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Career Resource Library

Career Resource Library

Visit the Career Resource Library located in the Center for reference materials and information on occupations, employers, graduate/professional schools, and other resources which can aid in career decision making. You will also find binders containing current job leads for a variety of majors and interests.

Job Listing Resources

This is a listing of some helpful on-line resources containing a wealth of information to assist you in writing resumes and cover letters, finding internships, obtaining salary information, applying to graduate school, and much more. Opportunities in government, business, non-profit, and abroad can be found. Please note that this list is by no means comprehensive nor does the CSC endorse specific sites. There are unlimited internet resources. However, these are among the sites most frequently visited by college students. Be aware that using the internet is ONLY one of many tools that will assist you with a well-planned, comprehensive, and thoughtful career search.

Career Net: This is a comprehensive website containing a searchable database of job listings in MD, NY, NJ, PA, MA as well as other regional, national and international job opportunities. It may be a good jumping-off point providing links to thousands of career-related sites on the Web. Career Net provides an extensive database of employers, outplacement firms, government offices, employment agencies both regional and local, and more.

NACE Web: This site offers a calendar of professional events and job fairs as well as links to other databases and career-related resources. Several publications such as Job Choices, an on-line Career Magazine that has geographical job listings, salary information, company profiles, graduate/professional school information and more are available. This is a terrific place to determine salary information based upon your age, education, industry, benefits, and geographical region. Obtain salary ranges to assist with interviewing and negotiation tactics.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: This reference by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a comprehensive, searchable index of occupational information about the Nature of Work, Training, Salary, and Related occupations.

USAJOBS: This site is the official site of the United States Federal Government. It's your one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.

US Work & Career: This is a good site for staying current on recent job market developments with articles focused on current trends. It provides helpful and up to date graduate school information and rankings.