Job Search

At Grand View, we want you to find a career, not just a job. Discovering your career path is about more than simply finding a job or internship. It’s about finding your own unique path, and we’re here to partner with you on your exploration and search.

Whatever your next step, be it graduate school, your dream job, or just the first of many next steps, we are here to work with you to develop a career plan that’s right for you.

Finding Jobs & Connections

Grand View student doing her job research.Research Is Key!

Researching an employer is one of the most important steps in the job search process. By putting on your detective hat and investigating potential employers, you’ll discover details about the employer that will better prepare you for any interview and determine if that employer is the right fit for you.

Check out the common sites to help you get started:

Grand View nursing student intern.Internships

Your internship is an important component of your Grand View education. Not only do internships give you the practical, real-world experience employers want, they also often lead to full-time jobs after graduation.

At Grand View, you'll have many opportunities to get acquainted first-hand with what it will be like to work in a chosen field. Most majors offer or require at least one internship, practicum, clinical, or other job-related experience before graduation.

LEARN MORE About Internship Planning

Grand View student networks with staff member.Networking Basics

Networking is key to locating jobs and advancing in your career.

Use these tips below to build your network and land your dream job:

  • Actively engage in your classes. Professors have tons of connections, from colleagues in the field to former students, making them a valuable resource during your job search and job reference. 
  • Talk to family, friends, faculty, recent graduates and use networks like LinkedIn to get your foot in the door.
  • Take advantage of networking and volunteer events on campus or in your community.
  • Connect with employers on social media.

Online job boards are helpful in the job search process.Job Boards

The best job boards and job search engine sites have search tools that are quick and easy to use, but where to start?

You can maximize your online job search with the following top-rated search engine job boards:

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Susie Stearns
Susie Stearns
Director of the Career Center

Sara Anderson
Sara Anderson
Assistant Director of the Career Center