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ENGL 1010: Occupations

LearningExpress

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Prepare for your career with LearningExpress, a resource available through GALILEOThe Job & Career Accelerator in LearningExpress has tools to help you explore occupations, write your resume and cover letter, conduct a job or internship search and prepare for job interviews. You will need to create an account for LearningExpress Library. Remember, if you access GALILEO or LearningExpress off campus, you will need the GALILEO password. Ask a librarian for help or request it via email using your CPTC account. Get Started!

EBSCO Vocational & Career Collection

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The Vocational & Career Collection provides full-text coverage for almost 350 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Video Business, Reeves Journal, Hotel and Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.

To access the Vocational & Career Collection, you can use the link below or follow the directions in the box to the right that describes your situation.

 

Occupational Outlook

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides career information through its Occupational Outlook Handbook. The career profiles provide information on what people do, their work environment, educational requirements, pay, and more.

Examples:

ProQuest Career & Technical Education

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Career & Technical Education includes several hundred full-text titles in the area of vocational information.

Topics include:

  • Computing science
  • Healthcare
  • Building trades
  • Auto mechanics
  • Sales and retail
  • Accounting
  • Graphic design
  • Photography

Titles include Agricultural Research, Computer Technology Review, Law & Order, Nutrition and Food Science, and Printed Circuit Design.

To access Career & Technical Education, you can use the link below or follow the directions in the box to the right that describes your situation.

 

Internet Resources

Georgia Career Information System is a project of the Georgia Career Information Center. It contains assessments, explorations, and search strategies to help individuals determine their career interests, as well as comprehensive and accurate state and national occupational and educational information. The password needed to access the site is available from your school counselor, librarian, or other administrators.

O*NET OnLine is a web-based application that provides user-friendly access to occupational information contained in the O*NET database. O*NET OnLine offers users the opportunity to: find occupations to explore; search for occupations that use their skills; look at related occupations; view occupational summaries of the worker and requirements of the work; view details of occupations, such as skills, knowledge, interests, and activities; use crosswalks from other classification systems to find corresponding O*NET occupations; and connect to other on-line career information resources.