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KUDER will help you discover careers that match your interests, skills and values.
Click the link above to go directly to KUDER or click the KUDER golden tab for directions on how to set up an account and complete the Kuder assessments. Don't forget to print out the ONE PAGE SUMMARY and turn in to your instructor!
The BOOKS & eBOOKS tab will help you find and offer tips on using print, reference and online books. This is a good way to find out the basics about your career
Occupational Outlook Handbook BEST BET!
This ebook contains information on a variety of careers: basic salaries, education requirements, job responsibilities, job outlook, and related careers. TIP: In NoodleTools, call this a "reference source: encyclopedia".
The DATABASES tab will give you the BEST databases for finding information on this topic! Let's explore your topic a little deeper - looking at the ways you can specialize within your chosen career!
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center BEST BET! (Tutorial)
This database contains information on hundreds of careers: basic salaries, education requirements, job responsibilities, career ladder, future trends, and related careers. It even has a section for JOB SEARCHING - search by city or zip code!
TIP: In NoodleTools, call this an "online database".
The WEB SITES tab gives you links to recommended web sites on this topic, including major associations.
The ASSIGNMENTS, TUTORIALS, RESEARCHING/WRITING tab offers tutorials on how to locate books, search the databases, using PowerPoint and more! It also gives you step-by-step directions on how to gather information for your career report.
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Research & Help: Select a Topic
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