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Subscription Databases

LearningExpress Library NC LIVE icon
Provides advice on writing an effective resume, cover letter, and interviewing under the Resume and Interviewing Skills Success heading. There is also advice on searching for a job and what to do to keep a job once you have it under Job Search and Success Skills. You can also take practice exams for a wide range of careers, such as postal worker, cosmetology, nursing and many more. More info…

Local Job Banks

TriangleJobs.com internet icon
From the News & Observer and powered by CareerBuilder, this site searches thousands of triangle-area job openings.

Craig’s List internet icon
Local jobs in Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill.

North Carolina Jobs: Government, Universities, Hospitals, etc.

Cary (Town of) internet icon

Chapel Hill (Town of) internet icon

Duke University Jobs internet icon

Durham City Jobs internet icon

Durham County Jobs internet icon
Lists jobs available in Durham County searchable by category. Applications are available to download.

Durham Public Schools internet icon
Lists current job openings in the Durham Public Schools. It is also searchable.

Durham Regional Hospital internet icon

Employment Security Commission internet icon
Users can search for jobs by job title and/or location.

Non-profit Jobs internet icon
Lists professional opportunities from the classifieds in the Philanthropy Journal Online. You can search by region, title or perform a general search.

NCSU Jobs internet icon

Orange County internet icon

Raleigh (City) internet icon

Research Triangle Park internet icon
Multifaceted Research Triangle Park page. Links to all firms in the Park and to their job postings.

Rex Hospital internet icon
Lists openings at Rex Hospital and its ambulatory and skilled care affiliates.

State Jobs internet icon
Information about jobs with the North Carolina state government.

UNC-CH Jobs internet icon

UNC Hospitals internet icon

Wake County Jobs internet icon

Wake Medical Center internet icon

Youth Employment Certificates internet icon
This site provides a link to the required form for 14 – 17 years-olds working in North Carolina. Instructions for completing the application are also provided.

Local Newspaper Classifieds

Durham Herald Sun internet icon
Searchable by category.

TriangleJobs.com internet icon
From the News & Observer and powered by CareerBuilder, this site searches thousands of triangle-area job openings.

Other Job Sites (Not necessarily NC)

Employment Guide.com internet icon
A good site for construction/skilled trade and health care jobs in the USA.

Careerbuilder.com internet icon
Includes sites for specific industries, partnerships and alliances, employers, job databases, online job fairs, and international jobs.

Federal Jobs internet icon

Insight into Diversity internet icon
Lists job alphabetically by company, by state, and by type of position. Listings are updated around the 20th of each month.

Career Exploration

America’s Career InfoNet internet icon
Lists career information including market trends, wage and salary statistics, and entrance requirements for a variety of occupations.

CareerBank internet icon
Lists career information about accounting, banking, and finance.

Occupational Outlook Handbook internet icon
Users can search by three methods: by name of occupation, by occupation cluster, or by an alphabetical listing. Areas of information include Nature of the Work, Working Conditions, Employment, Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement, Job Outlook, Earnings, Related Occupations, and Sources of Additional Information.

Wetfeet.com internet icon
Lists over 1600 company snapshots, provides resume and interviewing tips, includes searchable job and internship listings through the country.