Internship Search Aid

This document provides helpful resources for finding an internship, including useful webistes.

Linked In Profile Checklist

A checklist of recommendations, from the top to the bottom of your profile, on how to make the most out of your LinkedIn profile.


  • Search anonymous employee salary information for a specific job or company

Salary Calculator

  • ​Search for salary information for over 1,000 occupations nationwide

  • Search for salary information in specific career fields and regions in the United States


Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where people who want to help others have the ability to do so. Search internship and volunteer opportunities by title or location.

Finding Federal Employment

Personal Networking Map

A relationship diagram that will help you map out your networking contacts.

Service Locator

Provides resources pertaining to unemployment benefits, state services, employment training and more.

Interview Preparation

Pathways to Success Federal Internships for Students

An internship program for students to explore Federal careers while in school. 

Tips for a Successful Internship Experience

This document explains the purpose of an internship and provides tips, for the student and employer, on how to make the internship experience a positive one.


USAJOBS is the U.S. Government’s official system/program for Federal jobs and employment information. Search by keyword and location.

Your Guide To An Ethical Job Search

Getting the right job by acting in an ethical manner is rewarding, respectable, and expected by the professional community.

Unemployment Lifeline

Unemployment LifeLine is a guide that links workers to the resources in their area, from unemployment offices to veterans' services to child care.

Job Search


This website offers a variety of services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement.

Featured Resources

Diversity & Inclusion Career Resource Guide

An inclusive and diverse workforce brings great value to any organization. We encourage you to explore these professional organizations, job boards, resources, and frequently asked questions to support your unique and diverse career development needs.

Niche Job Board

Search our Niche Job Board to find opportunities specific to your field/industry

Support During Unemployment

Track Your Job Search

Ashford University's own job search tool.  Search save and apply to jobs at companies looking specifically for Ashford students.  For tips on using the tool to search for jobs, check out the Job Search Tool Help Guide.

Unemployment Guide

This document provides information regarding filing for unemployment, a listing of job search resources, and more.

Go Government

This site is designed to be your guide as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment.

HR University's Recruitment Policy Studio

OPM's Federal community of practice for sharing recruiting practices, ideas, insights, and lessons learned. Provides free virtual training sessions for Federal Applicants. 

Performance Based Interviewing (PBI)

A Veteran Affairs site that has sample performance Based interviewing questions.

Joining Professional Organizations

Information on the benefits of, and how to, join professional organizations.

Job Hunt

Comprehensive listing of employer recruiting page links, Internet-accessible job-search resources and services, including up-to-date advice from job search and career experts.

U.S Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

An agency that manages governmental hiring and procedures and policies

Ashford University's Alumni Association

Become an active member of the Ashford University Alumni Association (AUAA). Learn more about Ashford's alumni benefits and how to stay connected.

Sample Federal Resume #1

Sample resume with standard federal formatting.

Volunteer and Internship Resources


Ashford's My Career: Connect 

Connect with Ashford students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers interested in hiring Ashford graduates.

Ashford University's LinkedIn Group

The world's largest professional network with 225 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe.

Salary Negotiation

Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)

A fellowship program for graduate students interested in Federal employment opportunities.


Search jobs by title and location. Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages covering 94% of global gross domestic product.

Worker ReEmployment

A partner of the American Job Center, Worker ReEmployment is your one-stop site for employment, training and financial help after a layoff.


Over 1 million jobs from 25,000 employers updated daily. Search by job title, keyword and city or zip code.

Sample Federal Resume #2

Sample resume with standard federal formatting.

Career Cast

You can search for positions as well as read helpful articles regarding your career search on Career Cast.