Career Search InformationSearching for a career can be an overwhelming task.It is never too early to begin the research process.To assist in narrowing down the options and achieving your goals, we have compiled a list of websites that may be of some assistance.(Sites from other areas such as financial aid and college websites may also have career information)
Successful job-seekers use cover letters, resumes, and thank
you letters to impress employers favorably and present qualifications for
employment clearly, concisely, and effectively.
(http://www.rpi.edu/web/writingcenter/cover_letter.html): Discusses format and content of the
Job Search Correspondence (http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/gse/gsecorrsp.html): Provides sample cover letters, thank you letters, and acceptance letter.
Being invited to a job interview generally means that your cover letter and resume were effective. These web sites offer suggestions concerning how to prepare for and conduct yourself during job and informational interviews.
Interview Rubic (www.jobweb.com/resources/library/Interview_Rubri_287_1.html)
of Interviewing Well (www.jobweb.com/resources/library/Interviews/The_Art_of_52_01.html)
COLLEGE BOARD ONLINE
This is one of the most comprehensive college information sites. It includes complete information for all College Board tests and programs, a searchable database of colleges, financial aid information, a fee-based essay evaluation service, online shopping, and more.
PRINCETON REVIEW (www.princetonreview.com)
This is another comprehensive college information site.It includes information for college
searches, financial aid, parent sections, student sections, and more.
CAREER INFORMATION AND EMPLOYMENT
This contains excellent links to sites providing information on career
searches, career information, job hunting, resume writing,etc.
Handbook is a federally produced document outlining information for many career
fields and career cluster areas: www.bls.gov/oco/
List of Colleges and
Fast and easy way to find college webpages.
College Link - free test
information on majors and colleges: www.collegeview.com/
My College Guide provides
information on majors and colleges: www.mycollegeguide.org/index.html
Peterson's College &
University/information provides and overview of colleges and ranks them: http://iiswinprodo3.petersons.com/ugchannel
job sites, information on resume writing, job interview preparation: www.rileyguide.com
United States Naval Academy (www.nadn.navy.mil): An informational site for academies.