Career Research

Here are books, databases and other resources about careers. Use this page with an assignment, or for your own career exploration.

Library Search Box

   Start Your Research Here: 

The meta-search box above searches quickly but shallowly for books, ebooks, articles and videos from 100 of the 120 library databases. It's a good way to find a wide variety of information. 

Career Reference Books

Start with Occupational Outlook Handbook: 

These links and books may also be helpful: 

SUNY Adirondack Career Databases

Careers for Veterans

To Search for Books

Find more books with these search terms: 

  • Vocational guidance
  • Vocational interests
  • Personality and occupations
  • Professions
  • College majors
  • Interviewing
  • Employment
  • Job hunting
  • Cover letters

Books on Choosing Careers

Databases for Career Research

Career Trends and Statistics

Books about Specific Careers