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    Career Research

    • Occupational Outlook Handbook
      Published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics; provides in depth profiles on a wide variety of professions. Entries include education requirements, growth trends, salary ranges, cross references to related occupations and links to major trade associations.
    • Career Guide to Industries
      A companion to the Occupational Outlook Handbook providing information about the job market in each State and more
    • Riley Guide
      Employment opportunities and job resources, including tips on resumé writing, networking, salary surveys and more.
    • Salary Surveys
      Links to over 300 surveys, both general and profession specific.
    • Indeed Job Search
      Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
      Job listings and more, including a Career Center with resumé, cover letter and networking tips. Extensive advice for career changers, women, and those interested in nonprofit careers.
    • Chicago Market Facts
      Information on the Chicago job market from Crain's Chicago Business including their annual Wage & Salary Survey and more.
      Some free content including interview tips and questions.
    • Inside Jobs
      Discover careers you don't know about yet...
    • Jobs in Chicago
    • Careers and Jobs in the United States
    • Thousands of Job Sites!
      Job Board covers the United States

    Discipline Specific Career Resources

    The following research guides contain career information and resources for specific disciplines studied at Columbia College Chicago.

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