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A guide to resources on careers and employment from the WCU Career Development Center and WCU Library Services
Last Updated: Apr 3, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Twardowski Career Development Center
225 Lawrence Center
Phone: 610.436.2501

Meet Our Staff!

Left to right (back): Ashley Reichenbach, Preeti Singh, Amanda Mitchell

Left to right (front): Krista Carstens, Evelyn Doran, Becky Ross

All staff members may be reached by calling 610-436-2501.


FHG Library
25 West Rosedale Ave
Phone: 610.436.2453

Learn How To Become

Want to learn more about how to take that first step in your career path? Learn How To Become will lead you in the right direction.

What links do you suggest?

Do you have a favorite job search site?  Have you found a resource that is particularly helpful?  If so, let us know!  We can link it to our webpage or to this resource.


Researching Employers

The F.H. Green Library has many resources for researching employers and fields of employment. 
For books & videos search the PILOT Library Catalog, using subject or keywords. 
Try subject words such as

  • occupations 
  • vocational guidance.

Useful library databases for researching company information are:




Welcome to

The Careers Subject Guide

A collaboration between the Francis Harvey Green Library (FHG) and the Twardowski Career Development Center (TCDC)

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Print Resources at the Career Center

Check out our new materials in the Career Resource Library:

The career library provides practical and easy-to-use career exploration and job search materials, as well as a wide array of free magazines and literature.

Job Choices Online

Visit our office for a free Job Search Handbook - the latest edition of Job Choices

2013 Job Search Handbook for Educators - American Association for Employment in Education, Inc.

Now Featuring!

A New Career Resource Library Book:

Cover Art
Nonprofit Career Guide - Shelly Cryer
ISBN: 9780940069596
Publication Date: 2008-05-20


Useful Books at WCU Libraries

updated 9.18.2012

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Career switch: how to write & play your way to career clarity - Melani Ward
Call Number: 331.702 W261 (4th floor)
ISBN: 9781479300983
Publication Date: 2012

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Theater careers: a realistic guide - Tim Donahue and Jim Patterson
Call Number: 792.0293 D674 (5th floor)
ISBN: 9781611170801
Publication Date: 2012

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Career Wisdom for College Students - Peter Vogt & Doug Hardy
Call Number: 331.702 V887 (4th floor)
ISBN: 0816068372
Publication Date: 2007

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Get a teaching job now: a step-by-step guide - Mary C. Clement
Call Number: 371.102 C626mg (4th floor)
ISBN: 9781475803365
Publication Date: 2013


Partner sites


Jobs & Internship Postings/On-Campus Recruitment



Explore Majors and Careers

International Exploration & Opportunities



Online Resource Links

Films on Demand: Careers & Job Search
Online videos about career exploration, career choices, and job success skills! 
See an example of an embedded video from Films on Demand in the box at the bottom of this column.  Access these films from off-campus using your WCU username & password. (if you have problems, call or email the Library during regular hours: 610.436.3453 or

Listed below are some of the popular links for career information grouped by different categories.


Occupational Outlook Handbook (includes salary information)

Occupational Outlook Handbook en Español



NACE Salary Calculator Center - The National Association of Colleges and Employers offers the most accurate compensation data available.

EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION (Internships, Service Learning, Volunteer Opportunities)

WCU Career Development Center Internship website

WCU Academic Internship Programs

WCU Office of Service Learning and Volunteer Programs 


Online Videos

Online videos about job interviews and careers can be found in the WCU Libraries' subscription to Films on Demand

This video, Extraordinary Answers to Common Interview Questions, is one example.  Use the libraries' Database pages to find Films on Demand and search for videos by keywords in the title or video segment.

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