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Study Help

Success in school is due to motivation, time management, and good study habits. This means that if you want to do well you must be willing to set aside time to study and to do homework. However, you can spend less time studying if you do the right things. Click this link to visit a that site has ideas and tools that will help you.

Homework Help

Need homework help? Check out Free Homework Help Online, an Alabama Public Library Service.


Career Exploration

Resume Help

Susan Ireland’s Resume Site

E-resumes and Resume Writing Service

JobStar Central

Rockport Institute

Resume Doctor

Virginia Tech explains the whys and hows of writing thank-yous.

Quintessential Careers – a FAQ about thank-yous from Katharine Hansen.

Links

Alabama Career Network

Valuable site for career and college exploration. Students may save their searches to their portfolios.

CareerZone

The place to explore careers related to your strengths, skills and talents.

Job-Hunt

A step-by-step tutorial on how to find a job online.

ASVAB Career Exploration Program

This site is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, to identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and to develop an effective strategy to realize their goals.

JobStar Central

A great search engine for job opportunities nationwide, and a comprehensive guide to specific careers. Links to dozen of sites with valuable information, advice, and stories told from experience in the field.

The Career Key

The Career Key™ gives you expert help with career choices — career changes, career planning, job skills, and choosing a college major or educational program.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information about the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

CareerOneStop

A new gateway to all of the job and career tools provided by the U.S. Department of Labor. CareerOneStop serves to unite America’s Career InfoNet, America’s Job Bank, and America’s Service Locator into a single source, making it easy for you to move from one to the other as your information and service needs change. Videos of various careers are available for viewing.

O*Net Online

This site, developed by the US Dept. of Labor, has extensive information on various occupations (skills, work environment, education, etc), searchable by occupation or skill area. The site has a low-vision version and a link for job accommodation information.

Internet Public Library

The Internet Public Library provides career biographies on many career fields, including: Agriculture, Conservation, Wildlife; Arts & Entertainment; Business; Computers & Technology; Education; Engineering, Mechanical & Technical; Health; Retail & Sales; and Science.


Specific Jobs:

Medical Library Association

This site includes information about a career as a medical librarian.

CIA.gov

A useful site for those interested in a career with the CIA.

Learning Styles:

NC State’s Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire