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Minorities in the Workplace: Researching Careers

Guidle to library resources for research in minorities in the workplace

RUL LibGuides on Careers

Explore Career Options

From the RUL Job Searching Libguide:

If you are not sure what you want to do in life, use a self-assessment tool such as the Career Interests Game from the University of Missouri. Another career interest test is the Self-Directed Search; the test is free but there is a nominal fee for the results.

For a look at all sorts of vocations and careers, consult the annual Occupational Outlook Handbook compiled by the U.S. Labor Department. This book is also available in many libraries. A smaller collection of Career Profiles is available for purchase from WetFeet.com, but check with the RBS MBA Office of Career Management first.

Practitioners of many professions are required to have a license, certificate or registration issued by an agency of the state of New Jersey. Consult the list of Licensed Occupations in New Jersey or download the entire document as a 179-page PDF.

The University of Texas provides a series of handy guides to answer the question "What can I do with a major in ..." as part of their Career Handouts site.

If you have a business career in mind, start with one of the following:

all which have information about skill requirements and the nature of the work.

Other relevant reports are Supply Chain Talent: The Missing Link? and The Workforce Needs of New Jersey’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Industry