Introduction to Career Research

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Students will see a demonstration on the use of library databases for finding information on organizations and industries. The demonstration will focus on pitching business and market research techniques for researching future careers. As this is a pitch presentation, it does not require a computer lab or portable computing. The librarian may engage students using online polls and smartphones at their discretion.

After this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Recognize that research is a component of finding work in a given career
  • Recall that business and industry research is possible via library databases

Skill Type: Research
Level: Developmental
Delivery Method: In-class workshop
Ideal Audience: Students in a Careers course
Time Required: 30 minutes
Best Practice: This presentation pairs well with an introductory career research assignment.
Technology Required: None.

Interested in booking a session? We invite you to reach out to your librarian.

Students can borrow the equipment listed below from the Library or Learning Commons. Bring your student card to the relevant desk to get the items.