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This guide will help you with your career research paper to:
- Get Started with Research
- Search for Books & Media
- Search for Articles
- Find Online Sources
- Cite Sources
- Get Help
Researching Your Dream Job or Career
The resources on these pages will help you in researching a career or your dream job.
The information you find should answer the following questions:
- What is the definition of your career?
- What are the duties and responsibilities?
- What kind of education and training do you need?
- What courses should you take?
- How can you advance in your career?
- What kind of salary can you expect?
- How is the job outlook?
Margaret Foster, Chemist ca 1919.
Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photograph Division. "Miss Margaret D. Foster, Uncle Sam's only woman chemist, Oct. 4/19" Digital ID: npcc 00520 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/npcc.00520.