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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AQUATICS

 

American Fisheries Society

http://www.fisheries.org/

This society works to improve the conversation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals. This website includes a job center with employment and internship opportunities and links to additional resources for this field.

 

Aquatic Network

http://aquanet.com/

Aquatic Network includes information on aquaculture, conversation, fisheries, limnology, marine science and oceanography, maritime heritage, ocean engineering, and seafood. The employment opportunities are worldwide.

 

* Marine Tech Center

http://www.marinetech.org/careers/index.php

The MATE Center is your online source for information on careers, employers, and the latest job openings in the marine technical field. It also includes internship opportunities, career profiles, and employer information.

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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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ENVIRONMENTAL

* Environmental Career Opportunities
http://www.ecojobs.com/index.php
Web resources for environmental jobs in Marine Science.

* University of South Carolina - Website 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 Environmental Studies.

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GENERAL

*American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
http://www.aslo.org/jobs.html
The ASLO Positions Offered Board is a tremendous resource and an outstanding advertising value for academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and for-profit businesses with positions to fill.

* The American Zoo and Aquarium Association
http://www.aza.org/
The AZA represents virtually every major professionally operated zoo, aquarium, wildlife park, and oceanirium in North America, as well as most of their Professional employees. This lists many of the activities and programs affiliated with the AZA.

Careers in Marine Science
http://oceanlink.island.net/career/career2.html
Site is devoted to careers in marine and biological science with links to many other sites that focus on marine science career issues.

MarSci Journal
http://www.msci.sc.edu/marsci/index.html
MarSci is an online journal dedicated to undergraduate research in marine and aquatic science. This web-based journal provides unique opportunities for undergraduate students.

 

Careers in Oceanography, Marine Science, & Marine Biology

http://ocean.peterbrueggeman.com/career.html

This site contains useful career guides for marine science and related careers. The career directory is divided into three sections: general guides for oceanography and marine science; guides for marine biology, marine mammals, zoos and aquariums; and other guides covering all of science.  They contain a variety of in depth career information.

 

* Ocean Careers

http://www.oceancareers.com/2.0/index.php

This site is a valuable resource to find ocean-related careers, colleges and universities with ocean-related majors, professional societies, and jobs and internships.

 

* Sea Grant
http://www.marinecareers.net/
A comprehensive overview of careers in marine biology and the other marine sciences. Be sure to check the links and resources for internship and job postings.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
http://www.noaa.gov/index.html
This website has valuable information about careers in marine science.

* Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
http://jobs.whoi.edu/
A comprehensive overview of careers in marine biology and the other marine sciences. Be sure to check the links and resources for internship and job postings.

 

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.

The Society for Marine Mammalogy
http://marinemammalogy.org/

This website provides information on matters related to the conservation and management of marine mammal resources. All members receive the journal Marine Mammal Science and the Society’s Newsletter. Both are published quarterly (the newsletter electronically). Members also have access to the member's only section of this website, which includes the membership directory. Student membership is $50.00.
 

The Oceanography Society

http://www.tos.org/

This website disseminates knowledge of oceanography and its application through research and educations.

 

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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.

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RESEARCH

* 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

University of South Carolina - Department of Marine Science
http://www.msci.sc.edu/
The Department of Marine Science at the University of South Carolina.  There is information about faculty, courses and career options in marine science.

* 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.

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