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Lightning JobSource is the online student and employer database used by the Career Development Center for posting all types of positions. Read more below about the benefits of using Lightning JobSource .
Upload a resume for applying to positions.
Search full-time, part-time and internship opportunities.
Apply for jobs.
See a calendar of recruiting events.
See dates of upcoming workshops.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I open an account?
What do I do with my account once it is active?
How do I maintain my account?
How long will my account be active?
How do I search and apply for jobs?
Where do I see which employers are going to be on campus?
For more information, please review the Student Quick Start Guide .
How do I open a student account? ( Back to Top )
What do I do with my account once it is active? ( Back to Top )
Here is an outline of the things you should do to make your profile the most effective.
How do I maintain my account? ( Back to Top)
How long will my account be active? ( Back to Top )
Alumni accounts may be deactivated after 6 months of inactivity. The Career Development Center will notify alumni in advance if their account is going to become inactive. If you need assistance reactivating an account, please contact the office.
How do I search and apply for jobs? ( Back to Top )
Once you have logged in to Lightning JobSource, Click "job postings" in the top toolbar. Next click "MTSU Job Postings" to see positions posted with the Career Center, or click "NACElink Extended Job Search" to use the built-in job aggregator (not controlled by MTSU Career Center). You can conduct a basic search by keyword, position type, job function, industry, etc., or you can perform an "Advanced Search" for more search criteria.
Where do I see which employers are going to be on campus? ( Back to Top )
Once you have logged in to Lightning JobSource, click on the Calendar on your home page. On the calendar are Interview Schedules, Career Fairs, Employer Information Sessions, and Information Tables, as well as Off-Campus Events. There is also a "calendar" tab in the top toolbar, which allows you to look at a day, week, month, and year view.When should I first log into my account? t ( Back to Top)