Job Search Resources

The following resources provide valuable insights, connection points and development opportunities as you navigate your internship and job search.

  • Texas A&M University Career Center Job Search Guide

    To access the Job Search Guide:

    • Log into HireAggies using your NetID
    • Select Current Students
    • Select 2016-2017 Career Guide under the Quick Links menu

    You can also find resume, CV, cover letter and other templates under the Job Search Strategy section.

  • HireAggies

    To access HireAggies:

    • Log into HireAggies using your NetID
    • Select Current Students
    • Access HireAggies under the Quick Links menu.

    You’ll see internship and full-time opportunities under the Jobs tab. Conduct an advanced search or enter a keyword.

    You can create search agents and select favorite employers to receive automatic updates.

    If you see an opportunity of interest that matches your skills and experience but you are listed as not qualified in HireAggies, contact Jessica Newcomb for assistance.

  • CareerShift

    To access CareerShift:

    • Log into HireAggies using your NetID
    • Select Current Students
    • Select Access HireAggies under the Quick Links menu
    • When logged into HireAggies, look for the Jump To menu on the bottom right

    CareerShift is a powerful job search engine and includes thousands of opportunities, employers, and contacts.

    This tool can help you generate your list of target companies and often provides email addresses and phone numbers for contacts.

  • InterviewStream

    To access InterviewStream:

    • Log into HireAggies using your NetID
    • Select Current Students
    • Select Access HireAggies under the Quick Links menu
    • After you are logged into HireAggies, look for the Resources tab in the menu on the left. Select Mock Interviews to access InterviewStream

    InterviewStream allows you to sharpen your skills in an environment similar to an actual interview. Select from prepared interview options or create a new interview by selecting questions based on your level of experience, subject, or traits.

    After each video question plays, you will have 30 seconds to prepare your response before the recording begins.

    As you review your mock interview, look for a confident, professional presence and minimal fillers like uh or um. Each answer should be organized around a challenge, action and result.

    If you are preparing for a virtual interview, also observe the lighting, sound and background.

    Schedule a live mock interview with your career coach, Jessica Newcomb, to discuss how to strengthen the delivery, content, and organization of your responses.

  • GoinGlobal

    To access GoinGlobal:

    • Log into HireAggies using your NetID
    • Select Current Students
    • Select Access HireAggies under the Quick Links menu
    • When logged into HireAggies, look for the Jump To menu on the bottom right

    GoinGlobal allows students to pursue a global career and is helpful for any job seeker wanting to cross a border – whether to another city, state or country.

    Through this tool, you can find job search resources, hiring trends, industry overviews, visa regulations and interview tips. There is also a NGO/Nonprofit search feature through Idealist.org.

    International students will find information related to companies who have sponsored H-1B visas in the previous year, including the title, location and salary.

    Search by large metropolitan areas in the United States or find information about 40 countries. City and country career guides provide 100-plus pages of in-depth job and internship search advice from experts around the globe.

  • The Versatile PhD

    To access The Versatile PhD:

    • Log into HireAggies using your NetID
    • Select Current Students
    • Select Access HireAggies under the Quick Links menu
    • When logged into HireAggies, look for the Shortcuts menu on the top right

    The Versatile PhD allows you to see real-life examples of resumes and cover letters that got real PhDs real jobs.

    This tool also offers a job board and virtual panel events and discussion forums with PhDs in great careers.

  • O*Net

    O*Net is maintained by the Employment and Training Administration division of the United States Department of Labor. It is a valuable tool for career exploration and job analysis that goes well beyond tasks, activities and requirements of various occupations to include descriptions of work environments, styles and values.

    Get detailed information about salary and employment trends, work activities, required knowledge/skills/abilities and example job titles.

  • Public Health Occupations Outlook

    The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information about job duties, education and training, salary and outlook for public health occupations.

  • Practicum Experience Management System

    All MPH and MHA students are required to complete a practicum experience as part of their curriculum. The practicum provides an opportunity for students to apply concepts, strategies, and tools acquired throughout the course of their classroom studies.

    PEMS is your hub of information related to gaining approval for your practicum. Look here to find the Practicum Experience Manual and required forms.