Job and Career Links

Virtual Career Centers

The following websites are some of the best online starting places for assistance with career development. Compare to see which ones best meet your needs.

Includes a well-developed career section.

Provides information and links on the profession of religious scholarship.

Information on job trends, credentials, salaries, etc., in the United States, including information by state. Compare credentials against typical credentials in a given field. Read actual job descriptions.

News, articles, and first-person accounts on professions in academe and transitioning out of academe. Maintained by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Features articles on relocating to overseas locations, as well as living overseas.

In addition to job listings in the nonprofit sector, links to thousands of organizations worldwide, and includes a number of articles and tools for people interested in careers for the public good.

Helpful information from Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?, as well as links to additional assistance. Mr. Bolles's most popular books are also available in the HDS Office of Career Services.

A document titled "What Can I Do with My Degree in Religious Studies," containing information regarding typical careers/jobs that can be associated with your degree as well as alternative careers that may utilize your education, skills, and experiences.

Ministry List is a service of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary that seeks to serve churches and ministries around the world by providing a place to post and search ministry positions and candidate profiles. Note: Most denominations heavily represented at HDS use internal systems for placing ministers rather than listing openings publicly. Contact the Office of Ministry Studies to discuss the most effective ways of searching for positions within your denomination.

Articles, assessments, job listings, and more.

An initiative of the Lilly Endowment, Inc. The bibliography is an especially helpful resource for persons exploring the question of vocation theologically.

A wide range of (often career-related) resources for people who are considering pursuing a PhD or who hold one. A project of the Pew Charitable Trust.

Large virtual career center for U.S. jobs. Post résumés, view job listings, research salary, growth information, and more.

Information and resources on vocations in Roman Catholic religious life or priesthood. Also has some resources with more broad applicability, including a spiritual-type inventory.