The job search can be intimidating. Don’t let the pressure of your end goal keep you from taking small steps today. Utilize our job search quick start guide and associated activity for tips on what steps to take first.



Search thousands of employment opportunities, register for career-related events, schedule an appointment with a career advisor, and connect with great companies and organizations all in one place with Handshake.

Indeed is the #1 job site in the world with over 250 million unique visitors every month. Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies. Every day Indeed connects millions of people to new opportunities.


Use LinkedIn to network, research companies of interest, locate informational interview contacts, and improve your personal brand. This free site opens the door to over 70 million professionals around the globe, representing 150 industries.

Upstate Job Board

Looking to Move Up with a career in Upstate South Carolina? Big names in business, technology and financial services maintain major headquarters operations in the Upstate, which means a range of open positions, including in marketing and sales, human resources, IT and much more. Find a job in Upstate, SC today.

Industry Specific Job Boards

Handshake, LinkedIn, and Indeed provide a vast amount of job postings for all industries. To look at job boards that post specifically for the industry you want to work in, visit our Career Pathways page.


GoinGlobal provides jobseekers of all nationalities with tools to fast track their career explorations both at home and abroad, featuring employment, internship and study abroad resources for more than 120 locations.

Furman Job Board

Furman University is committed to supporting students, faculty and staff from every walk of life.



Networking is building and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships to develop career prospects. It is one of the most important factors of career success. 80% of jobs are not posted online but instead found through networking. This process takes grit, patience, and commitment.

Informational Interviews

These brief conversations are an opportunity for you to get to know more about a professional, a career field, or a company that you’re interested in pursuing and share your elevator pitch.

Follow Up

Finally, if you have connected with an employer through any Malone Center events during the year, make sure that you follow up with that connection on a regular basis. This may lead to that connection thinking of you when they know of an available opportunity.


Furman Professional Network

Want to meet with a Furman alumni about career trends, applying for graduate school, the job search process, work-life balance, or lessons learned? The Mentoring office can connect you with professionals to answer your questions and provide guidance as you navigate the next steps of your career path.

Student Employment

Gain valuable transferable skills through working on campus. Jobs are available in multiple Furman departments with a variety of responsibilities.

Job Offer and Salary Negotiations

Once you have completed the job search and interview process, the next step is to negotiate your job offer. Schedule an appointment for guidance through this process.