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Career and Job Research: Getting Started

The guides is designed to assist users in the career planning and job search process.

UD Career Services

UD Career Services Center
     Career Services Center
     University of Delaware
     401 Academy Street
     Newark, DE 19716
     Phone: (302) 831-2392
‚Äč     Fax: (302) 831-1452
     Program Contact Numbers

Lerner Satellite Career Services 
     103, Alfred Lerner Hall
     Newark, DE 19716
     Phone: 302-831-4369
     Fax: 302-831-0708

Ask the Library

For help on finding career information, Ask the Library.

Career Resources in the Library

                                                                                                                  Image: Courtesy of University of Calgary

The Library has many print and electronic books and resources to help conduct research on a range of career related issues. DELCAT Discovery contains books and other materials and should be a good starting point for background information.  

Searching for Career Resources through Delcat Discovery

One effective way to find available career resources in the library's collection is searching by subject headings in DELCAT  Discovery.  The following are examples of appropriate subject headings:
Job Hunting
Career choice
Personality and occupation
Vocational Guidance
Occupations - US
Career Development


Online Career Resources

Career onestop
A source for career exploration, training & jobs Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and  the American job center network.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
     This guide to career information produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,

     provides information about hundreds of occupations!

O*NET OnLine
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of occupational titles and more!

    A resource for career and job information, including companies, salaries and interviews.

Contact a Subject Specialist Librarian

If you need information about how to research a specific career, contact the subject librarian for that discipline.