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Assignment | Career Exploration: Getting Started

A guide to everything important for this EDUC 1300 assignment

The Assignment

The resources listed in this guide will enable you to explore a career of your interest; to learn about the required level of training/education and skills, the work environment & job duties, the pay, and job outlook. These resources will give you a broad understanding of each career, including its advantages and disadvantages.

You will relate this information to your personality strengths and your personal interests obtained from your assessments. If you haven’t already done an assessment (or want a second opinion), check out the Learn More About Yourself! tab for some options.

Database Resources

Database logosThe library has a great collection of research databases specifically catered for your education and career needs.

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When accessing the databases off-campus, use your 14-digit library card number, which you can find on the back of your student id.

Learn More About Careers

Find resources to investigate information about careers.



Overview of MLA style, which is commonly used for this assignment.

Learn More About Yourself

Get to know where your strengths and passions intersect with careers.

Resumes & Interviews

Link goes to our separate guide full of advice for writing resumes and cover letters, as well as strategies for preparing for interviews.

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