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Counseling and Careers: Getting Started

This is a resource guide for counseling students.

Select your topic

Given your assigned question, how can you arrive at a researchable thesis statement that you can discuss in a well-argued paper?

  • What is the minimum number of pages expected for the assignment?
  • Is your thesis statement too broad?  Too narrow?

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The library now has e-books available!  The Gale Virtual Reference Library contains more than 1000 reference books that you can access any time, any place. 

Encyclopedia

Keywords to Use in Your Searches

academic advising            -           career advising

career counseling             -           career development

career direction                -           career options

career services                 -          counseling process

directories of employers    -           internships

job search manuals          -           student success

 

Suggested Subject Headings (General)
For additional titles on this topic at Rio Hondo, click on the following Library of Congress subject headings:

Career development

Job hunting

Occupations

Success in business

Vocational guidance

Suggested Subject Headings (Career-specific)
For additional titles on this topic at Rio Hondo, click on the following Library of Congress subject headings:

College graduates -- Vocational guidance

Early childhood education -- Vocational guidance

Education -- Vocational guidance

United States -- Armed forces -- Vocational guidance

Choosing a Career