Career Services Research Library and Resource Center

Visit the Career Services Library and Resource Center

Located in the CAP Center (lower level of the library) outside of the Career Services office.

What will I find at the Career Services Library and Resource Center?

The Career Services Library and Resource Center is the place to go to find resources to assist with all aspects of your career planning.

Are you researching career options?  New materials have just arrived with the most current labor market information available for you.

Are you looking for work?  Resources are available to assist you with developing a job search plan, writing a resume and cover letter, and preparing for job interviews.

 

What kind of Labor Market Information is available?

  • Over 50 Vocational Biography books are available for you to learn more about specific careers, including work descriptions and conditions, education and training, and related occupations.
  • The O*NET Dictionary of Occupational Titles is available for you to research over 1000 jobs for descriptions, earnings, growth, and more based on information from the Department Of Labor.
  • The Encyclopedia of Careers is also available.
  • View the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook 

 

What other information is available to help with my career choice?

  • Are you a night owl?  Read the book Careers for Night Owls.
  • Over 50?  See 50 Plus!  Critical Career Direction for the Rest of Your Life.
  • Learn about great jobs in your major…sociology, computers, liberal arts, and more!
  • How about 25 Jobs That Have It All, or 150 Great Tech Prep Careers?
  • Don't miss Top 100 Careers Without a 4-Year Degree.

Many, many more resources are available!!

 

What will I find to help with my job search?

  • Books to guide you through the interview process
  • Numerous books to help you write your resume and cover letters including:
    • Military to Civilian resumes
    • Resumes for job seekers without a 4-year degree
    • Resumes for ex-offenders
    • Resumes for career changers
    • Resumes for health care careers
    • Step-by-step guides for cover letters and resumes
    • 15 minutes cover letters
  • Information on using the internet for your job search
  • Handouts to take with you
  • Job listings, internship and volunteer opportunities posted on the Career Services bulletin board

 

 Resume Guidelines and Examples 

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