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This guide will help students make choices about their majors, careers, and future education. Job seeking resources and library research information are provided.
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Academic major and career profiles

Career Profiles - explore careers and learn about resumes, interviews, salaries, and benefits

College Board Career Browser - major and career profiles

College majors and career options - from the Rutgers University department of Career Services - a list of academic majors and a sample of related occupations and types of employers

Major resource kits - from the University of Delaware Career Services Center, this site offers information about academic majors, career options, and important things to consider during college

O*Net Online - created for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, this site offers occupational information; use the advanced search to find jobs that use certain abilities, knowledge, tools, software, and skills, or jobs that focus on certain values or interests

Finding information about colleges & universities

Career outlook, data, and research

Career OneStop - sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Career OneStop provides information about occupations, wages, state labor markets, and industries.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Information from the U.S. Government on employment, labor trends, regional economics, industries, and more.

Career Guide to Industries
Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on careers in specific industries.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Information from the U.S. Government on the future of occupations. Includes occipation descriptions, salary ranges, and projections about future demand. Links to professional organizations' websites are available for learning more.

Plunkett Research Online - job market analysis, employer and industry search, job seeker resources and tools (library subscription database)

Employment and Industry Trends
From the Riley Guide, a directory of employment and career information sources and services.

Company and industry research

ABI/Inform - now available through ProQuest Central (library subscription database)

Business Source Premier - company & industry analysis, academic journal papers, business news, SWOT analyses, market research reports (library subscription database)

Datamonitor Reports via Business Source Premier: Click on Company Profiles in the blue toolbar at the top of the page.  Included: SWOT analyses, company profiles, histories, biographies, subsidiaries, more (library subscription database)

Gartner Research
(IT) - access provided by the Stevens Office of Information Technology

Hoover's Company Records
- company info, financials, competitors, company histories, products & services (library subscription database)

Lexis Nexis Academic
- SEC filings, company information, business news, international newspapers, newswires, annual reports, more (library subscription database)

National Newspapers - U.S. newspapers (library subscription database)

Plunkett Research - industry research, job searching, market research, and report building (library subscription database)

ProQuest Central
- includes ABI/Inform, trade publications, journal papers, business news, academic journal papers, sci/tech news (library subscription database)

Who's Who on the Web - biographical information on notable individuals in diverse fields (library subscription database)

A-Z list of all library databases

Stevens library research guides & resources

The research process: getting started with library resources

How to cite sources and avoid plagiarism

Subject guides - library research databases tailored to the needs of specific academic disciplines

All library resource guides

A to Z list of all library databases

Encyclopedia of Associations - three-volume print set located in the library's third floor Reference section; search for professional organizations associated with a career path or general interest: Call number Ref HS17 .G32 2008 vols. 1, 2, 3

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