Tag Archives: Careers

New Career Streaming Videos

Some of the most popular streaming videos that GRCC’s Library licenses are those in Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight collection from Films on Demand. Candid video interviews with professionals across multiple industries cover topics including: keys to success in the field, education and certification requirements, general workplace atmosphere, a typical day on the job, industry-specific challenges, what the future holds, advice for breaking into the profession, and more.

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“3-D Printing Specialist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight.” Films On Demand, Films Media Group, 2021, fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=16038&xtid=274713.

This series contains 240 career videos. New videos this month include:

For more Career resources, check out the Careers Subject Guide.

On-campus networked users click right into the title.  Off-campus users will be prompted to login with last name and 7-digit Raider number.   Try it today!

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Transfer Fair 2021 & Your Library

Transfer Fair poster

GRCC is hosting a Transfer Fair next Monday and you won’t want to miss it. It’s a great opportunity to meet representatives from multiple schools, and to ask questions about transfer requirements, transfer dates and deadlines. This event isn’t just for students ready to transfer – it’s for everyone who plans to transfer in the future.

Monday, October 18
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
First Floor Applied Technology Center

To prepare for the Transfer Fair, librarians recommend that you check out the [Careers & Education] tab found on most Subject Guides. That tab includes information about jobs in a particular field, the job market, professional associations, as well as links to top transfer colleges and universities for your chosen major. You should also check out Transfer Out instructions here.

Haven’t figured out what you want to go into? Try the [Careers Interest & Skills Inventories] on the [Careers Subject Guide]. You may be surprised by some of the careers that match your interests and skills.

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International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly and since then, Sept. 21st has been designated as a period of non-violence and cease-fire.

UN poster
UN International Day of Peace 2021

When the world seems frenetic and the talk of imminent war highlights the daily news, consider how you might have a part in creating peace. Is there anything an individual can do? If you have ever considered a job that supports peace, David Smith Peace Jobs: A Student’s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace might interest you.

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Smith, David J. Peace Jobs: A Student’s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace. Information Age Publishing, Inc, Charlotte, NC, 2016. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number. The Library has this eBook available for an unlimited number of readers.

If you are searching for a career, check out the Careers Subject Guide, or the [Careers and Education] tab available on most academic department Subject Guides.

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Career Shopping?

Lots of students choose GRCC because it’s a great place to affordably try out classes in many different interest areas. If you are “shopping” for a career focus, we recommend Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center database.

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is  the place to start your search when you’re  wondering what career is right for you, with information on over 3800 careers.  There are links to current job and internship opportunities, and there’s a career interest assessment tool, too.

You’ll find Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center under “F” on the Library’s Database page, on the Careers Subject Guide, as well as many other Subject Guides.  On-campus networked users can click right into the database.  Off-campus and wireless users must logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number.   Try it today!

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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

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New Career Titles

Check out all the new books we have for your career exploration on the Careers Subject Guide.

From Becoming a Sports Agent to From Boots to Business all the way to So You Want to be a Neuroscientist? – they’re now available in eBook format. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

Becoming a Sports Agent
From Boots to Business
So You Want to be a Neuroscientist?

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