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Career and Job Research: Résumés and cover letters

This guide is intended to provide suggestions to get you started researching careers and jobs.

Highline Career Coach

Highline's Free Online Career Tool

Career Coach:

  1. Watch the intro video on the Career Coach start page.
  2. Enter your desired career field or degree.
  3. Click on the job titles or programs that interest you.
  4. Don’t forget to create your resume!

Good Examples on the Web

Finding Books in the Library

The Library has hundreds of books, both online and print, to help you write a resume and cover letter, and get a job. Note that the call numbers of the books below are all in the 650s or 330s, both on the 3rd floor of the Library. Click here to search the library catalog.

Recommended keywords to search for these books include:

  • Career changes
  • Career development
  • Employment in foreign countries
  • Employment Interviewing
  • Job hunting
  • Occupations
  • Professions
  • Resumes
  • Vocational Guidance
  • Work