1 – Identify what you want: your interests. desires, needs and skills.
A video guide for girls on choosing a career.
San Francisco Unified School District [http://portal.sfusd.edu/]
Explore the local school district’s homepage with useful educational resource links.
Career Opportunities in Computers and Cyberspace
Henderson. Facts On File (4.023 H383c)
If you want information in a flash, use this book for simple job profiles that include a career ladder and useful tips to enter the profession.
Morris. Sun Microsystems (4.023 M833c)
Not limited to just technical professions, this title aptly describes the nature of today’s job market and how to make it work for you.
The Encyclopedia of Career and Vocational Guidance
(J.G. Ferguson) (331.7 En19)
Includes a wide variety of job profiles from nuns to database specialists. Worth using at the beginning of your career search.
Exploring Tech Careers: Real People Tell You What You Need To Know
Ferguson. (602.373 Ex74)
Well-designed book with in-depth job profiles. Very interesting and useful.
From High School To Work: 150 Great Tech Prep Careers
Ferguson. (370.113 F925)
Includes a broad coverage of entry-level jobs that you can get directly out of high school.
The Job Seeker’s Guide To Socially Responsible Companies
Jankowski. Gale Research. (650.14 J259)
Useful title when you want to work for a company that’s focused on more than just profits.
Wet Feet [http://www.wetfeet.com]
A powerful new tool in anyone’s career strategy.