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Try any or all of the following resources:

[ Journalism Job Boards ] ... [ Advice & Leads ]
[ Journalism Organizations ] ...[ Other Useful Links ]
[ Regional & National Job Banks ]

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Journalism Job Boards

NINA / Northern Star Alumni job board

Journalists seeking employment

IPA: Illinois Press Association Job Bank.

JournalismJobs.com

Newspaper Association of America's Career Center includes job listings from across the country.

NewsLink's JobLink, a searchable database of journalism jobs and internships across the country.

CubReporters.org, a good place to look for entry-level jobs, internships and free-lance opportunities.

Editor & Publisher Job Listings

Inland Press Association Classifieds

Society for News Design (SND) Job Bank

NPPA: National Press Photographers Association job bank (members only)

Of special interest for free-lancers:

Media Bistro

Creative Circle

Bookjobs

Ed2010 (magazine jobs)

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Advice and Leads

Notes from the 2008 Poynter Webinar, "Getting Your First Journalism Job"

Assorted job-hunting advice from the Northern Star

Joe Grimm's "Ask the Recruiter" column

Colleen Eddy's "Colleen on Careers" column

Search for newsroom internships at ASNE's career center.

JobsPage: Career Strategies for Journalists. Iincludes listings, plus advice on resumes, cover letters and interviews.

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Journalism Organizations

NINA: Northern Illinois Newspaper Association

SPJ: Society of Professional Journalists

SND: Society for News Design

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies

Editor & Publisher Interactive

ASNE: American Society of Newspaper Editors.

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Regional & National Job Banks

These are searchable databases that include job listings and lots of other info. Many also let you post your resume online.

Monster.com

Hotjobs.com (Yahoo)

Jobs.com

Craig's List

Career Builder

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Other useful links

LinkedIn - professional networking site

Salary Calculator: Compare costs of living from one city to another.

NIU Career Services

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