Peterson’s Career Prep
Explore your options and get an edge in your job search using Peterson’s Career Prep! Our newest database helps you create a professional resume, figure out what career would be best for you, and offers guidance to help you achieve your goals.
Peterson’s Career Prep is available from our Research Databases page. You can use the resume building tools to build a polished resume that can be downloaded or shared online. If you are unsure what to include or have questions, you can explore their advice section for tutorials and expert information. Create an account for full access, including the resume building tools and career assessment questionnaires. An email address isn’t required, but encouraged.
The career assessments are excellent for exploring new career options, or for students figuring out what steps they need to take to get the job they want. They provide suggested jobs based on your interests and personality, with information on job duties, the average salary, and educational requirements. From there, you can search for opportunities, or find degree programs in your field of interest.
For more career help, Tutor.com provides live coaching for interview practice, resume help, and job seeking, for free with your library card. You can also Ask A Librarian for additional resources to support you in your job search.