Career Exploration

eBook Resources

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eBook: You Majored in What? Designing Your Path From College to Career

Using techniques and ideas that have guided thousands of college students to successful careers, a top career counselor shows you a creative, fun, and intelligent way to figure out what you want to do and how to get it—no matter what you studied in college. You will learn to map your experiences for insights into your strengths and passions, design possible lives, and create goals destined to take you wherever you want to go.

Pro Tip: Please close the web browser when you're done reading so other students can view the book.

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eBook: I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was

This New York Times Bestseller reveals how you can recapture “long lost” goals, overcome the blocks that inhibit your success, decide what you want to be, and restructure your life so that it has meaning, direction, and joy.

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eBook: What Color Is Your Parachute? Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success

This 2021 edition features the latest resources, strategies, and perspectives on today's job market. Strategies include building an online resume, making the most of social media tools to network effectively, interviewing virtually with confidence, and negotiating the best salary possible. At its core is Richard N. Bolles's famed "Flower Exercise," a unique self-inventory that helps you design your career—and your life—around your key passions, transferable skills, traits, and more.

Pro Tip: Please close the web browser when you're done reading so other students can view the book.

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eBook: What Color Is Your Parachute? For College: Pave Your Path From Major to Meaningful Work

Covers deciding on a major, designing a four-year plan with your interests and values in mind, creating impactful social media, developing a resume that stands out in a crowd, and making invaluable connections to the workplace.

Pro Tip: Please close the web browser when you're done reading so other students can view the book.