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Communication Disorders: Career & Job Resources

Counseling as a Career

The Alkek Library offers many career resources for careers in Communication Disorders and related fields.

Streaming video

Our Films on Demand Career Collection offers streaming videos clips covering various career fields, including those in the field of Human Services

Careers in Communication Disorders

Careers in Counseling and Related Fields

Psychology Career Center

Explor careers in counseling and learn how to begin your counseling career.

American Counseling Association Career Center

Do You Have a Career Related Question? Have You Seen A Great Career Resource for Counselors? The Career Center provides information about careers in counseling.

National Career Development Association (NCDA)

NCDA inspires and empowers the achievement of career and life goals by providing professional development, resources, standards, scientific research, and advocacy. NCDA is a founding division of the American Counseling Association (ACA).

General online resources

Career Information

  • Career OneStop is an easy-to-use U.S. Labor Department site provides information about career exploration, employment trends, self assessment, and tips for getting and keeping jobs.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook provides descriptive information about a career and to find projections about future growth in the field and salary estimates.  Entry specific to Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists 
  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly provides practical information for job-seekers, including search tips, salary information, and descriptions of unusual occupations. 
  • O*NET Online allows you to find information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with over 950 occupations.

Finding a job

  • MakingtheDifference is a joint initiative between the Partnership for Public Service and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), is dedicated to helping students learn more about careers in the federal government.
  • provides information about student employment and internships in the federal government. In addition to searching for jobs, students can also create a profile to receive news of job postings or build a resume. Site is sponsored by the Office of Personnel Management.
  • USAJOBS is sponsored by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, this site is the official one-stop source for federal job and employment information. Site includes a federal resume builder.
  • WorkInTexas is sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission, site provides information for Texas jobseekers.

Salary and benefit resources

  • Davis-Bacon Wage Determination contains wage determinations issued by the Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts by county. The Wage and Hour Division of the Labor Department determines prevailing wage rates to be paid on federally funded construction projects.
  • National Compensation Survey provides average salaries or benefit information for different occupations by geographic region.  For example, see average salaries for different types of work for Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (from the Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Research Services

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Anthony Guardado


Texas State University
Round Rock Campus
Avery 255A

How to do it...

Alkek Library resources provide valuable assistance in preparing for a job interview or career search. The Career Guides Collection on the 2nd floor contains books on a variety of topics. 

Check these links for library resources on career-specific topics: