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Career Development Resources

This guide will provide you with both print and online resources about career development and how to find jobs in different career fields.

Welcome to the Career Development Resources Guide

Use this guide to:

  • Find information about the required qualifications for and working conditions in a career.
  • Learn more about College resources available to STLCC students
  • Find sources that will guide you to actual job listings.
  • Find information on effective resume writing and job interview skills.


Common Employability Skills

Career Development at STLCC

Career Development Process Circle: Discover, Explore, Plan, and Act

Discover your career path! Take the Focus 2 Self-Assessment. (link below)

Use Navigate at STLCC!

What is Navigate? 

Navigate is a software designed specifically for STLCC students. Navigate has been designed to help students get ready for college and access campus resources quickly and easily.

  • Stay updated on important deadlines, events, and activities
  • Explore majors and careers
  • No extra cost to you

State of the St. Louis Workforce Report

Understand the St. Louis job market through our in-depth reports, surveys, and infographic summaries. Authored by St. Louis Community College.

Cover of the 2018 State of the Workforce Report. Linked to the report.

Develop Your Research Skills

Instruction Takeaways
Questions to Think about
Research Strategies


As you become a practiced researcher, you will discover that the research process is never linear. It can be messy. Expect and welcome twists and turns; keep an open mind, and keep asking questions throughout the process. Use many different kinds of search tools, resources, and conduct many, different kinds of searches. Research can be fun, and it is a useful and valuable skill to learn.

Research depicted as a squiggly line, not a straight line


St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000