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Library resources that assist recent graduates in company research and finding employment in a fulfilling career.
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RU grads doing job hunting may find promising leads in the Find Websites portion of the following research guides:  Pharmacy, Hospitality Management, Education, and Chemistry.

You may also want to visit the Alumni Library Access research guide.

The RU Office of Career Development has counselors on staff to help with resume and cover letter writing, interviewing for success, and job search strategies.  Try the office's E-Recruiting; an internship & job opportunity service offered to all current Roosevelt students & alumni.


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    Featured Resources

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    The Developing Practitioner: Growth and Stagnation of Therapists and Counselors - Michael Helge Ronnestad
    Call Number: SCH RC480.5 .R6625 2013
    The authors discuss the concept of development and review the research literature on practitioner development, and then provide detailed descriptions of its six phases. The book also considers themes of professional development; struggles faced by novice practitioners; patterns of practitioner resiliency; and ways to improve training, supervision, and practice.

    The Pathfinder - Nicholas Lore
    Call Number: SCH HF5384 .L67 2012
    Provides more than one hundred self-tests and diagnostic tools to help college graduates and midlife career changers identify a suitable career based on aptitude and personality.

    What Color Is Your Parachute? - A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers - Richard Nelson Bolles
    Call Number: SCH HF5383 .B56 2013
    Offers advice to job hunters and career changers on how to find their dream job, including tips on writing resumes, conducting online job searches, starting a business, making contacts, interviewing, and negotiating salaries.

    Jobs & Salaries

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    • Occupational Outlook Handbook
      The Nation′s premier source for career information! The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade
    • Robert Half Salary Guides
      Our Salary Guides provide comprehensive data on average starting salaries for accounting and finance, administrative, technology, legal, and creative professionals. Each of Robert Half's specialized staffing divisions publishes an annual Salary Guide specific to the field it serves.

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