Answered By: Matt LaBrake Last Updated: Oct 29, 2017 Views: 67
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.” You can filter by Subject from the "All Subjects" dropdown menu and select "Career" to get Ferguson’s database. You can also find Ferguson's database by selecting the letter of the database.
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.