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Career Resources

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Exploring Careers and Internships

There are a number of excellent websites including Penn State Career Services. Listed below are some of the best:

  • Companion site to the book What Color is your Parachute? by Dick Bolles
  • Reviews online career interest and personality tests
  • Assesses resume-writing sites
  • Effective use of the internet
  • How to research:
    • companies
    • places to live
    • salaries
  • Guides to career information
  • Writing and posting resumes
  • Profession-specific salary information
  • Hidden job market
  • National site with strong California emphasis
  • Tips and strategies for job searching
  • Company profiles
  • Descriptions of occupations
  • Occupational surveys
  • Career articles
  • Industry guides
  • Vault print guides to individual companies, specific majors, and career resources

WetFeet Guides

  • Penn State students may directly use Career Services' electronic access to Wetfeet Guides
  • For print versions in the Library, check The CAT. In the Advanced Search, combine WetFeet as a keyword with a subject (like Accounting or Resumes) to narrow your search. The Guides include information about:
    • Career requirements
    • Geographic Search capability
    • Interviews with recruiters
    • Articles
    • Job Search Strategies