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Careers: What can I do with my major?

This is a list of career related information resources available at the Alkek Library.

Recommended Resources about Careers

Career Center - Personalized, step-by-step job search assistance—from exploring and matching suitable occupations from over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles to finding available jobs. Create professional and effective resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, improve your work skills, and prepare for occupation-related exams.

Career Services Recommended Resources

Career OneStop - A comprehensive website for students and job seekers to explore career options, perform self-assessments on skills and interests, write resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews, and search for jobs.

Films on Demand -  Video collections include Career & Job Search, Technical Education, Guidance & Counseling, Family & Consumer Science and a growing collection of individually selected titles in various fields.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Nationally recognized career handbook provides information about the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

Onet - research detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers.

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Search the library catalog for print resources, ebooks, movies, and more!  The catalog is like an inventory of what the library owns both on the shelf and online.

You can use the same search strategies you would use in a database, including "phrase searching," Boolean operators, and truncation.