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COLSC 101 : Career Research - Prof. Jacobs: Home


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.

Dr. Margaret Foster

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

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