Books & E-books
- Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance (Ready Ref. HF5381 .E52)
- Get a Life, Not a Job
- The Right Job Right Now. (HF5381 .S883 2007)
- What Color is Your Parachute? (Ready Ref. HF5383.B56)
- Work Your Strengths
- Career Opportunities for Writers (Ready Ref. PN151.G84 2000)
- Careers in Communications
- The Freelance Writer's Bible (Journalism Library PN147 .T76 2005)
- Jobs for English Majors and Other Smart People (HF5382.7 .M86 1986)
- What to do with your English or Communications Degree (HF5382.5.U5 K57 2007)
For more on specific careers, search the MERLIN library catalog or ebrary.
Do a keyword search for your career name and phrases such as vocational guidance, job hunting, career development, or careers.
The websites of professional associations provide a picture of the profession and often include job postings. If you know the name of an association a Google search will usually turn up their site.
Here are some to check out:
American Journalism Review: Journalism Organizations
American Library Association
American Society of Journalists and Authors
Modern Language Association
National Association of Science Writers
National Council of Teachers of English
National Writers Union
Poets and Writers
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages