Career Exploration and Development

Online Resources

Handshake logoHandshake  is the place to start for all things career-related. Discover jobs and  internships with over 200K employers based on your profile and interests. You can also request an appointment with a career advisor, access career development resources, and learn about upcoming events. Log in from your desktop or download the app (iOS only).

Below are some of the web-based services we provide. Hover over each logo to see a description. If you are not on campus, you may need to use the VPN solution provided by CIT  in order to fully take advantage of some of these resources.


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What Can I Do With This Major? provides a list of majors with links to common career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Helpful when figuring out how to fit your major into the rest of your life.

Spotlight on Careers

Spotlight on Careers is a resource that makes available the best information about a wide range of popular and cutting-edge career fields of interest to liberal arts students. Contact for login information.


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Both the Going Global Country Career Guides and the USA & Canadian City Career Guides provide country-specific professional advice for job-seekers as well as corporate profiles and job and internship openings. Also includes information on H1B employers in the USA. Available on-campus or through VPN; contact Career Exploration and Development (CED) for additional access options.

Glassdoor Access

Glassdoor offers reviews of organizations by current and former employees, as well as information about interview questions, company culture, salaries and benefits.

Big Interview

Use Big Interview to learn and practice interview skills, whether you’re applying for a job or graduate or professional school. You'll also get hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to your specific industry, role, and experience level. 



LinkedIn is a searchable social networking site with over 9,000 alumni. Join the "Oberlin College and Conservatory" group after you have set up your profile.

OberLink is a networOberLink logoking platform designed specifically to help Oberlin students find and talk with alumni who are eager to share their advice and expertise. Additional features include career pathways, job and internship boards, career communities, and other interest groups.

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Bridge is a database that provides online access to over 2,800 opportunities in music and arts administration. Bridge is available to current Oberlin College and Conservatory students. Username and password required - contact