FINDING AN INTERNSHIP
SWOCC students can contact email@example.com for information on internship planning.
FINDING A JOB
SWOCC Career Center Services in Stensland Hall helps students and community members set their course toward careers.
WorkSource Oregon has a local office in North Bend, as well as a website that points job seekers to job openings, job skills training and other resources.
JobNet: Find out about job openings around the state with this site from the Oregon Labor Market Information System.
South Coast Business Employment Corporation in Coos Bay offers workshops, a resource room with computers, links to online job banks, and more.
FINDING A CAREER
Green Jobs and Industries: This e-book focuses on the skills required to work in jobs that are environmentally sustainable. Learn about job prospects, salaries and more. Just click on the book title.
MyPathCareers.org: WorkSource Oregon puts together this colorful and engaging website to help students explore careers, including careers with minimum educational requirements.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: This site features hundreds of occupations and describes What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes employment projections for the 2010–20.
O-Net Online: Research which careers have bright outlooks or find out which jobs match your abilities.
IF YOU LOST YOUR JOB
Oregon Dislocated Worker Program offers help with finding work, retraining and other resources for workers who have lost their job due to layoffs and closures.
Guidebook for Dislocated Workers In Oregonis a thorough guide to all manner of issues that arrive after layoffs, including emotional and financial considerations as well as how to go about finding more work.
When the Paycheck Stops is a guide from the Oregon Department of Community College and Workforce Development. Financial tips and job-hunting advice are included. Para la versión en español, clique aqui.
GENERAL CAREER GUIDANCE
Land Your Dream Career: 11 Steps to Take in College
Randolph Terhune, Tori and Hays, Betsy
Jobs HD6277.T46 2013
10 things employers want you to learn in college
Getting from college to career: your essential guide to surviving in the real world
300 best jobs without a four-year degree
HF 5383.S3275 2012
Knock ‘em dead 2013, the ultimate job search guide
What color is your parachute?
Bolles, Richard Nelson
HF5382.75.U6 B65 2012
Guerrilla marketing for job hunters 3.0: how to stand out from the crowd and tap into the hidden job market
Levinson, Jay Conrad
Bound-for-career guidebook: a student guide to career exploration, decision making, and the job search
HF5382.5.U5 B874 2010
Career wisdom for college students: insights you won't get in class, on the internet, or from your parents
High impact resumes and letters: how to communicate your qualifications to employers
Krannich, Ronald L. and Banis, William J.
Zen and the art of making a living, a practical guide to creative career design
Boldt, Laurence G.
Great jobs for accounting majors
What anthropologists do
Artist’s career guide; finding your way in the business of art
Art/work : Everything you need to know (and do) as you pursue your art career
Bhandari, Heather Darcy
How to be an illustrator
From green industries to green jobs
Ferrara, Miranda and LaMeau, eds.
E-book (click here)
Green careers in energy
Schwartz, Jill, ed.
Green careers in building and landscaping
Schwartz, Jill. Ed.
Green jobs for a new economy
Schwartz, Jill and Snider, Mark, eds.
The new information professional: Your guide to careers in the digital age
Z682.35.V62 L39 2010
Work in criminal justice: An A-Z guide to careers
Goodman, Debbie J
So you want to be a chef? : Your guide to culinary careers
Brefere, Lisa M
TX649.A1 B748 2009
Careers in food science: From undergraduate to professional
Starting a part-time food business
The fashion designer survival guide: Start and run your own fashion business
How to land a top-paying fire fighters job
Careers in Oregon's forest sector, options for college-bound students
Oregon Forest Research Institute
Becoming an interior designer
So you want to be a journalist? Unplugged
Life in the real world: How to make music graduates employable
NURSING & HEALTH
201 careers in nursing
101 careers in public health
Medical transcription for dummies
The encore career handbook: How to make a living and a difference
in the second half of life
The photographer's MBA, everything you need to know for your photography business
Career opportunities in politics, government and activism
Careers in psychology, opportunities in a changing world
Kuther, Tara and Morgan, Robert
Career development in bioengineering and biotechnology
The complete book of personal trainers
Careers in sport, fitness and exercise
American Kinesiology Association
Careers in Sports
Wong, Glenn M.
Working with animals
So you want to be a playwright?: How to write a play and get it produced