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Career Research  

Resources that will help you build a target list of companies, organizations, or employers; network, prepare for interviews, and negotiate salaries.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2014 URL: http://libguides.valpo.edu/careers Print Guide RSS Updates

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Starting Out...

It's tough out there.  Looking for a job can often be more difficult and more time consuming then we first think.  Use this guide to get helpful advice about how to use resources to be successful with your career management.  

Resources listed will help research careers, companies, industries and people.  Resources will also help prepare a resume or cover letter as well as prepare for an informational interview, behavioral interview or a salary negotiation.  

 

Welcome!

This guide organizes recommended resources for career research -- both for internships and for full-time opportunities.  Whether building a target lists of companies, preparing for interviews, or researching companies, industries, non-profits, or positions, research will play an integral part in your career success.  Click on the tabs above to get started.

These resource lists are not meant to be exhaustive -- they are meant to get you started.  If you don't find the library resource you are seeking within this guide, please don't hesitate to Ask Us!  If you've got a favorite resource to recommend, email your suggestion to Kim Whalen for consideration.

Also, make sure to tap into all of the resources available through the VU Career Center. Their staff, programs and contacts are invaluable!

Best of luck with your career research!

 

Off-Campus Access

You can gain off-campus access to the electronic resources (also called databases or journal collections) by clicking on the name of the database you’d like to access, and then logging in using your Valpo e-mail username and password.

If you have problems with this service, contact IT at 464-5678.

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