Developer Key Registration


Register with us to begin using the CareerBuilder API web services.

The services are free to use and available to anyone. We just need a way to contact you, should the need arise. We'll also email this address should anything go wrong with your API key (i.e. your key becomes blocked for exceeding your 24 hour request limit). Please ensure the email you provide is a working account that you'll check from time to time.

You'll need to include your unique developer key with any request to CareerBuilder web services. If at any time you forget your key, contact us.

Please read the End User License Agreement (EULA) before registering. It details how you can and cannot use the APIs.

Important Notes

  • Your use of CareerBuilder API is at your own risk. We make no warranty that these services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.
  • We are not responsible for any damages or losses that occur as a result of the use of (or inability to use) CareerBuilder API.
  • We reserve the right to throttle, limit, or disallow your use of CareerBuilder API, at any time, without notice.
  • Requests are limited each day by request type. Your account will be frozen for 24 hours if you exceed your daily quota. The request limits are:
    • Job Search: 1000 per day
    • Job: 500 per day
    • Application: 100 per day
    • Blank Application: 100 per day
    If you feel you will exceed these, please contact us in advance so we can work to prevent your account being frozen.
  • Please contact us if you intend to use CareerBuilder API in software or services available to the public. We'd appreciate the notice, and would like to work with you to ensure everything is well tested.
  • If you are using CareerBuilder API in software or services available to the public, your software or service must not submit applications on a user's behalf without the user's explicit direction.
  • If you are an internal CareerBuilder developer or CareerBuilder partner, please let us know that you will be using the API.
  • Please use a separate Developer Key for each product you develop.
  • Please make sure you have read and understand the End User License Agreement (EULA).

Register for a Developer Key

Company Name
Application Website
How will this application use the API?
Your account will be frozen if you exceed the daily request quota detailed above.
  End User License Agreement (EULA) 

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