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    Sections in this category: General Resources | Business | Directories | Encyclopedias | Financial Aid | United States - Statistics

    General Resources

    Alternative Teacher Certification Procedures and Professional Development Opportunities for Career and Technical Education Teachers
    PDF Full Text of document.

    American Salaries and Wages Survey: Statistical Data Derived From More Than 200 Government, Business & News Sources
    Mortensen Library Reference HD4973 .A67 (have 2001 and 2015 editions) Check Status

    Artists Communities: a Directory of Residencies That Offer Time and Space for Creativity
    Mortensen Library Reference NX110 .A767 2005 Check Status

    Best Cover Letters for $100,000+ Jobs
    Career Services Shelves HF5383 .E477 2001 Check Status

    Book of Majors (The College Board)
    Mortensen Library Reference LB2361.5 .B66 2015 Check Status

    Career Guide to Industries - 2011
    Provides information on different industries and career opportunities within them from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics

    Career Opportunities for Writers
    Mortensen Library Reference PN151 .G84 2000 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Advertising and Public Relations
    Career Services Shelves HF5828.4 .F54 2005 and Mortensen Library Reference HF5828.4 .F54 2005 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Art
    Mortensen Library Reference N6505 .H35 2001 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Aviation & the Aerospace Industry
    Mortensen Library Reference HD8039.A23 E285 2005 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Banking, Finance, and Insurance
    Mortensen Library Reference HG173 .F55 2002 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development
    Career Services Shelves TP248.2 .F737 2008 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Casinos & Casino Hotels
    Mortensen Library Reference HV6711 .F54 2000 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment
    Career Services Shelves S945 .G74 2008 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Health Care
    Mortensen Library Reference R690 .F54 2002 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Law and the Legal Industry
    Career Services Shelves KF297 .E245 2007 and Mortensen Library Reference KF297 .E245 2002 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement, Security & Protective Services
    Career Services Shelves HV8143 .E34 2006 and Mortensen Library Reference HV8143 .E34 2006 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry
    Career Services Shelves [TT507 .V63 2007] and Mortensen Library Reference [TT507 .V63 2002] Check Status

    Career Opportunities in the Film Industry
    Career Services Shelves [PN1995.9.P75 Y34 2009] Check Status

    Career Opportunities in the Music Industry
    Career Services Shelves ML3795 .F497 2004 and Allen Library Stacks [ML3795 F54 C37] 2000 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry
    Career Services Shelves GV734.F545 F54 2010 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in the Travel Industry
    Career Services Shelves G155.7 .C65 2004 Check Status

    Career Opportunities in the Visual Arts
    Career Services Shelves N8350 .C53 2006 Check Status

    Career Options for Women Emerging Opportunities / [DVD Videorecording]
    Mortensen Library Circulation Desk DVHF3395 (vol. 14) Check Status

    Careers for Bookworms and Other Literary Types
    Career Services Shelves Z471 .E25 2009

    Careers in Art: An Illustrated Guide
    Mortensen Library Reference N6505 .B74 1999 Check Status

    College Blue Book
    Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

    Creative Careers in Fashion : 30 Ways to Make a Living in the World of Couture
    Career Services Shelves TT507 .H243 2007 Check Status

    Creative Careers in Fashion: 30 Ways to Make a Living in the World of Couture
    Career Services Shelves [TT507 .H243 2007] Check Status

    Dictionary of Occupational Titles
    Online Dictionary of Occupational Titles

    The Everything Guide to Being a Paralegal: Secrets to a Successful Career!
    Career Services Shelves KF320.L4 S365 2006 Check Status

    The Everything Guide to Careers in Health Care: Find the Job That's Right for You
    Career Services Shelves R690 .Q36 2007 Check Status

    The Everything Guide to Careers in Health Care: Find the Job That's Right for You
    Career Services Shelves R690 .Q36 2007 Check Status

    The Everything Guide to Government Jobs: a Complete Handbook to Hundreds of Lucrative Opportunities Across the Nation
    Career Services Shelves JK716 .M233 2007 Check Status

    Federal Resume Guidebook: Strategies for Writing a Winning Federal Electronic Resume, KSAs, and Essays
    Career Services Shelves JK716 .T73 2007 Check Status

    Ferguson Career Resource Guide to Grants, Scholarships, and Other Financial Resources
    Mortensen Library Reference LB2337.4 .F47 2007 Check Status

    Ferguson Career Resource Guide to Internships and Summer Jobs
    Mortensen Library Reference LC1072.I58 T87 2006 Check Status

    Financial Aid for African Americans
    Mortensen Library Reference LB2338 .F5643 and Career Services Shelves LB2338 .F5643 Check Status

    Great Jobs for Theater Majors
    Mortensen Library Reference [PN2074 .G66 2005] Check Status

    Health care careers directory (American Medical Association)
    Mortensen Library Reference R847 .D57 2012 Check Status

    How to Get Any Job with Any Major: Career Launch & Re-launch for Everyone Under 30, or, How to Avoid Living in Your Parent's Basement
    Career Services Shelves HF5382.7 .A839 2004 Check Status

    Job Search
    Mortensen Library Shelves HF5382.7 .L63 2005 Check Status

    Medical School Interview: Secrets and a System for Success
    Mortensen Library Permanent Reserves R838.4 .F54 2006 Check Status

    Monster Careers: How to Land the Job of Your Life
    Career Services Shelves HF5382.7 .T39 2004 Check Status

    Museum Careers: A Practical Guide For Students And Novices
    Mortensen Library Reference AM7 .S27 2008 Check Status

    Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Searchable text of the standard source of information about employment prospects for specific fields. Published by US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    The Official Museum Directory
    Mortensen Library Reference AM11.M98 C5 Check Status

    One Hundred and One Careers in Nursing
    Mortensen Library Reference RT82 .A15 2003 Check Status

    Opportunities in Architecture Careers
    Mortensen Library Shelves NA1995 .P5 2000 Check Status

    Opportunities in Chiropractic Careers
    Career Services Shelves RZ236 .S32 2004 Check Status

    Opportunities in Commercial Art and Graphic Design Careers
    Career Services Shelves NC1001.6 .G68 2004 Check Status

    Opportunities in Eye Care Careers
    Career Services Shelves RE72 .A37 2004 Check Status

    Opportunities in Osteopathic Medicine Careers
    Mortensen Library Reference RZ341 .S23 2001 Check Status

    Opportunities in Overseas Careers
    Mortensen Library Shelves HF5549.5.E45 C32 2005 Check Status

    Opportunities in Paralegal Careers
    Career Services Shelves KF320.L4 F56 2005 Check Status

    Opportunities in Pharmacy Careers
    Career Services Shelves RS122.5 .G3 2004 Check Status

    Opportunities in Technical Writing Careers
    Career Services Shelves T11 .G663 2008 Check Status

    Resume magic: Trade Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer
    Career Services Shelves HF5383 .W46 2007 Check Status

    Resumes for Advertising Careers: with Sample Cover Letters
    Career Services Shelves HF5383 .R43 2003 Check Status

    Resumes for Health and Medical Careers
    Career Services Shelves R690 .R48 2009 Check Status

    Resumes for Performing Arts Careers
    Career Services Shelves [PN1580 .R47 2004] Check Status

    Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans
    Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies.

    Weddles Guide to Employment Sites on the Internet 2007/8: for Recruiters & HR Professionals, Job Seekers & Career Activists
    Mortensen Library Reference HF5035 .W43 2011 Check Status

    What Color is Your Parachute?: a Practical Manual for Job-hunters and Career-changers
    Career Services Shelves HF5382.7 .B64 2008 and Mortensen Library Shelves HF5382.7 .B64 (2005) Check Status


    Business

    The Best 296 Business Schools
    Mortensen Library Reference HF1131 .B47 (2015 edition) and Mortensen Library Shelves HF1131 .B47 (2014 edition) Check Status

    Petersons MBA Programs
    Mortensen Library Reference HF1131 .P44 (2009 edition) Check Status


    Directories

    Directory of International Internships: Sponsored by Educational Institutions, Governmental Agencies, and Private Organizations
    Mortensen Library Reference LC1072.I58 D575 Check Status


    Encyclopedias

    Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
    Mortensen Library Reference HF5381 .E52 Check Status


    Financial Aid

    Financial Aid for African Americans
    Mortensen Library Reference LB2338 .F5643 and Career Services Shelves LB2338 .F5643 Check Status


    United States - Statistics

    Handbook of US Labor Statistics: Employment, Earnings, Prices, Productivity, and Other Labor Data
    Mortensen Library Reference HD8051 .A63 (2001, 2006) and Mortensen Library Shelves HD8051 .A63 (1997-2000) and (1947, 1968, 1970-1973, 1975-1978, 1980, 1983, 1989) HD8051 .A62 Check Status


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    American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
    One of two major business and career information databases offered by Uniworld: American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries may be searched by specific country, region, state, keyword, zip code, NAICS industry code, revenue and number of employees. Full text articles are available.

    Foreign Firms Operating in the United States
    One of two major business and career information databases offered by Uniworld. Foreign Firms Operating in the United States may be searched by specific country, region, state, keyword, zip code, NAICS industry code, revenue and number of employees. Full text available.

    Glassdoor
    Glassdoor holds a growing database of more than 8 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Unlike other jobs sites, all of this information is entirely shared by those who know a company best the employees. Add to that millions of the latest jobs no other site allows you to see which employers are hiring, what it's really like to work or interview there according to employees, and how much you could earn.

    Hoovers Company Records
    Up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more. Full text available.

    Uniworld
    Contains two major business and career information databases: American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States. Search either database by specific country, region, state, keyword, zip code, NAICS industry code, revenue and number of employees. Full text available.

    Vault (Career Industry information and resources)
    Extremely useful career resource with full text regarding industry PDF's of all Vault Career Guides. Must set up a one time account with a valid University of Hartford email.


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    Sections in this category: General Resources | Connecticut | Statistics | Statistics- United States

    General Resources

    ABA approved law schools
    Alphabetical Listing of and links to ABA approved law schools.

    Academic 360.com
    Link to hundreds of sites where jobs in higher education (teaching and administrative) can be found.

    AIER Cost-of-Living Calculator
    Enter a dollar amount and years to convert that amount between. Uses Consumer Price Index to calculate cost of living changes.

    All Engineering Schools
    Search for engineering programs at all levels, including online programs. Includes online information request forms.

    C&EN-OBS
    Job postings, company information, job hunting tips for chemistry and chemical engineering. Sponsored by the American Chemical Society. Optional account set-up.

    Career Path
    Database of job postings from leading newspapers and employers' web sites. Includes place to post your resume, and links to additional sources. Provided by Career Builder.

    Career Services Site (University of Hartford)
    Information about services available to University students and alumni, and to prospective employers.

    Careerjet.com
    Search engine for jobs in the U.S. Search or browse by industry or function. Also links to job search engines in other countries.

    CareerJournal.com
    Current and past articles from Wall Street Journal and National Business Employment Weekly. Also, frequently updated, searchable job listings.

    CareerLab
    Job placement site. See especially the "Cover Letter Library" for hundreds of samples.

    Careeronestop
    Your source for employment information and inspiration. The place to manage your career. Your pathway to career success. Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor

    Careers and Colleges Insider
    Search for a college, get advice on being admitted, find information on financial aid, etc.

    CareerSite.com
    Confidential site to post your resume and search for jobs.

    Certification Requirement for 50 States
    Teacher certification requirements for each state and links to position announcements are provided at this site.

    College Majors 101
    An education resource dedicated to one purpose and one purpose only. To teach students about different college majors in depth so that they can make more informed college and career choices.

    College Reality Check
    The goal of the Web site is to share facts and figures that students, parents, and counselors should weigh in making decisions about college.

    Current Jobs for Graduates
    National employment bulletin. Updated monthly. UH access only.

    Education Online Search
    Articles about careers and education, as well as a directory of educational institutions. Focus is on career education, including adult and distance education.

    Employment Policy Foundation
    Advocacy group providing economic analysis and other research on employment and workplace policies such as family leave, pension plans, etc.

    escapeartist.com
    Job postings and information useful to those seeking employment outside the US.

    Federal Student Aid
    Easy to find information on college, financial aid, career planning, etc. from several federal agencies.

    Financial Aid for Women
    After years of women trailing behind men in college attainment, there are now more women graduating from college than men. However, the cost of attending college and graduate school has been steadily rising over the years even after accounting for inflation leading to higher levels of student debt. Many financial aid opportunities are created specifically for female students seeking higher education.

    FlipDog
    Job hunting and resume post site. See especially the Resource Center for links to sites for company research.

    Government Job Finder
    Search thousands of Federal government jobs, government contractor, state and private sector jobs.

    HigherEdJobs.com
    Searchable postings of jobs at all levels on over 600 US college and university campuses. Also provides a place to post your resume.

    Internet Job Source
    Access to listings of state and federal jobs, as well as rated links to job listing sites at major corporations.

    Jammin Jobs
    Search for jobs by category, keyword, location, etc.

    Job Application Center
    Find exactly how, when and where to apply to almost every major U.S. company directly.

    Job Hunters Bible (JobHuntersBible.com)
    This site is designed as a supplement both to What Color Is Your Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (Career Services Shelves HF5382.75.U6 B65 2012), as well as the book, The Job-Hunters Survival Guide: How to Find Hope and Rewarding Work, Even When There Are No Jobs.

    Job Search.com
    Project of US Department of Labor and state employment services. Powerful search engine for job postings, economic information, employment outlook, etc.

    Job-Hunt.org
    Link to job hunting sites by geography, industry. profession or type of site.

    Jobstar Central
    Information regarding career opportunities. Excellent help with developing and writing resumes, curriculum vitae (cv's) and cover letters. Also has links to salary information, the "Hidden Job Market" and various jobs available on the West Coast.

    Licensed Occupations Database
    Search by state, industry or occupation to find information about requirements for professional licenses in a wide variety of fields. Includes fee and contact information.

    The Monster Board
    Searchable database of jobs worldwide. Also provides information on how to look for a job online, as well as special links for students, etc.

    Music Library Association, Employment and Education
    Includes a list of currently available jobs in academic, public, performing arts, orchestra, conservatory, media or radio libraries. Information about career resources and a directory of library schools.

    O*NET Online
    Free occupation-specific website for job-seekers and prospective employers.

    Occupational Job Descriptions
    List of occupations linked to definitions used by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics when conducting surveys.

    Quintessential Career
    Guide to resources for career and job hunting. Includes "Career Toolkit," information on education, etc.

    Resumesamples.info
    Samples and tips on how to write effective resumes.

    The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet
    Probably the best, most complete guide on the web. How to, where to, etc. Offers help with resume and cover letter writing, as well.

    The Salary Calculator
    Compare cost of living in US and international cities by entering a salary earned in one city and to calculate what salary would have the same buying power in another.

    Scholarships and Grants (U.S.)
    Provides essential Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources to students preparing for all types of careers.

    Start Here, Go Places
    The American Institute of Public Accountants created this free site to connect students interested in business and accounting to career sites, scholarships, internship opportunities and colleges.

    Telework (US Department of Labor and Office of Personnel Management)
    Studies presented at an October 2000 symposium, providing "the most comprehensive review of the literature on telework now available."

    US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Information about employment discrimination, including enforcement, information for small business, how to file a charge, etc.

    US News Education
    Addresses, statistics, web links, and additional information on such topics as financial aid, internships, school rankings (graduate and undergraduate), best workplaces and computers, and study abroad.

    USA JOBS (Students and Recent Grads)
    US government database of employment opportunities for high school and college students and recent graduates. Includes summer jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities.

    USA Jobs (US Office of Personnel Management)
    Current job openings with the federal government. Includes online application.

    What Color is Your Parachute: Job Hunting Online
    Based on a chapter in the book, with advice, suggestions, and links to evaluated sources of more information.

    Women'sJobList.com: Career Advancement for Professional Women
    Job search and resume posting service especially for professional women. Includes career advice as well as searching capabilities.


    Connecticut

    CTJobs.com
    Job hunting in Connecticut including a place to post your resume, tips, FAQs etc. See also Hartford, Fairfield, and New Haven job sites.

    Job and Career ConneCTion (Connecticut Department of Labor)
    Information, including full text of articles, on finding about occupations, about education and training opportunities, and about jobs and employers.

    Neuvoo
    Looking for a job? You will find on neuvoo all the jobs available in your region. Your job search starts here.


    Statistics

    National Compensation Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
    Data on compensation on national, regional or local level, presented in occupational groups. Most data is in PDF form.


    Statistics- United States

    Occupational Employment Statistics
    Statistics at the national, state or metropolitan area level including employment by job class and median earnings for that class.


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