Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.

Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

 

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Education

Oceans and Atmosphere

Electricity

Oil and Gas

Environmental

Petroleum

General

Research

Government (Federal, State & Local)

Useful University of South Carolina Resources

Meteorology

Weather

Mining/Drilling and Offshore  

 

EDUCATION

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education
http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education related opportunities.

 

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Electricity

 

Edison Electric Institute
http://www.eei.org/Pages/default.aspx

This website focuses on utilities with some outstanding downloadable primers on the industry geared towards the public at large.

 

* Energy Central
http://www.energycentral.com/

This website contains comprehensive daily news focused on the global power industry. Select EC Jobs at the top of the page to view the jobs database.

 

Energy Information Administration
http://www.eia.doe.gov/

The statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy whose website houses a wealth of energy, data, forecast, and analyses.

 

* Energy Jobs Network
http://www.energyjobsnetwork.com/ejn/US/Default.asp

Energy Jobs Network (EJN) is a global group of energy related sites that have come together to help meet the staffing needs of the energy industry.

 

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Environmental

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences -Environmental Studies
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/envisci.html
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education related opportunities.

 

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GENERAL

 

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center

http://www.careercornerstone.org/index.htm

Whether you are just beginning your degree or starting to look for employment opportunities the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an excellent resource center for anyone interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, healthcare, and medicine. Explore degree fields along with comprehensive education, salary, networking, job hunting, and career planning resources. Browse interviews with hundreds of people who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers. Many resources are in PDF, PowerPoint, or Podcast formats.

 

Careers in the Geosciences
http://www.agiweb.org/workforce/brochure.html

This site provides excellent information about different career opportunities in the geosciences, salary range, information on becoming a geoscientist, etc.

 

* Earth Science jobs
http://www.earthsciencejobs.co.uk/index.php
This online job and resume listing service for the earth science industry list vacancies from all over the world.

 

*Earthworks jobs
http://www.earthworks-jobs.com/

Jobs in oil, energy, mining, geoscience, seismology, geodesy, earth science, earth system science, environmental science, environmental engineering, remediation, contaminated land, agriculture, forestry, ecology, plant science, meteorology, atmospheric science, oceanography, marine science, geography, hydrology, hydrogeology, soil science, remote sensing, GIS, geomatics, geotechnical / civil engineering, transport, asbestos surveying, renewable energy, carbon management, EIA, EMS, waste management and related subjects

 

* Elseviser

http://recruitment.elsevier.com/jobseeker/

Mostly Academic job announcements in Life, Physical, Health and Social Sciences.



*Geology Science Careers
http://aaas.sciencecareers.org/js.php?q=geology
An excellent database of careers available in the geology field.

 

* Geology.com
http://geology.com
This site provides useful information, articles and reference materials about Geology and Earth Science. It also links to jobs in the field.

 

* Energy Job Sites

http://www.energyjobsites.com/index.php

A site focused on job placement in the energy industries. You can search for jobs by sector as well as upload your resume online and submit online applications. Partners with other sites to provide a comprehensive list of employers and job openings.

 

* American Geophysical Union

http://www.agu.org/index.shtml

This organization focuses on research of the oceans, the atmosphere, and space. It includes job postings, although you must be a member to view them.

 

* Global Energy Jobs
http://www.globalenergyjobs.com/central.nsf/MainHome

This is a network of Geology Job related sites. Click on each link to search positions.

 

* Career Mine

http://www.infomine.com/careers/

This site includes a large listing of jobs in the geology, mining, environmental sciences, etc.

 

* Aerotek

http://environmental.aerotek.com/Jobs-Employment/Geologist.jobs

Browse recently posted jobs or submit your resume to create a custom job search.

 

Geoscience Employment

http://www.bbgeologist.com/geolinks/employment.html

A good resource for those looking to get into a career in geology. Includes resources on professional organizations, journals, companies, etc.

 

The Scientist.com

http://www.the-scientist.com/

This website provides compelling print and online coverage of the latest developments in the live sciences including research in technology and business. The target audience is active researchers that are interested in maintaining a broad view of the life sciences by reading articles that are current. You will have to register to access some of the articles, and registration is free. You can also subscribe to The Scientist Magazine for a fee.

 

* The Scientist Careers

http://careers.the-scientist.com/

The Scientist Careers is the new life science careers web site from the publishers of The Scientist. As a platform for helping individuals find roles to fit their skills, experience, and career goals, The Scientist Careers features content tailored to help candidates of all levels in developing their careers.

 

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GOVERNMENT (Federal, State & Local)

 

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (Political Science)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/poli.html#GOVT
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to federal, state & local government opportunities.  Will allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

 

* U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Employment Website
http://www.usgs.gov/ohr
Site give pointers on how to search for job opportunities at one of  the premier scientific organizations in the world.

 

* USA Jobs
http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

This site list Federal jobs and employment information.

 

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METEOROLOGY

 

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (Geography)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/geography.html#geomet
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to meteorology.  Will allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

 

American Meteorological Society
http://www.ametsoc.org/careercenter/index.html

This site provides information on what meteorologists do, how much they earn, and what it take to become a meteorologist.

Meterology - And Your Career
http://www.navmetoccom.navy.mil/pao/Educate/career-m.htm

A site sponsored by the Navy with excellent information on what it takes to be a meteorologist and what a career in meteorology entails.  There is also a link to a site with job opportunities.

 

* National Weather Association
http://www.nwas.org/index.php
A professional nonprofit association that serves individuals interested in operational meteorology and related activities.  Includes Weather Job Announcements.

 

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MINING/DRILLING AND OFFSHORE

 

* Drillers .com

http://www.drillers.com/

This site is joint venture between the Drilling research Institute and NRG Consultancy Limited, offers job listings as well as links to associations.

 

* Jobs4Mining.com
http://www.jobs4mining.com/index.php
This website provides list opportunities with large and small mining organizations across the globe.


* Mining Jobs
http://www.minejob.com/

MineJob.com provides you with access to the best mining jobs, mineral exploration jobs, oil and gas exploration jobs, geologist jobs, earth sciences research and scientific jobs across the world.

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OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE

 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
http://www.noaa.gov/
The official website of the NOAA, a government organization for and about the study of the atmosphere.  Includes an education section.

 

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OIL AND GAS

 

American Gas Association

http://www.aga.org/

Composed of 300 natural gas distribution, transmission, gathering,, and marketing companies in North America, this website offers good industry news as well as a job listing. Select "Knowledge Center" in the top menu bar to search jobs.

 

*Careers in Oil and Gas
http://www.careersinoilandgas.com

An excellent site with job listings and additional information about careers in the oil and gas industry.

 

* Oil and Gas Job Search
http://www.oilandgasjobsearch.com/default.aspx
Oilandgasjobsearch.com provides a listing of jobs in the oil and gas industry.

 

* Oil Careers
http://www.oilcareers.com/worldwide/
This website facilitates the recruitment process for Oil and Gas Companies World wide.

 

*InfoOil Careers
http://www.infooil.com/

A database of jobs with oil and gas companies around the world.

 

*Rigzone
http://www.rigzone.com/jobs/

The Rigzone Career Center is the leading web site for oil and gas industry jobs.

 

*GE Oil & Gas
http://www.geoilandgas.com/businesses/ge_oilandgas/en/about/careers/en/index.htm

GE is a strong, positive company to work for.  They have jobs available in the oil and gas industries.

 

*Oil Job Finder
http://www.oiljobfinder.com/oilpipelinejobs.php

A list of oil jobs in the nation, specifically dealing with pipelines.

 

*BP Careers
http://www.bp.com/genericsection.do?categoryId=122&contentId=7032614

Allows you to search for jobs with BP.  You can search by location, level of education, or by recruitment campaign.

 

* Oildirectory.com

http://www.oildirectory.com/

Browse companies in the oil mining industry. Click on ?Employment/Careers? to search through job listings.

 

 

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PETROLEUM

 

* American Association of Petroleum Geologists
http://www.aapg.org/

The American Association of Petroleum Geologist is the world's largest professional geological society. Student dues cost $10.00 a year. From the Career Center page you can search jobs and post your resume for free.

 

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RESEARCH

 

* Research Jobs

www.ResearchNetwork.com

This is a career and networking website for research professionals and the companies that seek to employ them.

 

* University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (General/Research)
http://www.sc.edu/career/la/general.html#GenRS
From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center website.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to research in the sciences and social sciences.

 

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USEFUL University of South Carolina RESOURCES

 

* JobMate
http://www.sc.edu/career/
Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

 

* University of South Carolina - Earth and Ocean Sciences
http://www.geol.sc.edu/
The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of South Carolina.  Click on "Job Opportunities" to find links about career options in geology.  There is also information on faculty and courses.

 

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Last updated 10/2011 -by A. Bervine