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ENGL 111: English Composition - Jurgens

Introduction to writing as a process with an emphasis on achieving rhetorical purpose.

Exploring Careers

Database for exploring careers on a range of criteria 

(aptitudes, interests, work environment, duties, salary, education, skills, etc.)

Developed by the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration 

Selected books on exploring careers in the library collection:

Current profiles for occupations (including work environment, personal traits for success, education and licensing requirements, wages, hours, employment outlook, & links to professional organizations).  From the national Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Detailed job market and occupational profiles for Colorado, from the Colorado Office of Labor Market Information.


For a local or regional news:

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For national & international news:

 U.S. Major Dailies (Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post)Image result for newspaper source plusContains comprehensive full text for major newspapers from the U.S. and around the world.undefinedFormerly Lexis-Nexis - Full text articles for regional, national, and international newspapers

Books and articles can be helpful for exploring a career area in more detail (beyond an overview) as well as for exploring particular aspects of a career, like hours or stability or legal issues.

Enter a profession and the words AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE to see books & articles on aspects of this profession.  

For example: musicians and vocational guidance