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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 Websites

Remember that anyone can post anything at all on the Web, from outright lies to informed opinion to accurate, thoroughly researched information. Always evaluate a website before you rely on it for your research or personal use. 

Websites about Careers & Career Planning

Job Listing & Networking Websites

Employment Listings

Associations and Organizations

Career fields often have one or more professional associations associated with them. In addition to holding meetings and creating norms for the profession, the web sites and publications of these associations may list openings in the field or even provide career-related advice and resources. Use the following resources to search for or to identify associations and organizations. 

Companies or organizations often list career opportunities available within the organization. Look for links titled employment, job, or careers in the header or footer of such websites. Example: St. Louis Community College uses a link titled Careers at STLCC in the footer of all their webpages. This link appears below:

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

  • Connect with Colleges: Organize your transfer search by choosing your favorite colleges. Evaluate transfer-friendliness ratings, compare college profiles, and discover scholarship opportunities to inform your decisions.
  • Connect with Scholarships: Research and compare scholarships to find the perfect scholarship just for you. Find a college willing to invest in you and increase the affordability of your transfer journey.
  • Connect with Career Pathways: Plan for your career in reverse. Investigate which academic majors align with your career interests while exploring salary averages and job availability in your chosen field.

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