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Career information for Nursing/Allied Health, Public & Community Services, Design & Construction, Hospitality Industry, Computers/Engineering/Technology, and much more!
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These multi-volume sets are excellent starting points for career research.

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Career information center (13 vols.)
Call Number: Wilm Reference HF 5382.5 .U5 C32 2014

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Survey of American Industry and Careers (6 volumes)
Call Number: Wilm Reference HF 5382.5 .U5 S87 2012 (6 volumes)
ISBN: 1587657686
Publication Date: 2011-10-01

Career Assistance @ CFCC!

  • Career Services at CFCC  
    The mission of Career Services is to encourage and assist students and graduates in the continuous process of career planning, career decision-making, planning for marketability and job search.

    In addition, the Career Center offers an annual Job Fair along with several job placement services to students and graduates desiring part-time, full-time and seasonal employment. The Center is located in the Galehouse Building ( A-Building) room A-210. It is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM and on Friday from 8:00 AM until Noon. If you are interested in taking the Career Key, please allow at least one hour prior to the office closing to complete the assessment.

Begin Here - Electronic Resources

  • Career Guidance Center (Facts on File)  
    94 industry profiles, organized by 16 Career Clusters created by the U.S. Department of Education, and nearly 3,400 job articles
  • Careers with a Two-Year Degree (Facts on File)  
    Featuring informative videos made specifically to complement the detailed text, Top Careers with a Two-Year Degree Online covers the many in-demand careers in various industries that require only an associate's degree.
  • Career Information Center (Gale)  
    Over 600 full-text entries covering all aspects of most careers including: job overview, work environment, wage/salary info, required education/experience, job outlook, and info on similar occupations.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook  
    For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse — the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job; working conditions.
  • Dictionary of Occupational Titles  
    Previously published in print by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Now available online only.

General Books

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Working in Your Major: how to find a job when you graduate
Call Number: Wilm Circulating HF 5382.7 .G45 2012
ISBN: 1440803110
Publication Date: 2012-07-01

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Land Your Dream Career: eleven steps to take in college
Call Number: Wilm Circulating D 6277 .T46 2013
ISBN: 1442219467
Publication Date: 2013-03-14

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150 best recession-proof jobs
Call Number: Wilm Circlating HF 5382.5 .U5 A594 2009
Also available at the North Campus Library: HF 5382.5 .U5 A594 2009

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Best jobs for the 21st century
Call Number: Wilm Ref HF 5381.15 .F37 2009

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This Is How to Get Your Next Job: An inside look at what employers really want
Call Number: Wilm Circulating HF 5382.7 .K39 2013
ISBN: 0814432212
Publication Date: 2013-04-17

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