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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville
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Internships and Summer Jobs
Helps you find seasonal jobs, many of them in recreational and national parks.
Here are a few places to start. Don't forget to check the homepage of your academic department, because they sometimes list internship opportunities pertinent to a certain major. More resources are available from the UNCA Career Center website.
Making the Difference--Internships
Lists information about internships and student work opportunities with the federal government, including how to apply.
This website is geared towards recent college graduates. Monster College lists entry level jobs and internships and also provides tips for resumes and interviews.
Directory of internship programs. Available in the library.
Print Copy: REF LC1072.I58 P48
Career and Job Research
Feeling lost? Here are some tools to help you find the right job or career path.
Labyrinth 1, Nordisk Familjebok, Wikimedia Commons.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Wages by Area
The Bureau of Labor provides national, regional, state, and metropolitan area wage data.
Job Hunters Bible
Online supplement to the best-selling job hunting guides by Richard Nelson Bolles (including What Color is Your Parachute?).
Print Copy: HF5382.7 .B64
List of Average Job Salaries & Salary Comparisons by Career
This page, which comes from Career Overview, lists salary and wage averages in a variety of career fields.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information about the kind of training needed, earnings, prospects, and working conditions for hundreds of jobs. It also offers tips for job research and information about state job markets. Published by the U. S. Bureau of Labor.
Print Copy: REFERENCE HF5382.5.U5 O25 (2010/2011)
The Riley Guide
This website is an authoritive guide to online job research, maintained by online resource authority Margaret Riley Dikel.
UNCA Career Center
The Career Center posts helpful links and information about job research, internships, and graduate schools, as well as "how to guides" about formatting resumes and other documents. UNCA students should start here, because the Career Center offers unique information related to specific majors and regional opportunities.
This guide was created by:
Class of 2011
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Professional Associations in a variety of fields have websites explaining how to meet educational requirements, salary ranges, and working conditions. Often these organizations have links on their home page that take you to another page especially for students. Whether you want to join the association or not, such websites can be useful for finding general information about a career path.