Websites to Help You Research and Select a Career Field or Company
Websites to Help You Research/Select a Career Field or Company
Federal Government Websites
- 84 Lumber Company The largest privately-held building materials supplier to professional contractors in the country.
- ABF Freight System, Inc. ABF(r) concentrates on national and regional transportation of general commodities freight.
- AMEC Paragon, Inc Offers project management, engineering services, asset management, support, and training services to the oil and gas sector.
- ASET Corporation Provides specialized security and investigative services to corporations and organizations.
- Alion Science and Technology Provides services to defense and government customers in the areas of defense operational support, information technology, wireless communications, industrial solutions, explosive science, and chemical technology.
- Alliant Techsystems Inc. Supplier of aerospace and defense products to US Government, its allies, and major prime contractors.
- American Security Programs, Inc. The company provides security manpower, investigation services, security consulting, and training services for government and private sector clients.
- Anheuser-Busch Companies Operations and resources are focused on beer, adventure park entertainment and packaging.
- Anteon Corporation. Anteon is a systems integration company that provides mission, operational and IT enterprise support to the US government. Numerous military MOS?s.
- Army and Air Force Exchange Service Over 50K employees worldwide, many opportunities.
- Atlas Aviation Jobs for fixed wing, rotor wing pilots and mechanics. List training resources and certification information.
- AutoNation, Inc. A Fortune 100 automotive retailing company located in 19 states offers a variety of jobs.
- Averitt Express, Inc. Fully integrated, built-to-fit programs for effective sourcing, manufacturing, order fulfillment, and transportation services.
- BAE Systems Top 10 US defense company.
- BNSF Railway A 150-year old railway company with over 40,000 employees covering 32,000 miles of rail operations.
- Battery Research & Testing, Inc. Provides power services for telecommunications, manufacturing, power generation, computer data centers, military and security installations.
- Bell Helicopters Helicopter repair, assembly jobs, training.
- Blackwater USA Provides support to military, government, law enforcement and civilian entities in training, targets and range operations. Also offers aviation, maintenance and K-9 positions.
- Boeing Largest aerospace company in the world encompassing many distinct business units and offering opportunities in advanced technology, communications, commercial/military aviation and civilian space launch initiatives.
- Booz Allen Hamilton Strategic management and technology consulting firm.
- CACI Specialists in systems integration, managed network solutions and information assurance.
- COMCAST One of the nation's largest cable services providers.
- California Trucking Association Serves businesses that operate trucks in California.
- Camber Corp Multiple government services.
- Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation Employs nationwide - professional employee drivers and independent contractors.
- Carry Transit The nation's leading food grade, Kosher and USP bulk truck carrier
- ChevronTexaco Premier energy company operating in the global economy with worldwide job opportunities.
- Cianbro, Inc. One of the East Coast's largest civil and heavy industrial construction and construction services companies.
- Cingular One of the largest wireless companies in the U.S.offering varied careers from sales to IT and HR.
- Cintas Cintas is a major recruiter of transitioning military personnel that values discipline, integrity, and commitment to hard work. Cintas is seeking those who want advancement based upon performance.
- Computer Sciences Corporation CSC offers innovative and effective total IT solutions to industry and government through consulting, systems integration and outsourcing.
- Con-Way NOW Nationwide, Fortune 500 trucking company offering contracted owner-operator program and training.
- Cubic Defense Systems and Transportation.
- DaVita, Inc. The largest independent provider of dialysis services in the United States.
- Dyncorp Offers security and protective service jobs in Iraq.
- Dynetics, Inc. A full-service engineering firm with focus upon weapons systems R & D, logistics & systems engineering, test & evaluation, IT and other technological areas.
- EDS IT for various industries.
- Empire Machinery and Caterpillar Empire performs precision machining services for all makes of heavy construction and mining equipment; is one of the premier supplier of engine-driven electric power generation, air compressors and environmental conditioning products in the US, and is an authorized Caterpillar representative.
- Energy Dispatch A trucking company that hauls over 1 billion gallons of gasoline every year throughout the Southeast.
- GTSI GTSI is a provider of technology products, solutions, and services to federal, state and local governments.
- General Dynamics Aerospace, Combat and Information Systems.
- Gray Research, Inc. Provides technical and programmatic solutions for government and civilian groups in test/eval, modeling, space systems, and C4I.
- Halliburton Provides a wide range of engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services.
- Hawthorne Pacific Corporation Serves various industries including heavy and general construction, quarry and aggregate, landscaping, marine, paving, waste management, engine power, power generation and grounds maintenance.
- Home Depot Operation Career Front Supports America's military job seekers, including: Vets with disabilities, AC, RC, & Spouses
- Honeywell International, Inc. A large diverse company working in multi-fields of aerospace, transportation, special materials, automation and controls.
- ITT Industries Defense Electronic Services.
- Jarden Corporation Provides household consumer products through a number of well recognized brands.
- Jet Star, Inc. Transport loads of jet fuel, aviation gas, diesel fuel, gasoline, ethanol and lube oil to customers from coast to coast.
- John Deere Dealers Wide range of job opportunities with John Deere independently owned dealerships in the United States.
- KBR Provides a wide range of engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services.
- Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. The largest independent fuels delivery carrier in North America. Makes local deliveries of refined petroleum products, such as gasoline, diesel and aviation fuels from pipelines and refineries to gasoline stations, fuel marketers and other end users and is a vital link in the country's energy distribution network.
- Kmart Offers a variety of opportunities in store, pharmacy, corporate and distribution center operations.
- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. A leader in document imaging innovation.
- L3 Communications Merchant supplier of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems and products, secure communications systems and products, avionics and ocean products, training devices and services, microwave components and telemetry, instrumentation, space and navigation products.
- Lansing Building Products, Inc. Specializes in providing exterior building materials to professional contractors.
- Law Enforcement Career Guide If you’re thinking that a career in law enforcement might be right for you, use the resources here to help you get going.
- Lithia Motors, Inc. One of the largest new vehicle retailers in the U.S.A. with 108 stores in 15 Western and Midwestern States.
- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, electrician, IT jobs.
- Lowe's Loss Prevention (LP) Jobs Loss Prevention jobs with Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse.
- MEI Technologies Serves more than 60 clients in system design analysis, engineering, development, integration, payload integration and technical services.
- Mantech International Provider of technology solutions in information systems, environment, telecommunications, defense, and aeronautics.
- McKinney Drilling Company The leading company in North America for drilled shaft piers and foundations.
- NFI Industries, Inc. A provider of state-of-the-art trucking transportation, warehousing, third party logistics activities.
- National Association of Insurance Commissioners Assist state insurance regulators, serving public interest and achieving insurance regulatory goals.
- National City Corporation Offers a variety of career opportunities in banking, finance and related fields, including IT and project managers.
- National Electrical Manufacturers Association An association that promotes safety in the manufacture and use of electrical products.
- Nissan and Infiniti Technicians Opportunities at 1,200 Nissan and Infiniti dealerships
- North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) Matches North Carolina businesses to government contracts, NC suppliers, and NC job seekers.
- Northrop Grumman A top-tier integrator of information systems.
- Owens & Minor, Inc The nation's largest distributor of national name brand medical/surgical supplies.
- Penhall Company Industry leader in specialized concrete cutting, breaking, demolition and highway renovation.
- Penske Truck Leasing Company, L.P. A leading global transportation services provider, operating more than 200,000 vehicles serving customers from nearly 1,000 locations.
- Perkins Restaurant & Bakery A restaurant chain with multiple employment and franchise opportunities.
- Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan, Inc. (PBS&J) Offers a vast range of technical opportunities in over 80 areas of engineering, architecture, planning, and science.
- Prince, Inc. Specializing in horizontal construction for the state of Florida highways, communities, golf courses, storm water management projects, landfill construction and closures and dike and dam construction, etc.
- RDO Equipment Co. Operates 53 locations in 10 states, a leading company in sales, rental and service of agricultural, construction, and material handling equipment, as well as trucks, and financial services.
- Race Trac, Inc. RaceTrac operates over 525 retail gasoline convenience stores in 12 southeastern states.
- Ranger American Security Systems, Inc. Ranger American, partnered with ADT, provides residential security systems.
- Raytheon Careers in electronics, space/info technology' defense and aerospace systems.
- Rush Trucking Delivery operations 24 hours a day throughout the lower 48 states, Canada and Mexico.
- SYColeman A subsidiary of L3 Communications providing integration, business process improvement, and other defense support services.
- Schneider National Inc. Provides transportation, logistics and related services serving more than 80 percent of the Fortune 500(r) companies.
- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) SAIC is the largest employee-owned research and engineering company in the United States, providing information technology, systems integration and eSolutions to commercial and government customers.
- Scotts LawnService Provides a variety of lawn care services and franchise opportunities nationwide.
- Sears, Roebuck and Co. A leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services with more than 2,400 Sears-branded and affiliated stores.
- Serco, Inc. Worldwide jobs in various areas.
- Silver State Helicopters, Inc. A full service commercial helicopter service company that operates at over twenty locations in ten states in a full spectrum of flight activities.
- Solar Turbines, Inc. A world leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing industrial gas turbine power system solutions for oil, gas, and power generation industries.
- Sprint Sprint has a Military Recruitment Program for: Veterans, Spouses and other family members Reservists and National Guard members.
- Stanley Associates IT and professional services.
- System Studies and Simulation, Inc. Offers support to the Defense and Space communities for engineering, logistics, IT, and training.
- Titan Corporation Provides information and communications products, solutions, and services for National Security. Serving DoD, intelligence agencies, and other government customers.
- Total Quality Logistics. Inc. A logistics provider that works with hundreds of companies nationwide in facilitating their truckload freight shipments.
- U.S. Food Service, Inc. Provides highest quality food and related products with more than 27,000 employees, and more than 70 distribution centers across America.
- USA Truck, Inc. A medium haul, common and contract carrier specializing in truckload quantities of general commodities. Operates in all states, and Canada.
- Union Pacific Railroad Hiring for multiple positions in numerous cities across the west. Positions vary, e.g., mgt training, mechanics, construction, maintenance, etc.
- United Services Automobile Association (USAA) A member-owned Fortune 500 company with 22,000 employees dedicated to serving the financial needs of the military community.
- Verizon Communications Inc. One of the world's leading providers of communications services.
- Vinnell Worldwide jobs.
- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Employs 1.8 million people in nearly 6,000 stores worldwide.
- Wayne Farms, LLC The nation's fourth largest vertically integrated poultry processor employing over 10,000 people in the Southeast.
- Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) Official site of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Includes INS and Border Management/Patrol jobs.
- Central Intelligence Agency The CIA engages in research, development and deployment of high-leverage technology for intelligence purposes. Assists the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency by collecting, correlating, evaluating and providing appropriate dissemination of intelligence.
- Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Information about customs officer or border patrol agent work.
- Defense Applicant Assistance Office DoD provides employment opportunities for disabled veterans; this website helps you navigate career possibilities and hiring procedures more easily.
- Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) Official online resource for the Defense Commssary Agency (DeCA), including job opportunities.
- Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Official site of the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). Opportunities in over 400 US locations and around the world.
- Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) Official site for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS). Includes job opportunities.
- Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Official site of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Worldwide positions in many categories.
- Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Official site of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Includes entry to senior level job opportunities for individuals with bachelor's or advanced degree, a foreign language or experience in financial management, IT, contracting, engineering, science and technology, transportation and logistics, crisis/operations, medical or economics.
- Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Human Resources site for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Includes career information, job opportunities and application process.
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Information about Homeland Security and its agencies.
- Department of Labor (DOL) Official site of the US Department of Labor (DOL). Includes comprehensive worker information and links to DOL agencies, laws, regulations, statistics, data, programs, services and news.
- Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Official recruitment site of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Includes employment opportunities, application procedures and helpful information about the second largest agency in the U.S.
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Official Federal Aviaiton Administration employment site. Includes job openings/ information and application procedures.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Federal agency that protects and safeguard the United States and upholds federal criminal laws.
- Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Official site for the US Department of Justice Bureau of Prisons. Includes job opportunities.
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Site lists employment opportunities with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) Site for one of the world's foremost medical research centers. Provides information and includes employment opportunities.
- TRADOC Cares Program Assisting disabled veterans through civilian employment programs, veterans outreach links, and additional resources
- Transportation Security Administration (TSA) The Transportation Security Administration protects the Nation's transportation systems and ensures freedom of movement for people and commerce.
- U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) Hq at Ft. Belvoir with 149 world-wide locations and a workforce of 50,000. Provides full logistical support to the Army.
- U.S. Department of State Job vacancy announcements, updated every two weeks, offer opportunities around the world in varied activities for many skills.
- U.S. Dept. of Defense (DoD) Information about DoD and its agencies.
- U.S. Marshals America's oldest law enforcement agency.
- U.S. Postal Service (USPS) U.S. Postal Service full- and part-time employment opportunities, programs and application/testing information.
Job and Career Search Websites
- America's Health Care Source Online division of Call24, Inc., a leader in health care recruiting. Provides comprehensive career related information for health care professionals.
- Baptist Health System Baptist Health System includes five acute-care hospitals.
- Cape Fear Valley Health System A four hospital system with 15 physician practices and a broad range of healthcare services with core specialties in heart care, cancer treatment, pediatric services, psychiatric care and rehabilitation.
- Florida Hospital Careers Florida Hospital offers many opportunities in specialized healthcare with seven distinct campuses.
- Grady Memorial Hospital Grady Memorial Hospital serves residents of Grady, Caddo, Comanche, Stephens, Garvin and McClain counties in South Central Oklahoma.
- HEALTHCAREseeker.com HEALTHCAREseeker.com helps medical professionals find per diem (temporary or traveling), right to hire and full-time positions in the market.
- MedStaff Healthcare Solutions MedStaff offers travel nursing jobs throughout the United States.
- Medhunters.com Medical jobs in all specialties from leading healthcare employers across the country and around the world.
- Medzilla Jobs in biotechnology, healthcare, medical sales and science.
- Memorial Health Memorial Health is the region's second-largest employer and serves a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina
- Monster Healthcare Features a healthcare virtual interview, job search, resume posting and healthcare industry resources.
- National Dentex Corporation Largest operator of dental laboratories in the United States. It serves over 20,000 dentists through its 41 full-service and one branch dental laboratory located in 30 states.
- Nursing-Jobs.us Offers permanent, per diem, or travel nursing jobs nationwide.
- RNVip.com Online travel nursing agency. Complete a single application and save time when researching and applying to travel nurse companies.
- Rx Career Center Offers the net's largest pharmacy-specific job board as well as a no cost pharmacy web portal and recruiter services.
- Trinity Health Trinity Health operates acute-care hospitals, outpatient facilities, long-term care facilities, hospice programs, health maintenance organizations and a preferred provider health plan in 7 states.
- Trustaff Offers opportunities in the healthcare field.
- University of Pennsylvania Health System The system has 7 major components of medical centers, hospitals, schools, and a broad range of health services.
Law Enforcement and Corrections Websites
- AmeriCorps Part of USA Freedom Corps, volunteer service that engages Americans in intensive, results driven community service.
- America's Career InfoNet Occupational requirements, wage and employment trends, state-by-state labor market conditions, employer contacts and an extensive online career resource library.
- Career Guide to Industries Provides information on available careers by industry, including the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, employment outlook, and lists of organizations that can provide additional career occupational perspectives.
- Dalworth Franchise System, Inc. A carpet cleaning, upholstery, and flooring franchise opportunity.
- DoD Dictionary of Military Terms Browse the DoD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms or search the database for the definition and usage of individual terms.
- EXOVATIONS Franchise Exterior home and renovation franchise opportunities in Southeastern states.
- GuideStar GuideStar is a research tool useful for close examination of non-profit organizations.
- Hoovers Delivers company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth.
- Knock'Em Dead Advice regarding job search and career management.
- Newspapers.com Search engine to find newspapers and publications across the USA.
- O*NET Code Connector Provides occupational job descriptions / skills. Assists in writing resumes and applications.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook Nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.
- The Career News News, tips and tools for careers in the civilian sector.
- The Riley Guide Comprehensive listing of Internet resources, includes annotated links.
- Wall Street Journal Job Services Daily updates of career search and career management news, features and trends for executives. Career guidance articles, resources and a searchable database.
- What Color is Your Parachute? Practical guidelines and research tools to help career transitioners.
Salary and Compensation Websites
- 911Hot Jobs Law enforcement and fire/EMS jobs.
- Alaska State Troopers Opportunities for law enforcement in Alaska.
- City of Charlotte & Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Dept The largest local law enforcement agency between Washington, DC and Atlanta, Georgia.
- Cobb County Sheriff's Office Serves 340 square miles of Cobb County in the Atlanta, Georgia area.
- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Opportunities in law enforcement in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Law Enforcement Jobs Robust resource for law enforcement jobs and professional news.
- Law Match The site provides the opportunity match job-seekers and employers in the legal community.
- Law.com Online center for the legal profession. Includes links to law firms and a law firm finder.
- Officer.com (Law Enforcement) A comprehensive law enforcement resource site with numerous links within the career field.
- Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction A variety of vocations are offered, e.g., corrections officer, social workers, clerical support, psychologists, account clerks, librarians, maintenance, nursing, teachers, and food service.
- Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Opportunities for law enforcement in Palm Beach, Florida
- Police Employment.com Lists law enforcement job opportunities at all levels.
- Police One Resource for law enforcement.
- Portland Police Bureau The largest police agency in Oregon, with over 1,000 sworn personnel and 350 professional staff.
- Richmond Police Department The Richmond department employs about 650 men and women.
Small Business and Franchise Websites
- Compensation Calculator A Navy site that provides a pay and compensation breakdown which compares current rank, years in service, housing situation, locality pay, and provides a comparative salary compensation figure for civilian employment.
- Compensation Survey General information on the US economy, including compensation and cost of living. Also includes job opportunities with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Military Compensation (Pay and Benefits) This DoD site enables service members to perform calculations to compare High-3 and CSB/REDUX retired pay options.
- Money Magazine Financial information, articles, investment advice/strategies and surveys.
- Paycheckcity.com Pay check calculator, savings planning tools; federal/state withholding forms.
- Salary.com Salary news and advice, information and calculator wizards.
- American Leak Detection, Inc. Franchise offering for non-destructive detection of all types of leaks including hidden water and sewer leaks.
- Athletic Nation Men's Fitness Gym Fitness gym franchise specifically designed for men.
- BioDefense Corporation Offers protection products against harmful biological agents and health hazards such as contaminated or infected mail, microbially-contaminated food, and bio-hazardous medical waste.
- Center for Veterans Enterprise A resource for veterans who want to start or expand their small business.
- Franchise Experts A full-service resource for qualified individuals looking for franchises, business opportunities, and franchise consulting.
- Little Caesars Veterans Program Provides honorably discharged veterans with a business opportunity.
- Small Business Administration Site provides comprehensive information about starting, financing and running a small business.
- The Entreprenuer's Choice Assists individuals via a process of discussion and questionnaires to determine if owning their own business is the right path for them.
- Veteran's Small Business Resource Guide Resource guide developed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for small business owners planning to reestablish their business upon returning from an active tour as part of their reserve obligation.