Career and Placement Service Resources
The following handouts offer you some interesting food for thought when writing your CV or your cover letter and when preparing for an interview.
- Write a winning CV (pdf file)
- Applying for Jobs: Cover Letters (pdf file)
- Preparing for Job Interviews (pdf file)
The links below are a selection of interesting websites for your job / internship search. The information contained on this site has been carefully researched and is updated periodically. Nevertheless, Webster Vienna cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information. Although all sites to which links have been made available are monitored for quality, Webster Vienna cannot accept responsibility for the content therein.
Career Services – Webster University worldwide
Webster’s global website offers a wealth of information in the area of career development and continuing education for Webster students and alumni worldwide. On this website you will find valuable information about graduate schools in the US.
Going Global is a valuable resource especially for international students and alumni. It includes links to networking groups, employers and job openings for 24 countries and a variety of cities in the United States. Going Global is part of My Career Connection (MCC), which is the Webster Career Services online job search database. On the Webster website, students worldwide can also access internship and job postings and any other employment-related information through the database called GorlokJobs You can obtain a free account by logging into the Career Services website at www.webster.edu/careers.
On the Webster worldwide career website, you can also access My Next Move, an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, US salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.
Austria – Websites for your job and internship search
The Austrian job and career network absolventen.at is targeted towards currently enrolled students and recent graduates with a maximum of five years of work experience.
The ZBP Career Center is one of Europe's leading recruiting service providers for young business students and graduates. They publish approximately a 1,500 job vacancies that are targeted for students and business graduates, both with and without previous professional experience.
Uniport is the website of the University Vienna career service center. The website offers up-to date career information for Austria and extensive database for internships and jobs openings in Austria.
Unijobs is the largest Austrian job search for student and part-time jobs. They also post available internships in Austria.
The Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS) offers information about working, recruiting and studying in Austria, unemployment insurance, the European Employment Services (EURES) in English. In addition, they provide useful job search links in German.
StudentJob is an online job portal that specialises in providing students with work placements, internships, part time jobs and holiday jobs. They have over 23, 000 registered students and provide part-time jobs, full-time jobs and internships in well known companies.
Austria – general job search engines
The following websites can help you in your general job but also in your internship (Praktika) search. The knowledge of German might be required for navigation.
International - Websites for your job and internship search
MBA-Exchange.com is the globally recognized website for MBA-qualified business professionals seeking new career opportunities. They have over 170,000 registered candidates on their database and have developed strong relationships with top quality employers, worldwide. They also have an online job search designed for the special needs of MBA alumni and students.
Placement UK is the European Student Placement Organization providing a specialized service designed to help the very best European undergraduates to find internships or placements in the UK.
InterGrad is a specialist in UK and international graduate recruitment.
This website offers you great resources when preparing for your internship or job search.
is the website of a Swiss organization listing job openings in more than 90 international organizations worldwide.
Wall Street Journal Europe’s executive career site provides editorials and news articles concerning job trends, CV database, job and CV bulletin boards, tips on starting a business, a College Journal, and much more to help you plan your career.
Europe Internship is a free online platform bringing students and companies across Europe together. This website can help students find an internship in various European countries.
The Austrian career guide is a yearly publication providing interesting tips for your job hunt in Austria. It shows current and future trends for the local job market and its economy. It also offers detailed company presentations for the top 250 Austrian businesses and organizations. A hard copy is available in the Career and Placement Service.
"What color is your parachute" - A practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers. The best-Selling Job- Hunting Book in the World! A hard copy is available in the Webster Library.
The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search by Orville Pierson
This book will help you create a powerful plan to land the job you love
A hard copy is available in the Career and Placement Service office.