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Career and Employment Resources: Major & Career Exploration

Links, documents, and resources, organized by topic, maintained by University of St. Thomas Libraries in partnership with the Career Development Center.

Information on Major and Career Exploration

When contemplating a career or major, one of the first steps is to learn more about a field before selecting it as a final decision. Use resources to explore job qualifications, required education, job outlook, and compensation.

If you need help exploring your options, you may find the following services helpful:

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Find Books on Majors & Career Exploration

The search box above will perform a basic keyword search.  An advanced search will let you search by keyword, publication title, author, subject terms, or call number.  Once you find a relevant book or two, look within those records for promising subject headings: click on one of them to perform a new search on that term to find more. Be sure to browse the shelves in the area where you find a promising book.
 

Sample search terms include:
 

Vocational guidance
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Career development
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