Career Counselor Resources

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Workshop Resources

Fostering Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Through Career Development: Creating Accessible Space (Recording and Handouts - February 24, 2022 Session)


Job Accommodation Network (JAN)


News and Articles (via Skillful)

The Career Leadership Collective's Kickstart Career Staff Development Program

Student Career Assessments

May I see some ID? Describing yourself in six words


O*Net OnLine


Career Wisdom for College Students by Peter Vogt

Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World by Lindsey Pollak

You Majored in What? by Katharine Brooks

They Don't Teach Corporate in College Anymore by Alexandra Levit

Career Counselor's Handbook by Howard Figler and Richard Bolles

The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need by Daniel H. Pink

"The Dream Manager" by Matthew Kelly

"The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch

"What Color is Your Parachute??" by Richard Nelson Bolles

"Do What You Love for the Rest of Your Life: A Practical Guide to Career Change and Personal Renewal" by Bob Griffiths

"Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis: Advice from Twentysomethings Who Have Been There and Survived" by Alexandra Robbins

"Career Grease: How to Get Unstuck and Pivot Your Career" by Alison Cardy

"Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life's Riches" by Steve Harvey

"Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor Franki

"The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit" by Seth Godin

"So Good They Can't Ignore You" by Cal Newport

"Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania" by Frank Bruni

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