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Career Sources at your Fingertips

Databases and Online Sources

Some suggested UCC databases for career information (Access in Owlsnest Library database listing):

Search Ferguson's Career Guidance Center  Descriptions of different careers, resume help, lists of 4-year college by state, career-oriented self-evaluation sites, etc..  From job profile you can find jobs and limit by location. Go to the Career Interest Assessment to discover the occupations and industries that best match you personal interests.

Search Academic Search Premier for career information in many subject areas.

Search Business Source Elite to learn about business jobs.

Search ERIC  (Education Resource Information Center) for information about education careers.

Search Nexis Uni for newspaper articles on many different careers.

Search CINAHL for career information in the health fields.

Search Nursing & Allied Health Collection: Comprehensive for articles on allied health employment.

Find Articles

The Union County College Library databases can help you find articles about your career.

Try the following searches with your job title:

  • Careers AND job title
  • "Vocational Guidance" AND  job title
  • "Career Development" AND job title
  • "Job Outlook" AND job title
  • Education AND job title
  • Salary AND job title  - or - Earnings AND job title.

A good place to start would be Lexis-Nexis for newspaper articles or Academic Search Premier for journal articles

You can also try the one of the subject databases in the field you are researching, use the same search strategies listed above.

Articles about Researching Careers and Resume Writing

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