Vocations & Careers Collection

Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: Finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection. Current and applicable content for all vocational milestones are also included. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals. [Coverage: 1980-current]

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