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How Information is Created
Some of the questions for the discipline paper require very current information. Information source types have different publication time frames. The information in a newspaper source contains today's news. Other questions require specific trade-related (industry-related) information. The "inside knowledge" of a trade journal is more important than the immediacy of the publication date. Pause and consider which types of sources in this guide will give the best or most appropriate information.
- Describe how the global marketplace has altered your chosen discipline.
- Try the New York Times if current events appear to alter the marketplace.
LSC Library Account
The library account is represented by 14 digits printed on the back of your Student ID card. If you do not have a Student ID card, you can request a library account here.
Occupational Outlook Handbook (REQUIRED)
Information on engineering careers and specializations with the profession as gathered by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Find information on earnings, working conditions, job prospects, training, education, and more.
(Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration) Is a primary source of occupational information. It offers hundreds of standardized descriptors of skills, knowledge, tasks, occupational requirements, and worker abilities, interests and values that employers use to build job descriptions.
My Next Move
(Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration) Easy to use! Explore careers and industries that match your skills, level of education, and occupational outlook.
(Department of Labor) Provides information about career, salaries and benefits, education and training, job search, resume and interview tips along with additional resources.
(Department of Labor) Enter a current or past job to get a list of related professions with comparison data for salary,skills, knowledge, and licensure.
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