Internet & Networking
Find a list of websites offering free email accounts, which you can set up and use when applying for jobs. Most job applications require an email address for contacting applicants. If you need help setting up an email account, call 615-595-1243 to make a one-on-one appointment for assistance.
This page also includes a listing of the books in our library as well as some websites available to help you create an online presence on the web. Be sure to browse the Protect Your Identity section to learn how to protect your privacy and identity while applying for jobs online.
Protect Your Identity
The following website will show you how to protect your identity online:
- Federal Trade Commission (FTC) - FTC’s free online security tips and resources
- Privacy Rights Clearinghouse - Since 1992, the mission of Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has been to engage, educate and empower individuals to protect their privacy. We identify trends and communicate our findings to advocates, policymakers, industry and consumers. The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse is a California nonprofit corporation with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
- USA.gov Scams and Frauds - Provides online safety tips and identity theft protection information
- World Privacy Forum - A nonprofit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) public interest research group. The organization is focused on conducting in-depth research, analysis, and consumer education in the area of privacy. World Privacy Forum reports have documented important new areas, including medical identity theft. Areas of focus for the World Privacy Forum include health care, technology, and the financial sector.