General Job and Career Information

Quick Links

Resume Tips

Interviewing Tips

LinkedIn for Students

Self-Assessment

Focus II: Kentucky Wesleyan College has a membership with Focus II. For access information, contact Deborah.jones@kwc.edu

Career Information and Exploration

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Career One Stop

Employer Research

Glassdoor

General Jobs

Handshake

LinkedIn

United Nations Careers

Gap Year Opportunities

AmeriCorps – These positions are usually for one year and include a small living allowance.  Once the experience is successfully completed, the participant is eligible for an education allowance towards loans or graduate school.

Orr Fellowship – A two year paid experience with a small business in the Indianapolis region.

Christian Appalachian Project – An AmeriCorps program in Eastern Kentucky.

Peace Corps – A two year international experience.

Teach for America – A two year AmeriCorps program.

City Year:  One-year commitment.  An AmeriCorps program where “volunteers” help in the classroom but are not teachers.

Edelweiss Hotel and Resort – This is a resort owned by the US military in Germany.  Many of our military members stationed in Europe and the Middle East go to this resort while on leave.  They hire college graduates for 15-month positions doing everything at the resort including janitors, wait staff, recreation staff, etc.  Barrack type housing is provided and staff can travel legally in Europe on days off.  Travel experience is preferred.

Teaching English in Japan – All applicants must interview in person.  The interview location for Kentucky Wesleyan is Nashville.

General Volunteering Opportunities

Princeton Review

Regional Jobs

Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corp. 

Jobs in Kentucky (mostly Louisville and Lexington)

Kentucky Personnel Cabinet

State of Kentucky

Indiana State Jobs

Southwest Indiana Chamber

Nashville, TN

National Park Service

Internships

Kentucky Wesleyan College Internship Information

Internship Finder

USDA Internships

LinkedIn

Summer Jobs

National Park Service

Kentucky State Parks

American Camping Association (Special needs camps are a great way to start getting health/counseling experience)

Serious Fun Network (An international network of camps for children with illnesses)

Center for Courageous Kids (A camp for seriously ill children in Kentucky)

Non-profit Opportunities

Non-profit Opportunities

Idealist Jobs and Internships

AmeriCorps