Answered By: Matt LaBrake
Last Updated: Nov 28, 2016     Views: 44

You can find professional organizations related to your career in Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center.

To access Ferguson’s - click the Library tab in Blackboard – click the “research/explore” dropdown menu – select “databases” – click “A-Z List” – select Ferguson’s from the alphabetical list.

Once in Ferguson’s - Search for your occupation – scroll down to the section of the job profile labeled “Unions and Associations.”

The Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a career research database featuring content that is accessible and intuitively organized. Features - Job Profiles: Information on more than 4,850 jobs and 157 industries, broken down into 16 Career Clusters, is presented through overview articles and videos. Skills: Through informative articles and videos, this broad section helps users learn the essentials of various skills. Sample résumés and cover letters created by professional career consultants are provided. Resources: Users can search resource entries divided into convenient categories such as financial aid directories, college planning, organizations, internships, scholarships, and much more. School Search is also available.  Videos: 290 videos introduce users to a wide variety of jobs, industries, and career development skills. Special Features: Monthly “My Life” interviews with professionals give a firsthand perspective on exciting jobs such as special effects expert; and monthly “Focus On” articles spotlight interesting industries such as film.

You will also find relevant information in the Occupational Outlook Handbook found by clicking here!


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