Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Job, Career, and Educational Resources in GALILEO

Are you looking for a job after graduation? Or, do you want a better job while attending school? Are you trying to figure out what you want to do with your life? Are you considering graduate school? GALILEO offers several resources for researching careers, continuing education and searching for jobs.

Another resource is GAcollege411, which provides career and education planning college students, and adult learners. Resources include tools for matching students to careers, preparing for college entrance tests, comparing Georgia colleges and universities, applying for financial aid, and more. There is also a My Portfolio feature to help you keep up with all the planning.

NetLibrary offers ebooks on many topics, including ebooks on choosing careers, searching for jobs, writing resumes and cover letters, and handling job interviews. Titles include Haldane’s Best Cover Letters for Professionals, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Perfect Interview, and Interview Strategies That Lead to Job Offers.

Career and Technical Education provides articles, book chapters, and other documents related to many types of careers as well as choosing a career and searching for a job.

LearningExpress Library designed to provide students with the highest quality resources available. The interactive tools will help you reach your academic and professional goals, and improved job placement. If you are pursuing an advanced degree, LearningExpress Library offers a comprehensive selection of test preparation resources, to help prepare for the GRE and other graduate school entrance exams. You can even prepare for occupation certification and licensing exams in many of today's fastest growing career fields.

Business Source Complete offers career guides for countries all around the world as well as articles and book chapters to assist with job hunting. Business Source Complete is also a great source for company information if you want to learn about a company before applying for the job. (And, check out these other resources on finding company information in GALILEO.)

Finally, for students just starting out in career exploration, Encyclopedia Britannica has articles about some professions for students to learn what it means to be a nurse, teacher, police officer, lawyer, and more.

Find these and other Career resources in GALILEO Library or GALILEO Scholar.

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