Career Planning Resources

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Campus Library
  • America's Fastest Growing Jobs: Details on the Best Jobs at All Levels of Education and Training
  • American Almanac of Jobs and Salaries
In Office Resources
  • Animation & Cartooning
  • Aptitude, Personality, and Motivation Test
Internet Resources

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B

Campus Library
  • Big Things Happen When You Do the Little Things Right: A Five-Step Program to Turn Your Dreams into Reality.
In Office Resources
  • Banking
  • Beauty & Modeling
  • Biological Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Broadcasting
  • Building & Construction
Internet Resources
  • Birkman, Birkman International: Provides tools geared toward the specific needs of corporations and consultants, including profiling for success, building teams, coaching, and shaping successful careers. Includes information on Birkman Direct,
  • Birkman Method CareerLab: A consulting firm that uses the Birkman Method to develop reports for clients. The reports may be used to streamline hiring, establish job fit, reduce turnover, and improve retention.

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Campus Library
  • Career Exploration on the Internet: A Student's Guide to more than 300 web sites
  • Career Guide for creative and unconventional people
  • Career Information Center
  • Career Opportunities in Television, Cable, Video, and Multimedia
  • Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry
  • Career Paths in Psychology: Where your degree can take you
  • Careers in Business
  • Careers in Counseling and Human Development
  • Careers in International Business
  • Choices and Challenges: Foundations for Career Planning
  • College Majors Handbook: The Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors
  • Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century.
In Office Resources
  • Careers in Latin America
  • Career Paths in Psychology
  • Chiropractic
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Commercial Art & Graphic Design
  • Computer
  • Counseling & Development
  • Culinary
Internet Resources
  • Campbell Interest and Skill Survey: Provides information on the (CISS) assessment test. Targeted questions and analysis may help users understsnd how they fit into the world of work. Survey results are compared to the results of the people who are successfully employed in the field the user is interested. There is a fee for using this site.
  • Campus Career Center
  • Career Clues: The best way to take the mystery out of making the best career decisions is to gather the information necessary to make an informed choice. Use resourcesm experiences adn connections offered at this site to guide you to a career that will fit.
  • Career Browser
  • Career Exploration: Identify your needs; Learn how elements of the CareerOneStop (America's Job Bank and America's Career InfoNet) may help you meet your needs; and Link to appropriate features of America's Job Bank and America's Career InfoNet or link to other appropriate resources.
  • Career Focus 2000 Interest Inventory: The purpose of the Career Focus 2000 Interest Inventory (CF2II) is to help you identify possible career goals that match your strongest personal interests. The CF2II can accomplish this objective by providing you with a means of assessing your interests and identifying matching occupations.
  • Career Guide by Industry Type
  • Career Information Review
  • Career Interest Game
  • Career Key: The Career Key will help you in choosing a career, choosing a college major or training program, and in career planning. Take The Career Key, a professional test or quiz. It measures your skills, abilities, talents, values, interests, and personality. You will identify promising jobs and get accurate career information about them.
  • Career Journal
  • Career Perfect: A career guidance firm that offers online career planning through assessment inventories and testing. Users are tested on career interests, personality, values, skills, and decision-making. Includes information on resumes, interviews, and job search tips. There is a fee to use this service.
  • Career Profile: The FPYC career test is no mere pop career quiz. It is designed using the latest psychometric knowledge and all content is approved by a PhD-qualified social scientist. The career quiz is simple, fun, fast and free! The career test involves answering several pages of simple but carefully-constructed questions about yourself. Upon completion of the career quiz, you are taken directly to your free FPYC Personal Profile.
  • Career Quiz: Take this 24-question quiz that asks easy stuff about you, and then we'll analyze your answers to determine your most likely interests and work style. With this information, we'll help guide you to careers that would likely suit you--and, more importantly, that you'd enjoy!
  • Career Ship
  • Career Values Scale: Take a closer look at your values and see how they relate to your world of work. Completing the CVS will help you to identify areas of satisfaction and dissatisfaction in your career.
  • Career Videos: Short videos clips on various careers.
  • Career Zone: Target Your Interests: Work environments can be divided into the six broad interest areas on the right. These can be combined in many different ways. Knowing your unique combination of interests can assist you in determining jobs that suit you best 

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Campus Library
  • Developing a Lifelong Contract in the Sports Marketplace
  • Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Discovering Your Career in Business
In Office Resources
  • Dental Care
  • Discovering Your Career in Business
Internet Resources
  • Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOC)
  • DISC Profiles: A personality assessment based on the personality style categories as Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance. Provides information on the paper and electronic versions of the SIDC Personal Profile system. There is a fee to use this service.

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Campus Library
  • Employment Outlook, 1998-2008: Occupational change from an industry perspective
  • Encyclopedia of Career Change and Work Issues
  • Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
In Office Resources
  • Education
  • Educational Support
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Event Planning
  • Eye Care
Internet Resources
  • Employment and Labor Force Projections
  • Enneagram Test: The Enneagram is mainly a diagnostic tool of one's emotional outlook on life. It will not cure one's problems, but may help point out their underlying fixations. It is also useful as a guide to how other people see the world differently.

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Campus Library
  • Fifty-Minute Career Discovery Program-Revised: Write your own career script
  • Finding Your Perfect Work: The new career guide to making a living, creating a life
  • Free Money to Change Your Life (1st edition)
In Office Resources
  • Film
  • Financial
  •  Follow Your True Colors to the World You Love
  • Foreign Language
  • Forensic Science
Internet Resources
  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
  • FOCUS: A computer web-based system designed to assist individuals with career and educational planning. The FOCUS system enables users to discover and learn about career options related to their personal attributes. Users of FOCUS learn to make realistic decisions about their goals and plans, how to self-manage their careers and the importance of adaptability in these times of change. 

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Campus Library
  • Global Citizen: A guide to creating an international life and career
  • Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors
In Office Resources
  • Gerontology and Aging Service
  • Great Jobs for Business Majors
  • Great Jobs for English Majors
  • Great Jobs for History Majors
  • Great Jobs for Psychology Majors
Internet Resources

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Campus Library
  • Help! Was that a career limiting move?
  • How to find your mission in life
  • How to raise a family and career under one roof: a parent's guide to home business
In Office Resources
  • Health and Medical
  • Holistic Health Care
  • Horticulture
  • Human Resource Management
Internet Resources
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Campus Library
  • In Transition: from the Harvard Business School Club of New York Personal Seminar in Career Management
In Office Resources
  • Interior Design and Decorating
  • Is Psychology the Major for You?
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Campus Library
  • Job Choices
  • Job Choices-in Business
  • Job Choices-in Science, Engineering, and Technology
  • Jobs and Careers with Nonprofit Organizations: Profitable opportunities with nonprofits
In Office Resources
  • Journalism
Internet Resources
  • Jackson Vocational Interest Survey, Sigma Assessment Systems: Provides career information for students, parents, career changers, and counselors. The JVIS is an online career planning tool. The JVIS profile describes areas of career activity users had indicated an interest. Offers a career exploration guide to assist in career and educational choices. There is a fee to use this service.
  • Job Profiles: Free online career assessments
  • Jung Typology Test: You will obtain your type formula, strength of the preference and type description as a result of the Jung Typology Test. It may help you to identify your general life style and your style in certain fields of activity.

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Campus Library
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Internet Resources
  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter: The #1 online personality assessment. PhD designed for career and personal development. Used by Fortune 500 companies, professional counselors, and major universities.
  • Kuder Career Planning System, National Career Assessment SErvices, Inc.: Kuder offers career assessment and administers career test. The online Kuder Career Planning System offers the career assessment tools Electronic Career Portfolio, Interest Inventory, Skills Assessment, and Wrk Values Inventory.

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Campus Library
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Internet Resources
  • Learning Styles: This questionnaire aims to find out something about your preferences for the way you work with information. You will have a preferred learning stye and one part of that learning style is your preference for the intake and output of ideas and information.

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Campus Library
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In Office Resources
  • Making the Most of College
  • Marketing
  • Music
Internet Resources
  • MBTI Career Profiles:If you know your four letter MBTI Type, use this link to check out a few career possibilities. If you don't know your Type, stop by Career Services to take the assessment free of charge or use the JUNG Typology Test site above. Research has shown that many of the different Personality Types tend to have distinct preferences in their choice of careers. This site incorporated observations of each type's character traits which affect career choice along with some suggestions for possible directions. Also included are lists of actual careers which the various types have chosen in their lives.
  • Mapping Your Future
  • MyJobCoach: Provides career assessment and coaching resources for job seekers and employers. User can find information on salary negotiation and resume writing. There is a fee to use this service.

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Campus Library
  • New Complete Guide to Environmental Careers
  • Nice Job!: The guide to cool, odd, risky, and gruesome ways to make a living.
In Office Resources
  • Nursing Careers
  • Nutrition
Internet Resources
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Campus Library
  • Occupational outlook handbook: Employment information on major occupations for use in guidance
  • Ohio Job Outlook: 1994-2005: Industry Employment Projections report and occupational employment projections report
  • Opportunities in broadcasting careers
  • Opportunities in business management careers
  • opportunities in counseling and development careers
  • Opportunities in fitness careers
  • Opportunities in Psychology careers
In Office Resources
  • Occupational Therapy
  • O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Title
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Overseas
Internet Resources
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • The O*NET Ability Profiler measures nine job abilities: Verbal Ability, Arithmetic Reasoning, Computation, Spatial Ability, Form Perception, Clerical Perception, Motor Coordination, Finger Dexterity, and Manual Dexterity.
  • O*NET Career Exploration Tools:An introduction and information on ordering O*NET's self-directed career exploration/assessment tools online. The Interest Profiler and the Work Importance Locator are available. Click on the test name to find an overview, demonstration, ordering, and download information.
  • O*Net Computerized Interest ProfilerUsers may use the O*NET Computerized Interest Profiler (CIP) to receive a profile of their vocational interests. The Profiler measures the following six types of occupational interests: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.
  • O*Net Interest Profiler:Users may use the Interest Profiler to discover the type of work activities and occupations they might find interesting. The Profiler measures six types of occupational interests: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.
  • O*Net Work Importance Locator:Users may use the Work Importance Locator to identify occupations they may find satisfying based on the similarity between a users work values and the characteristics of the occupations. The Locator measures the following six types of work values: Achievement, Independence, Recognition, Relationships, Support, and Working Conditions.
  • O*NET Work Importance Profiler:Users may use the O*NET Work Importance Profiler to identify occupations a user may find satisfying, based on the similarity between work values and the characteristics of an occupation. The Profiler measures the following six type of work values: Achievement, Independence, Recognition, Relationships, Support, and Working Conditions.

 

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Campus Library
  • Part-Time Solutions: The new strategy for managing your career while managing motherhood
  • eterson's Job Opportunities
  • Peterson's Job Opportunities for Business Majors
  • Planning Your Future: A Guide for Professional Women
  • Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman: What Men Know About Success that Women Need to Learn
  • Plunkett's Employers' Internet Sites With Careers Information
  • Professional Women and Minorities: A Total Human Resources Data Compendium
In Office Resources
  • Performing
  • Pharmacy
  • Photography
  • Physician
  • Property Management
  • Psychology
  • Psychology-Learn more about it
  • Publishing
Internet Resources
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Campus Library
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Internet Resources
  • Quest (Ball State University): Quest can help you identify majors and careers that relate to you interests. The first step is to answer a series of questions about what you enjoy.

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Campus Library
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In Office Resources
  • Religious Service
  • Restaurant
Internet Resources
  • Riley Guide: A good resource site for career and job information.

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Campus Library
  • Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Smart Woman's Guide to Career Success
  • State Occupational Outlook Handbook
In Office Resources
  • Social Science
  • Social Work
  • Sports & Leisure
Internet Resources
  • Selector Career Step:An assessment that measures a users' interest in particular tasks, experience and skills, and their ideal work environment. The assessment covers six sections: personal details, ability self-assessment, vocation, skills, and experience checklists, and my ideal job.
  • Self Directed Search, Dr. John L. Holland: A fifteen to twenty minute online test based on the Holland code. The test may assist users in finding careers or educational programs that match skills and interests. There is no charge to take the test, but there is a fee to receive a personalized report.
  • Skills Assessment:A quick assessment to self-determine transferable skills into related careers.
  • Strong Interest Inventory,Careers by Design: The Strong Interest Inventory is an assessment that identifies a person's interests and compares them to individuals who are happy in their jobs. The resulting report identifies career choices based on those interests. There are various reports that may be ordered.

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Campus Library
  • Top 100: The fastest growing careers for the 21st centure.
In Office Resources
  • Teaching
  • Television & Video
  • The Insiders Guide to the Top 20 Careers in  Business Management
  • Travel
Internet Resources
  • Three Sides of You:Who are you? Why are you here? You have a life purpose, whether conscious of it or not. Success and happiness rest on strengths. Identify your dominant-to-least strengths with this instrument.
  • Transferable Skills Inventory: A survey consisting of five broad skill areas which are divided into more specific, skills. Your rate the skills indicating your ability in each area.
  • Type Focus: Often people need a little help to chart their future, especially when change in in the wind. You will begin to understand the underlying reasons for your career preferences.

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Campus Library
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Campus Library
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In Office Resources
  • Veterinary
  • Visual Arts
Internet Resources
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Campus Library
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In Office Resources
  • Workplace Chart Your Own Career
  • Workplace Interpersonal Strengths & Leadership
  • Workplace Personal Skills for Success
  • Workplace Today & Tomorrow
  • Whistle While You Work
Internet Resources
  • WetFeet.Com
  • What Color is Your Parachute?
  • Work Interest Quiz: To make a good decision about a future career, it helps to know what type of work you enjoy doing. Should I go to college or look for a job? If I try to find a job, what kind of job should it be? How do I find what jobs are best for me? The Work Interest Quiz can help you find answers.
  • Work Preference Inventory:I LIKE work assignments which enable me to...  Find out your work preference before taking that next job.

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Campus Library
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Campus Library
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Internet Resources
  • Your Career Wave:Fee-based career assessment site to enable users to evaluate, develop and market their employability skills. Includes sections for learners and for advisors. There is a fee to use this service.

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Campus Library
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Internet Resources
  • Zenith Coaching, Inc.:Zenith Coaching, Inc. is a global network of experienced business and executive coaches. Zenith coaches help clients achieve peak performance levels and sustainable solutions to personal, leadership, and organizational challenges. Zenith Corporate and Executive Coaches are available on every continent and accessible to every country in the world.

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