Center for Job Placement and College Opportunities Career Specific Resources

Choose a category below to explore online resources to help you in planning your career, preparing for your job search, searching for a job and more.  The Max R. Traurig Library also has a selection of books and DVD's available on campus and online, click here for more details.

Accounting

Associations

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Automotive Technician / Technician Management

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Business Management

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Criminal Justice

Associations and Organizations

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Counselor

Associations and Organizations

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Early Childhood Education

Associations and Organizations

Occupational Outlook

Energy / Green Energy

Associations and Organizations

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Engineering Technology

Associations and Organizations

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Occupational Outlook

Finance

Associations and Organizations

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Fire Technology and Administration

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Health

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

  • All50Medical.com
    All50Medical.com is a free healthcare career resource that has varied specialization from allied health to locum tenens careers. It is a great resource for the allied health specialties and provides an in depth look at careers by specialty.

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Horticulture

Associations and Organizations

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Information Technology

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

Manufacturing

Associations and Organizations

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Business Highlights

  • American Made Movie
    American Made Movie is a feature film (80 minutes) that explores the decline in American manufacturing and its workforce. After seeing where things are made, this movie will give you a greater appreciation of American made products and where we as Americans spend our money. It has been said that the greatest thing America makes is Americans. The ability of average Americans to adapt, innovate and thrive has created one of the greatest civilizations in human history. Click the link about to see a clip of the movie.
  • Careers On the Cutting Edge
    This documentary provides a look into a few career paths available within the manufacturing industry. In a state like Connecticut manufacturing is at its peak, meaning qualified CNC programmers & operators, toolmakers, and precision inspectors are needed more than ever.
  • Discovery Channel Business Update: Aerospace & Defense
    Gar Kenyon Aerospace & Defense, Naugatuck, CT
    Gar Kenyon is a 60 year-old company that designs and manufactures precision engineered components for the commercial and military aviation industry. Chairman and CEO Steve Fournier acquired the operation in 2003 and since then has made tremendous advancements in several areas of the business. So take a moment to hear and see more about the success of a local manufacturer.
  • Made In New Haven, Faster
  • Sen. Murphy And Gov. Malloy Launch New Manufacturing Initiative In Hartford

Training Opportunities

  • Free Non-Credit Online Courses, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
    Two non-credit, fully online courses - Introduction to Manufacturing and Introduction to Natural Gas Distribution - will be offered free of charge to any interested participant and available to the public beginning June 1, 2013. The online, self-paced, non-instructor led non-credit courses provide an overview of the subject matter in a concise, interactive learning environment which allows the student to take the courses at his or her pace.

Occupational Outlook

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

  • Careers at NASA
  • CT STEM Jobs
    Connecticut's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Career Center
  • O*Net Online, STEM Discipline
    Find occupations that require education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
  • STEM 101: Intro to tomorrow’s jobs
    Article from the Spring 2014 U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Quarterly discussing what STEM is and STEM occupations and their outlook, educational requirements and wages.

Internships

Job Search

Visual and Performing Arts - Dance

Associations and Organizations

Career Planning and Job Search Tools

Occupational Outlook

Welding

Associations and Organizations

Job Search

Occupational Outlook

On campus and online - our library has many books and DVD's available to help you in your job search and interview processes. Click here for the details.


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