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Wondering exactly what “networking” means? Confused about what to wear to an interview? Resumes: bullets, italics, or underlines? What about deciding between several offers?

Career Services has you covered, with just about every topic you could think of (and maybe some you didn’t!).

Jobs & Internships


Creating Your Own Internship

Internships & Study Abroad

Summer Experience Search Strategies

Search Strategies

Job Search Strategies

Navigating Career Fairs

Creating an Application or Job Tracking System

Industry Timelines and Recruiting Structures

IBIS World

Job Search in a Tough Economy

NACE's Guide to Social Media in the Job Search




Informational Interviewing

Additional Search Tools This website is a tool for job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. ConnectRichmond provides information, resources and instant access to nonprofits, civic leaders, volunteers and others interested in improving Metro Richmond. The Job Finder function of the website is a great place to find local area jobs and internships focused on the nonprofit community.

Federal Internships & Jobs- Learn about jobs and internships with the federal government.

Student and Recent Graduates- Federal Government Jobs Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives. Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

Resources Accessible via SpiderConnect

Go to “Career Resources” on the right side of your SpiderConnect homepage.

GOINGLOBAL- Research career and employment resources including more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as: country guides, city guides, H1B visa info, work permit/visa regulations, international resume writing guidelines and cultural/interviewing advice.

InterviewStream- Utilize InterviewStream to practice interview skills remotely. Using a web cam, participants can record themselves responding to a series of industry-based interview questions and then play their interviews back to review their skills. Those wishing to have their InterviewStream recording evaluated by a career advisor, should make an appointment.

Industry Research: VAULT Career Insider- Research different industries and career paths and get in-depth information about various fields. “Create My Accout” using your email.


International Resources

International Resources

Interested in studying, interning, volunteering or working abroad? Before you begin, focus your search by targeting specific industries, job functions, graduate schools and countries. Resources that are targeted to your search in some way (by country or industry, for example) will usually be more effective than general resources. The following resources and strategies are designed to help you start your search, whether you are an international student or someone looking to work outside the United States. In addition to using these resources, think long term: even after you've made the most of your study abroad program or interned and volunteered internationally, consider applying to multinational companies in the U.S., which might bring the potential to transfer to many other locations across the world.

International Alumni Contacts
Just as with any job search, networking with fellow Spider alumni can be a powerful tool. Start by reaching out to these International Spider Alumni contacts: 

LinkedIn is another valuable networking tool. To find UR alumni living in the countries you are interested in, hover on the “My Network” tab on the navigation bar and then select “Find Alumni.” This will give you access to all UR alumni who are on LinkedIn and you can search through the listings by location, industry, company, major, skills, and relationship to you. 

Additional Resources

The country guides on Goinglobal (which can be accessed through SpiderConnect) include top companies, job search resources, cultural advice, résumé guidelines, and employment trends specific to that country.

Global Professional Search:
The University of Richmond is partnering with Global Professional Search (GPS) to get your language and culture to work. GPS connects global-ready talent – candidates with language and overseas experience – to jobs that require global skills. Students who are interested in working with international organizations, either in the U.S. or abroad, can create a profile on GPS. If you are matched with an opportunity, GPS will contact you to connect you with the employer. You can access GPS under "Career Resources" after you log in to SpiderConnect.  

Foreign Affairs Job Board


International Career Employment Weekly

Lat Pro

NYU's Work Abroad Resources

Overseas Jobs

Vault Career Insider (View in SpiderConnect)

*Please note that the references on working/teaching/volunteering/interning abroad on this website are provided as a convenience to students, but are not affiliated with, or endorsed by, University of Richmond. We cannot make guarantees about the experiences that any of these organizations provide. We suggest that you do vigorous research before pursuing any opportunity in another country.

Additional Resources

In addition to our online resources, we also have books and other printed materials in the Career Services space that are cataloged through the Boatwright Memorial Library catalog.