Job & Internship Resources

A successful search begins with utilizing all of the resources provided by the Hameetman Career Center.

Searching for a job or internship can often feel overwhelming because there are so many options available to you. For your convenience, we have created a list of resources that may be used to help with your search.

Cornuelle Fellowships

Occidental College honors the remarkable intellectual legacy of the late Richard Cornuelle ‘48, and his vision of a democratic society both “free and humane,” through the Richard Cornuelle Fellowship Program.  Through this generous gift, two (2) fellows are identified annually for a 10-week summer internship experience starting May 30, 2023 through August 4, 2023.  

Internship Courses INT 100 & INT 200

Occidental College students can earn academic credits/units for completing a fall, spring, or summer internship. Completion of an internship is also noted on your academic transcript.


Designed specifically for students, Handshake partners with schools and employers to offer the best opportunities. Use your Oxy email to activate your account to view guides and tips created by Hameetman Career Center advisors. Oxy account required.


Search, select, and store job postings from a wide variety of job listings and employers. Access information about Oxy Alumni, companies, and organizations. Oxy account required.

Firsthand (formerly Vault)

Firsthand provides industry guides with in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession. Oxy account required.

Big Interview

Big Interview is an interview prep system where students get hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to their specific industry, job, and experience level. Oxy account required.

Chegg Internships

Search an online database of internship postings.

Global Jobs

Students can find job and internship postings for international, nonprofit, government, non-government, and development careers.


Idealist focuses on opportunities with nonprofit organizations.


Discover where alumni work and their paths after Oxy. Students can also network and find open positions.


Students and alumni can unlock the full power of Oxy’s network to connect, exchange opportunities, and find what they need.

Find the median salary (and other compensation data) for various jobs and locations.

Budget Calculator

Knowing how much money you need to support your lifestyle is an essential part of beginning your career. Students can use this tool to inform their major and career selections.

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