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Friday, April 20
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Central 9am-6pm
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Career Development

Choosing a vocation or changing careers? Business Central houses extensive materials that can help you reach your goals.

The Career & Test Collections print and electronic resources will provide guidance as you:

Assess your personal skills and interests

For titles on this topic, search the library's catalog using these subject headings: vocational guidance, vocational interests, and occupations.

Research occupations

In addition to books and periodicals such as:

the Careers Collection includes an extensive file of Career Pamphlets, providing detailed, up-to-date information on popular and unconventional jobs.

Search for a job

Put your best foot forward by consulting our materials about organizing your job hunting efforts, writing a resume, and interviewing. Titles include:

Select a college or training program

Find current directories of educational and training institutions of all types, including:

  • undergraduate colleges & universities
  • graduate programs
  • international schools
  • study abroad opportunities
  • distance learning
  • trade schools
  • boarding schools
  • internships

Once you've narrowed your search, get expert advice on gaining admission to the program of your choice and tips for making the most of your education with books like:

Prepare for a test

Practice makes perfect! Use the Tests Collection to prepare for educational entrance exams or skill certification tests.

Learn about scholarships & financial aid

Don't let financial concerns keep you from getting a great education. Investigate our materials addressing this all-important topic. A few examples are:

Attend training/workshops

The following are upcoming events at EVPL libraries dealing with business, careers, & finance.

Business Events at EVPL libraries

5/08/18 6:30pm Medicare Made Clear Central - Large Group Room
5/29/18 6:15pm 529 Plans Red Bank - Howard Room
7/24/18 6:30pm Medicare Made Clear Central - Large Group Room
9/25/18 6:30pm Medicare Made Clear Central - Large Group Room

Contact us

The Careers & Tests Collections of Business Central are on the second floor of Central Library, conveniently located near computer work stations, copiers, meeting rooms, and the library's extensive reference, periodical, government document, and nonfiction collections. Experienced staff is always available to assist you in using our resources. Call 428-8218 for more information or to arrange for an orientation session, or contact us via Ask EVPL.