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A site from the U.S. Department of Labor. Gives standardized descriptions of hundreds of jobs. You can search it by the name of a specific job or by general work areas or by skills.
Career Readiness Handbook
From the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board: "This handbook is designed to help students develop a career path and consider their future employment possibilities as they move through postsecondary education. Topics include the type of careers that exist and the skills needed for them, the steps you should take to find a satisfying career, and how students can leverage curricular and co-curricular activities into marketable skills."
Texas Internship Challenge
The Texas Internship Challenge is a joint partnership among the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, TWC and TEA, to encourage business and industry partners across the state to offer paid internships.
Huge amounts of information--specific jobs, information on resumes and job searching, educational opportunities, worker and employer legal rights and regulations, links to many other related web sites. Funded by the U.S. government.
This search engine covers many web sites with job listings. The Advanced Search lets you specify part time jobs or internships, among other features. You can sign up so new listings that match your criteria are e-mailed to you.
With our world-class resume and cover letter builders, professional writing services, interview tips, millions of job listings, and a convenient mobile app, LiveCareer is here for your job search and career management every step of the way.
National Opportunity NOCs: Nonprofit Organization Classifieds
A nationwide listing of jobs in nonprofit organizations. Also, the Career Center and Nonprofit Library have excellent lists of links to related web sites
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Highly recommended as a place to begin searching. Published by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. Has short descriptions of hundreds of careers, giving required training, likely salary, growth potential, and more.
What Color Is Your Parachute? (Job Hunters Bible)
A supplement to the popular annual book (available in the ACC libraries). Help on job searching and resumes and links to other career web sites.
"Austin Community College’s Fashion Incubator prepares aspiring designers and established entrepreneurs for success in one of our city’s most economically promising industries."
Careers for Fashion Plates and Other Trendsetters by Launch your new career in style! Are you always the first to notice fashion trends? Will you spend hours shopping for that perfect accessory? Do you have a keen attention to detail? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your career choice has already been made. Now you need to choose an occupation. Careers for Fashion Plates & Other Trendsetters provides all the information you need to launch a career as a: Clothing designer * Sales rep * Model * Fashion publicist * Buyer * Tailor * Accessory artist * Photographer Inside you'll find practical advice on deciding which calling is for you, along with firsthand accounts of everyday routines, information on working conditions of selected jobs, and a list of resources to help you get your foot in the door. Let Careers for Fashion Plates & Other Trendsetters put you on the path to a dynamic and rewarding career.
Call Number: TT507 .M3787 2008 EBK
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Careers in Focus: Fashion Each article includes: - Quick Facts: summarizes important facts - Overview: briefly introduces duties and responsibilities - History: describes the history of the job in relation to the industry or field - The Job: describes primary and secondary duties - Requirements: discusses high school and post-secondary education and training as well as any necessary certification or licensing and personal requirements for success - Exploring: offers suggestions on how to gain experience and knowledge in a field before making firm educational and financial commitments - Employers: gives an overview of typical places of employment - Starting Out: suggests the best ways to land a first job - Advancement: presents an expected career path and how to get on it - Earnings: lists salary ranges and typical fringe benefits - Work Environment: looks at the work conditions and surroundings associated with a certain job - Outlook: summarizes the job's potential growth or decline in terms of the general economy and industry projections - For More Information: lists organizations that provide career information.
Call Number: TT507 .C337 2007 EBK