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Careers and Career Development Research

Use this guide to find print and online resources about career development and how to find jobs in different career fields.

About Resumes and Interviewing Skills

It almost goes without saying, but creating an effective resume (and cover letter when required) and having good interviewing skills are essential to success in finding a job, especially in these days when online job applications are becoming the norm.

Information on these important topics can be found using all the other sections of this Library Guide as well, but this section is designed to highlight some specialized resources.

Career Development at STLCC

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

Career Preparation @ Learning Express


In a specialized search like this, searching using Library of Congress Subject Headings is the best way to go. Click on the links below to go to lists of books. These lists are in alphabetical order, but can be sorted by date. Also, books at an STLCC campus other than your own may be requested using your A number and be picked up at your own campus within a day or two of requesting.

Microsoft Word Templates for Resumes and Cover Letters

Useful Websites for Creating Resumes and Cover Letters / Job Interviews

The Internet provides a wide array of sites that want to help you build a resume, create a cover letter, and prepare for a job interview. Some of these are commercial and some are free. Below are a few sites which may be helpful.

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