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Job & Career Resources

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Table of Contents:
Databases
Reference Sources
Internet Resources and Websites
Print Resources
Government Resources
Professional Associations
Online books
Videos


Search databases and indexes to find citations and/or full text for online articles, books, images, or statistics.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


Chronicle of Higher Education Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Premier source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Includes email newsletters, Academe Today, Chronicle Review. Features daily news and advice columns; current job listings; discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. Full text is available for all issues published since 1989. Issues from 1966 to 2000 are available on microfilm. See library catalog for holdings.


Country Studies (free resource) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Descriptions and analyses of the social, economic, political, and military systems of countries throughout the world.


County and City Data Books (GEOSTAT) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Online access to County and City Data Books from 1944 to 2000. Find population, income, health, and employment statistics for U.S. cities, counties, and states. Users can create customized data sets and printouts.


CQ Researcher Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text reports written by seasoned journalists about current social, political, and economic issues. Includes topics in health, education, international affairs, public policy, the environment, technology, and the economy. Each report includes a concise overview of an issue, historical background, opposing arguments, statistics and polls, and suggestions for further reading. Great place to begin research on current affairs issues.


Occupational Outlook Handbook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Career information handbook describing the activities, working conditions, educational requirements, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. Print edition located in Reference [Call Number: HF5382.5.U5O3].


Testing & Education Reference Center Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital collection of resources and study guides to help students prepare for educational and professional tests. Includes graduate school admission tests such as the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, and MAT; tests for international students such as TOEFL and TOEIC; as well as career tests for nursing, education, civil service and the military.


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

Best career and education web sites : a quick guide to online job search / Rachel Singer Gordon and Anne Wolfinger. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HF5382.75 .U6 W65 2004
Reference 1st floor


Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HF5381 .E52 2003
Volumes 1 through 4
Reference , 1st floor


Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic book provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics.


Perfect Resume Strategies: 75 success stories of real people in times of change--the resumes, cover letters, and strategies they used / Tom Jackson and Ellen Jackson. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HF5383 .J26 1992
Reference 1st floor


Resume writing made easy : a practical guide to resume preparation and job search Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Staten Island - Reference - HF5383 .C69 1998


Successful resumes made E-Z /Nickart, Janet Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HF5383 .N53 2002
Reference 1st floor


Resources freely available on the Internet.

Glassdoor Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Glassdoor is a directory of more than 80,000 company reviews and profiles. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions ? all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.


Guidestar Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Guidestar gathers and publicizes information about nonprofit organizations. Our reach is far and wide. Our database is broad and deep. Free registration is required.


List of National Nursing Organizations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A listing of National Nursing Organization web sites, provided by NP Central.


Nursing Career Center: Career and Job search Guide Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Established to help nursing students as well as seasoned nursing professionals make better, more informed career and job choices by providing them with the most relevant, reliable and up-to-date occupational, career development, and job search information available. Nursingcareercenter is a non-commercial web site. Relies on the contribution of information and resources from other medical and nursing professionals, nursing and healthcare organizations, as well as other related destination web sites.


NY State Department of Labor-Job Zone Resume Creation Tool Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
JobZone is a free, online job search and career planning system that helps adults make informed career decisions. The JobZone System harnesses the power of the Internet to provide information on 900 occupations from the O*NET Database and the latest labor market information from the NYS Department of Labor. The strength of JobZone is its ability to offer local and relevant content based on the interest and jobseeking activities of users. JobZone also provides access to up-to-date job postings and basic job preparation tools such as a resume builder, reference list maker and cover letter application.


Print resources available in the CSI LIbrary.

7001 resumes : the job search workbook / by Ferris E. Merhish. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HF5383 .M47 2001 Reference 1st floor
HF5383 .M47 2001 Regular loan 3rd floor


Resume writing without paid work experience /Nichols, Harve L., 1967 Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HF5383 .N52 2001 Reference 1st floor
HF5383 .N52 2001 Regular loan, 3rd floor


The guide to basic resume writing Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HF5383 .G727 2004 Reference 1st floor
HF5383 .G727 2004 Regular loan 3rd floor
HF5383 .G727 2004 Reserve 1st floor


The psychology major : career options and strategies for success / R. Eric Landrum, Stephen F. Davis. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
BF76 .L36 2007 Regular Loan 3rd floor


Information resources provided by federal, state, or city governments.

America's Career Infonet Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
America?s Career InfoNet helps individuals explore career opportunities to make informed employment and education choices. The Web site features user-friendly occupation and industry information, salary data, career videos, education resources, self-assessment tools, career exploration assistance, and other resources that support talent development in today's fast-paced global marketplace.


America's Service Locator Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
America?s Service Locator connects individuals to employment and training opportunities available at local One-Stop Career Centers. The Web site provides contact information for a range of local work-related services, including unemployment benefits, career development, and educational opportunities.


Career Onestop Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Career Onestop is your source for employment information and inspiration. The place to manage your career.


Federal Government's Official Jobs Site Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
USAJOBS is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.


O*NET OnLine Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation.


Student Gateway to the U.S. Government Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Students.gov is an official U.S. government web site designed for college students and their families. Our mission is to provide you with easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government ? all the info you need, in one place, from all parts of the government.


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Official U.S. economic data from the Department of Labor related to topics such as employment, wages, prices, and inflation.


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics- Job Profiles Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search over 60 occupations by what interests you or your favourite subject area. Find out what an occupation?s tasks are, how you get ready for it, salary information, and job outlook.


U.S. Department of Labor : Employment and Training Administration Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Online career resources


U.S. Department of State Careers: Career Resources Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Career resources for the U.S. Department of State, the agency for foreign affairs.


Women in the labor force : a databook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This Annual Report is an electronic resource published by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC. This source is helpful for the study of women in the U.S. workforce.


Professional organizations and associations.

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
ABET was established as the Engineers' Council for Professional Development (ECPD). ECPD was formed to fill the apparent need for a ?joint program for upbuilding engineering as a profession,? a need determined through surveys conducted by professional engineering societies in the 1920s.


American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) is the umbrella organization for engineering and engineering related professional societies in the United States.


American Chemical Society Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A resource for chemistry and chemical applications, including databases, publications, career information and educational resources.


American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The world's largest technical society devoted to the global aerospace community.


American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals


American Nurses Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.9 million registered nurses (RNs) through its 54 constituent member associations. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.


American Physical Therapy Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Physical Therapy Association


American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey


American Psychological Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Psychological Association


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Organization of the civil engineering profession.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Professional organization that promotes the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences.


American Sociological Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Web site of the American Sociological Association. The site contains up to the date news on issues impacting the discipline of sociology worldwide. Site contains links and statistics, on advocacy, the profession and jobs, funding journals and even a section providing links on resources and information for teaching Sociology.


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The world?s largest educational and scientific computing society dedicated to the advancement of computing as a science and a profession.


Canadian Physiotherapy Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Canadian Physiotherapy Association


Institute of Chemical Engineers Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International professional membership organization for people who have an interest in and relevant experience in chemical engineering.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Professional association for the advancement of technology in areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.


International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International membership society, serving scientists and engineers in the field of optics and photonics.


New York Physical Therapy Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
New York Physical Therapy Association


New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The NYPTA is a non-profit professional association dedicated to serving the public's health interests, improving the standard of health for people of all ages and advancing the benefits of physical therapy and physical therapy professionals in New York state.


New York State Board of Nursing Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the Office of the Professions, New York State Education Department, this site provides information on the educational requirements for those who are interesting in becoming registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN), and nurse practitioners.


New York State Society of Professional Engineers Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Inc promotes and defends the lawful and ethical practice of engineering.


New York State United Teachers Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
NYSUT represents more than 600,000 teachers, school-related professionals, academic and professional faculty in higher education, professionals in education and health care and retirees. NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, National Education Association and the AFL-CIO


SEAoNY: Structural Engineers Association of New York Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
SEAoNY is a member organization of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations.


Society of Automotive Engineers(SAE) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International society dedicated to the exchange of information and ideas for advancing the engineering of mobility systems.


The New York State Nurses Association Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The New York State Nurses Association is the nation's oldest and largest state professional association for registered nurses.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provide military and civil engineering services in support of national interests.



Complete idiot's guide to the perfect resume Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
E-book provided by the CSI Library's subscription to Netlibrary.


Electronic resumes & online networking [electronic resource] : how to use the Internet to do a better job search, including a complete, up-to-date resource guide / by Rebecca Smith Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic book provided by a subscription of NetLibrary.


Locating vocational education materials / Wagner, Judith O. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Free electronic book provided by the free version of ERIC.


The complete idiot's guide to the perfect cover letter/ Ireland, Susan Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic book via NETLIBRARY of the original print title of The complete idiot's guide to the perfect cover letter


Selected titles from the Library Media collections.

The complete job search system.Interviewing for a job[videorecording]. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Staten Island - Videos 1L-201 - 1377 HF (non circulating)


The complete job search system.Succeeding on the job[videorecording]. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Monmouth Junction, NJ : Cambridge Educational, c2001. Staten Island - Videos 1L-201 - 1378 HF (non circulating)


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