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Helpful Career Websites - START HERE!

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  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.
  • Career Cruising
    A site that provides innovative career exploration software full of useful real-world career information. Please see a librarian for the log -in and password.

Helpful College Websites - START HERE!

  • College Board
    College Board provides a wide array of college information including specific information on all colleges and universities in the nation.
  • Peterson's
    College site - much like College Board.
  • College View

Additional Career Websites

  • Career One Stop
  • Career Information System - Illinois
    Click on the "IL Residents" tab. Do not login.
    City or Town: Skokie
    Zip Code: 60077
    Not sure what career to explore? Click on the Assessment tab.
  • My Next Move
    Do you already know the type of job in which you are interested? If not, will you know it when you see it? Or are you not really sure at all? My Next Move is designed to help you determine the right career for you.
  • My Skills, My Future
  • Engineer Your Life
    A guide to engineering for high school girls.
  • Matching Majors to Occupations
    Majors are listed along with possible occupations within the majors. The information is designed to get you started thinking about occupations related to a particular field of study. Webpage designed by Florida State University.

Citing a Page of a Website

The following is information on how to cite a page from a website that was found online (Occupational Outlook Handbook, College Board, etc.). This information is taken from Owl at Purdue:

A Page on a Web Site

For an individual page on a Web site, list the author or alias if known, followed by the information covered above for entire Web sites. Remember to use n.p. if no publisher name is available and n.d. if no publishing date is given.

"How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2009.

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Use a free citation maker in order to put the citation together (Knightcite, Easybib).

      
     

    Print Resources

    There is a cart of books in the room for your use. There are many books on both colleges and careers, including the following:

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    College Handbook 2014 - College Board Editors
    Call Number: CC 378.1 COL
    ISBN: 9780874479676
    Publication Date: 2011-06-21

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    Book of Majors 2014 - College Board Editors
    Call Number: CC 378.19 BOO
    ISBN: 9780874479683
    Publication Date: 2011-07-05

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    1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know - Harry H. Harrison
    Call Number: CC 378.19 HAR
    ISBN: 9781404104341
    Publication Date: 2008-03-18

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    Careers for Extroverts and Other Gregarious Types - Jan Goldberg
    Call Number: CC 371.42 GOL
    ISBN: 0071448608
    Publication Date: 2005-09-26

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    100 Fastest-Growing Careers Eleventh Edition - Michael Farr
    Call Number: CC 331.7 FAR
    ISBN: 9781593577834
    Publication Date: 2010-07-01

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