekly newsletter.

PedJobs - PedJobs is the official employment resource of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Launched in 2001, the mission of PedJobs is to bring together pediatric health care professionals with employers seeking their services. On this site you can search for jobs by keyword, category, job level, type of job and location, post your resume, and have access to a career resources area, as well as receive their Career Quarterly e-Newsletter — all for free to job seekers.

RenewableEnergyWorld - On this Web site you can search for renewable energy jobs based on keywords and location or browse by technology (e.g. solar, hydro, geothermal, etc.) or profession (finance, legal, etc.). Registration is not required to apply for a job. Resumes may be posted, and a privacy policy is available. News, podcasts, stock reports, and more also available.

Snagajob.com - SnagAJob.com is the nation's largest job site for part-time and full-time hourly jobs. They are a job board and more, offering advice and resources for job seekers.

TreeHugger Jobs - TreeHugger.com is a news and information site which contains an enormous amount of information about the relatively new concept of sustainability in its many aspects. Find a listing of environmental careers on their job board.

UNjobs.org - UNjobs.org provides an easy to use interface for finding United Nations jobs across the globe. Jobs are organized into four catagories: new listings, organizations, duty stations (where you can see listings by country), and closing soon.

RigZone.com - Rigzone is the leading online resource for news, jobs, data and events for the oil and gas industry.