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IS 4380: International Studies Seminar: Career and Job Guides

What Can I Do With This Major?

The Career Services Center at Texas State University-San Marcos provides a series of guides designed to help students explore careers related to their major or potential major.

General Career Reference


What to Do

Job Accelerator Database - 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.

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

Find an Employer

Reference USA - use this database to look up employers.

Here are our books on careers - see especially the guide to jobs in San Antonio and Austin.

You can read the Big Book of Jobs or Job Hunter's Sourcebook. The first is good for giving you ideas for different careers; the second can really help you chase down employment leads. They are located in the reference section (main floor of library).

Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries

Getting into Graduate School

Graduate School Information contains information on which schools offer what programs. 

Testing Databases take practice tests like the GRE, GMAT and more on line. 

Job Interview

Books on body language

Interview Books

Resume Books

Career Research at Alkek Library

The video does zoom in, or you can blow it up in the lower right hand corner.

Subject Guide

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Charles Allan
Alkek Library - Room 350E

(512) 245-3946